Senior Backend Developer



Software Engineering
Posted on Tuesday, August 22, 2023
Engineering · Birmingham · Hybrid Remote

Senior Backend Developer

Based in our Birmingham office, we are looking for a new Senior Backend Engineer to help us continue our digital transformation 🚀

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Hey! We’re Huel and we’re pleased to meet you! 👋 We're going to start by talking about our new Senior Backend Developer position, but if you'd like the quick low down on us first including our growth story then just head to the bottom of this page!

The role

As a direct-to-consumer and digital-first business, our engineering team are crucial to our online success. Our team handles millions of requests every week and ensures our Hueligans in countries all over the world have an exceptional online experience.

To help us ensure we stay at the top of our game, we are looking for a new Senior Backend Developer to join our team. You’ll spend your days helping us continue our digital transformation, working collaboratively on a diverse range of projects that span across all areas of the business, both internally and in customer-facing.

We’ll get you up to speed on, Microservice architecture, AWS Lambda and other serverless technologies, GraphQL, Event sourcing, Building integrations with payment gateway services (Stripe/Braintree) and DevOps too🚀.

    Not yet convinced it's the role for you? Well then you can click 👉HERE to read a more detailed job description and find out some facts about the team!

    What we're looking for in you

    We’re not expecting you to know everything, but we will need someone who is comfortable building applications in modern web technologies.

    You’ll have to have knowledge and a few years of experience working with any of the following backend technologies 👉 PHP (using Laravel framework )/ NodeJS /Go, and you'll already have experience with AWS (Ideally Lambda) and MongoDB.

    What do we offer in return?

    And in return for all of your hard work and team playing, you can expect benefits that are tastier than our Salted Caramel Black Edition (and trust us, that’s saying something!)

    🎓 Continuous learning - We dedicate half a day every 2 weeks to exploring new technologies so you will always be at the top of your game

      ⏰ 4 and a half day working week - We finish at 1pm on a Friday!

      🌴 30 days annual leave PLUS bank holidays

      🕖 Flexible working - including up to 2 days per week at home

      🥤 Free Huel to keep you going

      🏖️ 2 weeks a year to work remotely from anywhere! One week in the Summer and one week at Christmas

      🐾 Dog friendly. If you've seen Daddy Day Care the movie, that's basically our HQ but for doggo's!

      🏋️ Free use of our onsite gym plus free group classes. We will also give you your own nutrition plan!

      🧠 Free 1 on 1 therapy provided by Self-Space.

      🏥 Private Medical and Health insurance for you and your loved ones, including free life insurance cover up to 4x your salary

      ⚡ Electric Car Scheme with free onsite charging when you visit HQ

      🚴 Cycle to Work Scheme

      🤰 Enhanced Family Leave

      👪 Workplace Nursery Scheme

      🎉 Quarterly events to celebrate success - Have you heard about Huelchella?

      So what next?

      If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, then we’d love to hear from you! Click on apply to this job to send us your CV and cover letter and Matt from our talent team will be in touch with you.

      We are Hueligans

      We're all made up of our Huel DNA, but what makes us unique is our individual differences. We've created a culture of belonging and we celebrate the diversity our Hueligans add to our teams. We encourage authenticity, different views, and new ideas to enable us to create products that our customers around the world enjoy and love. Read more about our culture here.

      Remote status
      Hybrid Remote
      All employment offers at Huel are subject to carrying out basic DBS checks as part of the recruitment process. Huel does not discriminate unfairly against any subject of a Criminal Records Check (CRC) or self-disclosure on the basis of a conviction or other information revealed. In addition to CRC checks, Huel also carries out social media checks, adverse media checks, education verification and credit & fraud background checks (Finance roles only).
      Engineering · Birmingham · Hybrid Remote

      Senior Backend Developer

      Based in our Birmingham office, we are looking for a new Senior Backend Engineer to help us continue our digital transformation 🚀

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