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PHP Software Engineer
  • Work on complex platforms supporting huge websites
  • Join Australia‚Äôs most influential media organisation
  • Join a high performing team, which is part of a large software engineering Delivery team in Sydney

This role will work within the SPP team and be responsible for developing core functionality within the WordPress platform to support the wider business requirements. Working closely with the Platform Manager, you will take ownership of the development of well architected, scalable, secure & tested code that complies with News Corp development standards.

What’s the role?

  • Support the requirements of the business to ensure we are driving efficiencies for other teams that are leveraging the functionality of the core WordPress platform
  • Build secure and well tested platforms that are scalable
  • Work on our enterprise WordPress stack
  • Code reviews and unit testing
  • Work with an amazing team of engineers who work with PHP, WordPress, JavaScript

Who are you?

  • Solid career history in software development
  • Can architect and build applications for performance & scalability
  • Extensive knowledge of PHP and JavaScript/HTML/CSS
  • You always look to find tasks that require automation and automate them
  • Good problem solver, identify root causes and quickly resolve issues
  • Experience with version control systems (GIT)
  • Able to design and build applications for performance, reliability, ease-of-use and re-use

What’s in it for you?

  • Collaborative environment
  • Opportunity to innovate, challenge the norm and pioneer the way forward
  • Variety of work where no two days are the same
  • Exposure to global operations and networks
  • Make a difference as part of Australia’s most influential media organisation

Who are we?

In an evolving media industry our brands continue to drive the story and influence the agenda - 7.4 million Australians read one of our national, metro or regional paid daily titles a week. We are proud to be the greatest storytellers in Australia. Our products are innovative and dynamic, constantly adapting to new challenges and pioneering the way forward to lead the market.  A fast paced and ever changing environment requires adequate, robust and reliable business systems and process which play a vital part in our success.

Where do I sign?

Apply now or for more information on careers at News Corp Australia visit

Job Ref: AU1234AC000241
Submitted: 07-12-2018 09:57 AM

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