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WordPress Web Developer - (PHP)


Our Adelaide based agency is seeking an experienced WordPress Web Developer (PHP) 

Our Adelaide based agency is seeking an experienced WordPress Web Developer. The role requires a high level of experience with PHP, Linux and MySQL. Advanced experience in WordPress is essential, in particular knowledge of WordPress internals and building custom plugins and themes from scratch. Experience in other platforms such as Drupal or MVC frameworks such as Symfony or Laravel would be highly valued.  

On the environment side, this role will best suit someone who enjoys working on multiple tasks and projects. They will work closely with our Project Managers, Solutions Architect, Developers, Designers and Customers to scope, develop, test and deliver services which are complimentary to your existing skill set, while pushing the successful applicant to adapt and embrace new skills.

We want someone who can elevate, inspire and drive value for our clients.

The role includes a requirement for 'post-delivery' customer support and training so strong communication and interpersonal skills are essential. You will be involved in projects from the start (workshop stage, project scoping etc.) to their completion including quality assurance and deployment of all deliverables.

The role will also involves assisting the solutions team with quote estimating and project requirement activities. It is crucial to the position that candidate be an effective and conscientious team player that takes pride and ownership in their work, representing the agency at all times. 

To competently fulfil this position the candidate will be required to take on the role of a knowledge leader in the space of website, WordPress and mobile web application technology. During employment they must continue to demonstrate initiative, leadership and adhere to the company's policies and procedures.


Extensive PHP and MySQL experience
Advanced knowledge of WordPress
Experience building custom plugins and themes from scratch
Comfortable working on existing codebases
Comfortable with bash and Linux server support
Experience with version control software (particularly Git)


PHP MVC framework knowledge (such as Symfony or Laravel)
JavaScript programming (bonus points for ES6/ES2015 experience)
Responsive web development


Annual Salary package offered will be relative to experience.

If you match the above criteria, please upload your resume and covering letter to the careers section of The Digital Embassy™ website.

About The Digital Embassy

The Digital Embassy™ (www.thedigitalembassy.com.au) is a multi-award winning, Google and Microsoft Partner leading clients through the digital experience. As ambassadors for best practice in web design and evidence based digital marketing we employ local industry certified personnel to help brands increase consumer engagement and reduce advertising costs. The Digital Embassy™ is a pre-qualified ICT service provider for Government in SA, VIC and NSW.

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PostedMonday, 6 June 2016