Careers @ Switchd

Lead Developer

Role: Lead Developer

Team: Tech

Type: Full time

Location: London

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Why would you love this role?

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


We're looking for someone to join our diverse and growing team of 14, to help households always be on the best energy deal, hassle free.


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 us.


We're a fast-moving, agile, start-up and we're all driven to deliver the best we can. It's always exciting and we work amazingly well as a team, which makes it all great fun.


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


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


A bit more about our mission...

We're on a mission to demystify the energy market for households, making it easy to get both the cheapest and greenest energy for your home. Switchd started out with automated energy switching, where we've got a great product, 5* customer reviews and awesome tech.


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, we've developed our 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. We're looking for someone to join the team, join the journey and share in the success as we continue to grow.


Your role

We're looking for a lead developer to join our team. Our tech team is small but currently growing rapidly, so you'll be joining a fast paced team.


Supported by Tom (our CTO & Co-founder) and by our head of product you'll lead significant tech projects to accelerate the development of the MakeMyHouseGreen platform.


Our ideal candidate is someone who can show a passion for development and finding the right solution , is excited about the vision of our company and is an all round good egg.


Key responsibilities and areas of ownership

  • Leading on implementation of innovative and exciting MakeMyHouseGreen product features (Smart Meter data, energy modelling etc...)
  • Working with Tom to design and work through complex challenges and architectural decisions.
  • Building front-end UX, as designed by the product team, to delight customers.
  • Managing and coaching developers in your team to improve them rapidly.
  • Helping to improve and embed the tech team ways-of-working to ensure world-class speed and quality.

Requirements

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

  • Clearly evidenced problem solving ability in previous technology applications.
  • A solid understanding of technical architecture.
  • A solid understanding of database structures and MYSQL.
  • Work well in a small team to rapidly test and build awesome tech.
  • Well organised and time effective.
  • 3+ years of experience as a developer in a tech startup.
  • Friendly and personable.

Company Perks

  • Amazing 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.
  • Free Friday team lunches at the local market.
  • Working with a talented team who will help you develop.

Why this role will be great for you

  • Personal development, as a priority, to help you grow.
  • Build market-leading tech that immediately benefits our customers.
  • Be part of an awesome team and have fun at work.
  • Have a positive impact on the planet and love what you do!

Developer

Role: Developer

Team: Tech

Type: Full time

Location: London

Apply: Click here

Why would you love this role?

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


We're looking for someone to join our diverse and growing team of 14, to help households always be on the best energy deal, hassle free.


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 us.


We're a fast-moving, agile, start-up and we're all driven to deliver the best we can. It's always exciting and we work amazingly well as a team, which makes it all great fun.


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


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


A bit more about our mission...

We're on a mission to demystify the energy market for households, making it easy to get both the cheapest and greenest energy for your home. Switchd started out with automated energy switching, where we've got a great product, 5* customer reviews and awesome tech.


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, we've developed our 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. We're looking for someone to join the team, join the journey and share in the success as we continue to grow.


Your role

We're looking for a developer to join our team. Our tech team is small but currently growing rapidly, so you'll be joining a fast paced team.


Supported by Tom (our CTO & Co-founder) and by our head of product you'll take ownership of further automating the back-end processes of Switchd and developing new features to improve the customer experience.


Our ideal candidate is someone who can show a passion for development and finding the right solution , is excited about the vision of our company and is an all round good egg.


Key responsibilities and areas of ownership

  • Further automation and control of customer switches and operations.
  • Using tech to solve repeating customer issues highlighted by the customer experience team.
  • Implementation of new and exciting Switchd product features (Smart Meter data, algorithm options etc..).
  • Designing and building innovative solutions to ensure operational excellence.
  • Building front-end UX, as designed by the product team, to delight customers.
  • Ensuring a strong testing process for releases.

Requirements

You don't need to know how to do all the below yet. We'll teach you anything you don't know. What's important to us 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.

Company Perks

  • Amazing 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.
  • Free Friday team lunches at the local market.
  • Working with a talented team who will help you develop.

Why this role will 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!

Founders Associate

Role: Founders Associate

Type: Full time

Location: London

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Why would you love this role?

You will be supporting the Co-Founder/CEO directly across the entire operations of the company - e.g. product, strategy, ops, hiring, etc.


This role is ideal for someone who has a varied skillset and who loves exposure to different areas of the business. Perhaps you're a future Founder and want to understand how to build and scale a startup!


If you love having the freedom to work out the best solution and to just do it, then you'll love being part of our team.


We're a fast-moving, agile, start-up and we're all driven to deliver the best we can. It's always exciting and you'll be part of a team that works amazingly well together, which makes it even more enjoyable.


At Switchd, we always do the right thing. So, whether you're helping people save time and money or you're reducing carbon emissions, you'll be working on something seriously worthwhile.


A bit more about our mission...

We're on a mission to demystify the energy market for households, making it easy to get both the cheapest and greenest energy for your home. Switchd started out with automated energy switching, where we've got a great product, 5* customer reviews and awesome tech.


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, we've developed our 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. We're looking for someone to join the team, join the journey and share in the success as we continue to grow.


Your role

Unique opportunity to work directly with one of the founders to help make high-impact decisions across the company.


The objectives of the role are two key areas. Firstly, freeing up some of my time by helping with general and complex business admin, which is essential to running a business. Secondly, working with the Co-Founder/CEO to deliver improvements and projects across all areas, to help build and scale an awesome company.


You'll take on big questions with little direction. For example: What's the biggest lever we can pull to reduce customer churn rate? How do we make our employee onboarding process better? Which product feature should we prioritise?


Doing essential ad-hoc and regular tasks including preparing for board meetings, submitting forms to companies house, planning the best company parties possible, etc.


A great role for anyone thinking of one day starting their own company, finding out what role is right for them or moving further into a product/operations/strategy role.


To be great in this role you're...

  • organised and efficient to make things run smoothly.
  • great at just getting stuff done and working out how to do it.
  • a self starter who likes to find solutions to problems.
  • someone who works well with others to shape and improve ideas.
  • happy working in uncertainty and figuring things out.
  • got a couple of years experience working as a management consultant or similar.

Company Perks

  • Amazing 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.
  • Free Friday team lunches at the local market.
  • Working with a talented team who will help you develop.

Why this role will be great for you

  • Personal development, as a priority, to help you grow.
  • Develop your product development skills and understand how startups work.
  • Massive autonomy to shape areas of the business as we grow.
  • Understand the admin and processes involved in running a business.
  • Be part of an awesome team and have fun at work.
  • Help make homes truly green and do your bit for the climate!