THE ICONIC is hiring a

PHP Full Stack and Back End Developers

Sydney, Australia

THE ICONIC is a truly unique brand.  We entered the market in 2011 with the vision of defining the future of fashion retail.  Since then we have created a brand known throughout Australia by connecting 20-35yr old shoppers with the best fashion and sports product through the most inspiring and rewarding shopping experience.

THE ICONIC stands for benchmark-setting experiences (3HR delivery, access to over 700 top brands, market-leading shopping app), for impassioned communities (connecting Australians fashion and sports lovers through digital innovation), and for our love of the newest in fashion from our 700+ leading local and international brands.  We want to inspire Australians and New Zealanders to constantly explore new sides of their identity, and have a whole lot of fun doing it.

  • We Dream Big” – “You will challenge the status quo, bringing passion, innovation and creativity to the wider ICONIC team.
  • We Are True to our Customers” – you will be inherently passionate about customer impact, both external and internal customers, and will constantly challenge yourself and the team to deliver more customer value
  • We Get Things Done” – you do not want to work in a cumbersome organisation, you want to work in an agile high-growth company. You lead with the right balance of planning and pragmatism.
  • “We are Stronger Together” - You will be part of an experienced team working collaboratively to inspire the broader organisation towards a united vision.

About the Engineering Team

We are as much a technology business as we are fashion, so here you will find a fast-paced, highly creative, pulsey, real time and alive atmosphere at THE ICONIC and our IT and Engineering teams are smashing out what teams 10x their size are doing. It's a creative, autonomous and innovative atmosphere enabling talent and skill to steer and drive the business where we value work in software and in getting the product out there in an agile environment.

About the Role

We are looking for a highly innovative mid-level full stack developer with strong passion for front-end ready to be a reference in the design and implementation of our website. You will be familiar with HTML5 / CSS3, have a good understand of JS, know your way around “modern” PHP and an appreciation for delivering quality solutions.

What will I be working on?

  • Working with a team of passionate individuals to help drive innovation whilst coming up with new and surprising ideas
  • Provide feedback and constructive criticism to improve our design, usability and interaction
  • Get heavily involved in our customer facing software working on existing and new features
  • Participate in our Agile development process 

What Technology will I use?

  • PHP5.4 and PHP7 backend systems
  • AWS, the whole lot (cloudformation, ec2 with auto-scaling, s3 etc…)
  • Zurbfoundation with SASS
  • Behat for behaviour driven testing
  • Angular.JS
  • Git and Github
  • MySQL, SOLR, RabbitMQ and Redis

Who We Are Looking For?

  • 2-4 years’ experience with a solid knowledge in front-end and back-end standards and techniques
  • JavaScript experience, preferably using a framework such as Backbone.JS, Ember.JS or Angular.JS.
  • Experience in “modern” PHP
  • Experience with an MVC PHP framework (Zend, Laraval, Symfony, etc)
  • Experience with LESS or Sass
  • Unit test frameworks/tools like QUnit, PhantomJS and PHPUnit
  • Behavior Test experience is ideal
  • Experience in agile project management (SCRUM or Kanban)


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