Centrica • United Kingdom

LNG Lead Developer

Employment type:  Full time

Job Description

LNG is becoming an increasingly key component in the European and Global energy trade, and the LNG Desk is a dynamic and growing part of Centrica EM&T’s business trading physical LNG globally.

You will be a key part of the IT team that works in partnership with the business to deliver their ambitious growth plans. The team develop and maintain the existing ETRM platform, EOS, as well as driving through a programme of digitisation to provide world class tools to a world class trading organisation.

Working as the technical lead of the LNG development team, reporting to the Head of LNG IT, you will be responsible for the technical delivery of system development. You will own the software stack, application architecture and development processes, ensuring that the application remains performant and fit for purpose whilst conforming to Centrica and EM&T standards.

This is a London based (close to Marble Arch) role and we encourage hybrid working with c3 days in the office and c2 days from home.

The Job role:

Planning

  • Working within a scrum framework, responsible for prioritizing and managing own workload and conflicting priorities

  • Responsible for the strategic development of the EOS technical platform, within the bounds of Centrica Architecture, security etc standards

  • Balancing workload of the development team, both for allocation of project work, and management of the support schedule and processes

Operational Responsibilities

  • Defines, implements and enforces interface design and process standards which are consistent with wider IT standards and current best practice principals

  • Ownership of the software stack, application architecture and security, ensuring the system can be maintained, and meets current best practice and Centrica standards

  • Produces maintainable and supportable code

  • Works within Agile and DevOps delivery methodology.

Leadership and People Management

  • Technical Lead for the development team ensuring that quality and output targets are adhered to

  • Responsible for the technical delivery of changes to the EOS Application and associated interfaces and systems

  • Responsible for development team processes, including build pipelines, code reviews, definition and implementation of coding standards

  • Responsible for ensuring suitable testing and test coverage by maintaining and expanding Specflow and Nunit test packs

  • Proactively ensure development follows best industry practice

  • There are no direct reports in this role as the team maintains a flat structure.

The Person:

  • Experience of being part of a development team within a finance / trading organisation

  • Broad experience within Energy or Commodities Trading, with exposure to Front, Middle and Back Office, and a strong understand of the trade lifecycle

  • Experience with MTM valuation, exposure and greek calculations

  • Extensive experience working as a developer in the Microsoft technology stack (C#, .net, SQL, Azure)

  • Experienced practitioner of agile and scrum

Further technical:

  • Expert in C#, SQL Server, Entity Framework, .Net, WinForms, WCF, Azure

  • Experience Infragistics components for WinForms

  • Experience working with Azure DevOps tools.

  • Experience with automated testing frameworks such as Specflow / Gherkin.

  • Wide knowledge of existing and emerging technologies.

#LI-CET

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!

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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
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
Equity packages
Life insurance
Annual pay rises
Share options
Financial coaching
Employee discounts
Volunteer days
Company car
Travel loan
Enhanced pension match/contribution
Location
96%
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Hours
92%
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Benefits
82%
Employees are very happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
79%
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
83%
Employees feel that flexible working is part of the culture
Autonomy
88%
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

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

Diversity
80%
Employees feel that the diversity is good and there are continued efforts to improve it
Inclusion
82%
Employees feel like the company culture is brilliantly inclusive and equitable
Culture
84%
Employees feel like it is a really great environment to work in
Mission
85%
Employees feel very excited about and aligned with the company mission
Salary
72%
Employees feel that their salary is good and matches the value they bring

Working at Centrica

Company employees

20,000

Gender diversity (male:female)

68:32

Office locations

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

Hiring Countries

Belgium

Denmark

Ireland

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2nd – Large companies

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Flexa100 2024
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Industry awards 2023