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Centrica • United Kingdom

Full Stack Developer

Employment type:  Full time


A little flex time

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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.

Centrica Energy is the trading arm of Centrica. We trade power, gas, LNG, and energy attributes and connect producers, suppliers and off takers in the wholesale energy markets - and we provide our clients with the best route-to-market services available to the market today with physical and financial settlement approaches. In short we call ourselves Energy Movers By Nature.

As our new Full Stack Developer, you will be joining a fast-moving, industry leading development team working on the back-end of a cutting-edge data platform, based on AWS build-out. The platform roll-out provides live intraday position reporting and pre-trade Analytics capability to the Energy Trading Front Office business within Centrica Energy.

How we work:

We embrace ‘flexible first’ as our guiding principle for flexible and hybrid working, which balances work, the team, and the individual need for flexibility. This role is based out of our London office, close to Marble Arch, with the team typically coming in 3 days per week.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Design, develop, and maintain applications using modern front-end and back-end technologies

  • Ensure applications are scalable, reliable, and secure

  • Propose technical solutions and vendor products for business problems and work with project team to deliver the solutions

  • Use and improve our in-house continuous delivery pipelines to release new features and functionality

  • Liaise with all system owners and business units to ensure systems are fit for purpose

  • Produce high level technical designs and liaise with relevant group Infrastructure, cloud, security and network teams to ensure it fits with Centrica’s Architectural patterns and practices.

A bit about you:

  • Knowledge of JavaScript (Es6 & Esnext), HTML5, and CSS3

  • Knowledge of React with hooks and Redux toolkit

  • Commercial programming experience in Python

  • Experience with AWS cloud services such as S3, ECS, Postgres

  • Familiar with Object Oriented Programming

  • Knowledge of relational and / or non-relational (NoSQL) databases (we use Postgres)

  • Experience of message queues (we use Kafka)

  • A pragmatic and practical approach to solving business problems

  • Self-starter with a strong ability to multitask and aptitude to learn new technologies

  • Used to agile working practices.

#LI-CET #MakeYourMove #MoreThanACare

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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