About the Role
Base Location: Reading, Havant or Altrincham.
Salary: £competitive + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.
Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time | Flexible First options available.
What is the Role?
The role of the Technical Development Team is to provide IT development and support to the operational Buildings Management business by delivering applications and services to drive efficiencies into our business processes. We also provide tools to both our remote and site-based engineers to enable them, using technology, to minimise the time taken to configure and commission BMS projects and deliver an effective maintenance service. We are embedding agility in our ways of working, building capability for a digital SSE of the future, meeting the needs of our customers in a new way.
We provide solutions to enable the business to acquire data from site-based assets for analysis by our Energy Operations & Data Science teams to maximise uptime, energy and operational performance. We are also heavily involved with the evaluation of new and emerging technologies, building POCs to determine business benefits and to secure funding for further development.
We support the development of the SSE Smart Cities & Places platform (SCP) and Energy as a Service (EaaS) platform on Amazon Web Services, working with our offshore developers & partners to ensure the smooth delivery of these initiatives. We have just completed the development a Smart Buildings Platform (SBP) proof of concept by expanding our Smart Cities platform. This SBP is now being presented to our customers for feedback and Pilot engagement. We are embedding agility in our ways of working, building capability for a digital SSE of the future, meeting the needs of our customers in a new way.
This exciting role as a Technical Solutions Developer with experience on the Microsoft Platform who will work with the technical team and our offshore partner to define and implement solutions. Deliver product backlog items across the end-to-end products as part of an agile team in a DevOps environment (delivery work may include supporting, designing, coding and testing)
What do I need?
To be considered for this role, we would ideally like you to have
- Application developer with .NET Core/ Visual Studio / Visual Studio Code / C#
- Relational (SQL Server) and NoSQL (DynamoDB) databases
- React JS, Node JS, API Protocols
About our Business
SSE IT underpins the technology needs of all the different businesses that make up the SSE group. From emerging technologies to data and analytics to cyber security - we power SSE's growth and enable it to generate value, while keeping it secure. As a trusted business partner that helps SSE lead in a low carbon world, we are proud of our service. Working for SSE IT is all about equipping SSE for now and the future.
What’s in it for you?
An excellent package with 34 days holiday entitlement, enhanced maternity/paternity leave, discounted healthcare, salary sacrifice car leasing and much more, view our full benefits package on our careers site.
As an equal opportunity employer we encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We actively encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments required during the application, assessment and upon joining SSE. Search for ‘Inclusion & Diversity at SSE’ to find out more.
All applications should be submitted online, and I'll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.
If you would like to discuss any working differently requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact David on David.Brickell@sse.com / 01738 275846.
Before commencing employment with SSE, you'll be required to fully complete our pre-employment screening process consisting of a basic criminal records and credit check.
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