Position: Senior Analyst Programmer (Business Energy)
Salary: GBP45079 - GBP59538 per annum
Ref: 522381_1573567950
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 12/11/2019
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Location: Reading

Salary: £45,079 - £56,538 depending on skills and experience

Working Pattern: Permanent/Full Time Hours

About the Department

SSE IT underpins the technology needs of all the different businesses that make up the SSE group. From emerging technologies to data and analytics to cyber security - we power SSE's growth and enable it to generate value, while keeping it secure. As a trusted business partner that helps SSE lead in a low carbon world, we are proud of our service. Working for SSE IT is all about equipping SSE for now and the future.

What is the Role?

Business Energy focuses on non-domestic customers, supplying around 500,000 electricity and gas metering points to clients ranging from micro businesses to large national corporates and offering a wide range of energy contract solutions, including fixed and flexible contracts.

In this Senior role, working autonomously on complex projects and leading on small lower risk projects, you'll analyse system requirements and design, test, code and modify complex programmes and scripts to agreed company standards.

You'll be involved throughout the full software development life cycle offering advice and guidance on complex projects regarding Business Energy IT and matrix managing/mentoring more junior staff in the team. Additionally, you'll Assist in the maintenance of team documentation

What do I need?

You'll have excellent technical computing, analysis, design and development skills to a proven professional level.

Your specific technical skills will include excellent experience and knowledge of: cloud computing; building?applications using Azure; implementing Azure Cloud Services based on the Azure design patterns. You'll also have a solid background developing in C#, .NET and/or .NET Core using solid principles and design patterns as well as experience of supporting and troubleshooting cloud integrations (.NET Framework, C#, Azure Function Apps, Azure Service Bus, Azure Logic Apps). Additionally, you'll have experience of development using Agile methodologies and Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Delivery (CD), ideally using Azure DevOps. You'll also be familiar with front end development using Javascript frameworks

You'll demonstrate significant design experience as well as strong technical computing, analysis, design and development skills. With a systematic and creative approach to problem solving, you'll also be able to prioritise your own workload within demanding schedules. You'll have excellent communication and interpersonal skills as well as a significant understanding of the gas and electricity industry data flows and metering standards.

Please be aware if you are successful, you'll be required to complete our pre-employment screening process before joining SSE.

Our Benefits

We're committed to ensuring we offer our people a great place to work, with competitive salary, contributory pension plan and benefits package. Why not watch our short employee benefits video to see what else is on offer?

Next Steps

For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch with sse.

About SSE

We all have different skills here at SSE and that's what makes us stand out. We all take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra 'if it's not safe, we don't do it.'

SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.