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Full Stack Web Developer - 2332230

Job description

A leading independent media company in Australia with three primary digital publications established over the past 20 years are looking to expand their team with the hire of Full-Stack Web Developer.

About the Role:

Reporting to the Chief Growth Officer, this role involves developing, documenting, testing, implementing, and maintaining features for their websites, newsletters, and related products and technologies.

The candidate will be pivotal in transformation projects involving data warehousing, real-time data pipelines, and AI, with potential for future promotion.

Key Responsibilities of the Role:

  • Design and develop new software features, WordPress functionality, and third-party platform integrations via APIs.
  • Ensure quality and proactive monitoring of software systems.
  • Participate in the design and engineering of technical solutions.
  • Contribute to project planning and product improvement.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define and meet technical requirements.
  • Provide project management support for larger technical projects.
  • Document current, future, and proposed technical solutions.

Skills and Experience:

Technical Skills:

  • Mobile/responsive website development and third-party technology integrations via APIs

Experience with:

  • Git source control, CI/CD pipelines (e.g., Github)
  • Professional release management, monitoring tools (e.g., New Relic)
  • Agile project management tools (e.g., Asana, Jira)


  • Custom plugin and theme development
  • Maintaining the latest versions of WordPress core and common plugins
  • Modern CSS frameworks, ideally Tailwind

Modern PHP:

  • LAMP/LEMP stack
  • Object-oriented programming, MVC design patterns
  • Laravel

Modern Frontend Tech Stacks:

  • Modern JavaScript workflows (NPM, Node, PostCSS)
  • Modern JavaScript frameworks, ideally ReactJS


  • Degree in Computer Sciences
  • 4+ years of professional full-stack web development experience

Company Values: 

Growth Focused: Committed to the positive impact of each brand. Their mission is to overcome obstacles individually and as a team.

High Standards: We strive for excellence and welcome feedback to meet the high expectations of their readers and customers.

Thinking Deeply: We value thorough analysis and in-depth discussions on challenging topics, respecting constructive criticism from colleagues.

Six Good Reasons You’ll Want to Join :

Flexible Working: A digital-first approach for over 20 years supports flexible working. They champion hybrid working, with 2 office days a week for staff in certain cities, and invest in in-person gatherings to maintain their culture.

Editorial Mission: As an independent media organization, they uphold the principle of a free press, holding power to account and serving their readers' interests.

Growth Focused: An emphasize growth with individual growth maps reviewed quarterly and offer a $400 learning and development budget.

Their Team: A supportive, smart, and passionate team encourages cross-team collaboration and fosters a culture of witty banter.

Diversity and Inclusion: A actively promote new writers and voices outside the mainstream and prioritize inclusion and diversity in their policies and hiring strategies.

Mentally Healthy Workplace: A belief in clear roles, effective feedback, leadership transparency, and smooth processes to ensure a happy workplace. We offer accredited Mental Health First Aid and a dedicated EAP service, including six consults per year for staff and their family members.

If you're eager to apply your skills in an innovative setting, don't hesitate to apply now!

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