AWS/Python Software Engineer

All experience levels welcome

At E.ON Next we’re looking for the most ambitious, talented, and creative people out there to join our brand new, fresh, start-up business. E.ON Next is one of the biggest energy providers in the UK and plays a crucial role in shaping the UK energy market. This isn’t the old energy as you know it. This is new, exciting, and waiting for stars like you to shape it. Do you love delivering for customers? Are you full of energy, ideas, and passion?

We’re looking for enthusiastic and resourceful Graduates through to Senior-level Backend Software Engineers who are passionate about building great products.

Now is the time more than ever to revolutionise the energy industry to ensure its stability, affordability, and sustainability. If you have a passion for creating innovative products that can transform the way we think about and use energy, we’d love to have you join our team!

We are a dynamic team at the leading edge of technology, building and maintaining full-stack solutions across multiple business areas. On the server-side we mainly use Python, giving us access to a wide variety of libraries such as the Django framework. We stand by a serverless first approach and thus take advantage of the multitude of services from AWS such as Lambda, DynamoDB, RDS, AppSync, and many more to complete our tech stack. We are proud of our tech stack and with the help and guidance of all our software engineers, we want to keep it that way by always being open to new innovative ideas.

Our solutions are hosted in AWS and are deployed through fully integrated CI/CD pipelines in GitLab Cloud, which helps us keep our cycle times short and enables us to adhere to our agile principles.

If this sparks your interest, then we want to hear from you!

A taste of what you’ll be doing.

  • You’ll play a crucial role in the backend engineering team, helping to build full-stack cloud apps.

  • You’ll be using AWS Cloud services with Python and its frameworks such as Django on the backend.

  • Use a Server-less first approach to application design Work in an agile team with other backend engineers and product designers.

  • Plan, build, test, and release new features and experiments.

  • Work in a team through pair programming and code reviews.

  • Help solve the challenges that come with large-scale systems and lots of data.

  • Work closely together with our Product, Data, Front-end, Platform, and security teams

Are you the person for the job?

We know what’s important to us at E.ON Next, we’re looking for ambitious and proactive people for our Engineering team.

We understand that these lists can sometimes be a bit intimidating and we don’t mean it to be like that. If you are eager to learn and have open mindset, send us your CV. We would rather chat through your experience than put you off because you don’t tick every one of these boxes.

  • Experience working with Python as your main language, or willing to adapt.

  • Experience working with RESTful APIs and/or GraphQl.

  • Experience using version control tools e.g. git.

  • Good understanding of development best practices such as pair programming, TDD.

  • The desire to work with new technologies and design solutions with the team from the ground up using effective communication skills that encourage collaboration and teamwork.

  • Excellent software design, problem-solving skills and debugging skills.

  • The desire and enthusiasm to make constant improvements to code, and learn from others.

What else do I need to know?

  • We’ll have regular team socials and lively team chats

  • Competitive salary

  • You would be based at our brand new London office, which is only a 2-minute walk from Farringdon Station

  • Hybrid working – We set ourselves a team goal to meet up one day per week in the office. The rest of the time you are free to choose.

  • 26 days holiday plus bank holidays each year – this includes a guaranteed day of for your birthday off if you want it.

  • A generous pension scheme.

  • The chance to choose from our award-winning Flexible Benefits package which includes the option to buy up to 10 days holiday a year.

  • For all successful candidates. Due to the nature of this role your employment will be subject to a basic DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) check being carried out by ourselves via a 3rd party service provider

We’re committed to equal opportunities and actively promote a diverse and inclusive working environment, and fairness for everyone.

We realise the best people bring their energy at different times, so we’re happy to talk flexible working. We offer a range of flexible working options, including full time, part time, job share, remote working and variable start and finishing times.

Due to the current situation with Covid-19, we will require flexibility for you to work both at home and on site, any equipment needed for you to complete your role will be provided and we will be here to support you throughout this.

Job Information

Job Reference: JR101282_1702655349
Salary: Negotiable
Salary From: £
Salary To: £
Job Industries: Oil and Gas
Job Locations: City of London, London
Job Types: Permanent
Job Skills: E.ON
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