About Alectro

Backed by global investors, Alectro's vision is to empower every employee around the world to be a climate champion so they can help their company become carbon neutral for this generation and the next 🌍

We are building a software platform that will transform the way service-based organisations calculate, act, and communicate their environmental impact 🌱

The climate crisis requires every business to take responsibility, and improve its carbon footprint - join us today and help to fight climate change with elegant insight, data-driven recommendations and science.

Open Positions

Following list displays our current required positions. This list will update regularly.

Job Brief

We are looking for a Back-End Developer to join our team from the very beginning.
We need someone who is passionate about developing innovative solutions to stop climate change, someone who enjoys working in a fast-paced startup environment, and someone who won’t shy away from getting their hands dirty and thinking on their feet!
Join us from the beginning and become a pivotal member of the team as we create a platform that will supercharge sustainability!

What You’ll Do

As our Back-End Developer, you will be comfortable with back-end technologies, especially regarding the setup and manipulation of databases for web platforms.
You’ll be working with our CTO who has built the platform so far, as well as our Head of Product.

Duties Include:

  • Working with our AWS hosted cloud infrastructure and PostgreSQL database, under the instruction of our CTO, as well as designing and developing APIs.
  • Taking a lead role in implementing development best practices that support the rapid scaling as a business.
  • Ensuring that the back-end interacts well with our front-end architecture through collaboration with our Front-End Developer.
  • Helping to shape the future of a fast-growing Engineering team.

Your Profile

The ideal candidate will have:

  • At least 1 year of exposure working with back-end infrastructures.
  • Proven experience of API architecture and implementation, and working experience with Node.js (Python or Go is a plus).
  • A deep understanding of web & database testing technologies and frameworks.
  • A working understanding of SQL - prior experience w/ PostgreSQL is a plus.
  • Experience with automated testing incl. compatibility & performance testing.
  • Experience working in a small team with rapid scrum cycles.
  • An interest in sustainability, and by excited to change how companies can become carbon neutral.

What’s in it for you?

The opportunity to:

  • Become a key part of a fast-growing, award-winning, and super ambitious startup.
  • Work with a friendly team of highly motivated individuals, with a lean hierarchy and zero politics.
  • Be in an environment where you are listened to and can have a massive and tangible impact on the company (and the planet!).
  • A remuneration package with generous company share options.
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays.

Right to Work

We are currently only accepting applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK

Application Process

Please send your CV and covering letter to hello@alectro.io and we’ll be in touch!

Apply Now

Can't see what you're looking for? We welcome speculative applications if you think you can help the team. Please email hello@alectro.io with your covering letter and CV and we'll be in touch!