Birmingham, GB

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At Huel we are customer-obsessed and as we grow it is vital that we continue to deliver a world-class experience to our passionate community of Hueligans all over the world. Our engineering team is crucial to our online success and we are now looking for a Backend Developer to join our engineering team in Digbeth, Birmingham to help build and maintain a suite of web applications.


The ideal candidate will be comfortable building applications in modern PHP and will have at least 1 years experience with Laravel.



  • Delivering exceptional, best of breed user experiences through Huel’s website and apps
  • Hands-on, improving the internal and external back-end systems
  • Evolving our web platform to support the business to shape our web strategy as the business grows and launches into new geographies
  • Working with our ecommerce and marketing teams to shape our web strategy as the business grows
  • Identify and resolve performance and scalability issues


  • Experience building scalable and reliable server-side web applications in modern PHP (5.6/7)
  • At least 1 years commercial experience with Laravel framework (preferably 5.5+)
  • Experience working with SQL databases (preferably MySQL)
  • Previous experience building and using REST APIs
  • Understanding of web security considerations and best practices
  • Experience using version control software (Git) in a team environment
  • Pride in shipping well tested, quality code
  • Exposure to Agile delivery and development methodologies
  • Results-driven - achieving revenue, customer value and engagement targets
  • The ability to drive technical projects and provide leadership in an innovative and fast-paced environment



  • Experience with Lambda
  • Knowledge and experience working with Typescript
  • UNIX based system experience
  • Working knowledge of the Shopify Plus platform
  • Experience building and using GraphQL APIs
  • Knowledge of payment gateway services (Braintree/Stripe)
  • An understanding of basic server administration (Nginx)
  • Knowledge of continuous integration and delivery processes
  • Test-Driven Development approach
  • Background in computer science, mathematics and related disciplines


What we can offer you!

  • Competitive salary
  • Share options
  • Pension scheme
  • Optional private healthcare
  • Flexible working hours
  • Free Huel (of course!)
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