Full-Stack Web Platform Developer

Farm Carbon Toolkit

Home-based with occasional travel
£65,000 - £75,000 pa depending on experience

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract


Sectors: food, farming & horticulture, carbon, climate & energy

Closing date: Sunday, 28th August 2022  

Job Profile: Full-stack Web Platform Developer

Home-based with occasional travel required for team meetings and events, usually in the South or South West.

About the Farm Carbon Toolkit:

The Farm Carbon Toolkit (FCT) is a leading, independent farmer-led UK enterprise. We support farmers and growers to reduce their carbon emissions and increase their carbon sequestration. For over 10 years, we have worked to further the understanding of greenhouse gas emissions in agriculture, providing tools for measurement and delivering projects that inspire real action on the ground.

Overview of this role:

As interest in our Farm Carbon Calculator software grows, we are looking for a full-stack web platform developer, with a strong background in data engineering/science expertise to join our team and help drive forwards our ambitions to provide the most trusted, robust and highly-regarded calculator for farmers and growers in the UK and build our international presence. 

You will be responsible for helping build and evolve our Farm Carbon Calculator software and services, already trusted by thousands of farmers and farm advisors. As such, you will have demonstrable data engineering experience, including API creation and use - and experience working within a professional software development lifecycle discipline, including the ability to maintain best practices and standards.

This role has been created, with the support of external funding, to support a step-change in our platform. You will be working closely with the Calculator Manager and externally appointed developers to increase the interoperability of the Farm Carbon Calculator with other farm management tools and other platforms, together with ongoing improvements to its functionality and scope.

Job summary:

To maintain and develop our Farm Carbon Calculator, including the design of new features, and work to increase its technical robustness, transparency and usability.

Please note this is a fixed term contract of 12 months, with the aim of making it permanent pending success with further funding

Important dates:

Closing date for applications: Sunday 28th August 2022 midnight. 

Interviews will take place on (or close to) the 7th September 2022.

To apply:

For a full role profile and information on how to apply, please visit our website jobs page here. Please submit your CV with a covering letter of no more than 2 pages of A4, outlining your relevant skills and experience for the role, to Katerina Dauksta at [email protected]. Please make sure that the file names of the documents you attach contain your name.

Thank you for your interest in Farm Carbon Toolkit and our job opportunities.

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