Back End Developer - Mid/Senior


KOJO are looking for a passionate Mid-level or Senior Back End developer to join our Digital team.
This is a fantastic opportunity to do exciting work with national and internationally recognised brands, as well as play a large role in developing and growing our internal product offerings.
A background coding with PHP is a must, while exposure to frameworks such as Laravel or Yii2 will be highly regarded. Experience planning and building backend web applications from scratch will also be desirable.

Skills & Experience

These are the areas we need you to have experience with:

  • PHP Frameworks (Laravel, Yii2, or other)
  • API Development (REST, XML, cURL, SOAP etc)
  • System Design / Architecture
  • Experience building backend web applications from the ground up

Any exposure to the following will be highly regarded:

  • Extending CMS functionality (Craft CMS, WordPress)
  • Javascript (Node.js or exposure to Vue, React etc.)
  • Unit testing
  • Front End development
  • At least 2-3 years agency experience or equivalent exposure
The role will include the following:
  • Strong involvement in the development and direction of internal KOJO products
  • Working across existing and new digital projects
  • Opportunity to work both independently and within a project team
  • Contributing to technical responses for project proposals and estimates
  • Being pro-active, positive and using initiative

KOJO’s greatest asset is our people. We place huge emphasis on culture. We encourage and empower our team members to take control, problem solve and challenge themselves.

KOJO’s digital team work on a range of digital projects encompassing one off and ongoing client project work, as well as input and development on products and opportunities that integrate across our sport, events and entertainment parts of our business.

If this opportunity sounds like you please send your application consisting of a CV and a brief cover letter, outlining your suitability for the role and links to your github account and/or any examples of work via email to:

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Applicants must have legal working rights in Australia.

No companies or recruitment agencies.

Applications close Friday 21 June 2020.

Technical Manager

ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2020 - Melbourne

KOJO is looking for an experienced Technical Manager to join our growing KOJO Sport team on a 6 to a 12-month contract leading the technical requirements for KOJO’s delivery of the ICC T20 Men’s World Cup Sports Presentation. This role is based in Melbourne and requires extensive national travel.

The Technical Manager role requires a passionate, dedicated, and curious person who can work with the team to ensure we are delivering the highest quality work while continuing to innovate.

It is important that you have the ability to apply problem-solving skills to production challenges and have careful attention to detail.

Roles & Responsibilities

This role will provide input on technical design and implementation, as well as maintenance and troubleshooting of the production system infrastructure. You will manage the maintenance of a full range of modern broadcast production systems, including, but not limited to:

  • SMPTE and RF Camera Chains
  • SDI vision switchers and routers
  • Mediornet and Dante signal transport systems
  • Comms systems
  • Audio systems including digital consoles, wireless mics, IEM systems, on-field foldback, and PA.
  • Network-based system integration and control.

Skills & Experience

Working closely with our National Technical Manager and Stadium Production Teams, you will play a vital role in delivering a memorable matchday experience utilising advanced industry-leading technology.

This position is well suited for someone with proven broadcast technical management experience and requires:

  • Recent experience with Outside Broadcast at a Technical Manager, Broadcast Engineer (or similar) level
  • Direct experience of in-venue Sports Presentation
  • Knowledge of cricket and the broadcast coverage of cricket
  • Knowledge of protocols around international sporting events
  • Strong people management skills, including past experience directly managing a team
  • Experience in rostering & logistics of people and equipment movement
  • Ability to communicate with multiple stakeholders (OB, Venue, Match Officials, Clients, Suppliers) involved with the production
  • Excellent documentation, communication and attention to detail
  • Risk management skills and a high level of planning & documentation skills
  • An interest in keeping up with the latest advancements in broadcast and in-stadia technology.

As is the nature of stadium production, your role deliverable will change depending on requirements of the tournament, and the ability to handle multiple priorities and meet tight deadlines without compromising quality is a must.

Out of hours work, weekend and interstate travel will be required in order to meet the requirements of the role. People should love to work with you because you are caring, genuine and positive even in the toughest of situations.

Sound like you?

If you have the experience we’re looking for and love pushing new boundaries, we’d love to hear from you via or click apply.

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