Full-Time

Lead Software Engineer

Octopus Energy

Octopus Energy

1,001-5,000 employees

Cloud-based renewable energy service

Data & Analytics
Energy

Senior

Remote in USA

Required Skills
Agile
Python
Data Science
TypeScript
AWS
Terraform
Development Operations (DevOps)
Requirements
  • Exceptional amount of industry experience in software development & design
  • Proven experience with python
  • Experience with AWS or similar cloud providers, or serverless technologies e.g. AWS Lambda, Kinesis, DynamoDB, API Gateway
  • Experience developing, securing or operating cloud scale applications or infrastructure; ideally terraform or cloudformation
  • Proven experience leading and line managing high performance teams
  • A drive to get things done in a collaborative, agile development environment
  • Excellent analytical and multitasking skills
  • Excellent communication, motivational & interpersonal skills with ability to work effectively across functions (product, data science etc)
  • Familiarity with Typescript would be an advantage
  • Experience of operating in a DevOps culture would be an advantage
Responsibilities
  • Lead a team of full stack developers to deliver quality features of value to our customers
  • Design, build and maintain high performance, reusable & reliable code
  • Ensure the best possible performance, reliability and quality of the KrakenFlex platform
  • Ensure solutions built compliment the existing core platform services
  • Ensure that the team is able to support the services it builds
  • Be hands on! Contribute to development across the entire stack from the front end down to the infrastructure that the platform runs on
  • Drive our software engineering culture, working closely with other technical team leads across the organisation
  • Line manage a team of full stack developers, motivating them and cultivating a transparent & supportive environment where they can ask questions and raise concerns
  • Coach & mentor junior engineers via pairing, design review & code review
  • Collaborate regularly with colleagues with many different specialities to create innovative solutions that delight our customers and colleagues

Octopus Energy is on a mission to transform energy globally, faster and cheaper than anyone imagined. They are are relentless in driving the smart grid technologies that'll deliver cheaper green electricity to fuel our homes, businesses, cars and heating.

Company Stage

Private

Total Funding

$2.6B

Headquarters

, United Kingdom

Founded

2016

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

0%

1 year growth

0%

2 year growth

13%