CarbonChain (S20)
We help companies automate the accounting of their carbon emissions

Java Backend Developer

6+ years
About CarbonChain

We’re building a SaaS tool that enables companies in highly polluting industries to track their supply chain carbon emissions so they can mitigate risks from incoming carbon taxes and government penalties.

About the role

Skills: Java, Maven, Spring, Docker

Summary: CarbonChain is looking for a Java backend developer to support the deployment of the CarbonChain platform. You will work in close collaboration with the CEO to maintain and expand the current code base.

Role: We are looking for a Java backend developer responsible for server-side logic, database scripting, ensuring high performance and responsiveness of backend endpoints. Specifically, you would be responsible for: Integration of user-facing elements Building reusable code and libraries Optimisation of the application for maximum speed and scalability Implementation of security and data protection Design and implementation of data storage solutions

Reporting to: CEO

Location: London, UK

Qualifications: Computer Science degree or equivalent experience Experience in designing and implementing APIs and Microservices Experience building enterprise software Passionate about technology Strong core Java 8+ skills Core CS algorithms Spring Boot, JDBC, Thymeleaf, Maven TestNG, Mockito, SonarQube Docker, AWS, AWS ECS (Fargate), AWS CodeBuild/CodeDeploy/CodePipeline Nginx, Apache Tomcat (APR) PostgreSQL (standalone and AWS RDS) Redis (standalone and AWS ElastiCache) SQL, stored procedures/functions for PostgreSQL, SQL execution plan analysis and optimisation Database administration and scaling an application to support load changes Setup and administration of backups Write Bash and NodeJS scripts Git, Bitbucket, GitFlow workflow Administration of CentOS, Ubuntu IntelliJ IDEA, WebStorm, Vim

About CarbonChain: CarbonChain helps companies automate the accounting of their carbon emissions. Most large companies need to account for their carbon emissions to 1) Avoid financial penalties 2) Access cheaper financing 3) Manage stakeholder requirements for carbon disclosure. We currently focused on the extractive industries (i.e., Metals & Mining, Oil & Gas, and Agriculture) and logistics industries, which are responsible for over half of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions.
We’re a team of engineers and sales leaders who previously led supply chains for Amazon in Europe covering 8 countries and $2B in monthly spend. Our team founded several software & data startups and built backend systems for UBS. Finally, we have market expertise in Oil & Gas and mining as consultants for BCG and Rio Tinto. We were part of the Y Combinator Summer 2020 batch, and have recently completed our seed fundraising round.


We are continuously improving CarbonChain’s methodology to model greenhouse gas emissions of assets and transport along Oil & Gas, Metals and Minerals, and Agricultural supply chains

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