Senior/Mid PHP Developer

Liquid is looking for a Senior/Mid PHP Developer to join their Melbourne office!

Employer: Liquid Agency

Location: Melbourne / Australia

Position: Senior/Mid PHP Developer

Job Description

Liquid Agency are an award-winning digital agency based in Port Melbourne. We work with some of Australia’s most proactive companies on exciting projects: web sites, custom web apps, CMS & e-commerce projects and marketing campaigns. As well as our client work, we also focus on developing our own products: an industry-leading property portal, and a social media aggregator.


The ideal candidate will be working alongside our existing PHP developers and front-end specialists, eventually leading our growing development team.


• Backend development of our award-winning websites, powered by our in-house CMS and/or WordPress.
• Development and improvement of our in-house web apps and systems, which currently run on Zend Framework, and integrate with REST APIs for Salesforce CRM and Social Media integration.
• Migration of those existing systems to new framework, most likely Laravel
• Management of our LAMP server infrastructure which runs on Amazon’s AWS (EC2, RDS)


• Friday evening beers, games of pool in our boardroom, and the celebratory lunch/dinner when we launch our big projects and campaigns.
• Work in a funky, creative studio, alongside a team of talented developers, digital designers and Directors.
• We will provide superb career paths and we encourage you to grow with us.
• Work on cutting-edge projects with a progressive and innovated business.
• Enjoy free parking or the light rail only a couple of minutes walk away.
• Get your morning coffee at one of the 3 cafes on our block, and have countless food options available for lunch.
• Attend tech conferences, along with the opportunity for some interstate travel to meet with clients
• A generous wage which will be based on your experience and skill set.


The ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience:

• OO/MVC coding in PHP frameworks, specifically Zend Framework and Laravel
• Excellent knowledge of Linux, MySQL, Apache (LAMP)
• Experience with e-commerce platforms and payment gateways
• Demonstrated experience architecting, developing and managing websites using a PHP-based CMS such as WordPress
• Demonstrated experience with HTML5/CSS/jQuery
• Experience integrating with 3rd party API’s (REST)
• Be a GIT guru
• And ideally would have some experience with Amazon EC2 infrastructure


Liquid develops digital connections for their amazing clients in Australia and across the globe.


Rear, Level 1, 317 Bay Street, Port Melbourne, VIC 3207


03 8394 5476