Senior Software Engineer - Golang

London, England, United Kingdom

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Tech & Data Science

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Full time

Software Engineer - Asset control team
Tech & Data Science
Limejump Ltd.


About Limejump
Optimising a 100% renewable energy future is our vision.

Limejump is a technology platform that manages a large renewable energy network. Our portfolio delivers clean energy to businesses and homes, using renewables and stored energy when it’s needed to meet demand.

We connect and manage 100% renewable energy through the intelligent control of renewable generators, such as wind turbines and solar panels. We work closely with renewable asset owners, buying their energy and then selling it onto the UK’s grid, giving them simple access to the power market. But, the sun isn’t always shining and the wind isn’t always blowing. We must therefore capture energy for times when there is high demand. By harnessing big data and renewable technology, we accelerate the UK’s transition to net zero carbon emissions.


The Role
You will play a leading role in how Limejump develops software. A strong programmer with a broad technical skillset you will contribute to the design and implementation of software services critical to Limejump’s success.

Your focus will be within our asset control team, who build applications responsible for providing an interface between energy assets and the Limejump platform. Tools built within this team provide automated tooling that manages the availability of assets and when they can be safely instructed. You will be in this role report directly into our Engineering Manager.


You will:

  • Develop data pipeline application alongside a product management team to deliver requirements and features.
  • Perform unit testing and automated test development.
  • Understand end-user needs and developing software solutions.
  • Contribute to product documentation.
  • Document your programming tasks and performing routine software maintenance.
  • Collaborate with other developers to design and optimize code.


Essential requirements:

  • Proven working experience of Go.
  • Working knowledge of Kafka/ event-driven systems.
  • Understanding of container-based architecture – Docker and/or Kubernetes.
  • Open and collaborative attitude with a desire to help others.
  • Passionate about renewable energy markets and committed to drive actions towards UK carbon neutrality target.
  • Knowledge of standard methodologies in software development and ability to work both in a team, and independently.


Desirable skills and experience:

  • Understanding of Postgres.
  • Expertise in Python and/or Django.
  • Worked with CI/CD practices.
  • Experience within the energy industry.


Company Benefits:

  • Competitive pay and an annual performance-based bonus.
  • Private Medical Insurance with AXA PPP with £0 annual excess.
  • 25 days annual leave…and one extra day for your birthday.
  • £1k annual innovation budget to spend on self-development coupled with 10% time off work to do it.
  • Flexible working options to suit your personal life (including caring responsibility and/or your cultural background).
  • Mental wellbeing support with Mental Health First Aiders and Employee Assistance Program.
  • Company wide lunch n learns, culturally diverse celebrations and other social events.
  • Parental leave – up to 12 weeks paid maternity, adoption and shared parental leave.
  • Subsidised onsite gym membership and weekly fitness classes.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme – enjoy a carbon free commute on us!
  • Life assurance and personal accident insurance.


Other Perks and Culture

In addition to the listed benefits above, day-to-day life at Limejump is packed full of perks. There is flexibility to split your working week between home and office as well as flexible working hours to allow for balancing work with personal responsibility and circumstances. In the office we have ample comfortable breakout and booth spaces to promote a collaborative working environment. We have a pool table, regularly stocked snacks and drinks, casual working attire and the option to occasionally bring your best fur friend into work with you.

On top of this we have regular company, department, and team socials to bond with colleagues outside of day-to-day work. Some examples of social and knowledge sharing events include our Summer and end of year party, Stress Awareness Month, Ramadan and World Pizza Day. To see what we arranged for these events and more, check out our socials on our Instagram page here.


Working Pattern
Limejump is following government guidelines closely as we continue to work remotely from home. Once colleagues are welcomed back into the office later in the year we will be working off a hybrid model of 2 days office / 3 days from home.

Unfortunately, Limejump cannot offer 100% remote roles. 


Our Hiring Process
Our process typically consists of an initial screening call with the hiring manager and a remote face to face interview with the team. We don’t ask brain teasers or trick questions, and while we do like exploring problems on a whiteboard, we won’t make you code on one.


Diversity Statement
Limejump values equality and diversity, and we welcome applications from candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, gender identity, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.


Background Checks
This role will be subject to the following background checks, in line with the Limejump Recruitment Privacy Notice: Right to Work in the UK checks, proof of address, reference checks and basic criminal record check. For further information please see the Limejump Recruitment Privacy Notice here.


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Limejump Ltd. does not disclose your personal data to unauthorized third parties. Limejump Ltd. may from time to time also use third parties to act on Limejump Ltd.’s behalf. You agree to the fact that to the extent necessary your personal data may be transferred and/or disclosed to any company within Limejump Ltd. as well as to third parties acting on Limejump Ltd.'s behalf, including also transfers to servers and databases outside the country where you provided Limejump Ltd with your personal data. Such transfers may include for example transfers and/or disclosures outside the European Economic Area and in the United States of America.

For further information please see our Privacy Notice.