Back End Engineer

Collectiv Food is looking for talented Back End developers who want to join an exciting, fast-paced team in building the future of B2B food distribution.


Located in vibrant Notting Hill, West London, we’ll be giving you the opportunity to work in a small, collaborative environment that encourages innovation and contribution from everyone. 

As part of a multi-disciplinary team you will be using the latest technology to produce scalable services, helping to solve complex problems that will have a real impact on the success of businesses across the foodservice industry.


You will be working with some of the latest tech, including Docker, NoSQL databases and AWS (ECS, Lambda, Elasticsearch, SNS ...), creating services that will power our revolutionary web and native mobile applications.

  • Crafting reusable code to implement new features and support live products

  • Ensure unit and automated test coverage is achieved

  • Optimisation of applications for speed and scalability

  • Agile/Scrum development, including: 

    • Active involvement in refinement and planning sessions

    • Working well in a team context adapting to and influencing team practices

  • Contributing to wider business goals, ensuring the availability, security, and scalability of its platforms

Skills & requirements

  • Proven track record building online services and APIs

  • Expertise with C#, .NET Core

  • Familiar with terms such as SOLID, TDD, YAGNI and KISS

  • Experienced with SQL and NoSQL database development e.g. REDIS, MongoDB, DynamoDB, MySQL, MS SQL, PostgreSQL etc.

  • Confident in your understanding of Event Driven architecture and CQRS

  • Knowledgeable in AWS (or similar cloud technologies)

  • Comfortable following best practices (CI, Docker Containerization, Automated testing)

Nice to have experience

  • Node.js and Express

  • Caching technologies such as Varnish and Fastly

  • Secure authorisation e.g. OAuth, use of JWT etc.

  • Additional coding languages like Python, Swift, R, Rust -- with your skills who knows what we could build next


  • Competitive salary

  • 25 days annual leave a year plus public holidays

  • Comprehensive benefits package, such as high-spec laptop and equipment, private insurance, pension and more!

About us

Our mission is to make the B2B food supply chain more transparent, direct and traceable by connecting businesses such as restaurants and food manufacturers directly with farms and processors.

We are relying extensively on technology to enhance direct interactions and transactions between both sides of our platform, to bring radical innovation in distribution and logistics and to offer additional services such as financing and insurance.

We are backed by some of the best VCs, now work with more than 800 farms in the UK and Europe and we deliver tonnes of fresh products every week to a growing base of customers. We are mission-driven, willing to have a strong impact, and growing fast.

Collectiv Food is an equal opportunity employer. We are a diverse bunch of people who are committed to maintaining a welcoming culture of inclusion and equality. We encourage applications from anyone that meets the requirements for the role. We look forward to hearing from you.

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