Rockwell Collins PHP Developer in Crawley, United Kingdom

Requisition ID: 11381

Want to work with some of the most talented, dedicated people on the planet? Do you value relationships, commitment, innovation and integrity? Want to be a part of a company that has been named numerous times as America’s Best Employer in Aerospace and Defense by Forbes magazine?

Then Rockwell Collins is the place for you. Join our team and build a rewarding career while helping to deliver the most trusted source of aviation and high-integrity solutions in the world.

We are currently searching for a PHP Developer to join our team in Crawley, West Sussex. At Rockwell Collins, we believe a solid work-life balance creates a healthy lifestyle and inspires creativity and innovation. We value our people and invest in their development, growth and success at our company by providing development opportunities through Rockwell Collins training, networking and mentoring.

Interested yet? Apply now and embark on your next worthwhile adventure!


  • Production, modification and maintenance of software and systems.

  • All stages of the software development life-cycle, planning, implementation, testing, documenting, deployment and maintenance.

  • Building web application back end systems including REST, RPC API's and database services.

  • Working closely with the team members.

  • Produce high quality, testable code with unit tests.

  • Able to take responsibility for features, design, build and track them using agile processes.

Essential Skills:

  • Excellent experience with PHP frameworks.

  • Excellent Object-Oriented PHP skills and knowledge of design patterns.

  • Web services and APIs.

  • Unit testing

  • Development on Linux/Unix based systems and good knowledge of Linux.

  • Requirements analysis and technical documentation.

  • Familiarity with Agile processes.

  • Excitement about emerging software and web technologies.

Desirable Skills:

  • RDBMS.

  • Python

  • Symfony / Doctrine.

  • Ansible / Docker.

  • HTML, CSS and JavaScript.

  • Good knowledge of a scripting language (Perl, ruby, shell etc)

  • Experience with continuous integration and/or continuous delivery.

  • Experience working with version control systems such as GIT.

  • Familiar with virtualisation.

  • Experience with payment providers, payment gateways.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Preferably a bachelor degree, with a technical major, such as computer science or engineering.

  • Extensive commercial development experience.


  • Problem solving

  • Initiative and innovation

  • Attention to detail

  • Team work

  • Excellent communication and documentation skills

  • Personal organisation

Rockwell Collins is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or any other protected status.