Software Engineer (PHP/Back end)

Job description

You will be working within our industry leading Engineering team in Digbeth, Birmingham to help build and maintain a suite of web applications.  The ideal candidate will have commercial experience and will have previously worked with MVC frameworks, specifically 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 rapidly growing business and launches into new geographies
  • Partnering with our e-commerce and Marketing teams to shape our web design and strategy to support business growth


  • 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)
  • Experience with building and using APIs
  • Understanding of web security considerations and best practices
  • Experience using version control software 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 adapt to an ever evolving tech environment


  • Basic front-end skills (HTML, JavaScript, VueJS)
  • UNIX based system experience
  • Working knowledge of the Shopify Plus platform, APIs and app development
  • Knowledge of payment gateway services (Braintree/Stripe)
  • Knowledge of basic server administration (Nginx, AWS)
  • Background in computer science, mathematics or related disciplines
  • Knowledge of continuous integration and delivery processes
  • Test-Driven Development approach

What we can offer you

• Share options 

• Pension scheme

• Private healthcare

• Flexible working hours

• Free Huel