Principal PHP Developer

Job title: Principal PHP Developer
Discipline: Technology & Data Analytics
Location: NSW, Parramatta & Western Suburbs Sydney
Contract: Contract
Salary: $800-$1000 /day + super
Salary low: 800
Salary high: 1000
Contact: Joshua Greenhalgh
Call: Joshua
Email: email Joshua
Reference: 3338206
Principal PHP Developer
  • 8-month contract
  • $800-$1000per day + super
  • Parramatta/ Work from Home
About the Company
This NSW government agency is a major service provider who strives to deliver a more consistent and efficient experience within government. This government agency uses data and behavioural insights to drive improvements with government and providing services to NSW.  We are looking for someone to start as soon as possible for a 8-month contract paying up to $1000per day excluding super.  This role is located in Parramatta + WFH
About the Role
  Provides guidance, leads and undertakes planning with a team of developers for the creation and changes to large or complex applications to facilitate the achievement of business outcomes. This role provides expert advice and coaching across technical areas, or targeted to deep specialised knowledge in a particular area. Key accountabilities include: 
  • Develop and Manage Development Practice applying best practice methodologies and industry recognised standards, processes and systems, including co-ordination of input from developers across squads to ensure they are clear about the ways of working in a Digital Agile environment • Develop and implement specifications, systems design, effective solutions and tools, exploring different approaches to solving problems, to enable effective delivery and enhanced ways of working • Drive the analysis, identification, prioritisation and implementation of improvements and efficiencies to maximise value from services, including the potential for automation of processes, determining costs and benefits of new approaches, managing change and assisting implementation where needed • Plan and allocate resources across squads, including build and integration activities to create operational services and support effective delivery
  • Use technical expertise in the user story capture phase and translate user stories to design approaches that ensure the solution is sustainable and consideration is given to user needs and associated interfaces with other systems, so it is fit for purpose and fit for use in accordance with agreed outcomes • Develop, implement and refine procedures for estimates, then assume technical responsibility for all stages of the software development process to ensure compliance with security and application development standards, communication with team and achievement of documented requirements • Monitor and report on 3rd level support of developed applications to reduce the impact of application defects, rework and related incidents; complying with incident and problem management processes • Analyse and respond to customer feedback and insights and contribute to ongoing improvements to products and service delivery
About You
  • Hands on developer while supporting the team an ensuring that delivered solutions meet the business requirements
  • Strong relationship Building skills
  • Extensive experience in PHP, HTML, Javascript, Apache, CSS, SVN, Jira, AWS Cloud native tools.
  • Proficient level knowledge in microservice architecture and development.
  • Experience with Oracle, Postgres or MS SQL database technologies
  • Hands-on development experience in AWS (ECS, RDS, ECR etc)
  • Experience with Unix/Linux and Windows operating systems
  • Experience in Gitlab pipelines and Infra as Code using Terraform
  • Exposure to Docker and Kubernetes concepts and components
  • Experience developing within agile methodology using CI/CD pipeline
  • Experience in Yii 2 framework (preferred but not essential)
  • Experience in Angular 2 (preferred but not essential)
  • Flexible (able to swap between projects and BAU if required)
If you have any questions please email Josh at