We’re expanding our network application software team to enable continued improvement of our industry leading PLANet street light control application and to expand into new applications for Telensa’s evolving low power wide area radio network technology. This is a chance to join an expanding and profitable company at the cutting edge of commercial smart city and other wide area Internet of Things applications. You will join an existing team, working on our flagship lighting project, providing expertise to analyse field issues, devise workarounds and longer-term problem resolution, along with developing new features. This is both a development and sustaining engineering role.

The job role:

• Technical analysis and characterisation of problem reported in our live networks, including database related and application related issues
• Development of tests and procedures to detect and/or prevent re-occurrence of field issues
• Analysing and specifying fixes for issues found
• Fixing issues directly or liaising with another team to get issues resolved
• Working with SQL Databases, PHP scripts, and JavaScript code primarily, with potential exposure to Java, Python, and MongoDB technologies later

Skills, Knowledge & Experience:


• 2.1 degree in a numerate / computer science related subject (or equivalent experience)
• Experience with relational databases including ability to analyse structures for efficiency and correctness and to produce SQL queries as part of an investigative process
• Knowledge of development languages in a Linux environment such as PHP, Java
• Experience with debugging (root cause analysis) and maintaining/developing code written by others
• Good communication skills
• At least 3 years industrial experience or strong academic qualifications


• Understanding of source code control systems (Git)
• Experience using the Atlassian toolset (Jira, BitBucket, Confluence)
• Experience with web application development using a javascript framework and PHP
• Experience with developing java based services

In return we can offer a competitive package and an environment that will stimulate and challenge you to be at your best. This is an ideal opportunity to get involved with some interesting new products and technologies at an exciting time in Telensa’s development.