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Back End Developer (PHP)

  • Back End Developer (PHP)
  • Auckland
  • $110 - $120k
Following application, a talent agent will review your CV, cover note & portfolio against the role and will be in touch within 72 hours (it's the polite thing to do isn't it?).
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Role is with:

Anna Bethell Senior Recruitment Consultant

What are you waiting for?

Are you sick of working on the same tech product, in the same corporate place, with a go-to-market deadline of 2023? Maybe you’re a smart Back End Developer who needs variety – are you a little bit left & right brain – but at the same time passionate about new technology merging into creative thinking?

Here is an opportunity to be immersed in the growing dynamic digital agency world, working across some of NZ’s most well-known brands – without having to brave the jungle that is Auckland CBD.

On behalf of our Takapuna based agency client, The Pond Recruitment is now looking for a dynamic Back End PDP Developer with at least 5 years’ experience to join a team punching well above their weight.

This is an opportunity to bring your technical skills and best practice together with the best minds in branding to deliver unique brand identities and craft innovative, creative online solutions. A new and exciting challenge, perfect for a senior developer keen to make their mark in a growing agency amongst like-minded people.

You’ll be driven, focused, organised and dynamic with proven experience Back End Developer - this role is hands-on executing key development & functionality changes on a day-to-day basis.

Have you conquered all there is in your current role, and are now looking for a change in a team that actively supports growth? Perhaps you’re on the North Shore and keen on a commute sans traffic delays and bridge closures.

The breakdown

We are looking for an experienced gun Dev in:

  • PHP
  • SilverStripe, Laravel, Drupal CMS
  • JavaScript
  • MySQL
  • SASS
  • jQuery

 Some key responsibilities are:

  • Employ the use of PHP, JavaScript and MySQL to code web solutions 
  • Fulfil web tasks including – building new bespoke websites and maintain existing codebases & infrastructure
  • Writing APIs
  • Contribute to planning for websites and other technologies
  • Convert HTML templates into dynamic SilverStripe templates
  • Manage serves, staging sites and production sites
  • Improving and augmenting existing applications
  • Assisting the team in migration of old applications (re-builds)

 Plus, proven results and experience in… 

  • Databases: SilverStripe MySQL, Laravel
  • Knowledge of git
  • Composer
  • Linux command line/terminal familiarity
  • Comfortable with server environments (*nix)
  • Cyber Security best practices
  • Documentation of software
  • API management and integration
  • Microservices

Are you someone who is…

  • Senior and always learning?
  • Focused and has great attention to detail?
  • Innovative and solutions-focused?
  • Thinks with their left and right brain? 

The reward

  • Salary $100,000 - $120,000 per annum  
  • Mentoring opportunities in a team that supports growth
  • Work in a new modern office space – renovated this year
  • Onsite car park
  • Great team culture with free team lunch every Friday
  • Flexible working environment (option to work from home one day a week)

Mandatory requirements 

  • Must have a relevant tertiary qualification (computer science or engineering)

In summary

This is a pivotal career opportunity within Takapuna based agency. This role offers the opportunity to grow their development knowledge, learning new technologies in a supportive team and the ever-expanding digital agency landscape.

Apply today

If this role sounds like you, then apply today or email [email protected] with a brief summary of why you may be interested in this position. Or call Anna directly on 027 844 9107 for a confidential chat.



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