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Principal Software Developer (26048)

Bristol base, flexible working
c£75k plus share options

Forge new developments for an energy trading platform

This successful small company places a strong emphasis on research and development for their energy trading platform. They wish to recruit a Lead Developer to further their work in optimisation services for clients with electricity generating and storage assets in the form of gas peakers and batteries, broadening out to wind generators.

The Lead Developer will enjoy technical freedom over the future developments of the trading software platform. This will include close collaboration with the traders who use the software to control and optimise assets as well as with the data science team performing the analysis.

There is plenty of opportunity to get involved at all stages of the development work and your ideas and innovations will be valued by the company founders.

To contribute successfully to this highly motivated team, you will have the following attributes:

  • 1st or 2.1 degree in computer science, physics, maths or similar from a highly-ranked university
  • Good knowledge of both front-end and back-end development, with language skills in at least two of Python, C#, React, JavaScript and R.
  • Knowledge of cloud platforms, ideally AWS.
  • Ability to lead projects, make decisions and generate new ideas.
  • Experience in the UK energy market
  • Enthusiasm to work in a dynamic real-world team environment with the ability to contribute ideas
  • Excellent communication skills with evidence of taking the initiative

As well as a highly competitive remuneration package, there are potential share options on offer to reflect the pivotal nature of this role.

There is scope for flexible working, however in order to liaise with the traders and other developers, it is expected that you will be on-site in the central Bristol office at least 2 days per week.

Interested? Get to know more by sending in your CV - those selected will have the opportunity to know more before any interviews would happen.

Keywords: Full-stack, Python, C#, R, React, JavaScript, Cloud / AWS, Energy trading, Electricity, Bristol.

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