Employment Type: Full-time & Permanent

Location: Dubai, UAE (Visa sponsorship & relocation assistance provided)

Starting annual salary range: USD 80,000 to USD 125,000, DOE + performance-based bonus - 0% tax environment + Equity participation.

About Cobblestone Energy

Cobblestone Energy is an energy trading company, specializing in the Great Britain and European wholesale electricity markets. Founded in 2017, we are part of the next generation of companies defining the future of global commodity trading. Our advanced data analytics and extensive research drive profitable decision making, trading enough electricity every day to power a small country, and growing every day. Technology and risk management form the backbone of our business.

At Cobblestone Energy, we value diversity and believe in hiring extraordinary talent from around the world. Our flat organizational structure fosters a culture of innovation, giving team members complete ownership of their work and ensuring that ideas come from every level. We believe in providing unlimited growth opportunities to our people, along with constant feedback and support, which allows us to cover our vulnerabilities and grow as a team in new and interesting ways.

Cobblestone Values

  • Lifelong learning with continuous reflection
  • Independent thinking through a meritocracy of ideas
  • The team is more important than the individual.
  • Being the best in any market we enter
  • Hiring and keeping only the most effective people
  • Others must benefit from our existence.

Job Description

We are currently looking for a highly experienced and skilled senior back-end developer to join our esteemed Tech team at Cobblestone Energy. In this role, your primary responsibility will revolve around the server side of our applications. Additionally, you will play a vital role in setting up the infrastructure and developing tools for our analytics.

As the senior back-end developer, you will face exhilarating challenges associated with large-scale data processing, automation, and analytics. Your objective will be to support the commercial team in making data-driven decisions by demonstrating a curious mindset and a strong desire to delve deeper into our business. Developing a robust understanding of our industry will be pivotal to ensuring long-term success in this position.

This is an exceptional opportunity to assume a leading role in the growth of a prominent player in the European Electricity Markets. We are seeking an individual who is dedicated to contributing to the long-term success of our business.

If you possess outstanding programming skills, exceptional problem-solving abilities, and a genuine passion for leveraging cutting-edge technologies to develop and enhance applications, we are eager to meet you.


  • Gather and address technical and design requirements.
  • Refactor existing applications to optimize its performance through setting the appropriate architecture and integrating the best practices and standards.
  • Participate in the entire application lifecycle mainly focusing on coding, debugging, and testing.
  • Troubleshoot and debug applications.
  • Support the developers through trainings and transfer of knowledge.
  • Mentor the developers and assist in the management of the team.


  • BSc degree in Computer Science/Computer Engineering. Masters is a plus.
  • 5+ years of experience as a Back-end developer.
  • 5+ years of work experience in Java and Python. Solid work experience in Java and Python is a must 
  • Algo trading dev experience is a big plus
  • Strong knowledge in Kafka/Kinesis/Redshift/Spark is a big plus.
  • 3+ years of experience in developing APIs (REST & SOAP protocols).
  • 3+ years of experience in using AWS cloud and its resources/services.
  • Strong experience in Relational Databases (MySQL, SQL Server, PostgreSQL) and non-relational databases (Mongo DB, Cassandra. etc.)
  • Strong knowledge in Continuous Integration & Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) utilizing Docker containers.
  • Previous experience in automated testing including unit testing & UI testing.
  • Strong in-depth understanding of the entire web development process (design, development, and deployment)
  • Strong competencies in algorithms and software architecture.
  • Familiarity with front-end languages (e.g., HTML, JavaScript, and CSS)
  • Excellent analytical, time management and teamwork skills.

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