Posted 22 days ago

Principal Software Engineer Full Stack Java - Start-up

London, Greater London | £80,000 - £90,000 per yearManaged by: Java Team

Principal Software Engineer / Developer (Java JVM Node Go TypeScript React) *Hybrid WfH*. Would you like an opportunity to join an early stage "tech for good" start-up within the green energy space and receive significant equity?

As a Principal Software Engineer you will collaborate with the CTO as the first Software Engineer in the business to design and develop the PoC of the core product - a technology platform that enables large corporate clients to discover, analyse and manage their carbon emissions, enabling them to reach Net Zero targets.

You'll be architecting, designing and developing the platform from scratch with a focus on backend applications and Cloud infrastructure, using the right tool for the job and will have a great deal of influence on the technology choices going forward.

They have secure funding including government backing; this is a great time to get on board as a founding member and receive significant equity. You'll be highly influential and will in time progress to Head of Engineering. Following a remote interview process you'll join a small team in London offices 2 days a week with the other 3 work from home.


  • You have strong software engineering skills across the full technology stack (weighted towards backend)
  • You have experience with a range of technology e.g. Java, Node, Go, TypeScript, React
  • You have experience with AWS or other cloud providers
  • You have a good knowledge of IaC (Infrastructure as Code) and associated technologies e.g. Terraform
  • You have experience of dealing with semi-structured/unstructured data and integrations with external data sources
  • You're collaborative, keen to take ownership and excited to work at an early stage start-up where you can make a real impact

As a Principal Software Engineer / Developer you will earn a competitive salary (to £90k) plus equity.

Apply now or call to find out more about this Principal Software Engineer / Developer (Java JVM Node Go TypeScript React) opportunity.

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