Intermediate SilverStripe Developer

We are looking for a SilverStripe developer to join our team who is skilled, confident, enthusiastic and collaborative. It's essential that you are experienced and able to demonstrate great front and backend on projects. As an integral part of the development team, you will be developing websites and web applications for our clients.

This is a fulltime role in Wellington.

It's essential that you can demonstrate front and backend experience.

You will be part of the development team helping shape and deliver websites and web applications for our clients, delivering large and small projects for commercial and government clients. 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.

We expect you to partner with other team disciplines to ensure a fantastic user experience in the final product, working alongside client teams or third-party developers and participating in preparing requirements and specification documentation.

We have a range of support engagements, and you will be working alongside our Project Managers and our clients to prioritise and address those with the greater objectives and long-term view of our projects in mind.


  • You have 3-5 years of experience with PHP frameworks, OO PHP
  • You have 3-5 years of development experience with HTML, CSS and Javascript (vanilla or using a framework)
  • You've worked on a few projects using Silverstripe, and other CMSes too
  • You've used other technology stacks and built a project or two in an obscure framework
  • You can tackle most tasks on your own, and collaborate with senior devs for more complex endeavours
  • You have experience using module bundlers and task runners (Grunt, Gulp, WebPack, Fusebox)
  • You work well in a team environment
  • You can consider project as a whole
  • You bring knowledge of accessibility best practises
  • You look for areas that can improve development standards
  • You've used source control systems
  • You have confidence ability to debug and complete tasks efficiently
  • You have interacted well with clients in the past
  • You're good at communicating (both in person and writing) and considering others' points of view
  • You have an eye for detail and pride in the quality of our work
  • You are passionate about working with designers, testers and other areas of DNA
  • You have some scars from previous projects, and a couple of “That was a mistake!” stories to tell
  • You're always reading up on new methodologies to improve your skills

Can you please provide code samples, links to commit on open source projects, your portfolio or GitHub profile with your CV? We won't consider applications without at least one of these.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We 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, please let us know.

Send us your CV including previous web development experience and examples.

Contact Matt Bondi for more detail.

No recruiters please – we'll come to you when we need you.

Does this sound like you?

Please send us an email including your CV, references and samples of your work to