Do you love delivering for customers? Are you full of energy, ideas and passion? Want to be part of the next generation of Digital experts and bring a new brand to life working with cutting-edge technology? Then E.ON Next is right for you;

AWS/Python Software Engineer E.ON Next

A taste of what you’ll be doing

Location:  London

Competitive Salary from £55,000


We are looking for the most ambitious, talented and creative people out there to join our brand new, fresh, start-up business. This isn’t energy as you know it. This is new, exciting and waiting for stars like you to shape it. Do you love delivering for customers? Are you full of energy, ideas and passion?

Are you an enthusiastic and resourceful backend software engineers who is passionate about building great products. If you are  creative and inspired to invent new ways to help build amazing products that customers love, please join us! We would really love to work with you!

We're using Gatsby and React with TypeScript on the frontend, along with GraphQL to get data from our APIs. We're using GraphQL Modules and AWS lambda functions to keep things organised in our "Backend for Frontend" and we're styling everything with PostCSS.

Everything is hosted in AWS and we’re lucky enough to have CI/CD fully enabled alongside GitLab as our complete DevOps platform. Terraform also means we deploy infrastructure as code.

We're very proud of our current tech stack. We are at the leading edge of technology and with the help and guidance of all our software engineers, we want to keep it that way.

If this sounds like you, then we want to hear from you!

A taste of what you’ll be doing.

  • Create applications using Python to automate backend processes
  • Use a Serverless first approach to application design
  • Work in an agile team with other backend engineers and product designers.
  • Plan, build, test, and release new features and experiments.
  • Mentor other team members through pair programming and code reviews.
  • Help solve the challenges that come with large-scale systems and lots of data.

Are we a match?

We know what’s important to us at E.ON Next, we’re looking for the brightest and best to join our awesome Digital team and create the right culture to be the best.

We understand that these lists can sometimes be a bit intimidating and we don't mean it to be like that. If you get what we're on about here, send us your CV. We would rather chat through your experience than put you off because you don't tick every one of these boxes.

  • Experience with a scripting language, preferably Python
  • Experience with developing applications hosted in AWS
  • Experience with Serverless Computing such as Lambda and API Gateway
  • Experience developing Apollo GraphQL

Plus, experience in the following would be a bonus:

  • AWS Engineering in general, managing resources etc.
  • Terraform, Packer, Consul
  • Django (or equiv. web framework)
  • Domain modelling
  • HTTP and REST APIs
  • Writing robust and fault-tolerant software
  • Celery and async processing
  • Postgres
  • Plus experience in the following would be a bonus:
  • React and Redux
  • Experience using Gatsby
  • Experience with unit testing, preferably Jest and Cypress
  • Excellent software design, problem-solving and debugging skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Familiarity with CI/CD pipelines


What else do I need to know?

  • We’re setting up cool new offices in Leicester and London with Leicester as our bigger operational site to start with and London where we’ll house our Tech department and where this role is based
  • We’ll have regular team socials and a corporate Deliveroo account for when the need arises
  • Salary - from £55,000
  • 26 days holiday plus bank holidays – this includes guaranteed day off for your birthday if you want.
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • A generous pension scheme
  • The chance to choose from our Flexible Benefits range

E.ON is committed to being an inclusive employer. We recognise that everyone is different and we aim to provide a working environment where each person feels respected, valued and able to achieve their full potential. We are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. If you require any reasonable adjustments, please just let us know.

At a glance

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Closing date: 05/01/2021 Salary: From £55,000 

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About us

At E.ON Next we’re part of shaping the future of energy and leading the energy transition towards sustainability in the UK. We’re dedicated to providing customers with exceptional service and use state-of-the-art technology to do so. We trust our people who have freedom and are empowered to take responsibility and are excited to deliver excellent service for customers every single day.

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