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Brew Digital

Lawrence House
5 St Andrews Hill

01603 343301
Monday - Friday 9am - 5:30pm
Backend Developer

Location: Remote (UK) / Norwich
Hours: Full Time

Role Details

At Brew Digital we are looking for a Backend Developer who is self-motivated and passionate about solving problems with code. Our team continually strives to be the best at what they do and enjoys dedicating themselves to producing exceptional work.

Brew Digital works with an array of clients, offering expertise across website design, creative and digital services. At Brew Digital and the wider Adaptavist Group - respect and trust for each other are paramount to how we work. We want you to be striving to do your best work and confident in the value you are adding. We actively avoid rolling out the same solutions and look to innovate at every opportunity, making Brew Digital an exciting, reactive place to work. We maintain a high level of expertise across all areas of the business and whilst we shine as individuals, we always come together as a team through a supportive office environment and a collaborative mindset. 

The majority of our team follows a hybrid working practice, so regardless of location, this is a diverse and talented team that prides itself on its warm and welcoming culture. If you were to join us, we’d want you to help us shape what we are from day one.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities

As a Backend Web Developer, you will work closely with a multidisciplinary team of developers, designers, and project managers, helping with all aspects of the web development life-cycle through planning, design, build and ongoing support.

Check out the technologies you might get to work with, don’t worry, though; we’re not expecting you to know all of these!

  • PHP / Laravel / WordPress / Statamic
  • Headless CMS’s / Prismic /
  • JavaScript / TypeScript
  • React / Next.js / Angular
  • MySQL
  • Terraform / AWS CDK / Docker
  • AWS / Digital Ocean / Vercel / Heroku
  • Linux / Apache / NGINX / Serverless architecture

We pick the technology at the start of each new project based on the best fit, and we love to use new languages, frameworks, and approaches where possible.

You will be involved in the development and creation of web-based solutions for our customers. Working within a team of 10 developers, 4 project managers and 7 designers you will be heavily involved with working with the wider Brew Digital team on delivering leading technical solutions. As a passionate developer, you will keep up to date with industry best practices and techniques through a range of mentoring, courses and online training that Brew Digital has access to, including Udemy Online Learning.  

Person Specification

Role-specific skills, knowledge and experience

About you
  • Experience coding with web programming languages or frameworks on multiple projects that have been deployed to a Production environment.
  • Self-motivated and passionate about solving problems with code.
  • An excellent team player who enjoys learning new skills.

  • Experience writing Object-Oriented PHP
  • Experience with relational databases and their design / normalisation (for example, MySQL, MariaDB, Postgres)
  • Experience in the MVC (Model View Controller) architectural pattern
  • Experience in testing frameworks and TDD

Nice to have
  • Experience with web application frameworks, for example, Laravel, Symfony, Django, Ruby on Rails
  • Experience using Content Management Systems, for example, WordPress, Statamic, Prismic, Sanity 
  • Experience provisioning, maintaining, monitoring and optimising servers and serverless infrastructure
  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code (IaC)
  • Experience with LAMP or LEMP stacks
  • Experience with CI/CD
  • Implementation of security best practices
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