Software Engineering Manager

  • Centrica
  • Hybrid (UK)
  • 25/05/2024
Full time Data Engineering Business Intelligence Software Engineering Data Warehouse

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 – Joining the Centrica Field Operations Platform as a Software Engineering Manager, you'll contribute to enhancing our ability to forecast and plan colleague availability, aligning it with customer demand to efficiently dispatch engineers with the required skills to customers' homes. Collaborating with the 'Head of Engineering' and the 'Head of Product,' you'll shape the platform strategy, roadmap, and execution. Your responsibilities will include designing the Field Operations Platform and defining its non-functional requirements, with a pivotal role in steering the team's technical direction in alignment with Centrica's overarching strategy.

Location: UK (talk to us about flexible working)

The day to day –

  • Lead the creation, integration, and execution of innovative features to address business requirements effectively.
  • Provide technical direction to the team, contribute to design evaluations, and ensure design excellence.
  • Oversee the software development lifecycle across Field platform squads to support business objectives seamlessly.
  • Drive enhancements in deployment, monitoring, alerting, and incident management practices proactively.
  • Coordinate stakeholder engagement, including planning and facilitating communications.
  • Monitor and enhance engineering excellence metrics within squads, continuously seeking improvement.
  • Mentor team engineers in adopting and maintaining high-quality engineering standards.

About You –

  • Proven history of contributing to and executing technology strategies.
  • Proficient hands-on engineer proficient in at least one programming language; we prioritize engineering skills over specific language expertise.
  • Knowledgeable in API management and integration techniques.
  • Proficient in data management practices.
  • Skilled in providing data solutions, defining patterns, and creating high-level and detailed design specifications.

What’s in it for you –

  • Competitive salary plus bonus potential.
  • Company Car allowance.
  • 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.

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This role is being handled by the Centrica recruitment team and NO agency contact is required.