Job Details

The Role

We are looking for software developers with a track record of getting things done. We are a customer-focused company, so we want to hear from people who are motivated by making great end-products as well as writing high quality code. Being one of the early tech team hires you’ll have the opportunity to shape the role as the company grows.

Testing is important to us. You should have experience of writing automated tests, or are very keen to start working using TDD. You’ll be part of code reviews as well as planning how to implement new features.

Bonus points for:

1: Significant experience with AWS

2: Open source contributions

3: Experience with JS frameworks or native mobile development

4: Server admin/DevOps experience


  • No telecommuting
  • Agencies are OK



At Patch, we want to bring the very best of the garden centre experience online. In the medium term, this is split into two main areas:

1: Ecommerce: driving excellence as an online garden centre by ensuring we provide a truly personalised and user-focused shopping experience, which incorporates all e-commerce best practices and takes them to the next level.

2: Business processes: systems automation, reporting tools, and other internal processes so that all functions of our business (e.g., operations, marketing, etc.) can work most efficiently.


The current technology platform operates on a world class, highly scalable python-oriented stack, setup by the Forward Partners technical team. Continuous integration and deployment processes are already in place, allowing us to continuously deliver value to our customers. The technologies currently in use include: Python, Django, PostgreSQL, Redis, Celery, RabbitMQ, React, MobX, Webpack. The local development environment is built on top of Docker and the production environment is fully powered by Amazon Web Services (EC2, S3, RDS, ElastiCache, Route53, ELB, among others).

We are passionate about Python whilst open minded about other technologies. We evaluate different languages and frameworks for new services and as part of our R&D.

Desired Skills

Python Django ReactJS

How To Apply