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PHP Software Engineer

Alongside other Software Engineers, ensure the design, delivery and implementation of all Helastel projects are in line with the customer vision and all responsibilities are conducted in a professional manner. To engage in a collaborative customer journey, that is focused on achieving the overall project objectives whilst ensuring a positive customer experience.

Key responsibilities:

  • Lead the delivery of projects, packages of work and individual tasks to agreed deadline
  • Work with Grade 3 Software Engineers in providing realistic time estimations and in identifying and resolving any completion risks
  • Demonstrate an understanding of customer needs by contributing to technical discussions regarding realistic and achievable timescales, risks and budgets
  • Use PHP with existing frameworks and develop new frameworks
  • Utilise all resources effectively to ensure that no duplication of work or code occurs and works efficiently
  • Ensure that the code you work with is scalable and future proof in such a way that it is easy to extend, understand and build on for other engineers

Behaviours and Qualities:

  • Works collaboratively and supportively with colleagues across the organisation, sharing best practice and knowledge
  • Clear, concise and polite communicator who is professional and constructive in their behaviour
  • Continuously develops and applies professional technical knowledge to drive excellent organisational performance


  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in web development, preferably as part of a web development team working on a variety of projects
  • A provable track record of the consistent professional and timely delivery of projects
  • To be able to evidence the successful liaison with clients in scoping the delivery of projects


  • The ability and drive to develop skill sets in other areas of development
  • Knowledge and experience of version control systems
  • Knowledge and experience of a project management tool, such as Jira
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