First listed on: 19 October 2018

Senior PHP Developer/Engineer

Great opportunity to become part of our Product and Digital team at Service NSW, where you will develop and deliver high-quality, reliable, reusable and maintainable code for our customer focused products in an agile environment. 

Take a look at what we are doing and how:

Introduction by our Chief Digital and Product Officer - Ian Jansen

About Service NSW
Established in 2013, at Service NSW our vision is to be recognised as the distinctive leader in the provision of government services to the citizens of New South Wales, and we are passionate about delivering a positive customer service experience! Our Product and Digital Team are at the forefront of these positive customer interactions and are leading the way forward for Governments around the globe.

The Role
As a PHP Developer, you will use your skills and experience to take digital designs and produce stable, secure, and reliable digital applications that will make a difference in the lives of all NSW residents and Service NSW staff. Working in an Agile product team, you will lead the end to end product development through build, release, maintenance and enhancement phases, to deliver high quality products that are thoroughly tested and optimised for open source products such as Drupal.

As a PHP Developer, you will have:

  • proven front-end and/or back-end Drupal (D7/D8) or PHP development experience.
  • strong skill in PHP, Drupal 8 site & custom module building, MySQL, javascript, jQuery, CSS, HTML, React, JsonLogic, Angular and API integrations.
  • extensive experience in test driven development and cloud deployment/management.
  • high motivation to create excellent digital customer experiences.

You will stand out if you also have:

  • full stack development experience.
  • experience managing projects or software development within Agile/DevOps environment.
  • understanding of developing accessible and inclusive digital experiences.
  • experience delivering websites from architecture through post-launch support and monitoring, 
  • contributed to the Drupal or PHP Community.
  • excellent communication skills: able communicate with developers, clients and non-technical people in both written and oral forms.

Are you feeling inspired? Take a look at how we are changing the lives of NSW Citizens and making a real difference for business owners through the work of our Easy to do Business teams.

SNSW Grade 9/10 - Package includes a base salary range of ($109,079 to $131,382), plus employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.

For further details please refer to the Role Description or contact Luke Yoo for further insight into our requirements:

How to apply:
To apply for this role you need to submit an application and attach your resume and a cover letter through the NSW Government job site

Applications close on: Friday 2nd November, 2018 [11:59 p.m.] 

For a confidential discussion about the Service NSW recruitment process, please contact Lauren Johnson, Resourcing Advisor, Service NSW, by email at: or 8059 2613

Additional information: 

Part of the assessment process includes additional online capability testing, skills testing or work samples in accordance with the Government Sector Employment Act 2013. A talent pool may be created for future ongoing and temporary roles and is valid for a period of up to 12 months. Employment to Service NSW is subject to a satisfactory national criminal record check.

Service NSW is passionate about building a culture that values and supports diversity and inclusion. Service NSW encourages applications from people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, LGBTQI and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. If you are a person with disability and need adjustment in the recruitment process, please contact the Recruitment team via email on

For any technical assistance in submitting your application via ‘I work for NSW’ please call 1800 562 679 or email


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