Software Engineer

Lisbon, Full time

Join the team making zero carbon possible 🤯


The climate crisis is humanity's greatest challenge and the OVO Group organisations are all working together to lower our collective carbon emissions to zero. Would you be interested in joining OVO Energy to help them achieve this?


ABOUT OVO: The OVO Group’s mission is to drive progress towards net zero carbon living. They are a collection of companies with a single vision: to power human progress with clean affordable energy for everyone 💪


Where in the world of OVO will I be working?OVO Energy is growing the new Tech Hub based in Lisbon, Portugal and are currently looking for motivated, ambitious engineers to help move further towards the company goals!
One key thing that all of their engineers have in common is a desire to develop brilliant, industry disrupting products as well as their own skills.
They are growing! They currently have vacancies in various teams, so if you have a preference for the frontend, backend or both, feel free to get in touch 💻

They trust their development teams to choose their tech stacks, you’ll commonly encounter:
  • Scala;
  • TypeScript;
  • Clojure;
  • Node;
  • Java;
  • React;
  • React Native;
  • Python;
  • Docker;
  • Kubernetes;
  • Kafka and Terraform.
  • Also, they run services in GCP and AWS.


You’re the right person if:
  • You are genuinely passionate about developing products that will positively impact over a million people and also our environment;

  • You love working in teams and collaboratively building features that impact customers;

  • You are motivated by owning products, from inception to continuous improvement;

  • You believe strongly in test driven development and continuous delivery;

  • You love building scalable, resilient solutions;

  • You seek learning opportunities to deepen your expertise or broaden your knowledge.


What experience you’ll need:

  • You’re a hands on engineer with expertise in at least one programming language - if your experience doesn't match their stack exactly then don't worry, they hire based on software engineering talent, not language-specific skillset;

  • You have built or contributed to a variety of systems, ideally in different technologies;

  • Knowledge of the best engineering practices and continuous delivery;

  • You have experience building highly performant applications;

  • You are fluent in written and spoken English in a business context.


What they offer:

  • A very strong engineering culture (read more: https://tech.ovoenergy.com/).

  • Competitive pay.

  • Competitive Flexible Benefits Scheme.

  • 26 days holiday. 

  • A real commitment to your training & development (including paid courses / subscriptions) & lots more!


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