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graze.com is hiring

Back-end Developer

You will be working for graze.com as Back-end Developer

The role: Back-end Developer

Graze delivers tasty, natural snacks through the post in the UK and US. We currently employ 500 people, split between our head office in Richmond, our factory in Hayes and, since 2013, our US operation in Manhattan and New Jersey. The Web Team sits at the very core of a technology business where we have a huge impact on the company’s successes and direction. You’ll be part of a small but growing team of developers, tackling challenging technical problems as we evolve and extend our platform into new channels and geographies.

You’ll be…

  • Developing high quality web applications
  • Creating great experiences and shipping new features
  • Learning quickly and continually developing your skills

What we’re looking for

The must haves....

  • Commercial experience developing high traffic PHP applications
  • Experience using a PHP framework and components e.g. Symfony2, Zend Framework
  • A good working knowledge of JavaScript / HTML / CSS
  • Pride in shipping well tested, quality code
  • Appreciation for good architecture and useful design patterns
  • Confidence using Git for version control

The nice to haves....

  • Experience designing and developing within a service-oriented architecture
  • Experience with Gherkin syntax for behavioural tests, preferably with Behat
  • Experience with operational tools and systems e.g. Puppet, Vagrant, Amazon Web Services
  • Knowledge of LESS and Bootstrap

What we use

We use PHP 5.5 to run our applications and services, Vagrant to manage our development environments, Composer to manage our PHP dependencies and PHPUnit and Behat for testing. On the front end, we roll our own version of Bootstrap to build mobile first experiences and use JavaScript and jQuery to add that bit of flavour to an already solid foundation.

What you’ll get....

  • Competitive salary
  • Equity in the company
  • 25 days holiday a year
  • BUPA private medical insurance
  • Pension scheme
  • Free breakfast and Friday drinks
  • Free graze snacks (of course!)
  • Incredible office location overlooking the Richmond Riverside
  • Latest Retina MacBook Pro (or equivalent)

The Company

Why work for us:

We're an incredibly determined team of passionate people, leveraging world-class technology and innovation to deliver the tastiest & healthiest food to people across the UK and USA. We have global ambitions, and we need the best and the brightest to join the ride and contribute to our success.

About us:

Snacking doesn’t have to be bad and we’re on a mission to get people eating healthy, tasty snacks. Last year, our snacks were so popular that we were the fastest growing food company in the UK. We’re still growing and getting bigger by the day and looking for talented and ambitious people to come and join our team.

The Job


Job type: Permanent full time

Remote working possible: no

Level of experience required:

Salary/package: Competitive salary (plus equity)


This job is located in Richmond upon Thames, United Kingdom

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