Software Engineer (Mid-level)

Electric Car Scheme

Electric Car Scheme

Software Engineering
Hayes, UK
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024
Why Us?

Here at The Electric Car Scheme, we believe our strength lies in our people. Our team is the heart of our company, driving everything we do.
If you're on the lookout for a role with opportunities for rapid growth and a genuinely supportive team then we want to hear from you!
We take pride in being a B Corp certified company, reflecting our commitment to the planet.
Your skills and passion are not only valuable to us but also crucial for our planet.
The planet needs you, and so do we!

What you bring to the role
  • 2+ years building web applications in a corporate or startup environment
  • Primarily competent in backend development, but happy to work across the entire stack
  • High level of autonomy, self-motivated, takes initiative
  • Able to communicate technical concepts in a way that non-technical people can understand
  • Confident implementing effective testing strategies for web application software
  • Professional and responsible approach to application development e.g. no downtime deployments, knowing what could break and monitoring releases once they have gone out
  • (Bonus) applied technical patterns / ways of working to improve code quality / productivity

What you'll be doing

  • Evolving and adapting our web application using Ruby, Rails, React, Typescript. We have a small tech team (5 developers and CTO) so there's opportunity to have a big impact.
  • Working closely with stakeholders to develop a deep understanding of the business.
  • Helping to determine our technology roadmap / priorities alongside your other team members, key stakeholders and the leadership team.
  • A focus on building out a highly automated, reliable platform for our customers, as well as our internal employees.
  • Comfortable tackling ambiguous or poorly defined problems and proposing a suitable approach or solution
  • As we grow, the possibility to mentor junior members of the team.
About us
The Electric Car Scheme is the first offering from Net Zero Choices. We believe that each person wants to make choices to achieve a net zero future. People are limited by information, access, price and complexity - this is slowing down progress globally. The Electric Car Scheme's mission is to speed up the transition to electric vehicles through employee benefits whilst ensuring minimum risk for the employer!

  • Hybrid working with 1-2 days in the office
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Add 1 day holiday per year service + buy / sell up to 5 days each year
  • Flexible work policy with options to take into account family care
  • Best in class Family Friendly Leave and Pay - For example, our Maternity leave (in year 1) is 6 weeks full pay and 6 weeks half pay. This increases to 12 weeks full pay, 8 weeks half pay after year 1.
  • Use our own scheme to lease a vehicle through salary sacrifice and save 40-70% to drive a brand new electric car
  • £500 pa. personal development budget
  • £100 home office budget
  • Vitality private healthcare
  • Pension
  • Equity options - own a part of the business

Why work with us

  • Personal growth - join us as an early employee to fast track your progression opportunities!
  • Competitive salary, pension & incentives scheme to share in our success
  • Voted 4.9 on Glassdoor
  • Voted 4.8 on Trustpilot
  • Voted Top 100 Organisation to ‘Escape’ to in 2022 & 2023 by Escape the City
  • Certified Company on Otta (we treat applicants really well!)
  • Be part of our friendly, family-like culture, enjoy our benefits - we value our people, diversity and building a wonderful culture where we can thrive


£50,000 - £70,000 base salary (experience dependant)

£3,000 - £30,000 in shares through EMI options

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