Senior PHP Developer

August 12, 2019

Website Online Republic Group Limited

Global Travel eCommerce Group

We are growing and are on the hunt for a new Senior PHP Developer to join our IT team.

You will be responsible for maintaining and improving the company’s current in house applications. You need the ability to multi-task, have strong technical knowledge and a sense of humour!

Who are we?

  • Online Republic is part of the Webjet Group and is a global e-commerce based travel company.
  • We book over $200 million in car rentals, motorhome rentals and cruise holidays globally and are rapidly expanding in multiple markets and directions.
  • We have 200+ staff in NZ, Australia, China, Manila and London
  • We are an entrepreneurial Kiwi company that encourages new ideas and thinking, innovation and hard work whilst supporting the work-life balance of our staff
  • Find out more at

What are we looking for?

  • Minimum of 5-6 years PHP development experience, with a strong focus on PHP 5 development and OO development practices
  • Experience in application development (not just websites, but applications)
  • MySQL database experience
  • HTML, CSS, UI Design experience. You must have a sound understanding of best practice cross-browser support and Web standards based development
    Experience in client-server application development
  • Experience in Javascript/AJAX development, especially with JQuery
  • Experience with development support tools such as Git, Mercurial, Wiki based documentation tools and project management software
  • Good understanding of Linux/Unix systems and IP networking
  • Strong attention to detail – especially around application security and standards
  • Excellent communication skills are essential
  • Logical, methodical and accurate work practices

What will you do?

  • Building, testing and implementing approved work requests and projects
  • Correctly developing systems and system changes that meet user requirements
  • Ensuring that coding and testing is performed correctly
  • Following and understanding existing processes
  • Working effectively and contributing to the overall success of own team

What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive salary
  • Further employee benefits package including health insurance and weekly office treats
  • An environment where staff are supported to succeed through on-going training and development
  • The opportunity to learn and grow with one of NZ’s leading online organisations and a talented multi-nationality programming team

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