SENIOR PYTHON BACKEND DEVELOPER – Dubai, UAE Jobs in Abu Dhabi at Cobblestone Energy – Dubai, UAE.


Company: Cobblestone Energy – Dubai, UAE.

Location: Abu Dhabi

Salary of 80,000 – 95,000 USD per annum in a zero-tax environment (plus biannual performance-based bonuses)
Job Location: Dubai, UAE (We provide visa sponsorship & relocation assistance)
Cobblestone Energy is an energy trading company specialising 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.
We make use of advanced data analytics and extensive research to drive profitable decision making, trading enough electricity every day to power a small country, and growing every day. In doing so, we help to balance the electricity grid, lowering the cost to end consumers, and aiding the transition to a renewable future. Technology and risk management form the backbone of our business.
At Cobblestone Energy, we are a diverse team of over 50 people from 20+ nationalities – we believe in hiring extraordinary talent from all around the world. Our flat organizational structure helps us in giving our team members complete ownership of the work and ensures ideas come from every level. We believe in providing unlimited growth opportunities to our people alongside constant feedback and support, which allows us to cover our vulnerabilities and grow as a team in new and interesting ways.
Over the years we have grown organically. In light of our further ambitions to be the best in all markets we enter, we would like to welcome a Senior Python Back-end Developer into our Tech team. You should already be on a successful career path and looking to take the next step with increased responsibility and be a part of our growth story.
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
At Cobblestone Energy we are on a mission to build the most advanced European electricity trading and analytics platform, with our technology being used by our teams of commercial traders to create significant value. Being a member of our team, you will work on exciting challenges that come with large-scale data processing, automation, and analytics. We work in an agile and highly collaborative environment and challenge the norms of traditional business leadership. We are looking for enthusiastic and resourceful individuals who are passionate about building highly reliable and performance data processing solutions. You should have a curious mindset and should be motivated to understand our business better. Developing a strong domain knowledge of our industry over time is key to long term success in this role.
This is a rare opportunity to take a leading role in the growth of a major player in the European Power Markets. We are looking for someone who would be committed to the long-term success of the business. We operate in the European Power markets, but our commercial trading operations are in Dubai, UAE.
If you have excellent programming skills, strong problem-solving skills and a passion for developing/improving applications utilizing cutting edge technologies, then we would like to meet you.
What we offer in this role

A full-time position on our Tech team
Committed and remarkably talented colleagues
Highly competitive compensation dependent on performance
An exciting, challenging and fulfilling career
An opportunity to work on new things from scratch and make independent decisions
Investment in your development to ensure that you always remain the best in business
Equity participation for strong contributors, ensuring our interests are all aligned long term


Gather, address & implement technical and design requirements.
Refactor existing applications to optimize its performance through setting the appropriate architecture and integrating the best practices and standards.
Ensure high quality code which is very well optimized utilizing the right design, algorithms and data structures
Own the technical implementation of the project you are handling ensuring the project is on track, deadlines are met, and progress/bottlenecks is communicated to management
Manage testing of the projects you are handling ensuring robust deliverables
Conduct project code reviews on frequent basis and integrate the needed optimizations and changes
Prepare, review, and own the technical documentation of your projects
Contribute significantly towards improving and optimising our processes, best practices & implementations.
Mentor & Coach Junior team members and your project colleagues
Uphold and live our cultural values


BS degree in Computer Engineering/Computer Science/Electrical Engineering. Masters is a plus.
5+ years of work experience as a Python Back-end Developer including at least 2 years of experience in Python Frameworks (Flask or Django)
3+ years of experience in developing REST APIs.
2+ years of work-experience using AWS cloud and its resources/services
Strong coding skills with strong competencies in data structures and algorithms
Strong work-experience in Relational Databases including PostgreSQL
Previous experience in automated testing tools including unit testing & UI testing
Strong knowledge in Continuous Integration & Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) utilizing Docker containers
Familiarity with front-end languages (e.g. HTML, JavaScript, and CSS)
Excellent analytical, time management and teamwork skills

Desirable Skills/Experience

Experience in non-relational databases (Mongo DB, Cassandra)
AWS certification
Experience with Scrum/Agile Development methodologies

About Cobblestone Energy - Dubai, UAE.