Software developer for gas trading business

Are you a curious software developer interested in developing new automated trading solutions? Are you eager to learn new programming languages like C#, Python and Java? And would you like to join a team designing crucial applications for internal end-users? Then grab this opportunity to become a part of our software development team!

Here’s what the job entails

In the role, your main responsibility will be to develop applications and automated trading solutions used daily by our colleagues and customers in Danske Commodities’ Gas Trading Unit. You will collaborate closely with traders and quantitative analysts to understand their needs and use-cases, working end-to-end from requirements production deployment. This will provide you with valuable insights into the operations of a high-performing trading unit and its proprietary business applications running on OpenShift. .

Your areas of responsibility will include:

  • developing systems and services supporting Danske Commodities’ trading unit
  • creating new automated trading solutions
  • monitoring and optimising performance
  • learning new technologies and integrating them to achieve our goals

Meet the team

You will join a team dedicated to developing applications that support the daily trading operations of the Gas Trading unit. We work closely with industry specialists to deliver automated trading solutions that interact directly with the energy market in Europe.

At Danske Commodities, we employ over 50 motivated software developers. Your team consists of six skilled developers with diverse backgrounds. We are a laid-back yet social and curious bunch of people, always on the lookout for new challenges, technologies and practices to incorporate into our daily work. Our culture is fun and learning-based, allowing you to use your existing skills while picking up new ones along the way. We value collaborative solving problems and we are always ready to offer our help and provide valuable insights, opinions and feedback.

"With a high degree of user involvement, you will solve problems iteratively with an experimental approach", Peter Riishøj Brinkler, Lead Software Developer.

But enough about us… over to you!

We are looking for a curious colleague with a positive, can-do attitude and an interest in understanding the energy trading domain. It is important that you are team-oriented and value coming up with innovative solutions with a diverse group of stakeholders.

We imagine that you:

  • hold a relevant educational background within Computer Science or Computer Engineering
  • have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a software development-related position
  • are eager to learn .NET, Java and Python (prior experience is an advantage)
  • have experience in both creating new applications and extending existing ones

Please note that it is not a requirement to have prior knowledge of the energy industry to enter this role.

We’ll take good care of you

At Danske Commodities, we take great care of our people. Joining us means you’ll get a lot of great perks – including social events, cultural experiences, tasty food and benefits to better your health, your life and your future.

Here are some of the benefits we offer our employees:

  • Flexible working hoursincluding the option to work from home up to two days per week
  • Vast development opportunitieswith the help of your own individual development plan, access to our DC University with 50+ courses as well as remote courses through Harvard Learning
  • Global career prospectsas part of the Equinor group with +20,000 colleagues across the world
  • 10% paid pensionas well as a beneficial health care and insurance package
  • Great parental leave conditionsincluding 26 weeks of paid maternity leave and 16 weeks of paid paternity leave as well as the opportunity to join the network Inspired Beyond Babies

Recruitment process and relocation

You can read more about our recruitment process here. Please note that if you are an international candidate, we will reimburse travel expenses in connection with potential interviews and support you with the relocation process.


04.03.2024. We will be screening candidates on an ongoing basis.

What we’re about

We're a tech-driven energy trading company present in 40 markets across five continents. Our +500 people are driven by a need to constantly better things. If you are too, we could very well be the right place for you. You'll join a collective of thinkers and doers. Aspiring chefs, runners, parents, beekeepers, gamers – the list goes on. We're highly specialised experts within our fields. But it’s actually our diversity of ideas we’re most proud of, which is why we continuously work on strengthening an inclusive culture where diverse teams thrive.

Our organisation is flat with an open-door policy. We expect you to care. About your work. About your own and your colleagues’ collective successes. And about the difference we make at Danske Commodities. Together with our parent company Equinor, we have the vision and strength to accelerate the energy transition and make an impact. Like no other.

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