PHP Developer - New Zealand - Wellington

Catalyst IT is part of a global team of skilled open source technologists. We specialise in developing, designing and supporting enterprise grade systems using open source technologies.

Due to an internal transfer we are looking for a senior PHP developer to join our growing OpenKnowledge group. We’re looking for someone with a passion for open source, who can think innovatively and creatively and likes to sink their teeth into challenging client work. You’ll need to be comfortable being client facing and leading technical responses in meetings; top notch communication skills are key.

For this role you will need excellent PHP skills, good understanding of Linux hosting, and experience leading technical projects beginning to end. If you’ve had experience with Git, PostgreSQL, Moodle or Totara please be sure to mention this as it will be a definite advantage.

Extra goodies that we would love to see for this role:

  • Front end development
  • Python
  • GoCD
  • Ansible

Previous experience with other open source solutions and applications will be a definite advantage as well so please be sure to note these, or any open source contributions you’ve made.

Being a good employer is really important to us. We pay our staff a fair wage and make sure they have any support they need to grow their skills. We get together every Friday afternoon to relax, share company news from around the world and celebrate the achievements of our staff. We also offer health insurance, flexible working hours, plenty of training opportunities, and a great central location.

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