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Software Engineer – PHP/API Rest Services

ThoughtRiver are seeking Software Engineers to be responsible for developing our RESTful API and the interchange of data between clients and servers. Your primary focus will be the development of server-side logic, definition and maintenance of the central database, and ensuring high performance and responsiveness to requests from varied front-end applications.

Successful candidates will have a minimum of 1-year commercial experience working in a similar or related field.


Designing, Developing and Maintaining the PHP RESTful APIs which underpin our product.

Completing product work against ThoughtRiver’s application stack including new feature development and maintenance changes.

Assessing new requirements in the form of stories; generating tasks, estimates, impact assessments.

Ensuring own and team code meets PSR standards; completing unit tests.

Adhering to technical development standards; working with Software Architect to implement architectural patterns.

Providing support to operations team in terms of release planning and operational handovers; assessing issues arising in production which cannot be resolved by support teams.

Ensuring all work is impact assessed and documented.

Reporting To

Head of Applications Engineering

Technical Skills Required


A high degree of knowledge and experience with Modern PHP.

A clear and demonstrable understanding of OOP principles.

Experience working with frameworks such as Slim, Lumen, Silex etc