Software Engineer (serverless application- AWS)

  • Job Reference: R0060230
  • Date Posted: 25 June 2024
  • Employer: Centrica
  • Location: Windsor, Berkshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: bonus pension and benefits
  • Sector: Information Technology (IT)
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Centrica are going through a fascinating period of change. We're evolving to become a truly purpose-led organisation " Energising a greener, fairer future". We truly believe that we have a huge role to play in helping the nation to cut carbon emissions and prepare for a net zero future, and it's a role we are immensely proud of.

An opportunity to play your part

We are seeking a talented Software Engineer (Serverless Applications- AWS) to join a cross functional team in Digital Technology Services, a core function that provides engineering services to the rest of Centrica. Our cross functional teams are responsible for building, testing, and running their platforms in production. Working with Product Owners to define the roadmaps you will be instrumental in the success of delivering new technology and your teams will enable the growth of Centrica with your SaaS platforms.

Location: You can work in Windsor/home; we have people working all over the UK but also a range of office locations.

We have tailored our well-being & benefits package around our employees as follows:

  • Competitive salary and bonus potential

  • Employee Energy Allowance at 15% of the government price cap

  • Pension scheme

  • Company Funded Healthcare Plan

  • 25 days holiday allowance, plus public holidays, and the option to buy up to 5 additional days

  • Excellent range of flexible benefits, including technology vouchers, electric car lease scheme & travel insurance

Accountabilities

As a Software Engineer within the Integration Engineering Team, you will build and drive engineering solutions and best practices across Centrica's Integration platforms and other internal platforms managed by the team. You will be heavily involved in designing, building, and managing End to End solutions across a variety of platforms including AWS, Azure, and Salesforce.

The team primarily uses Typescript, with our services deployed to AWS, though we use Java, Python and Azure too. Platforms are hosted on either Serverless architectures or microservices hosted on Kubernetes. We use SQL as well as NoSQL databases within our platforms, Terraform for IaC and Datadog for monitoring.

The Integration Engineering team is part of a larger group of Product and Engineering community in DTS, alongside our development work there will be opportunities to:

  • Work on innovation projects in hackathons both in Centrica and with our partners (AWS, Microsoft, Datadog etc.)

  • Influence and define the technical strategy for your team and how it interacts with the rest of the platforms.

  • Influence and drive specialist areas like Security, SRE, and Quality if you are passionate about that space

What we need from you

  • Have experience building Typescript/Node.js backend applications

  • Have experience building Serverless and Event Driven architectures on AWS

  • Proficiency in using Infrastructure as Code using Terraform, CloudFormation, Ansible or similar tools.

  • Strong experience using API technologies

  • Have knowledge of engineering best practices and continuous delivery.

  • Are passionate about building quality software and delighting customers.

  • Responsible for proactively improving the practices of deployment, monitoring, alerting and incident handling within the team.

Our commitment to diversity

We are proud to be recognised as a disability-confident employer. Our customers come from a variety of different backgrounds, and so do we. We hire great people from all walks of life, not just because it's the right thing to do, but because it makes our company stronger. We will continue championing inclusivity while investing in our local communities to create a better, more sustainable world for everyone. We are incredibly proud to have been recognised by The Times for being one of the Top 50 Employers for Women.

Our people are the beating heart of our business. We are incredibly proud of our commitment to being Flex First. From childcare to furry friends, we listened to our people and understood that they work best when they are comfortable and have a flexible working model that suits their individual needs. We embrace the opportunity to give our colleagues a choice to work from anywhere whilst still ensuring they can connect and engage with their teams through office days, employee networks and virtual events.


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