Backend Engineer

London, England, United Kingdom expand job description ↓


An exciting opportunity to work on an entirely greenfield project. Do you ever find yourself dismayed at the quality of websites available to small businesses like local restaurants? Defty aims to solve this problem by building a platform that allows anyone to build a great website in 20 minutes or less with no knowledge of HTML, CSS or JavaScript.

We are building a simple website builder that anyone with access to a mobile phone and an internet connection can use. In this role you will develop the system which generates and serves many thousands of websites and retains a history of any changes made.

You will be focused on delivery a reliable and resilient system with maintainability, optimisation and testing considered as important as the product itself. Expect to be given the autonomy to make choices about how you work, including the frameworks you use with the guidance and input of the CTO.


  • A highly competitive salary
  • Build something that matters from scratch!
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays and an extra day’s leave to celebrate your birthday
  • Join a young company that cares fiercely about their products and the people they work with
  • A Monday team breakfast, weekly lunches and Friday drinks
  • Work with a collaborative team who never say no to a good idea
  • Be one of the first employees, see how the business works from end to end and make a substantial impact on the future of the company

Do you have a LinkedIn account? Import your resume and save time!

Personal information
Your Profile