Senior Developer


£ 45,000 - 60,000

Software Engineering
Posted 4 weeks ago

If you love solving tricky problems, you enjoy a fast-paced environment and you want to have a positive impact for people and the planet then this could be the role for you!

So, what’s the job?

Switchd, the energy switching startup, is looking for a developer to join their diverse and growing team of around 25, to help households always be on the best energy deal, hassle free.

Tell me more… 👀 

Switchd’s tech team is small but currently growing rapidly, so you’ll be joining a fast paced team. Supported by Tom (their CTO & Co-founder) and by their Head of Product, you’ll be helping to develop Switchd’s MakeMyHouseGreen proposition. Their ideal candidate is someone who can show a passion for development and finding the right solution, is excited about Switchd's vision and is an all round good egg.

What would you be doing?

  • Building features to help Switchd’s Green Gurus and their installer network
  • Building new products into the model such as Air Source Heat Pumps
  • Developing their monitoring platform for users, including accuracy updates to their model
  • Further automation and control of customer switches and operations
  • Working with the product team to build front-end UX to delight customers
  • Ensuring a strong testing process for releases

Do I fit the bill? 🕵️

You don’t need to know how to do all the below yet. Switchd will teach you anything you don’t know. What's important to them is that you are a keen and quick learner!

  • Clearly evidenced problem solving ability in previous technology applications
  • Good at working through a problem to find the best solution
  • A good understanding of technical architecture
  • A good understanding of database structures and MYSQL
  • Work well in a small team to rapidly test and build awesome tech.
  • Well organised and time effective
  • Friendly and personable

Why will this role be great for you?

  • Personal development, as a priority, to help you grow
  • Build great tech that immediately benefits our customers and CX team
  • Be part of an awesome team and have fun at work
  • Have a true positive impact on the lives of people across the UK!

A bit more about Switchd’s mission ⚡

Switchd is on a mission to demystify the energy market for households, making it easy to get both the cheapest and greenest energy for your home.

More and more households now want to make their house green and are getting frustrated with trying to work out if solar panels, a heat pump or insulation are right for them. So, they’ve developed their market-first MakeMyHouseGreen platform to solve that and help make houses green!

The journey has been awesome so far and what's to come is shaping up to be even better. Switchd is looking for someone to join the team and share in their success as they continue to grow.

The exciting bits!

  • Brand new office space near Covent Garden
  • Flexible working from home combined with office time as a team
  • Competitive salary, based on experience
  • Share options in the company, so you share in the growth
  • After work drinks every Thursday
  • Free Friday team lunches at the local market
  • Full team quarterly parties and away days

Why Switchd are great to work for 💡

If you love having the freedom to work out the best solution and the autonomy to just do it, then you’ll love working with them. Switchd is a fast-moving, agile start-up and they’re all driven to deliver the best they can. There's a real open and honest culture where each team member is encouraged to speak up and offer their opinion. It’s always exciting and they work amazingly well as a team, which makes it all great fun.

Personal development is one of their passions and one of their strengths. You’ll have a personal development manager to help you make the most of the opportunities.

At Switchd, they always do the right thing. So, whether you’re helping people save time and money or helping them reduce carbon emissions, you’ll always be working on something seriously worthwhile!

Some key details 

📍 Location: Central London based with flexible working options

💰 £40k-£55k

Sounds good! What do I do next?

  1. Apply via Feisty so your CV is sent straight to Switchd
  2. 15 minute call with Switchd
  3. 60 minute motivation and fit interview
  4. 60 minute skills interview
  5. Offer 🎉

Company Description

Switchd is a new, automated energy switching start-up with a mission to save people time, money and hassle. They have a great product (which they're always improving), great reviews from customers and they recently raised a round of funding from a well-known UK bank.

Switchd's core auto-switching service has already saved 1000s of tons of carbon through customers switching to greener contracts and they're now developing some exciting new tech to take the green side of things even further with a new service,

At Switchd they work hard but they also work smart; if you’re ever doing something you think is pointless then Switchd is a place where you are encouraged to speak up and challenge the status quo!

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