PHP Developer / Engineer

If you can create & maintain awesome software, and you want to work from home in your underwear, keep reading!

Doubledot Media is a New Zealand-based company creating online eCommerce tools for people looking to start their own online businesses. We’re based in Christchurch, but over 90% of our teamwork remotely from various places around the world. 

This role will be heavily focused on feature development & maintenance of our product SaleHoo, plus will also see you contributing to a number of other related applications and services that we deliver.

What sort of tech do we work with?

  • PHP/MySQL/HTML/CSS/Javascript (surprise!)
  • CakePHP, other PHP frameworks, bespoke PHP app’s
  • JQuery, Bootstrap, Vue.js, Angular
  • Elasticsearch

What other skills & knowledge are important for this role?

  • GIT, Composer & Code Management
  • PHPUnit, Unit Testing & T.D.D.
  • Consuming & Creating HTTP API’s
  • Asynchronous Workloads

What would you be doing?

  • Working with teammates to improve our hugely popular tools
  • Suggesting and developing software improvements
  • Streamlining features to make customers' lives far simpler and easier
  • Maintaining existing codebases
  • Working with us to guide the direction of our software
  • Being generally amazing

If you think you have a solid understanding of a decent chunk of our requirements (or similar), at least 4-5 years of commercial PHP experience, have the spark we're looking for, and want to show off your skills, we want to hear from you!

This position is open to applicants in any location, but we do have a preference for a person in this role to have at least some crossover with our time zone here in N.Z. (Pacific/Auckland).

Neat things about working with us:

Flexibility: Work flexible hours at home, from our Christchurch office, or anywhere in the world. No matter where you are, you’ll get the support you need for an engaging and enjoyable work experience. 

Creativity: We promote an open work environment where every team member can share their ideas and be creative. Your input is valued, and your feedback is always appreciated.

Career Development: You’ll be encouraged to level up your skillset at every opportunity. We’ll cover the cost of any training and courses you need to create first-class products for our customers.

Ego-Free Work Culture: No dress code. No unreasonable deadlines. No micromanagement. We’re a diverse team from all over the globe. We hire the best people for the job and help each other improve through constructive feedback and support. 

Cutting Edge Projects: You’ll be working directly on ambitious projects that help 100,000+ daily users from every continent get the most out of our products and reach their goals. 

Sounds good? Here’s what you need to do to join our Doubledot Media team.


How to Apply

We're going to level with you here: We usually get a lot of applications, and a lot of them are not very inspiring.

We're looking for people with good problem-solving skills, good communication skills, and the willingness to go the extra mile, so here’s what you need to do.

Here’s what you need to do:

  1. Record a short, 2-3 minute cover letter video and upload it somewhere we can see it. Tell us a little bit about yourself, why you think you’d be great for this role and list (or show) any relevant experience you have.
  2. Create an email for [email protected] (Subject: PHP Developer / Engineer Position)
  3. Provide a link to your video inside the email
  4. Attach your CV in PDF format
  5. Send

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