Flexa
Huel • Birmingham, United Kingdom

Senior Backend Developer

1–2 days/week at home

Core hours 10–4

Dog friendly

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Job Description

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 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 learn 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 the 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?

We have a high-performance culture which is balanced evenly with world-class well-being initiatives and 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

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

🙋 Paid Volunteering Days

🏋️ 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 onsite charging when you visit HQ

🚴 Cycle to Work Scheme

🤰 Enhanced Maternity Pay

👪 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 Alice 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.

Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Enhanced maternity leave – Up to 52 weeks with 12 weeks enhanced maternity pay
Enhanced paternity leave – 2 weeks enhanced paternity pay
Adoption leave – Up to 52 weeks with 12 weeks enhanced adoption pay
30 days annual leave + bank holidays
Pregnancy loss leave
Teambuilding days
⏰ Half day Friday's - 1pm finish
🏋️ Free on-site gym at HQ with complimentary classes, or gym membership contribution for other offices.
🧠 Free unlimited 1-on-1 therapy is provided by Self-Space.
🙋 Paid Volunteering Days
🐾 Dog-friendly offices. If you've seen Daddy Day Care the movie, that's basically HQ but for doggo's!

We asked employees of Huel how satisfied they were with flexible working, and this is what they told us

Location
76%
Employees are largely happy with their working location freedom
Hours
91%
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Benefits
90%
Employees are very happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
81%
Employees feel that they can find the perfect balance of life and work
Role modelling
81%
Employees feel that flexible working is part of the culture
Autonomy
91%
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done
Working at Huel

Company employees

240

Gender diversity (male:female:non-binary)

M 47% : F 52% : NB 1%

Office locations

HQ - Tring Hertfordshire, London, Birmingham, New York

Funding levels

£40m

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom
United States
What employees are saying

"The benefits at Huel are amazing, the senior team do a great job of continuing to provide more benefits every year. I feel that they also listen to the feedback we offer and strive to be better. Autonomy at Huel is also great and we are trusted to carry out the work we need to"

Huel Employee