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Employment Type:  Full/Part Time
Employment Period:  Permanent
Salary:  Competitive Salary & Benefits

Croydon, GB

Career Area:  Data, Tech & IT

Software Engineer

Software Engineer AWS, React, Croydon or Hove Competitive & benefits

Software Engineer- AWS, React, Competitive Salary & Benefits. Croydon or Hove

Do you like the idea of being part of the electric future? This is a unique opportunity for you to become part of Generation Electric. We are at the forefront of the quiet revolution shaping the future of sustainable living and working through low-carbon electricity. We are facing into the demands of climate change to answer the demands for low carbon electricity for our homes, businesses and to get around. We believe that generating and supplying electricity isn’t just about power, it’s about the power to transform lives and futures.

Our tech teams are embarking on a programme of “disruption from within”, driving an innovative engineering culture to deliver an exceptional customer experience & cutting-edge digital-first approach.

The role comprises the full software delivery lifecycle from discovery through to design, build, deploy and run/optimise. You will work closely with the Product Owner, Architect(s), and Scrum Master in order to bring new functionality and technical improvements to market and you will be comfortable operating within a fast paced, flexible and iterative delivery environment.

The Person

The role will form part of the Business Change & IT function, within the Customers business unit. You will be placed within a recognised product team and be expected to deliver software features in line with business priorities as well as provide operational IT support activities for the software created. Being comfortable contributing to a team where:

  • You can skilfully write high-quality, well-tested code and you are comfortable with TDD/BDD
  • Are comfortable with Agile methods/DevOps
  • You are an advocate for technical excellence while being open to change when needed 
  • You are resilient in ambiguous situations and can approach challenges from multiple perspectives
  • You have solid experience in cloud technology, namely AWS
  • You are a solution thinker – always looking to solve the problem in the best possible way
  • You are customer centric and business focussed – placing the business outcome and customer at the heart of everything that they do
The Skills


  • Cloud architectures, particularly AWS
  • Commercial experience with React and/or React Native UI framework
  • Test Driven Development/Behaviour Driven Development
  • CSS3/ HTML5 /Typescript
  • Experienced in source control and CI / CD tooling technologies (e.g., Jenkins, GitHub, Terraform)
  • Jest framework experience
  • Automated testing knowledge and experience (e.g. Selenium / Cypress / detox)
  • Serverless architectures
  • Loose-coupling, queuing, and event driven architectures
  • Experience of at least one server-side language (ideally, Python, Java/Kotlin, NodeJS)
  • REST APIs, design and use of 3rd party APIs
Competitive Salary and Benefits


You can expect a competitive salary and benefits package. In addition to the salary you’ll benefit from a defined benefit pension scheme, flexible lifestyle benefits options and entry into the bonus scheme.

Although our roles are advertised on a full-time basis as standard, flexible working arrangements will be considered.

Why EDF?


We’re an employer to feel better about. We’re proud to be an inclusive, disability confident employer and recognise the importance of employee well-being, and although these roles are advertised on a full-time basis as standard, flexible working arrangements will be considered.

We’re about the people who work with us and we celebrate their diversities and embrace the value that their differences bring. We believe that a culture of inclusion forms the basis of a truly sustainable business and is vital to shaping a strong and fresh-thinking organisation, with a number of employer networks and benefits to suit your lifestyle.

Recruiting from the widest possible pool of talent, we assess every potential employee against our four key behaviours – Integrity, Inclusion, Inspiration and Impact. We make sure that our workforce is a true reflection of our communities and customers. Their unique perspectives not only give us a better understanding of customers from all walks of life, but bring fresh ideas too.

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