Full Time: Senior PHP Developer / Full Stack Developer at Cohort Australia Pty Ltd in Sydney

Posted on 05/12/2016 — 6 years ago

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  • Global exposure – we operate in AU, UK, and US markets
  • Join a fast growing company and enjoy working as part of a small, agile team to deliver web applications
  • We’re looking for an enthusiastic developer to deliver and support new capabilities using PHP/MySql

Are you bored? We can fix that. We have offices in Sydney, London, and New York and have been ranked as one of the fastest growing companies in our category (Digital Performance Marketing). Our sites operate in the AU, UK, and US markets and attract hundreds of thousands of registrations per month.

As a Senior PHP / Full Stack Developer, you will work with a small cross-functional team including other developers, product manager and creative designers to ensure that we deliver innovative outcomes on every project.


  • Minimum 5 years Full Stack Experience with PHP and SQL
  • Minimum 5 years of design and/or web design experience
  • Agile development; iterating quickly, deploying regularly, working in sprints and tracking issues in JIRA
  • PHP and object-oriented programming
  • Relational databases, particularly MySQL
  • JavaScript and frameworks like jQuery
  • Solid experience with REST web services Linux servers hosted by AWS, including EC2, RDS, Code Deploy, Auto Scaling, Lambda, S3, CDN, CloudFront, API Gateway, IAM
  • Structure code for speed and scalability
  • Write neat, maintainable code following coding conventions
  • Version control tools like Git and branching workflows
  • Code Deployment with Bamboo / Capistrano / Jenkins
  • Working knowledge of HTML/CSS/JavaScript
  • Excellent communication skills and attention to detail
  • Deadline/outcomes driven – not afraid to work hard


  • Desirable exposure to .NET, as we operate a number of sites based on Kentico and also employ .NET developers
  • Experience in supporting WordPress marketing sites
  • Test driven development with tools such as PHPUnit, Codeception, Selenium


  • End to end application development: requirements analysis, design and architecture, programming and testing, documentation, code and quality reviews
  • Work with DevOps to configure and manage AWS instances
  • Identify opportunities to innovate and provide suggestions for improvements on processes
  • Version control, Code Deployment
  • Good interpersonal skills, and written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks effectively

This is a unique role, in a unique business – with great opportunities for career progression.

But it’s not all work, work, work. Our aim is to provide our people with the best working experience they will ever have. This means an awesome culture based on challenging the status quo and creating new opportunities, regular social events, kick-ass offices and extra annual leave days. We also give back to our community by supporting a number of reputable charities each year.

So, if you’re interested in applying, apply via https://cohort.workable.com/jobs/389230 and be sure to attach a copy of your resume and a brief cover letter outlining, in 300 words or less, on why you love full stack development.

Package: $100,000 to $120,000 (plus super) depending on experience.

All discussions and emails will be treated as highly confidential to protect your privacy.

Only applications from Australian & New Zealand citizens, permanent residents and those holding valid visas allowing them to work in Australia will be considered.


  • A short hop from Central or Town Hall train stations with the diversity of World Square right on our doorstep.
  • Perks include breakfast learning sessions from genuinely interesting and diverse local and international speakers; regular social functions which have included everything from company meals out, a day at the races, comedy nights and Christmas harbour cruises.
  • We also provide a voluntary weekly group session with a personal fitness instructor
  • It’s a fun working environment with a great opportunity to learn off some of the best mentors in town
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