PHP Developer

Location: Southbank, Victoria
Job Type: Contract
Posted: 4 days ago
Contact: Nicole Leishman
Reference: 200703_1579063014

Our client, based in the heart of Melbourne CBD is looking for a Senior PHP Developer to join their high performing team.

The Role

To develop time and attendance software, including new features to meet the company's roadmap and addressing defects and supporting issues raised.

Key Skills

  • Communication (written and verbal)
  • Building Collaborative Relationships
  • Customer Orientation
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Technical Expertise
  • Results Orientation
  • Thoroughness

Technical Skills:

  • PHP (5.3.3+)
  • MySQL (5.6)
  • GIT
  • Basic Linux CLI skills
  • In depth knowledge of developing software using the web technologies including PHP, JQuery, MySQL, Apache, Linux, HTML, CSS, XML and RESTful.
  • Solid knowledge and experience of Object Oriented programming principles, design patterns and open source frameworks


  • Implement PHP Unit tests
  • Refactor the existing PHP by removing duplicate functions and modifying the code-base appropriately.
  • Ensure the PHP is ready for upgrade to a newer version and improve performance of existing code.
  • Migrate all database functionality to a central location
  • Upgrade the database layer to newer technologies (e.g. new PHP MySQL drivers or if possible an abstraction framework).
  • Testing of work prior to release.

If you have the skills and experience, apply now, as this opportunity won't be around for long.