Senior Software Engineer

About us

aql is an Ofcom regulated wholesale telecommunications operator providing integrated communications services ranging from mobile messaging, IP telephony, fibre and wireless leased lines, secure datacentre hosting to machine-to-machine (m2m) services for the growing demand of the Internet of things (IoT) marketplace.  Based in Leeds city centre, we are a well-established, fast-paced, rapidly growing company.

The role:

We are looking for an experienced Senior Software Engineer to join our growing Development team.

Successful applicants will be working on a diverse range of systems, platforms and projects, which manage our SMS, VOIP, Colocation and M2M services.

You will be working on new developments to improve our current portfolio of services, as well as rearchitecting legacy systems. There is plenty to challenge, and many opportunities to learn.

Our dedicated Development office is situated in our Salem Church headquarters, in the centre of Leeds.  We are a close-knit, friendly team, there is a great atmosphere and coffee is always available!

About you:

We are looking for someone with a true passion for development and technology, who will thrive in an Agile environment where you will have input on every stage of a software project.

Core skills: PHP – Laravel – Docker – Agile – Unit Testing – REST – CI/CD


  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Pension Healthcare cashplan (including personal accident cover)
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Free on-site parking
  • Free on-site gym
  • Free fruit
  • Free pay day breakfasts
  • Free monthly socials
  • Cycle to Work
  • MCard travel scheme