Ogilvy South Africa

PHP Web Developer

Job Function

Business Unit: Ogilvy CT
Department: Technology
Location: Cape Town
Type: Permanent

Job description

We are a leading advertising agency looking for passionate software developer (PHP/Drupal), that is excited about building exceptional web and mobile applications.

You will require a minimum of three years’ experience in web development with experience in Drupal, PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, GIT (or similar), Docker, APIs and Web Services. 

Role Responsibilities 

  • Develop software according to best practice standards and methodologies.
  • Work closely with front-end developers to ensure an effective, visually appealing, functional and intuitive implementation.
  • Managing all technical aspects of the CMS.
  • Solve difficult technical problems blocking project progress or work quality.
  • Ensure that the software is maintainable, scalable, secure and of a high quality.
  • Assist with estimations of work.
  • Able to manage an end-to-end code release process.


  • Strong background in PHP, MySQL and JavaScript.
  • Ability to build, extend, and configure Drupal sites using core and Contrib modules (Views, Paragraphs, Webforms).
  • Solid Drupal (7 and 8) knowledge and experience.
  • Experience developing web solutions in Drupal 8 and PHP implementations in a LAMP environment.
  • Ability to architect enterprise Drupal 8 solutions including data, display, and information architecture.
  • Utilisation/development of API’s and RESTful web services.
  • Thorough understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle (e.g. Requirements, Design, Development, Testing).
  • Experience using version control such as GIT.
  • Experience working with a Linux environment.
  • Experience working with Docker advantageous.

HR Contact | Cape Town


+27 21 467 1000