Backend developer to Combat Climate Change!

Salary Unpaid
Equity To be negotiated

Hi there! You know you’re a great developer. But do you have any idea how powerful you are with your programming skills and that you can use them to literally make this world a better place?

In ACT, we have developed a scalable mobile marketplace for sustainable grocery shopping, which will empower consumers to start shopping sustainably almost overnight with the ACT app, changing the direction of their money towards producers who respect the environment and treat their workers well.

If your eyes widened and lit up a bit, read on!


  • Developing a microservice-based infinitely scalable backend architecture in compliance with best development practices

  • Working on a. Payment solution and product sustainability rating system

  • Help launch version 1.0 of ACT app

  • Next prepare version 1.1 where we will probably move to a leading cloud provider either with own infrastructure or using e.g. Amazon Web Services, infrastructure as code, optimal deployment pipeline, automated end to end testing of the entire pipeline, and separate services

What skills do I need to accomplish this?

  • 2 - 3 years of experience with Java development

  • TDD, CI, CD

  • Scrum-based development

  • Plus with experience in:

  • DevOps, Linux commands/batch scripting

  • Development and production pipeline telemetry

  • Feature switching, trunk-based development

  • PostgreSQL

  • Kubernetes

  • Web development, React

  • Experience in Scala development is a plus

Personal characteristics:

  • Disciplined, motivated, and self-driven (it’s not easy to come back from work and work again!)

  • Available at least 10 hours per week

  • A team player building effective and fun relations with other people of diverse backgrounds, even when they’re on the other side of the Earth (or screen)

  • Enjoying remote work and flexibility of time and location

  • Resourceful and creative in problem-solving

  • Fluent in English

Our offer:

  • Remuneration in the form of equity (share options) and a salary when the app is well in the market

  • Flexible working hours and location

  • Participating in a world-changing project with huge potential for environmental impact and return on investment

How to apply:

Please send us your CV, a link to your portfolio, and a few words about yourself, why do you want to work with ACT, and your relevant previous experience. You can use the Submission Form below or drop us an email.


We are looking forward to your application!


ACT Team

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Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Equity package
Equity package

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Working at
ACT Cooperative Corporation

ACT is your partner in sustainable shopping — a simple, intuitive and enjoyable tool which helps you direct your money where it matters to YOU. Make a list, optimize it and choose ethically and ecologically produced items. Once we create demand for sustainable products, the food production industry will have to follow. Check our open positions and join this epic project to mitigate global warming with the power of innovative technology and united global effort of the smart and caring consumer! ACT is a unique project that has brought together an amazing team of international talents scattered around the world and coming together by their thirst for innovation, and passion for addressing one of the biggest problems we face in today's society: how we consume and specifically how can we consume more sustainably?

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