Doghouse is an award-winning Australian digital agency with offices in Perth and Melbourne. We pride ourselves on our vibrant culture, innovative minds, and enthusiasm for the latest in technology and design trends. We are searching for experienced mid level full stack PHP developers to join our team.

Our business has reached an exciting stage of its growth with significant expansion of our managed services offering and SaaS products. Working with us will provide you with the opportunity to be actively involved in delivering an innovative offering that competes on an enterprise level.

We believe success in this role will be achieved by individuals who possess these key characteristics:

  • One to three years commercial experience with PHP, Javascript, jQuery, HTML, CSS, VueJS. This will include experience with Drupal, Laravel or similar PHP frameworks.
  • Solid knowledge of SQL databases, HTML5, SASS, Linux command line, REST APIs and Git.
  • Regular contributions to,, or similar social accounts, Docker experience, or even just investing time in maintaining your own blog, website or personal project.

Employment duties will include:

  • Interpreting specifications, technical designs and flow charts, building, maintaining and modifying code for software applications, constructing technical specifications from a business functional model, and testing and writing technical documentation.
  • Researching, consulting, analysing and evaluating system program needs.
  • Identifying technology limitations and deficiencies in existing systems and associated processes, procedures and methods.
  • Testing, debugging, diagnosing and correcting errors and faults in an applications programming language within established testing protocols, guidelines and quality standards to ensure programs and applications perform to specification.
  • Writing and maintaining program code to meet system requirements, system designs and technical specifications in accordance with quality accredited standards.
  • Writing, updating and maintaining technical programs, end user documentation and operational procedures.
  • Providing advice, guidance and expertise in developing proposals and strategies for software design activities such as financial evaluation and costing for recommending software purchases and upgrades.

For candidates in Melbourne and Perth, we offer comfortable and well equipped offices, fully stocked kitchens complete with coffee machine and beer, a wide variety of clients large and small from the private, public and not for profit sectors, a team of interesting and diverse technical experts many of whom are leaders in their chosen fields, and a social fund for casual lunches, Friday night poker nights and everything in between.

But despite all of this, we believe the true value we offer as a business can be found within the role itself. This is a genuine opportunity to work with a team of expert developers who are passionate about coding, and a leadership team that actively supports and encourages those with initiative and the skills to back it up, as well as remuneration that is directly determined by your talent, effort and achievements.

Doghouse is an equal opportunity employer and we embrace diversity as we believe it’s what drives our success. Our combined backgrounds, perspectives and skills are at the heart of our company’s character. We are also a COVID responsible employer and have implemented rock solid policies enforcing social distancing, including appropriate remote working arrangements where and when COVID regulations are in force.

We look forward to meeting you.