Are you looking at becoming a PHP Developer? They are a Software Developer who specialises in the design, testing and implementation of software using the PHP programming language. PHP (Hypertext Preprocessor) is a scripting language that allows developers to write dynamically generated content quickly and is commonly used to add additional functionality to web pages.
PHP Developers usually work to a process known as the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), which contains six stages: analysis, design, development and testing, implementation, documentation, and evaluation. They work with computers daily and are often employed in teams at large companies where new software is created, at digital agencies or within the IT department of a business. Like other Software Developers, they may also work freelance on a contractual basis.
Currently, there are only 287 positions for a PHP Developer across Australia with a common salary of $110K per year. While it is an extremely competitive role to get into, The Perfect Resume team has helped others to land an interview in the Information Communication & Technology (ICT) industry. We believe we can increase your chances with our resume writing services also!
To apply for a PHP Developer position, your resume will need to prove to recruiters and prospective employers that you will have the following transferable skills:
- Liaising with clients and stakeholders to gather and define project requirements.
- Designing solutions and features to meet project requirements.
- Using computer software and hardware to write and modify programming code.
- Testing code for bugs and implementing improvements and fixes.
- Solving problems using logic and methodical testing processes.
- Developing testing and validation processes.
- Deploying code to the live environment.
Due to the high volume of applications for a PHP Developer received every year, qualifications that would increase your chances of landing an interview include a Diploma of Information Technology (ICT50115) or a Bachelor degree majoring in Software Development.
The Perfect Resume Services
When applying for a PHP Developer position, your resume needs to tell a story about your skills, expertise, talents and passions and in a highly competitive job market, standing out matters!
The team of professional resume writers at The Perfect Resume are skilled in writing resumes for PHP Developers and have proven success in helping people land interviews and the job they want! We offer all job seekers a free resume review, ATS Scan, guides and templates and genuinely care about your career outcomes, partnering with you on your job search journey, following up and providing ongoing support. Your Professional Resume Writer will not let you feel like you are on your own!
Would you like an updated resume which is ATS compliant and engaging to read? By adding your personality to your resume, coupled with an eye-catching, modern, concise design, an employer gets a better sense of who you are as a person as opposed to just reading words on a page. We even apply psychology techniques to make you stand out and eliminate biases, including culture, over/under-qualified and age.
A tailored cover letter introduces you to the hiring manager formally while increasing your chance of landing an interview by 40%. It a brief one-page opening that we align the responsibilities of the job to your experiences to show that you are the best candidate for the position.
Many government positions, universities and large corporate entities have a high demand for positions. To reduce the number of candidates applying for a role, employers request selection criteria to be addressed. The selection criteria document is in addition to a tailored cover letter and put simply, it is a listing of desirable and essential knowledge, skills and attitudes that an organisation requires the successful candidate to possess.
Are you applying for a job that needs selection criteria addressed? Make no mistake; this is a critical part of your job application that you need to get right. Using the STAR technique, we work together and address each criteria specifically, aligning to the hiring managers expectations.
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Going to an interview can be a daunting experience. You are under the spotlight in front of a panel of strangers, do most of the talking for a long time, expected to answer questions that you have not prepared for or even feel relevant. By looking at the position description, we create a list of potential, experience-based questions. This allows you to have a collection of examples ready to demonstrate your skills and expertise quickly. We also eliminate any anxieties you may have, discussing the desired appearance, body language, and how to impress the panel.
Career counselling can range from getting that promotion, supporting you through redundancy, changing your career or even just some help with your current role. This is a tailored experience unique to you. We look at your career history, identify what you have enjoyed and disliked then set goals, guiding you on a pathway to a future that you can enjoy. We can also investigate the barriers getting in between you and where you want to be.
The Perfect Resume Writing Service
To ensure your resume is applicant tracking system compliant while still being eye-catching for the final read, we get a snapshot of your experience, achievements and personal strengths to tailor your resume based on the jobs you are going for. Your Professional Resume Writer will also conduct industry research to pitch your resume at the correct level to ensure your content is relevant then deliver your completed resume in both a Microsoft Word document and a PDF, ready for you to hit apply!
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At The Perfect Resume, we value transparency, therefore our prices are available upfront. While you can purchase each service separately, our packages below offer great value for money.
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