Tech / Product

Django Developer [Permanent/Contract] (Remote, UK-Based)

Remote   |   Full Time


Start Date: ASAP

Remuneration: £40-50k, dependent on experience/Day rate negotiable


Do Nation is a small but well established B Corp running a high-impact and industry leading climate action platform. We’ve helped over 30,000 people to form healthy, environmentally friendly habits, and have a customer base ranging from innocent drinks and Fever Tree to Extreme E and PwC.

We’re looking for a Mid-Level Developer to help us deliver a high impact collaborative project with Count Us In and the EU Climate Pact that’ll help drive individual climate action on a large scale.

Working as part of a passionate, fully remote and small but rapidly growing team you’ll use your extensive Django experience and other skills to help us reach our 2021 product goals.

This is an unusual opportunity to join a nimble, optimistic and committed founding team at an exciting stage of rapid but organic and customer-fuelled growth. We’re fully remote, working to UK time zones.

Product Vision:

We’re in a period of rapid scaling with our clients asking for more features everyday and a push to internationalise the site over the coming months to help spread our impact. Short and medium term problems include:

Allowing greater feature customisation for our clients

Improving our internal tools to help the support team manage more clients

Improving and documenting our API for public use

Internationalisation of the sites

Helping use build version 3 of our product, enabling a slicker, stickier, and more impactful user experience

You’ll be expected to...

Work directly with the founding Do Nation team to define features and the development roadmap

Implement features using the existing stack and adopting new technologies as required

Work well with other developers, product manager and client support teams

Actively advocate for best practices within the team and the codebase

Integrate with 3rd party APIs to provide additional functionality

Document code and processes

Participate in code reviews

We’re looking for someone with...

2+ years experience building and scaling production grade web applications

Extensive experience of working in Django

React, Typescript and GraphQL knowledge

Curiosity about new technologies but pragmatic about getting things done

Comfortable operating in a rapidly changing environment

Experience working successfully in a distributed team

Excellent communication skills

Last but not least - you must be interested in and excited by the challenges and opportunities of sustainable living - this is our lifeblood

About Do Nation:

Do Nation is a small organisation aiming to have a big impact. We’re on a mission to help millions of people to take meaningful climate action, while helping them to form healthy, environmentally friendly habits, both at home and at work. We do this through an online platform where anyone can either make a pledge or run a campaign to raise pledges - pledges to do things like cycling to work, wasting less food, or using reusable coffee cups.

Over the last few years, demand for our services has increased rapidly, leading to a customer base ranging from innocent drinks to The EU; The Earthshot Prize to Siemens Plc. Earlier this year we partnered with Count Us In, an ambitious global project aiming to encourage 1 billion people to take climate action by 2030, which is further fuelling demand for Do Nation.

We’re a small, nimble, and committed team, scattered across the UK and France. We strongly believe in the potential of our unique model to create a wide scale, meaningful impact on one of the most important issues of our time, and we’re hungry to deliver on that.

This is an unusual opportunity to join a small founding team at an exciting stage of rapid but organic and customer-fuelled growth. While we are commercially focused, social impact is the fuel that drives us - and as such, we are proud to be a certified B Corp. We have an attractive employee benefits package, including training budgets, volunteering days, and slow travel policies. We’re a fully remote team working across England, Scotland and France.

Other benefits:

31 days holiday (+1 day for each year worked with us)

Climate Perks slow travel holiday bonus

Flexible work policy

Annual training budget

2 volunteer days / year

Regular personal coaching through MoreHappi

Pension contribution

Potential for equity through employee option scheme.

A note on diversity:

At Do Nation, we value diversity - of opinion, ethnicity, gender, religion, disability. and background amongst others. Given we’re all about engaging the population at large, it’s particularly important that our team understands and reflects the diversity of the population as far as is possible given our tiny size. We encourage applications from all corners of society, and are committed to building a culture of inclusion throughout the business.

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