Python Developer – use your coding skills to speed the energy revolution?
We are looking for talented Python developers to join our growing Energy Systems Team, working within an award-winning energy services co-operative at the leading edge of domestic energy demand reduction and flexibility.
- We are driven by our values and recognition of the urgent threat of climate breakdown.
- We use and promote open standards and an open source software stack to aid rapid development, collaboration and replicability.
- We are active in open source communities, work as a technical partner to energy co-operatives across Europe and are members of Linux Foundation Energy to push an open, collaborative vision for the energy transition.
- We are a python house using a GitLab CI/CD and Django to deploy dockerised software applications.
- You should come and work for us! See employee benefits below.
Enough about us, tell us a bit about you.
Benefits of Co-operative working
We’re a community benefit cooperative, meaning our staff play a key role in a values-driven and purposeful team. You will have lots of freedom to shape your work, evolve your role and grow through a peer review management process. Staff members also have a voice in how the co-operative moves forward. We encourage innovation, identifying new opportunities and have the skills and resources to empower you to test out new exciting approaches. In addition, below are some more perks of working with us.
Holidays and Christmas Shutdown – We offer a generous base holiday package of 30 days (including five bank holidays), so you can choose when you take time off. On top of that we have a Christmas shutdown, so everyone has time to rest and recharge before the new year. Each person manages their own time off and your holidays only have to be discussed with your immediate team.
Climate Perks – We support our employees to make climate positive choices, so if you choose to ditch a flight in place of train, boat or travel by electric vehicle, we’ll give you up to two extra days off each year to cover the additional travel time.
Flexible Working – We encourage everyone to work in the way they feel most comfortable, for some that’ll be office based and for others it might be hybrid or remote working. We have a great office and plenty of free tea and coffee for staff members.
Cycle to Work Scheme – We’re a bike mad office, and we’ve chosen a cycle scheme that reflects that. There are no financial limits on our scheme, so whether you want a hybrid mile muncher, a carbon speedster or an electric cargo bike for the whole family, our scheme will get you sorted. We have e-bike charging at the office along with secure cycle storage. Read more about our chosen scheme at Green Commute Initiative.
Your bike maintenance, covered – We’ll cover the labour cost of keeping your bike regularly maintained, all you need to pay for is parts.
EV Scheme – Choose a shiny new electric car with everything you need, including insurance and on-the-go charging through our partnership with Octopus EV and save money using salary sacrifice. Once approved, monthly leasing costs are paid directly from your salary, so you save on tax while ditching fossil fuels.
Discounts – From gadgets to homewares, cinema to eating out, get discounts at more than 30,000 UK retailers and restaurants to help your money go further with Perks at Work.
Wellbeing – We prioritise our employees wellbeing. Our incredible wellbeing team are there for regular check-ins, to provide help and guidance if you’re ever feeling stuck.
Plus all the things you’d expect, from eye tests to pension and regular staff away days to get the team together!
More coming soon…
We love feedback from our team members about the things that are important to them, so if you’ve got a suggestion just let us know. Currently we’re considering a partnership with our sister organisation, People Powered Retrofit, so staff can access discounted advice on how best to make their home cosier and more energy efficient. We’re also looking at the great stuff that Ripple Energy are doing with their wind farm cooperatives, watch this space!