Software Developer – Solar Data Acquisition
Renewable Energy Systems Ltd.
Hertfordshire, UK
2d ago

Software Developer Solar Data Acquisition

We are searching for an experienced Software Developer Solar Data Acquisition to work in Northern Europe, however this is flexible, and we would consider other locations for the right candidate.

Do you want to work to make Power for Good?

We're the world's largest independent renewable energy company. We're guided by a simple yet powerful vision : to create a future where everyone has access to affordable, zero carbon energy.

We know that achieving our goals would be impossible without our people. Because we're solving some of the world's toughest problems, we need the very best people to help us.

They're our most important asset so that's why we continually invest in them.

RES is a family with a diverse workforce, and we are dedicated to the personal professional growth of our people, no matter what stage of their career they're at.

We can promise you rewarding work which makes an impact, the chance to learn from inspiring colleagues from across a growing, global network and opportunities to grow personally and professionally.

Our competitive package offers rewards and benefits including pension schemes, flexible working, and top-down emphasis on better work-life balance.

We also offer private healthcare, discounted green travel, 25 days holiday with options to buy / sell days, enhanced family leave and four volunteering days per year so you can make an impact somewhere else.

Job Purpose

We are proud of our reputation as leaders in renewable energy and for demonstrating that a zero-carbon future is possible, affordable, and desirable.

The SMART (Site Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Tool) team is an important part of this, providing bespoke software solutions across the global wind, solar and energy storage Support Services business.

This software developer role reports to the Senior Product Manager for Data Acquisition within the SMART team. This team includes software developers, product managers and software support specialists, who all work to architect, implement, and support new software products for RES Support Services business.

You will have experience of acquiring data from solar generation assets

  • Retrieving and homogenizing data from a wide range of operational renewable energy power plants.
  • Making data available to internal and external customers via robust and easy to use APIs.
  • Job Responsibilities

  • Work together with the Product Managers and subject matter experts to deliver new software products.
  • Choose the right technology, architecture, and infrastructure for each product in consultation with other software developers and the Product Manager.
  • Maintain high operational performance and application availability.
  • Assist the Product Manager with user story definition, estimation, and planning.
  • Demonstrate new features to users at demos.
  • Follow and contribute to team working agreement.
  • Contribute to the strategic technical direction of the product.
  • Support continuous improvement of team tools and practices.
  • Assist the support team with quick resolution of issues.
  • Knowledge

  • Software development and testing, ideally in C# or Python.
  • Docker
  • Azure native application development in particular Azure IoT.
  • Deploy cloud infrastructure using Terraform
  • Version control systems such as Github.
  • Skills

  • Integrate with an existing international team
  • Understand users' success criteria and design software to achieve their required outcomes
  • Experience

  • Acquiring data from solar assets
  • Agile methodology
  • Continuous integration and deployment
  • Test-driven development
  • Writing self-documenting and maintainable code.
  • Code peer review (PR or pair programming)
  • Previous experience of working with web APIs would be beneficial.
  • Qualifications

  • Degree in Computer Science, Science, Engineering, or relevant experience working as a software developer.
  • At RES we celebrate difference as we know it makes our company a great place to work. Encouraging applicants with different backgrounds, ideas and points of view, we create teams who work together to solve complex problems and design practical solutions for our clients.

    Our multiple perspectives come from many sources including the diverse ethnicity, culture, gender, nationality, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, marital status, parental status, education, social background and life experience of our people.

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