Careers Do you want to be part of the Skipjack team?

Skipjack are on the lookout for smart and quick thinking PHP developers of all levels to join our team in Cape Town. You'll be working on large, exciting projects with the latest open-source technologies in a fast paced environment. Interested developers should be hard-working coders that are passionate about web development and technology, are able to learn speedily and problem solve naturally. Browse our website to view our work to see what you'll be getting yourself involved in.

If you fit the profile, have the required technical skills and experience, and think you have what it takes, feel free to contact us on Send us your updated CV with a cover letter telling us why you want to join Skipjack, and we'll take it from there.


Work independantly + initiative

You should be able to manage yourself, work independantly and be self-motivated, somebody who can take initiative and get the work done.

Dependable Team player

You'll be collaborating with other developers, product and project managers, so it's critical that you're a team player that others can depend on.

Good communication skills

It's important that you have good communication and writing skills, allowing you to communicate clearly with all team members and clients.

Quick thinking + Agile

You should be familiar with Agile development, be able to think and solve problems quickly, and get the work done first time.

Passionate + positive attitude

You should love the work you do and have a positive attitude towards the daily challenges and curve balls faced in web development.

Web + technology savvy

You should have experience and naturally have a knack for understanding and solving web development and technology problems.

  • Extensive PHP + MySQL database experience
  • Ability to write clean + maintainable code
  • Laravel and PHP framework experience
  • HTML + CSS + JavaScript + jQuery + Ajax
  • Version control experience
  • Experience with Agile development
  • Grasp of Web Standards
  • Understanding of MVC
  • Build Automation and Deployment experience