PHP Developer - Australia - Melbourne

Catalyst IT Australia is part of a global team of skilled open source technologists. We specialise in developing, designing and supporting enterprise grade systems using open source technologies. Open source is not just what we do, it's what we stand for. Diversity and inclusion are important at Catalyst, please see our Diversity Policy (

We are growing fast and we're looking for people with potential who can become a robust and professional PHP developers. We are open to developers with varying levels of experience.

Of course existing skills are important, a successful applicant will have PHP and Git knowledge. Some of the other technologies we work with are Javascript, Mysql, Postgres, and Linux server and desktop environments (there are no Windows machines here). Experience working with PHP frameworks such as Moodle and Drupal will be looked upon favourably but not essential. Contributions to existing open source projects is a big plus, as is having an active Github account.

As part of our application process, we will offer a practical coding challenge for you to complete from the comfort of your own home or office, so you can show us what you can do.

This position is fulltime in our Melbourne CBD office.

Everyone at Catalyst is there to provide the very best in open source development, systems management and support for our clients. Catalyst offers a supportive and open work environment that also fosters individual responsibility and initiative. We also offer flexible working hours, and opportunities for our team to grow and expand their skill sets, including training, conference attendance and mentoring.

Also, we will only respond to applications from individuals and will not enter into correspondence with recruitment agents.

If you think this sounds like you, please send your CV to Also include a cover letter telling us about you and why you are interested in the role. Please include references to any publicly available open-source work or examples of relevant work.

Applicants for this position must have AU residency or a valid AU work visa.