The Company

EarthSense was formed with the sole aim of enabling the world to understand and solve its air quality issues. We intend to help by providing the most detailed global air quality information, showing real-time exposure and actionable future forecasting that enables decisions and mitigation, for the betterment of human health.

Providing a number of data, software and hardware services, our young dynamic team has unparalleled air quality expertise in sensor design, pollution modelling and analysis and we use this to provide advice and support to government and industry globally.

Air quality is a fast-growing area of concern and EarthSense has helped the likes of BBC and ITV promote the dangers of breathing poor air, along with all of our blue-chip, global clients whom are taking positive steps to reduce air pollution.

As an outcome of our fast growth, we are looking to recruit a number of highly capable and ambitious individuals, who will enable the next stage of our business evolution, establishing key positions in our exciting company.

As such; our core products depend on a resilient and scalable IT infrastructure and we are looking to recruit a Full Stack Developer to increase our support across all areas. The phrase "full stack developer/dev-ops" has never been more appropriate! 

Job Details

Job Title:  Full Stack Developer
Post details: Full Time
Salary: £32,500-£37,500 p.a. (dependent on experience).

Location: The Dock, Leicester LE4 5NU, UK
Start date: Immediate (flexible depending on candidate).
Job Reference: ES_FSD1

Key Responsibilities

EarthSense currently promotes two main products; the Zephyr® air quality sensor, for which, in-house, we design and maintain the electronics hardware, firmware and back-end data handling and Mappair® air quality modelling, which ingests data from multiple sources and produces model outputs at multiple resolutions, coverages and timescales. 

For both products, storing the data they generate and allowing the data to be accessed is a key part of our business. Key responsibilities of this role would include:

  • Analyse how we use these current technologies in our internal processes  

  • Identify weaknesses and vulnerabilities 

  • Research what other technologies could be used

  • Propose changes 

  • Implement changes 


​Application is by CV and covering letter, applications with no CV will be disregarded. Please email a CV and covering letter to: stating the job reference. Applicants MUST already be eligible to work in the UK.

Soft Skills Sought

  • Driven and self-motivated.

  • Pragmatic and creative thinker.

  • Comfortable in fast paced start-up environment.

  • Comfortable helping with any tasks.

  • Strong personal integrity.

  • Good cultural fit within the team and personable

Technical Skills & Experience Sought

Experience of using at least some of these technologies is expected:

  • C# 

  • Python 

  • Embedded C including Atmel Software Framework 


  • AWS services including Aurora databases, EC2 computing, S3 storage. 

  • MySQL 

  • postGIS 

  • Geoserver 

  • Javascript/Typescript 

  • Github 

  • Power BI 

  • Eagle PCB design 

Interview Process

Short-listed candidates will be invited to interview at our offices at the Dock in Leicester.

The interview will include a requirement to demonstrate previous experience at an appropriate level.

EarthSense is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to the safety and well-being of all.




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