Senior Back-End Web Developer (PHP)

Lim Tower Level 25, 9 – 11 Ton Duc Thang, District 1, Ho Chi Minh
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12 days ago

Top 3 Reasons To Join Us

  • AU$1,000 Sign-on Bonus
  • Annual Overseas trip
  • 30 paid leave days per year

The Job


  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to effectively interface with marketing and IT departments on a formal, informal, written and verbal level.
  • Working closely with both the design, project and agency teams to achieve the best possible results from conception right through to delivery.
  • Provide timely resolution to reported problems with existing assets.


  • Create website layout/user interface by using a mix of PHP programming, MySQL, HTML 5, CSS and JavaScript (JQuery, etc) and full stack development.
  • Build websites, prototypes and applications using the latest back-end technologies.


  • Write well designed, testable, efficient code by using best software development practices.
  • Integrate data from various back-end services and databases.
  • Create and maintain software documentation.
  • Write test suites and cases.


  • Be responsible for maintaining, expanding, and scaling our site.
  • Stay plugged into emerging technologies/industry trends and apply them into operations and activities.
  • Ensuring all work adheres to current industry best practice.
  • Manage version control and user settings to maintain security.


  • Self-motivated, goal oriented and able to work in a team environment.
  • Use common sense at all times and pay close attention to detail.
  • Committed, enthusiastic, sincere, trustworthy, conscientious and resilient.

Your Skills and Experience

Other Essential Experience:

  • First-class programming skills and in-depth knowledge of modern HTML/CSS
  • Familiarity across the following programming languages: PHP, JavaScript.
  • A solid understanding of how web applications work including security, session management, and best development practices
  • Adequate knowledge of relational database systems, Object Oriented Programming and web application development
  • Hands-on experience with network diagnostics, network analytics tools
  • Intermediate knowledge of Search Engine Optimisation process
  • Aggressive diagnosis and creative problem solving skills
  • Strong organisational skills to juggle multiple tasks within the constraints of  timelines and budgets with business acumen.
  • Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced environment, learn rapidly and master diverse web technologies and techniques.


  • 5 years of experience as a Senior Back End Developer in PHP programming, MySQL, HTML 5, CSS and JavaScript.
  • Demonstrated experience with React JS (preferable)
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in building CMS websites.
  • Extensive use of API’s is a MUST
  • WordPress development experience including theme and plugin development at code level.
  • Experience migrating older versions of WordPress to Newer Versions of WordPress.
  • Significant experience developing custom WordPress themes and plug-ins.
  • WordPress administration and security.
  • Knowledge of existing inbuilt WordPress functions.
  • Experience following and creating professional processes and standards within a dev team
  • Use of GitHub or other version control and code change log/management tool
  • Experience integrating across multiple systems, such as operational data store (ODS)
  • Creation of custom post types.
  • Creation of plugins/widgets written to conform to WordPress coding standards.
  • Knowledge of WordPress Network (including managing multisite).
  • Good understanding of cross platform and cross browser issues.
  • Experience with creating responsive and e-commerce websites.
  • Use of jQuery / AJAX an advantage.


  • Candidate must possess at least a Bachelor's Degree, Post Graduate Diploma, Professional Degree, Master's Degree, Computer Science/Information Technology or equivalent.

Why You'll Love Working Here

Here are the things that differentiate ASW Vietnam from other companies:

  • Overseas company trips
  • 13th and 14th month performance based bonuses
  • 20 days annual leave + 10 days sick leave
  • Personal Insurance Package for employee and 1 family member of choice
  • Opportunities to travel and work with clients abroad
  • Training to develop our employees: Organizational Behavior, Management and Leadership training, Professional Scrum Master by, etc...
  • Opportunities to work in an Agile environment
  • Overtime is rarely required
  • Exciting team building activities such as Sport Tournament, Robocode tournament, etc…