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Backend Web Developer


Location: Norfolk

Job Type: Full time


Working at Brew Digital

Brew Digital is a team of problem solvers, made up of designers, developers, digital marketers, and project managers who keep everything running smoothly.

Brew Digital works with an array of clients, offering expertise across website design, creative, and digital services. We are also the in-house agency for our parent company - The Adaptavist Group; a family of brands that combine people, processes, and technology to make businesses better. The Group is on a mission to ignite lasting change in the way we work.

The offices in Norwich and London are vibrant and welcoming spaces designed for collaboration and creativity. We have a hybrid working style so our team is based both locally and remotely. Regardless of location, this is a diverse and talented team that pride themselves on their warm and welcoming culture.

Some of our amazing benefits in the UK for Brew Digital include;

-Unlimited holiday
-Flexible working
-Enhanced parental leave
-Online streaming service
-Udemy training
-Employee assistance programme

About the role

At Brew Digital we are looking for a Backend Web 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 enjoy dedicating themselves to producing exceptional work.

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

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.

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
Headless CMS’s / Prismic /
JavaScript / TypeScript
React / Next.js / Angular
Terraform / AWS CDK / Docker
AWS / Digital Ocean
Linux / Apache / NGINX / Serverless architecture

What you'll be doing

  • 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 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 has access to, including Udemy Online Learning.
  • 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.
  • What we're looking for

  • 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
  • A few nice to haves

  • 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

  • At Brew Digital part of the Adaptavist Group, we are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community, and believe this positively impacts both the creation of our innovative products and our delivery of bespoke solutions to our global customers and our own unique culture. We encourage all qualified applicants, regardless of age, disability, race, sexual orientation, religion or belief, sex, gender identity, pregnancy and maternity, marriage, and civil partnership status. From our family-friendly policies to our flexible work environment we offer a range of benefits and policies in order to support staff from all different backgrounds. If you have any questions, please do ask us.

    We look forward to your application!