PHP Developer

Permanent @Garniche Jobs UK in IT
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  • Job ID 337255

Job Description

Role Purpose

Our client is the leading Ka-band high throughput satellite capacity partner to the communications industry in EMEA. Their mission is to provide mission-critical satellite capacity to defence and communications industry customers.

They are recruiting for the role of a full-stack Software engineer who will mainly be responsible for refactoring their commercial and technology operations platform. Key focus areas include building next-generation/cloud-enabled OSS capabilities around end-to-end service and resource orchestration, Domain orchestration for lifecycle management, real-time monitoring and reporting, zero-touch service assurance powered by AI and analytic tools. This is a hands-on role with an emphasis on design and development covering all aspects of the development process – from collecting requirements, designing, developing, integrating and end-to-end system testing.

Key Accountabilities & Responsibilities

To plan, design and develop applications that will be part of the Digital products portfolio
Responsible for the integration of various applications from different suppliers into their next-generation OSS/BSS platform, ensuring ease of use, security, and scalability
Work with the team to choose the best technical solutions, perform DB migrations when needed, test the apps, and do bug fixes, ensuring that the apps are of the highest quality and meet the users' needs
Development and integration of user-facing elements
Build efficient, testable, and reusable modules
Create database schemas that represent and support business processes
Solve complex performance problems and architectural challenges
Integration of data storage solutions
Full-stack development focussing on PHP/Symfony/AWS services/React/ELK technologies
Automated testing with tools like PHPUnit/PHPSpec and Behat supporting CI/CD processes

Skills & Qualifications


Experience as a Full-stack Developer with PHP 5/8 frameworks and experience in building cloud-native applications using microservice architecture in Cloud and Serverless Environments.
Strong knowledge of PHP web frameworks {{such as MVC, Symfony, Façade, Laravel etc}} and Object-Oriented PHP, thorough understanding of LAMP stack, SQL, memory usage optimization, Docker, Symfony.
Proficiency in JavaScript and frameworks like React JS, EmberJS (or other similar frameworks)
Familiarity with the limitations of PHP as a platform and its workarounds
Good understanding of fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
Good knowledge of user authentication and authorization between multiple systems, servers, and environments
Experience migrating services to the cloud (preferably AWS)


Experience with additional technologies including but not limited to GIT, Docker, and Composer.
Database programming: MySQL, Redis, MongoDB.
Experience with automated deployment platforms such as Jenkins / Gitlab CICD.
Familiarity with SQL/NoSQL databases and their declarative query languages
Experience in creating statistics/graphs in the UI is a plus
Previous experience in the telco domain


A Competitive Salary, pension scheme, and life assurance & private medical insurance
A generous and highly achievable bonus scheme – paid annually based on individual and company performance against targets
Along with 25 Days Annual Leave (excluding bank holidays) plus an Additional Day on us for your Birthday
Buy or sell up to 3 holiday days per annum
Free access to the Employee Assistance Programme
Plus, a variety of excellent Employee Funded Benefits available to you