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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 We don’t partner with any recruiters, so please contact us directly.

  • Current Vacancies (Sept 2018)

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

    - Lead Front-End Developer, Manchester
    - Graduate Electrical Engineer, Manchester
    - Product Owner, Manchester

    Some further details are listed below but to discuss your interest in any positions with us at Upside, please get in touch:

  • Senior Front-End Developer, Manchester

    - 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.

  • Graduate Electrical Engineer, Manchester

    The key purpose of this role will be the research and development of hardware, software models and associated components for our energy demand response and energy balancing services; taking our products from research and concept design through prototyping, test and validation, to production release. You will also provide support to manufacturing units, installation and commissioning project teams, and service delivery teams in the application of our product.

    Requirements :
    - As this is a graduate position, it is essential to be educated to degree level in Electrical and Electronic engineering with specialisation or interest in any of the following: Renewable Energy, Power Electronics, Power Systems, Control Engineering, Software and modelling.
    - A drive to get things done in a collaborative, agile development environment
    - Ability to travel occasionally to work with partners, customers and colleagues in other offices and on-site.
    - Basic understanding of computer networking
    - Full, clean UK driving license

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

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