Green Senior/Lead DeveloperSwitchd

London, England, United Kingdom 24-09-2023


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 28, to help households get the right green home solution for them.

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 MakeMyHouseGreen, 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!

Your Role

We're looking for a Lead Developer to join our team. Our tech team is currently 5 people, so you’ll be joining a small fast paced team. Supported by Tom (our CTO & Co-founder) and by our head of product you’ll be help developing our MakeMyHouseGreen proposition, with some automation of the Switchd platform. As Lead Developer you will also be involved in building out our tech processes and management of other developers. 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.

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.


Key Responsibilities and Areas of Ownership

  1. Building features to assist our members, Green Gurus, and our installer network.
  2. Ensuring a strong testing process for releases, and improving our technical ways of working.
  3. Developing our monitoring platform for users, which includes implementing accuracy updates to our model.
  4. Further automation and control of customer switches and operations.
  5. Building front-end UX, in line with designs provided by the product team, to delight customers.


  1. Clearly demonstrated problem-solving ability in previous technology applications.
  2. Proficiency in working through problems to find the best solutions.
  3. A solid understanding of technical architecture.
  4. Experience with TypeScript, MySQL, and Tailwind is preferable.
  5. Ability to work well in a small team, rapidly testing and building awesome tech.
  6. Well-organized and time-effective.
  7. Friendly and personable.


Company Perks

  • Light and airy office in Fitzrovia.
  • 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.
  • Full team quarterly parties and away days!

Why will this role 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!

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