Hilf telecom

T. 020 6420147



Software Developer with solid UNIX /Linux knowledge at Hilf Telecom

About Hilf Telecom

Hilf Telecom is founded in 1994. Originally we started offering services for alternative international dialing services to business and residential customers.

Hilf Telecom is at the present an official Dutch registered and fully licensed Telecommunication company by the Dutch regulator ACM (OPTA) and RIPE (the European Registry for IP resource allocations), and runs its own national and international network to support its own retail and Business customers next to fast growing White-label product for national and international and this in addition to our wholesale operations.

Main services:

  • Wholesale minutes trading
  • Business and retail phone services
  • Internet access and facilities
  • Data services

The Position

The Software Developer & System engineer will be based in our office in Amsterdam. As part of a small, skilled team of ISP Services, Voice Services and IT professionals, you will participate in de design for growth of our IT infrastructure.

We are looking for a PHP developer who is dedicated to his craft, writes code that is proud of and can hit the ground running. We need you to write beautiful, fast PHP to a high standard, in a timely and scalable way that improves the code-base of our products in meaningful ways.

You will be a part of a dedicated team that is responsible for all aspects of the ongoing software development from the initial specification, through to developing, testing and launching.


  • Write “clean”, well designed code
  • Produce detailed specifications
  • Troubleshoot, test and maintain the core product software and databases to ensure strong optimization and functionality
  • Contribute in all phases of the development lifecycle
  • Follow industry best practices
  • Develop and deploy new features to facilitate related procedures and tools if necessary


  • Proven software development experience in PHP, Laravel, Code Igniter etc.
  • Understanding of open source projects
  • Demonstrable knowledge of web technologies including PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, AJAX etc.
  • Good knowledge of relational databases (MySql), version control tools and of developing web services
  • Experience in common third-party APIs - REST & Soap
  • Passion for best design and coding practices and a desire to develop new bold ideas
  • Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related subjects

Our IT Environment

  • Linux (Primary OS)
  • Linux administrator (Red Hat / Debian)
  • Postfix / ClamAV / spamd
  • MySQL (DBA / Script / Replication ), Radius & DNS
  • FTP, Apache
  • Tshark / Wireshark / voipmonitor
  • VMware
  • ESXi 5.1, vSphere
  • Microsoft (Small Environment)
  • Small business server 2011
  • Active Directory / GPO
  • Exchange 2010
  • File / Print server, Microsoft Office 201x
  • Windows server 2012 administration, Windows Data Protection Manager
  • Windows Terminal Server, Windows SQL Server

Software environment

  • PHP Projects, Laravel Framework and Code Igniter framework
  • GIT version control
  • Hardware

    • DELL m1000e
    • IBM X5 3850
    • Huawei SAN OceanStor_s5600T
    • Promise VASS Raid

    Position Type:

    • Full Time Employee
    • Education level: HBO or equivalent in experience

    How to apply: Please refer to vacature@hilftelecom.nl for further details. You can also contact us by phone, ask for Haben Gebrekidan HR advisor 020 6420147