Lead Back End Engineer

At Kooling we are building pioneering technology to make the better future happen and turn mobility into a smarter, greener and more enjoyable experience. We empower the world’s leading organisations with the tools they need to both measure and boost their environmental performance while engaging global workforces. Kooling is backed by private investors and the UK Government via its VC investment arm InnovateUK


This role is a unique opportunity to work closely with the founding team and get involved into a wide range of energising activities and get immersed in the unique atmosphere of a small Tech Company experiencing glorious growth. In this exciting role you will be a leading force for the development of the beating heart of Kooling, the Back-End. 


Your adventures at work:

You will become a key member of the management team and work directly on leading edge projects with international blue chip clients as well as world-class Academia. You will enjoy every day at work if you have the intellectual curiosity, energy, tenacity, accountability and drive needed to thrive in a company experiencing strong growth. This role reports directly to the CEO.


Experience and Skills:

  • 5 + years of backend engineering in professional, high-pace and structured environments
  • Demonstrable experience with PHP Laravel, PostgreSQL and noSQL DBs such as MongoDB
  • Demonstrable experience of successful team collaboration 
  • Experience with serverless architecture, AWS and/or Google Cloud Platform
  • Proficient with Atlassian tools such as Bitbucket and Jira
  • Knowledge of C++ and DevOps would be a plus


Traits that will help you be successful:

  • Friendly, humble personality 
  • Driven, result oriented and accountable 
  • A sense of adventure and willingness to grow within the company



  • BSc/MSc in Computer Science or Electronic Engineering
  • Fluent in English; Fluent or Native knowledge of any other language would be a plus



  • (Lucky you) Working From_ The Hoxton, 32 Blackfriars Road, London 
  • Summer office at the Seaside (Mediterranean Sea)
  • Hybrid/Remote


Other Requirements

  • Occasional UK and International Travel


Compensation, Benefits & Perks 

  • Contract or Employment
  • Part Time or Full Time
  • Competitive Salary
  • Industry-Leading Performance Bonus
  • Equity Option Plan (full time only)
  • Private Health Insurance (full time only)
  • Pension (full time only)


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