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Centrica • Denmark

Senior Software Engineer for Algo Data Team

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.

Innovation fuels our purpose. One of our areas of innovation is Algorithmic trading and behind every successful algorithm lies a stream of reliable, well-structured data. That’s where you come into play.

We are seeking a talented Senior Software Engineer who not only excels in software engineering but also dives into the intricacies of data. As a member of Algo Data, you’ll play a crucial role in designing, building, and operating a data platform that enables and supports the growth of Algo Trading business. You will work alongside an ambitious, collaborative, fun team dedicated to creating a robust data platform, where speed is critical. We move fast, adapt quickly, and embrace change. This enables great opportunities for exciting challenges in the realm of data and algo trading, while offering great professional development opportunities.

We in Algo Data appreciate a good team player, open to learn and adapt new technologies, ready to take ownership of complex technical challenges. Curiosity and experience with data engineering, distributed systems design and implementation will really benefit our team. Kafka experience is a huge plus.

If you’re ready to make an impact and contribute to our exciting journey, we’d love to hear from you!

If we caught your attention have a look at our tech stack to see if it’s a match:

  • .NET C#, powering robust backend services and APIs.

  • Web API, facilitating seamless communication between systems.

  • Angular, delivering intuitive user experiences.

  • Unit testing and automated testing, ensuring reliability and quality.

  • AWS Cloud and Kubernetes, enabling scalability and flexibility.

  • MongoDB, PostgreSQL, and MSSQL, managing critical data.

  • Kafka and RabbitMq, handling real-time messaging.

  • Humio and Serilog, for comprehensive logging and monitoring.

  • Octopus Deploy, and Argo, streamlining deployment.

  • Git, Jira, and Confluence, fostering collaboration and documentation.

If you are proficient in several elements from our tech stack or have experience with a similar one and think our team it’s a match then you can be our next colleague. Join us in Aalborg and be part of our dynamic team, shaping the future of energy trading!

About Centrica Energy

Centrica Energy is the trading and asset management arm of Centrica plc. We are a leading European energy trader with +13 GW of renewable power under management and over 15 years of experience innovating the European PPA market. We trade LNG, gas, power and energy attributes - and connect independent producers, suppliers and corporate off-takers in the wholesale energy markets.

We recognize that a career in Software Development requires continuous learning – that’s why we engage our employees in Guilds driving both technical innovation, process improvements and social activities. Our Skills Guilds drive learning activities such as Hackathons, Study Groups and Brown Bag Sessions, and our Social and Work Life Guild drive frequent social events such as department events, Friday Bars etc. Additionality we have an active Staff Association that arranges all sorts of activities – ranging from Foosball tournaments to LAN parties.

We look forward to hearing from you!


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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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