Note: this position is for KrakenFlex, a subsidiary of Kraken Technologies.
The energy industry is undergoing the largest transformation since industrialisation at an unprecedented rate of change and we are positioning ourselves to be at the heart of that change.
Our aim is to be the leading global provider of solutions that enable customers release £30bn of value per annum from distributed energy resources (DERs). We are building a Software as a Service (SaaS) subscription business with a global addressable market of £2.4 billion per annum, by digitally connecting hundreds of thousands of DERs with energy markets.
We have already attained a market leading position and KrakenFlex is a recognised thought leader and innovator in the industry. Our efforts have not gone unnoticed and we are pleased to announce that we now have the full support and backing of Octopus Energy, an award-winning UK energy supplier who share our passion and values.
As we enter the stage of rapid commercialisation and customer account growth, we have a number of exciting new offerings to launch to customers. We’re looking for an exceptional person to help us continuously deliver features that provide value to our customers. Our ideal engineer would be an individual who loves to engage with interesting software problems, with an interest in full-stack development and the passion to build and shape the future within a collaborative, community-based environment. We operate a highly agile development approach, giving wide scope to be involved with hands-on system-design, test driven development, deployment and operations.
What you’ll do
Design, build and maintain high performance, reusable & reliable code
Ensure the best possible performance, reliability and quality of the Upside platform
Contribute to development across the entire stack from the front end down to the infrastructure that the platform runs on
Contribute to the software engineering culture here at KrakenFlex
Collaborate regularly with colleagues with many different professional specialities to create innovative solutions that delight our customers and colleagues
Work as part of a team of engineers, regularly seeking feedback and growing your skills as a technical professional.
What you’ll need
Significant industry experience in software development & design
Proven experience in one or more of the following: Typescript or Node.Js
Experience with AWS or similar cloud providers, or serverless technologies e.g. AWS Lambda, Kinesis, DynamoDB, API Gateway
A drive to get things done in a collaborative, agile development environment
A proven ability to perform well in a fast-paced environment
Excellent analytical and multitasking skills
It’d be great if you had
CSS/SASS or React
Experience developing, securing or operating cloud scale applications or infrastructure; ideally terraform or cloudformation
Familiarity with container technologies (Docker, Kubernetes etc) and passion for improving the way cloud applications are built