Software Engineer II


London, GB, WC2N 5EH

Job Type: 
Requisition Number:  38961
Department:  Digital
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About us

Come be a part of driving National Grid’s digital transformation!  We are digital creators, continuous learners and daring innovators.  We leverage digital innovative ways to create products and catalyze the transformation of National Grid's business units into more agile and digitally native organizations in our shared purpose of bringing energy to life. 
At National Grid, we keep the lights on and homes warm.  But it’s so much more than that.  We keep people connected and society moving.  This is no easy feat, and it takes all of us.  But National Grid supplies us with the environment to make it happen.  As we generate momentum in the energy transition for all, we don’t plan on leaving any of our customers in the dark.  So, join us and help bring energy to life. 

What you'll do

  • Be actively involved in the product development process from ideation to launch for our product Visibly
  • Work closely with different disciplines and key stakeholders across the organization to deliver the best digital experiences for our user
  • Write readable, idiomatic, secure, and maintainable code
  • Build observable and resilient systems
  • Contribute to the engineering culture across the organisation (eg, innovation, process improvements, introduction of technologies, and mentorship)
  • Maintain appropriate documentation
  • Contribute to system design and architectural discussions
  • Constructively challenge to improve processes and ways of working
  • Support and mentor more junior engineers

What you'll need

  • Full software development lifecycle experience
  • Be driven to deliver software products that are of the highest quality and maintainability
  • Ability to demonstrate having built solutions in cloud architectures
  • Experience working autonomously and managing ambiguity
  • Strong communication skills to effectively communicate with both technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively
  • Experience working in an Agile / Scrum development process
  • Enthusiasm to learn new skills and share with the wider engineering community
  • A breadth of knowledge across multiple technologies with a deep understanding of at least one the following (or transferable skills from similar):
    • Azure
    • C#
    • TypeScript 
    • ReactJS

What you'll get

  • 28 days holiday, plus eight statutory days – and options to buy extra holiday days 
  • Pension and share option scheme 
  • Close mentorship and regular feedback 

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