Backend developer

Granular is hiring!


Granular is a fast-growing start-up developing a platform to help electricity consumers, producers and suppliers move towards 24/7 clean energy. Backed by some of the world’s top early-stage investment funds, our mission is to change how energy markets work to accelerate investment in the technologies needed to decarbonise the grid.

Our platform provides a better overview of how electricity was produced on each hour using hourly energy certificates and allow users to trade clean energy among each other. We are a SaaS enabled marketplace building solutions for large businesses and utilities. We are active across Europe and the US, and have partnered with Europe’s leading power exchange, among others.

Job Description

What will I be doing

We are currently looking for a Backend developer to support our Tech team. You will actively participate in the product development and delivery.

Our stack is composed as follows:

  • Main languages: Kotlin, Python
  • Data: Postgresql, ServiceBus
  • Infrastructure: Azure, Kubernetes, Terraform, Github Actions, Prometheus

Your activities will include:

  • Exploring the business domains with the team
  • Building new features into the platform
  • Contributing to the architecture definition
  • Participating into the product continuous delivery


The position is full remote, but we would prefer you to be located no more than 4-6h from Paris/London by train, in order to attend our all-hands physical events. At the moment, the Product and Tech teams are spread across multiple cities in FR, UK and CH.


  • Becoming part of an exciting project at the crossroads of energy markets and green transition, with great traction from major clients and partners
  • Very early-stage project, with an opportunity to have an impact and see the team growing
  • International team and project
  • Flat hierarchy and flexible organization
  • Competitive salary + equity (BSPCE/EMI)

Preferred Experience

Note: you may not have all the skills listed below and experience boxes ticked, but if you think you have much of what we’re looking for, then we’d love to hear from you. We are also committed to support diversity in an industry that is severely lacking in this area. We want to hear from people of all backgrounds – if you are not sure, please send us your CV!

  • 5+ years’ experience in a similar role would be nice
  • Great interpersonal skills
  • High degree of curiosity for the energy sector. While we do not expect you to be an expert on day one, you will need to embrace fully the topic
  • Hands-on approach, with ability to quickly sort out issues
  • Interest in Domain Driven Design
  • Experience with a Cloud provider and Kubernetes is a plus
  • Fluent English speaker
  • Ability to self-organise and adapt
  • Experience in start-up/small environments a plus
  • International experience a plus

Recruitment Process

Interview with the co-founder in charge of the product, our tech lead, and the 2 other co-founders.

Additional Information

  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Paris
  • Experience: > 5 years
  • Possible full remote
  • Salary: between 45000€ and 60000€ / year