Centrica • Denmark

SCADA Engineer

Employment type:  Full time


A little flex time

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Job Description

Centrica Energy is looking for a skilled SCADA Engineer to join our team in Aalborg. We are one of the leading trading houses in Europe managing assets across the continent. It is crucial for us to always have up to date data, insights and analyses which are provided by several different teams with each their specialty. If you are a strong communicator with electrical and mechanical insights this is your chance to be part of a team providing Europe with renewable energy today and in the future.

The role

This role will challenge your technical communication abilities communicating with asset owners, service providers, and coordinating tasks and challenges internally within the team and internal development departments.

On an average workday, your principal responsibilities will include:

  • Task coordinating with the team

  • Setting up connections to assets

  • Reacting to and fixing deviations in the data flow

  • Communicating with service providers on solutions

  • Having internal meetings on task coordination and development projects

The team is responsible for the ‘on call duty’, during out of office hours, (2. level support).

About you

You can have a variety of different backgrounds, but we imagine that you:

  • Have a master’s or bachelor’s degree in data science, Automation engineering, Technology management and marine engineering or a similar degree

  • Possess electrical and mechanical insight knowledge on power production

  • Have great communication skills in technical English both verbal and written

  • Have experience handling IT Network, data and protocol

It will be a clear plus if you do have:

  • Insight on power plants, wind parks and solar parks parameters

  • Hands-on engineering experience with industrial data interfaces

  • Experience with markets and power grids across Europe

As a person we believe the ideal candidate:

  • Is driven, commercially minded, self-motivated, and collaborative

  • Is talented and passionate about network and data handling

  • Stays updated on technologies and methods

About Centrica

We’re a leading European renewable energy trading powerhouse, and one of only a few major actors in the energy trading business that manages both renewable assets and executes energy trading at large scales simultaneously. With +13 GW of renewable power under management and +15 years of experience innovating the European PPA market, we’re a unique player positioned in an exciting industry with the ambitions and capabilities to push the green transition forward.

Centrica has a strong focus and track record of nurturing talent. The responsibilities and tasks we take on are limited only by our imagination – we dream big and aim high when setting new goals, and we deliver on that through honesty, proactiveness and responsibility. By applying for this role, you will get the opportunity to join one of the most successful energy trading teams in Europe.

We have an inclusive environment, and our experience is that different views from different people with different backgrounds strengthen our business and makes us all better. Our people come from all over the world, and we invite anyone with the skills and the mindset to apply for this role.

Make your move today to change tomorrow.


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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
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

We asked employees of Centrica how satisfied they were with flexible working, and this is what they told us

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

Flexa100 2024

2nd – Large companies

Industry awards 2023

3rd – Consumer Goods