Centrica • United Kingdom

Control Systems Software Engineer (C#, React)

Employment type:  Full time

Job Description

We are Centrica! We’re so much more than an energy company. We’re a family of brands revolutionising a cleaner, greener future. Working here is #MoreThanACareer - we’re powered by purpose. Together we can make an impact that will truly change tomorrow. Whether you’re developing cutting-edge green tech, helping customers on the front line or simplifying operations behind the scenes.

Your work here isn’t just a job – it’s a mission. We all play a vital role in energising a greener, fairer future.

An opportunity to play your part – Really exciting time to join the business and be work across the full software development lifecycle of control systems software for power engineering systems. Your role includes collaborating with cross-functional teams, designing software products, implementing, adapting, operating and troubleshooting to meet changing business requirements. You will be working alongside a team of specialists.

The day to day:

  • Design, develop and maintain software applications and UI using C# and React.
  • Contribute to development across the stack from the front end down to the infrastructure.
  • Ensure the best possible performance, reliability and quality of the CBS ICS platforms.
  • Collaborate on solutions designs and related code.
  • Participate in the software development life cycle from planning to deployment.
  • Write clean, maintainable code.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve technical issues.
  • Implement and maintain security measures.
  • Automate deployment of applications.
  • Optimize application performance.
  • Mentor and train junior developers as required.
  • Growing your skills as a technical professional.

About you:

  • Proven experience and knowledge of React and C# is essential.
  • In depth industry experience in software development & design.
  • Experienced with Microsoft .NET technology stack: C# / .NET, .NET Core, ASP.Net, Web APIs.
  • Familiarity with software development principles.
  • Experience with Cloud deployment using CI/CD and code management tools like Git.
  • JavaScript, including DOM manipulation and the JavaScript object model.
  • Experienced with popular React.js workflows (such as Redux).
  • Familiarity with RESTful APIs and modern authorization mechanisms such as JSON Web Token.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • A drive to get things done in a collaborative, agile way.

These skills are also desirable:

  • SQLserver knowledge and queries for performance and responsiveness.
  • Awareness of industrial control systems and operational technology is desirable.

What’s in it for you –

  • Competitive salary and bonus potential.
  • Employee Energy Allowance at 15% of the government price cap.
  • Pension scheme.
  • Company Funded Healthcare Plan.
  • 25 days holiday allowance, plus public holidays, and the option to buy up to 5 additional days.
  • Excellent range of flexible benefits, including technology vouchers, electric car lease scheme & travel insurance.

At Centrica we embrace diversity and actively seek to attract individuals with unique backgrounds and perspectives. To build a more sustainable future, we need the best team – a team with a diverse mix of people and skills, where everyone feels welcome and able to succeed. We are dedicated in helping to close the diversity gap and would love to see more females, people of colour and LGBTQ+ employees, as well as those from a variety of cultures and ethnicity to veterans and the differently abled. Supporting diversity and inclusion is a big part of who we are, we are not looking for people to fit into our culture but to add to it!

PLEASE APPLY ONLINE by hitting the 'Apply' button.

Applications will ONLY be accepted via the ‘Apply’ button.

This role is being handled by the Centrica recruitment team and NO agency contact is required.

Company benefits

Adoption leave
Open to part-time employees
Enhanced sick days
Flexible working week
Enhanced sick pay
Gym membership
Health insurance
Mental health platform access
Compassionate leave
Dental coverage
Fertility treatment leave
Season ticket loan
Buy or sell annual leave
Optional unpaid leave
Shared parental leave
Enhanced maternity leave
Carer’s leave
Enhanced paternity leave
Pregnancy loss leave
Cycle to work scheme
Pension match/increase
Equity packages
Life insurance
Annual pay rises
Share options
Financial coaching
Employee discounts
Volunteer days
Company car
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are very happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
Employees feel that flexible working is part of the culture
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Additional employee ratings
(these do not contribute to the FlexScore®)

Employees feel that the diversity is good and there are continued efforts to improve it
Employees feel like the company culture is brilliantly inclusive and equitable
Employees feel like it is a really great environment to work in
Employees feel very excited about and aligned with the company mission
Employees feel that their salary is good and matches the value they bring

Working at Centrica

Company employees


Gender diversity (male:female)


Office locations

Windsor, London, Cardiff, Leicester, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Manchester, Dublin, Stockport, Staines, Hampton, Aberdeen, Barrow, Hull

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom

Awards & Achievements

2nd – Large companies

2nd – Large companies

Flexa100 2024
3rd – Consumer Goods

3rd – Consumer Goods

Industry awards 2023

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