Senior PHP Developer



About the Job

Senior Software Engineer (Backend/PHP)


We’re looking for an enthusiastic php backend engineer to join our team in London which builds the core ContactNow app platform.

You’ll work as part of a talented team responsible for innovation with the freedom to research and implement solutions using cutting-edge technologies. We spend our time split between working with PHP (Symfony2, PhalconPHP). Prior experience with these technologies would be ideal, but we’ll also consider candidates with a strong programming background that want a new challenge.

We are extremely lucky to have an engineering team filled with highly talented and skilled individuals. The team is enjoys a friendly and respectful environment, in which we work collaboratively and we are supportive of each individual's potential.



  • You know how how to create high quality, scalable and secure OO PHP5/PHP7 applications
  • You have good understanding of the SOLID coding principles
  • You are experienced with modern coding, testing, debugging and automation techniques (PHPUnit, Behat/Gherkin / BDD, TDD)
  • You are able to dig deep into business requirements and having a sense of ownership over your work
  • Experienced developing database driven applications and RESTful web APIs
  • Excellent knowledge of MySql
  • Experienced with 1+ MVC framework (Symfony2 ideal, PhalconPHP, or Laravel)
  • Experienced with Git, and the Atlassian suite (Jira)
  • Knowledge of Linux command lines and bash
  • Knowledge of tools such as Vagrant and Docker is beneficial
  • Familiarity with CI/CD/DevOps tools like Ansible, Chef, Jenkins, Atlassian Bamboo

The ideal candidate:

  • Has the ability to write structured, well documented and maintainable code
  • Has a keen interest in development and is capable of being a technical lead
  • Is looking to get stuck into a range of exciting new projects
  • Is comfortable with Dev-Ops work
  • Has an open mind when it comes to introducing new technologies
  • Is well organised and able to report on progress concisely
  • Has the ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
  • Is comfortable with teaching and explaining code to others
  • Is self-motivated
  • Has excellent verbal and written English


  • Work with great people, in a friendly and respectful environment
  • Private healthcare
  • Company pension scheme

About the Company


8x8, Inc. (NASDAQ: EGHT) ​is the trusted provider of secure and reliable enterprise cloud communications solutions to more than 45,000 businesses operating in over 100 countries across six continents. 8x8's out-of-the-box cloud solutions replace traditional on-premises PBX hardware and software-based systems with a flexible and scalable Software as a Service (SaaS) alternative, encompassing cloud business phone service, contact center solutions, and conferencing. 


​In today’s competitive market 8x8 continues to deliver service excellence, with a consistent, innovative, cohesive, progressive and dynamic culture.


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8x8 is proud to provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.


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