Centrica • United Kingdom

Software Engineer - Mobile (React Native)

Employment type:  Full time


A little flex 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 – If selected, your position as a Mobile Software Engineer will entail the development of mobile applications compatible with multiple platforms, usually within a defined project. This includes designing program logic for new applications or examining and adjusting logic in existing applications. Your responsibilities will encompass programming, testing, troubleshooting, documenting, and deploying mobile software applications. You will be required to scrutinise requirements, conduct tests, and amalgamate application components to guarantee successful enhancements to the system. The role may also require the evaluation of new software code, typically in a highly efficient Agile development setting.

Location: UK (talk to us about flexible working)

The day to day –

  • Sustain the current Hive mobile application and its related frameworks.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to introduce new features and enhancements to Hive.
  • Engage in code reviews, strategizing sessions, authoring documentation, and offering suggestions to boost the overall robustness and quality of the app’s codebase.
  • Development of mobile applications utilising JavaScript, Typescript, React, and React Native.
  • Show proficiency in React/React Native is preferred, but robust JavaScript/Typescript skills are crucial.
  • Deliver knowledge or experience with Redux/Redux-Saga/Redux Toolkit is not mandatory but is advantageous.
  • Experience in unit testing is beneficial.
  • Experience in iOS or Android development and deployment is not required but is favourable.
  • Acquaintance with AWS Cognito, OAuth, or other Single Sign-On providers.
  • Familiarity with cloud services like AWS is not necessary but is helpful.
  • Experience or familiarity with continuous integration tools such as CircleCI, Travis, and AWS CodeBuild is appreciated.

About You –

  • Capability to strategies, administer, and structure individual tasks.
  • Eagerness to acquire new technological skills and enhance existing solutions.
  • Proficiency in cooperating with stakeholders to establish requirements.
  • Capacity to think both tactically and strategically about the solutions we offer and sustain for our clients.
  • Competence to function in a cross-functional team spanning the entire organisation.

What’s in it for you –

  • Competitive salary plus 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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