Flexa
Centrica • Denmark

Student Assistant (Python Developer)

Employment type:  Part time

Remote-first

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.

For our office in Aalborg, we are looking for a Student Assistant with experience in Python to work in our Data Analytics Team. The role will provide you with deep insights in the engine room of energy trading.

As a team we work on

Providing high-quality model and tool development that supports multiple trading desks.
We oversee the vast amount of data available for trading and translate that into actionable insights.

The Job role

You will be required to produce high quality increments to the team’s code base working both individually and collaboratively. This will include, but is not limited to: Maintenance and servicing our analytics prototyping systems, written in Python, assisting analysts in making relevant live dashboards using our data pipeline infrastructure, working for example with:

  • Modelling/forecasting, using Machine Learning and classical statistical approaches.

  • Data quality evaluation

  • Performance optimization, AWS cloud computing, parallel processing.

  • Interface development using React.JS or Dash


About you

The ideal candidate:

  • Is studying in the field of the exact sciences (for example Computer Science, Mathematics, Econometrics, Engineering, Chemistry or Physics)

  • Has experience and understanding of Python programming

  • Knows of GIT, OOP & Patterns & Cloud

  • Knows how to communicate with relevant colleagues

  • Has a strong interest in energy markets

About Centrica Energy

Centrica Energy is a leading European energy trader with +13 GW of renewable power under management and over 15 years of experience innovating the European PPA (Power Purchase Agreements) market. We provide competitive solutions for Renewables that help manage merchant risks and lower costs whilst meeting the needs of investors and banking partners.

We have a strong focus and track record of nurturing talent, and 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.

We’re a profitable company that understands the necessity of investment to achieve improvement. If you’ve got the willingness, ambitions, and right attitude we offer a work environment that will help you grow on a professional as well as personal level.

#LI-CET


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
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
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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