Senior SilverStripe Developer

Development · Wellington, NZ
Department Development
Employment Type Perm
Minimum Experience Experienced

We are looking for a SilverStripe developer who is skilled, confident, enthusiastic and collaborative to join our team. You must have over 5 years of experience and be able to demonstrate great front and backend skills. 

At DNA we build outstanding user interfaces for websites, mobile and applications that tackle meaningful problems and are tailored for the users that will benefit the most from those projects. You will be part of the development team helping shape and deliver websites and web applications that make a significant difference. 

To deliver a fantastic user experience you will to partner with other disciplines, work alongside client teams or third-party developers and participate in defining solutions, and preparing requirements.

What you will need.

  • 5+ years of experience with HTML, CSS (+LESS or SASS) and Javascript.
  • 5+ years of experience with PHP frameworks (preferably SilverStripe).
  • Confident working with JavaScript frameworks or libraries like React or Vue
  • Knowledge and experience implementing best practice accessibility (WCAG 2.0).
  • Experience with source control systems, branching structures and setting up and running unit testing.

As Senior Developer you will.

  • Be able to take initiative and produce results.
  • Be able to collaborate effectively with a talented team.
  • Demonstrate an ability to suggest and carry out practical actions to deal with issues.
  • Lead new projects from start to finish – and then support your work ongoing. 
  • Know what needs to be done and don't need much probing to get things underway.
  • Help chart the course of projects and guide clients towards the best and most appropriate technical solutions.
  • Have a keen eye for detail and pride in the quality of your work.
  • Have an appreciation for designers, clients, project managers and testers and enjoy having them involved all the way through the process.
  • Enjoy the challenge of learning new stacks, new technologies and new ways for working.

What we will provide.

  • Opportunity to coach and mentor other developers
  • Opportunity to work closely with your team, designers and clients to deliver outstanding work
  • Opportunity to develop your skills, try new things, improve standards and champion new practices for the business
  • A flexible family-friendly working environment

Inclusive workplace.

We value diversity and are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. If there is anything we can do to create a more comfortable interview experience for you, let us know.

Applying for the role.

You will need to provide your CV and code samples, links to commit on open source projects, your portfolio or GitHub profile. We won't consider applications without these.

Our preference is for a Wellington-based developer – but we will consider candidates from other locations. 

Applicants for this position must have NZ residency or a valid NZ Work Visa.

No recruiters please.

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