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The energy system is going through dramatic change, and we are positioning Upside Energy to be at the heart of enabling this transformation. We have ambitious plans for growing Upside with expansion into Europe and ultimately, globally.

We believe in a collaborative, flexible work environment based on respect for, and commitment from, every team member. We are fortunate to have an amazing team of individuals who believe in our mission and value openness, collaboration and teamwork, making Upside a great place to work.

If you don’t see a role for you listed here but you’d like to get in touch to start a discussion, please send your CV to shaunr@upsideenergy.co.uk

  • Current Vacancies


    We’re currently looking for a number of key roles to join our team. These include:

    - Software Engineer, Manchester
    - Senior Software Engineer, Manchester
    - Lead Front-End Developer, Manchester
    - Lead QA Engineer, Manchester

    Some further details are listed below but to discuss your interest in any positions with us at Upside, please get in touch: jobs@upsideenergy.co.uk

  • Software Engineer, Manchester


    Our software engineers are developing a cloud platform (Java, Spring, AWS, Docker, Kubernetes) that uses machine learning and AI to coordinate electrical devices that households and businesses already own to match demand for energy with available supply. They are really, really bright people who care.

    If you are a Software Engineer who loves working with cool tech to solve very real, very complex challenges then you should join us in our mission to transform the energy system. You’ll make it much easier to integrate renewable generation onto the grid.

    Requirements:
    - 3+ years playing with Java & Spring (development and testing)
    - Familiarity with container technologies
    - Experience of working in an agile environment
    - Love learning new things and can learn quickly

    These positions are permanent and based in the Northern Quarter, Manchester.

  • Senior Software Engineer, Manchester


    Our software engineers are developing a cloud platform (Java, Spring, AWS, Docker, Kubernetes) that uses machine learning and AI to coordinate electrical devices that households and businesses already own to match demand for energy with available supply. They are really, really bright people who care.

    If you are a Senior Software Engineer who loves working with cool tech to solve very real, very complex challenges then you should join us in our mission to transform the energy system. You’ll make it much easier to integrate renewable generation onto the grid.

    Requirements:
    - Proven experience in Java development and testing frameworks
    - Extensive application of the SCRUM methodology and TDD
    - Appreciation of Big Data technologies such as MongoDB,VoltDB,Hadoop
    - Experience developing, securing or operating cloud scale applications

    These positions are permanent and based in the Northern Quarter, Manchester.

  • Senior Front-End Developer, Manchester


    Requirements:
    - Extensive experience in UI development and all things Javascript
    - Strong feelings for good architecture, modular, reusable and quality driven coding practives
    - Experience in a highly agile development environment
    - Capable of contributing to technical discussions around new developments and an ability to recommend implementations.

    This role is permanent and based in the Northern Quarter, Manchester.

  • Lead QA Engineer


    We’re looking for someone who can come in and be the first point of contact for all testing requirements. You will help shape our QA roadmap.

    Requirements:
    - 3+ years of industry experience in software development and quality assurance
    - Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools and processes
    - Experience in writing clear, concise and comprehensive test plans and test cases
    - Hands-on experience with automated testing tools

    This role is permanent and based in the Northern Quarter, Manchester.

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