Software Engineering Specialist
Sunbury, South East , United Kingdom
1d ago

Job profile summary :

BP has embarked on an ambitious plan to modernize and transform using digital technologies to drive efficiency, effective and new business models.

You are a Software Engineering Specialist who works within a team to provide innovative, custom built software to BP colleagues and external users.

This custom software either supports revenue earning activity or helps reduce costs within BP functions by automating manual activity.

Ultimately, this work will help us become a digital leader in our sector, so we can drive energy transition and solve real-world problems.

At IT&S, all the roles are within Chapters. While your role will continue to remain within the Chapter, your initial activities described below may change over time.

You will work within an agile delivery squad initially focused on delivering a global Retail site transformation to bring our store operation to the next level.

This role will interact directly with our customers, development teams, business product owners and 3rd party vendors.

If you have experience in fuel and / or convenience retail store operations and can adapt and deliver solutions meeting the demand in the marketplace, automate and optimize the in-

shop and backend processes and always attempting to use digital technology to drive efficency, come join our team.You will be based at our Sunbury on Thames offices in Surrey but there will be regular travel required to other BP offices

Key Accountabilities

Team : Developing the capability of your teams to deliver the most agile solutions is one of your top priorities. Our culture is exploring, thinking and doing, and you will live this every single day.

Working across the team you will identify, assess and manage risks that may affect the success of the project.

Relationships : You will develop and maintain a series of internal and external stakeholder relationships and support project delivery.

You will work with the team to get the most value from current applications and emerging technologies, leading technical thinking across a wide range of technologies.

The role requires ability to influence and inspire change in a positive and impactful way.

Software Engineering : You will develop the capabilities of your team of software engineers and business analysts to help them create commercially cost-

effective solutions. You will help design, test and operate custom built or customised IT solutions aimed at improving business delivery processes.

You will act in accordance with professional engineering practices, including Internet protocols, coding standards and reviews, source control management, design and operations processes.

Technology : You will build awareness of internal and external technology developments, managing the delivery of process and system improvements, identifying and implementing continuous improvement plans for and ensuring best practice is shared across the team.

Safety and Compliance : Safety of our people and our customers is our highest priority. We will advocate and help ensure our architectures, designs and processes enhance a culture of operational safety and improve our digital security.

Job Advert : Essential Education

Essential Education

Tertiary education and / or equivalent relevant work experience.

Essential Experience and Job Requirements

Technical capability : Essential Skills :

Essential Skills :

Programming / Software Development, experience required in C#, Java or Kotlin

Building Android Apps to allow enterprise level applications on retail site mobile devices,

Firm understanding of Mulesoft and how to transform from classic integration to an API lead design

Firm understanding on the Office365 application set and how to use it to automate processes and build apps to drive process efficiencies and data insights

Requirements Definition and Management

Technical Specialism

Emerging Technology Monitoring

Desirable Skills :

Application SupportData Design

Systems Integration

Porting / Software Configuration

Leadership and EQ

You embrace a culture of change and agility, evolving continuously, adapting to our changing world.

You are an effective team player, looking beyond your own area / organizational boundaries to consider the bigger picture and / or perspective of others, while understanding cultural differences.

You continually enhance your self-awareness and seek input from others on your impact and effectiveness.

Well organized, you balance proactive and reactive approaches and multiple priorities to complete tasks on time.

You apply judgment and common sense you use insight and good judgment to inform actions and respond to situations as they arise.

You comply with BP's Code of Conduct and demonstrate strong leadership through BP's Leadership Expectations and Values & Behaviours.

Manager Expectations

Provide ongoing feedback to your employee tree, both formally and informally, with the aim of supporting their performance and development within the Chapter

Coach and mentor to help build domain experience amongst peers

Be responsible for Chapter member’s personal development and the management of performance reviews

Contribute to relevant supply and demand conversations, to adequately staff squads with appropriately skilled employees

Assess candidates as part of the Talent Acquisition process, interviewing to identify future IT&S talentSharing knowledge (cross-

pollination) between Chapter members that can be utilised by various Squads

Flexible Working

In IT&S we are committed to the provision of flexible working arrangements. Agile or flexible working encompasses a wide range of working options which support individuals to their full potential.

It is more than ad-hoc home working or part time working, it’s about finding the best way and role modelling BP’s IT technology to get a job done, that works well for both the business and our employees.

So even if a job is advertised as full time, please reach out to the hiring manager or the recruiter as flexible working arrangements may be considered.

About BP :

We are a global energy business involved in every aspect of the energy system. We have 75,000 employees in 80 countries, working towards delivering light, heat and mobility to millions of people, every day.

We are one of the very few companies equipped to solve some of the big complex challenges that matter for the future. We have a real contribution to make to the world's ambition of a low carbon future.

Join us, and be part of what we can accomplish together.

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