Senior PHP Web Developer at The Catch Group

Retail, Information Technology, Full-time, Bentleigh East, Victoria, Australia engineering full-time
Posted 5 months ago

The Role

Catch is continuing to grow and so is the Development team. Catch has multiple Senior Web Developer opportunities to join the team, it’ll see you join a group of super talented developers and work as part of a multi disciplined squad. You’ll use your previous experience of PHP and frameworks in Symfony or Laravel stack environment to deliver on key project deliverables.

The role will see you contribute to overall application lifecycle. You’ll have a focus on coding and debugging and define and communicate technical and design requirements

Success in this role will see you build high-quality reusable code develop functional and sustainable web applications with clean codes.

If you have outstanding programming skills and a great passion for developing beautiful, innovative applications, then you’ll love this job.

What you’ll be doing

  • You’ll build efficient, secure, testable, and reusable PHP modules
  • You’ll be involved in solving complex performance problems and architectural challenges
  • You’ll work on the integration of data storage solutions, such as databases
  • You’ll work on integration with external REST web services
  • You’ll collaborate and provide regular status updates on progress and challenges faced during squad meetings


What you’ll bring to the role

  • You’ll bring with your mid-level to expert understanding of PHP, with proficiency in Node, Python or Go being highly regarded.
  • You’ll be a strong team player and understand the part Git plays in managing project and code.
  • You’ll bring experience in Backend/Server-side programming and exposure to microservices
  • You’ll have understand RESTful APIs and message broker services
  • You’ll be proficient with SQL. Exposure to non-relational persistence (e.g. Redis) is highly regarded
  • We want someone that is genuinely excited by offering customers more features and improving their experience
  • You’ll bring experience with DevOps, build pipelines, and AWS is a plus
  • And most importantly, you will want to cultivate a happy and productive work environment, be a positive role model, and mentor those around you.


Drive and passion are hard to generate when we're not feeling valued or having fun, so we make sure our Catchies are looked after well! We provide our passionate people with:

  • An organisation that is experiencing exponential growth
  • Support and collaboration, not just with their immediate team, but with the broader organisation as well!
  • An organisation that truly does what some call ‘work/life' balance (we just say live your life)
  • 'Catch your weekend back!' Bringing services like dry-cleaning, haircuts, nails, massage, car washing and "life admin" stuff into our Monday-Friday routine to have more time for fun on the weekend!
  • Unbelievable employee benefits like discounted gym membership, Kmart discount card and access to other perks within Kmart, free parking, free breakfast, free Wi-Fi, in house learning and development, monthly lunches plus loads more...

About Catch

Back in 2006, Catch set out to shake up Australia’s online retail landscape. We’ve come a long way since!

We’re not just one of the country’s top eCommerce players, with a proven track record of growth, an award-winning digital platform and second to none customer experience offering. Behind the scenes, we’re a world-class team of creatives, strategists, developers and innovators, and we’re on the hunt for like-minded people to jump on board.

We don’t play by the rules. We push boundaries. We think big. We stay curious and driven. Together, we embrace challenges and learn new things. All this, for one purpose: to provide our customers with an amazing online shopping experience, every day.

And we’re just getting started…

At Catch, we welcome all applications and screen them without attention to race, age, beliefs, sex, orientation, gender identity and disability.