Senior Software Developer


Are you our new Senior Software Developer to help build our new Analytics Platform at our Copenhagen Office?

Got technical skills and a passion for learning and making the most of new technologies? Would you like a self-empowered workday, where the fruits of your labor are put to immediate use, and you can help solve Europe’s energy challenges through software development while making your mark within a leading energy trading company?

We’re looking for new Software Developers with a natural drive and the willingness and ability to take the lead on complex design and software initiatives for our IT Development Department.

The role

We are establishing a new team and several profiles like Full Stack Developers, Analytics/Quant Developers, Software Engineers, etc. will fit into the team. As this is a young team you will have plenty of opportunity to shape the way we work. How often do you get the chance to work on a young product and actively take part in how it is built?

At Centrica Energy Trading we’re working with forefront technologies such as AWS and CI/CD deployments on a microservice architecture – it’s critical that the technologies we use are leading-edge, aligning with our agile and continuous integration and deployment agenda. This is a central focus point for our Development Department, and we prioritize you becoming an integrated part of that vision. We’re not just talking about new technologies, we’re seizing the opportunities – investing both time and money into your education, not just leaving it to chance and off the clock hours. We’re a profitable, agile company that understands the necessity of investment to achieve improvement.

The position is based in Copenhagen in our new office. We are collaborating closely with our colleagues in Aalborg and London. A bit of traveling to Aalborg and especially London is to be expected. Conveniently, the office is located reasonably close to CPH Airport.

The ideal candidate

Most important is that you have a passion for delivering high quality software solutions. Furthermore, the ideal candidate:

  • Has a minimum of 3-5 years of relevant experience with software development
  • Holds a relevant education within computer science or related field
  • Likes close collaboration with internal customers on all phases of a products life cycle 
  • Is a team player that wants the team to succeed together
  • Strives to learn and understand the energy trading business domain
  • Like to explore new technologies and continuously expand skills sets

To name some of the technologies in our technology stack:

  • Python, C# .NET
  • TypeScript, React
  • AWS (ECS, Lambda, RDS, CloudWatch, etc.), CI/CD
  • Kafka, SQL, API interfaces

All supporting our Cloud first agenda. It would be an advantage if you are familiar with some of the items in our technology stack.

Challenges, tasks, and a position based on your expertise

We have many exciting challenges – ranging from minor changes on existing applications to major architectural decision for designing a new cross-organizational system. Developers work in close cooperation with business stakeholders, whilst as a Senior Software Developer you’ll be a primary partner for discussions, responsible for creating business value and ensuring technical and operational stability and performance of our applications.

Essentially – for this role, we’re hiring based on your skills as well as desires. Currently, our primary focus is to enable a stable growth of our analytics platform and its capabilities.

What’s it like working at Centrica Energy Trading?

As a Developer you’ll be part of a skilled Kanban team in our Development Department, consisting of more than 60 colleagues. You can look forward to a diverse role, where you’ll be working with various technologies and development tasks, with a consistent focus on software development in React, Python, C# .NET, automated tests and deployments to enable continuous delivery. We embrace change. Requirements may change daily, and we deliver several new versions of our software every day. Thanks to a micro-service architecture, continuous delivery and close cooperation with our in-house customers, we get immediate feedback which is as rewarding as it is challenging.

We recognize that a career in Software Development requires continuous learning – that’s why we engage our employees in Guilds driving both technical innovation, process improvements and social activities. Our Skills Guilds drive learning activities such as Hackathons, Study Groups and Brown Bag Sessions, and our Social and Work Life Guild drive frequent social events such as department events, Friday Bars etc. Additionality we have an active Staff Association that arranges all sorts of activities – ranging from Foosball tournaments to LAN parties.

Centrica Energy Marketing & Trading (EM&T) is the trading and asset management arm of Centrica plc. We are a leading European energy trader with +13 GW of renewable power under management and over 15 years of experience innovating the European PPA market. We trade LNG, gas, power and energy attributes - and connect independent producers, suppliers and corporate off-takers in the wholesale energy markets.

We look forward to hearing from you!

We’re reviewing applications and conducting interviews on an ongoing basis, so don’t miss your chance to apply today.

Please don’t hesitate to contact Leon Joachim Schwenk-Nebbe, Head of Analytics Development DK, on +45 6190 4284 or leon.nebbe@centrica.com if you have any questions or would like to know more about the position.

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