Java Developer

Are you an experienced IT professional who is passionate about contributing to a company with amazing potential? If you can demonstrate the right mixture of enthusiasm and knowledge, we’re keen to hear from you.

Origami Energy is currently looking to welcome an experienced Java Developer to join arguably one of the most exciting start-up companies in Cambridge. This particular role offers the opportunity for a bright and driven software engineer to play a key role in the development of the completely greenfield server side of a real-time industry control system. In this position you will have the opportunity to contribute across a range of technical areas within the team, including: database design, networking, security, protocol implementation system configuration and management, user interaction, and integration with embedded systems.

Additionally, as an early joiner to Origami Energy, you would have a unique opportunity to have a meaningful impact on future business growth and success. Each member of staff receives a high-end laptop with multiple widescreen monitors, ergonomic accessories and high-speed Internet.

At Origami Energy we provide you with the best tools to help apply your skills. We believe as a company, by providing an autonomous culture we can allow our employees to excel at the task at hand and drive us into the future.

What are we looking for?

  • Degree in Computer Science or related discipline
  • 2+ years of Java development experience
  • Understanding of multithreading
  • Knowledge of systems and network configuration
  • Experience with MySQL (or another database)
  • Exposure to version control tools, such as Git


  • Experience with configuration management, deployment management and related tools
  • Knowledge of key management and security issues
  • Experience of developing in SCALA

In return we offer

  • Agile working environment
  • Flexible work time
  • Salary from £45,000 to £60,000 (depending on experience)
  • A tax-efficient share options scheme
  • Pension scheme
  • No dress code
  • Hack Friday every month (to work on personal projects)
  • Monthly beer club
  • A personalised origami crane

Here at Origami Energy we’re shaping the energy system of the future, creating a more reliable and affordable energy world for everyone.  To shape this system of tomorrow we’re designing technology that’s already enabling companies to create value from their assets.  It’s the first step in our journey. Together with our partners and customers, we’re laying the intelligent foundations for a cleaner and sustainable energy supply which can meet demand without compromising fairness.  In short, we’re building for tomorrow so that you benefit today.

Apply now

Give us a call on 0330 726 0050 to speak to one of our experts. Alternatively you can send us a message and we’ll get back to you.