PHP Developer

Orchard Marketing

We are looking for a PHP Developer primarily responsible for backend/module development.


  • Responsible for designing and implementing new features and functionality, establishing and guiding the website’s architecture, ensuring high-performance and availability, and managing all technical aspects of the CMS
  • Work closely with front-end developers and customers to ensure an effective, visually appealing, and intuitive implementation

Essential Skills

  • Deep understanding of Drupal 7 and its configuration (image handling, file compression, themes, file structure, etc.)
  • Deep familiarity with existing Drupal modules such as CTools, Views, Token, Pathauto, Entity API, Webforms and Panels
  • Experience with Drush
  • Proficient in creating custom Drupal modules
  • Deep familiarity with Drupal hooks and Drupal’s Form API
  • Experience integrating open source and third-party applications into existing systems.
  • Proficient in maintenance and administration of Drupal modules and sites
  • Solid understanding of AJAX, HTML, JavaScript, and CSS
  • Experience building responsive websites using Drupal and familiarity with Drupal’s theme layer
  • Familiarity with git and ability to setup your own version control environment
  • Strong familiarity with database modelling, in particular MySQL
  • Exposure to Agile web development
  • Ability to communicate technical ideas to business users, team members and stakeholders
  • Experience in deployment of Drupal sites
  • Excellent debugging skills

Desirable Skills

Experience with the following is desirable but not essential:

  • Degree in Computer Science, participation in developing on modules on
  • Experience with Drupal 8
  • Experience with PHP 5.3 – 5.7
  • Experience with LESS
  • Familiarity with web server configuration settings
  • Knowledge of SEO best practices
  • Familiarity using Atlassian products such as bamboo, git stash and JIRA

Orchard’s Requirements

  • At least 3 years of Drupal hands-on development experience of building commercial, responsive web applications.
  • Excellent understanding of Drupal 7
  • Exceptional programming skills and problem-solving abilities
  • Passion for technology and a willingness to learn and improve existing skillsets
  • Result-oriented, reliable and able to both work in collaboration with team members and to work independently
  • Fair understanding of source control (git), continuous integration, peer review and development methodologies such as agile / scrum.
  • Permission to work in Australia
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  • Company
    Orchard Marketing
  • Location
  • Salary
    $84K - 94K
  • Posted