Purpose of the position
Alive is looking for a contract PHP and Joomla Developer to be involved in the development and maintenance of Joomla plugins, Joomla templates and interfacing Joomla to external systems. You may also be required to work on developing REST APIs, Administration Panels and occasionally some front end integration using PHP frameworks (Symfony or Laravel). We specifically require this expertise for a client project.
You will work alongside Designers, Developers and our Solutions Architect and be responsible for developing the application according to business requirements. The successful candidate will need to write clean, maintainable and efficient code.
Develop and maintain Joomla sites and full-stack applications on the LAMP Stack.
Problem solve application development and maintenance.
Determine areas of complexity, potential risks to implementation, and understand application requirements.
Following coding standards, build appropriate unit tests and integration tests.
As a part of the Alive team, you will be expected to contribute positively to the Alive culture.
Skills and Experience
In-depth knowledge of Joomla CMS development, especially plugin and template development.
Content Management concepts.
Comfortable with object-oriented and procedural programming methods.
Good understanding of software engineering practices and design patterns.
At least a basic understanding of PHP MVC frameworks.
Experience with frameworks for CSS (Less, Sass).
Experience with Agile Software Development Methodology.
Experience on Symfony or Laravel frameworks is a plus.
Bachelor of Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent.
At least 2 years development experience.
Personal qualities & behavioural traits
Strong work ethic and generate positive energy around others.
Self motivated, team player, action and results oriented.
Well organised, good communication and reporting skills.
Ability to successfully work under tight project deadlines.
Willingness to dive into software environments and technical issues.
Alive is a design led, human centric mobile first development company with a clear vision: to improve people’s lives through the design and development of mobile applications that solves our clients’ complex business problems.
At Alive, we do things differently. We work with all levels of an organisation to understand the challenges in our clients’ business processes and create a mobile platform that engages the workforce and unlocks data for better business decision making.
We understand that culture is a critical part of any workplace. From our spectacular campus with views over Middle Head Harbour to our constant desire to empower our people and inspire them to do great work, the Alive team embodies our core values
of curiosity, focus and energy.
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