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OVO Energy

Scala Software Engineer

London, United Kingdom

04 October, 2019

Salary

£45K - 90K

Contract type

Full time

Technologies & frameworks

  • Akka
  • Cats
  • scalaz
  • Scala

Benefits & perks

  • Flexible working
  • Health insurance
  • Team lunches
  • Pension
  • Performance bonus
  • 25 days holiday
  • Flexible personal budget
  • Free breakfast
  • Health care
  • Flexible benefits package
  • Birthday holiday
  • Training budget
  • Free meals & snacks
  • Social events
  • Matched volunteering & fundraising
  • Video games & table tennis

To sum it up...

Functional Scala & Green Energy 🌳; Help build intelligent energy systems. 🔌

Role overview

OVO is the UK’s leading independent energy technology company and supplier - we serve nearly one million customers with intelligent energy services. 🔌

Today OVO is no longer simply an energy retail business: it is a group of innovative, dynamic companies, all striving to harness technological advances with great customer propositions to create more abundant clean energy for everyone. 🍃👨‍👩‍👧‍👦

Here are some of the tools you will learn to get the job done:

  • Scala
  • Akka HTTP, http4s, Play, Akka Streams, Alpakka, fs2, Monix, Spark
  • Cats, Scalaz, Circe, Avro, Slick, doobie, PureConfig
  • Kafka, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Redis, Elasticsearch
  • InfluxDB, Chronograf, Grafana, Kamon
  • AWS, GCP, Terraform, CloudFormation, Docker, Docker Compose, Kubernetes
  • CircleCI, GoCD
  • Scalatest, Specs2, ScalaCheck, Gatling

You’re the right person for us if:

  • You are genuinely passionate about developing products that will positively impact over a million people and also our environment
  • You love working in teams and collaboratively building features that impact customers
  • You are motivated by owning products, from inception to continuous improvement
  • You believe strongly in test driven development and continuous delivery
  • You love building scalable, resilient solutions
  • You seek learning opportunities to deepen your expertise or broaden your knowledge

What experience you’ll need:

  • You’re a hands on engineer with expertise in at least one programming language
  • You have built or contributed to a variety of systems, ideally in different technologies
  • Knowledge of the best engineering practices and continuous delivery
  • You have experience building highly performant applications

What we offer:

  • A very strong engineering culture (read more: https://tech.ovoenergy.com/)
  • Flexible working hours
  • Competitive pay, bonus and benefits
  • A real commitment to your training and development
  • Free breakfast every day & free lunch Fridays, onsite Yoga sessions, and lots of social events.
  • Lots lots more!

Working at OVO:


Location

London is the capital of the United Kingdom, situated in the South East of the island. The world's largest financial centre, London is also often referred to the culture capital of the world. The city is well-known for its heritage, including Buckingham Palace, the Tower of London, Kew Gardens, Westminster Abbey, and the historic settlement of Greenwich. London Underground is the oldest urban railway network in the world.

Technology workers in London earn 60pc more than the city average, with the figure even higher for foreign born workers, who earned 28pc more than their British counterparts in tech jobs. London can be considered as a center for professional relocation. Furthermore, there are over 100 of Europe's 500 largest companies' headquarters in London.

The city is famous for unpredictable weather. For instance, it could be cold, warm and rainy in one day and it’s often the topic of conversation across the city.

Did you know...

  • 2.5M people, one third of Londoners, are foreign born
  • 40% of Greater London is green space
  • 250+

We're building a different type of energy company. One where we obsess about our customer experience and where technology is at the heart of everything we do. Our mission is to fuel human progress with clean, abundant energy for all. Today OVO is no longer simply an energy retail business: it is a group of innovative, dynamic companies, all striving to harness technological advances with great customer propositions. We are the leading innovator in energy technology, a sector that is currently experiencing a period of rapid change, always reimagining how energy should be controlled in the digital age. Not only are we contributing to changes in supplying retail consumers; we are also creating an intelligent control platform for the grid itself, creating support for more renewable energy using batteries and electric vehicles. We also built the first mobile payment solution for pay as you go customers, and are integrating smart home technology into energy supply. Our systems use the best technology has to offer, enabling the real time data streams behind our best in market customer products. We have a very strong engineering culture that’s all about empowerment and ownership: all to solve one of the world’s greatest problems.

  • Energy
  • Series A
  • AGILE
  • Energy
  • AKKA
  • Angular 2
  • Cats
  • Git
  • Team Lunches
  • Pension
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Engineers who find a new job through Functional Works average a 15% increase in salary.

Salary

£45K - 90K

Contract type

Full time

Technologies & frameworks

  • Akka
  • Cats
  • scalaz
  • Scala

Benefits & perks

  • Flexible working
  • Health insurance
  • Team lunches
  • Pension
  • Performance bonus
  • 25 days holiday
  • Flexible personal budget
  • Free breakfast
  • Health care
  • Flexible benefits package
  • Birthday holiday
  • Training budget
  • Free meals & snacks
  • Social events
  • Matched volunteering & fundraising
  • Video games & table tennis

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