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Senior Consultant - PHP Developer

Date:  15-Sep-2021

Melbourne, VIC, AU


About our team

Our PHP team designs, develops, and operates production systems for top-tier companies and state and local governments. We’re experts in making open-source technology work for at-scale enterprises, and we don’t shy away from integrating open source and proprietary technologies to achieve the right outcomes for our clients. In addition to delivery, we also advise decision makers at all stages of their open-source journey.


Our PHP team has its own unique culture built on trust, support, flexibility, inclusivity, and growth. We celebrate diversity in our team, knowing that our ability to do great digital work draws upon the mixture of unique experiences and perspectives we all bring to our work.


About the role

We’re entering an exciting period of growth and we’re looking for experienced PHP Developers to join us.

This role will expose you to challenging and high-profile work spanning development, operations, and client engagement. You will be working as part of a team with responsibility for:

  • Scoping, estimating, and developing new features and resolving complex engineering tasks
  • Managing and maintaining high-quality PHP code
  • Working collaboratively as a team to ensure operations services are delivered to agreed service levels.
  • Working directly with the clients to discuss requirements, research solutions, and document approaches
  • Contributing to comprehensive development and operations documentation
  • Identifying improvement opportunities and working with the team to implement process and technical changes
  • Reporting on work in progress at regular scrum meetings


About your experience

You can solve complex problems and work well within a team to deliver consistent, high-quality solutions. You have an eye for detail and understand how users interact with the solutions you develop.


To be awesome in this role you must have (mandatory experience):

  • Software Engineering or Computer Science tertiary qualifications
  • Support of enterprise digital solutions such as content managed websites or customer portals
  • 3+ years of PHP code development experience
  • Self-motivation and a problem-crushing attitude
  • Experience working collaboratively within a team of developers


Desirable experience (will be considered an advantage):

  • 2 years of Drupal code development experience, ideally gained in a consulting or agency environment working with tier one clients
  • Familiarity and experience with:
    • git branching and forking workflow
    • front-end frameworks (e.g., Vue.js, Angular, React)
    • PHP design patterns
    • Object oriented design patterns and development
    • MVC frameworks
    • Automated testing (e.g., PHPUnit, Behat, Cypress)
    • Open source frameworks (e.g., Symphony, Laravel, Codeigniter)
  • System engineering or system administration experience
  • Continuous Integration and Delivery experience
  • Acquia/Drupal certification (Drupal 8/9)
  • Experience with the following tools and technologies (in no particular order):
    • Atlassian Bitbucket, Bitbucket Pipelines
    • Git
    • Ansible
    • Azure DevOps / Azure Pipelines
    • Docker / Kubernetes / Lagoon
    • VirtualBox / Vagrant
    • AWS
    • Acquia Cloud
    • Cloudflare or Cloudfront
    • Dynatrace / New Relic
    • Code quality tools (e.g., SonarQube)
    • Linux


Why Deloitte Digital?
At Deloitte, we create positively differentiated work experiences that enable our people to feel valued and achieve their full potential. Deloitte Australia opens the door to a career that can cross borders virtually and physically across Asia Pacific to gain experience and access projects beyond Australia’s borders. We value difference, and embrace people with diverse backgrounds, experiences, gender identities, abilities and thinking styles. Knowing that people work best in a variety of ways, we are happy to discuss alternative arrangements if the working pattern you are looking for is not specifically indicated.


We’re committed to continually building a safe and respectful workplace, where all our people feel appreciated and accepted. Through the creation of endorsed employee-led diversity networks which promote cultural, disability, LGBTI+, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and gender equality, we’re leading the way to shape an environment where everybody can thrive.


We are proud to have been recognised for our efforts in inspiring change and accelerating progress – check out our careers site for recent recognition in this space.


Next Steps
Sound like the sort of role for you? Apply now.
If you’ve got any questions or wish to have a confidential conversation about this role, contact Dejan from the ­­­Deloitte Digital Talent team. We’d love to hear from you!

By applying to this job, you will be assessed against the Deloitte Global Talent Standards. We’ve designed these standards to provide our clients with a consistent and exceptional Deloitte employee experience globally.


At Deloitte, we know we’re at our best when we look out for one another; prioritise respect, fairness, development and wellbeing; foster an inclusive culture and embrace diversity in all forms. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of their background, experience, identity, ability or thinking style, and if you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process for accessibility reasons this is available upon request. The preferred candidate will be subject to background screening by Deloitte or by their external third-party provider.