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Big Data Development Opportunities



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The Overview

At Centrica, we believe that big data technology has the power to disrupt the energy industry. We have exciting opportunities for Big Data Developers at all levels to help us solve challenging problems and create new products that revolutionise our company and industry.

We have the resources of a FTSE 100 company combined with the ethos of a start-up. We’re a diverse team with experience ranging from new graduates to PhDs post-doc data scientists (and everyone in between) working on cutting edge big data solutions. We’re looking to add to our team with people who are excited by the opportunities that big data platforms provide and create innovative new solutions that help our business and our customers.

The Role

You will be joining a passionate and motivated team of Data Scientists, Researchers and Developers. We’re looking to lead the industry and set global trends in technology, not just in energy, but across the wider digital community. We want you to help us stay on the cutting edge and connect with our business to deliver new technology. You will help perform complex analyses, mine our big data platform and create new IP.

You will collaborate with the wider data science team to deliver great new data products. This is a great opportunity to work on cutting edge technology and one of the largest data platforms in the UK.

The Person

We have opportunities for Big Data Developers of all experience levels and would like you to be able to tell us why you will be suitable for this role. You will have some experience in Java and ideally have developed code for the Hadoop platform. Exposure to technologies like Spark would be a massive benefit, as would any experience with machine learning, statistics and predictive modelling. You will also be someone with great collaborative skills and the ability to both learn from and teach others in the team. Most importantly, a passion and enthusiasm for delivering great software solutions.

We are looking for people that can bring innovative ideas and have the initiative to bring them to life collaboratively with a great team. You will collaborate with the wider data science team to deliver great new data products.

The Company

Competitive salary and benefits.

Centrica plc, a FTSE 100 company, has operations in UK, North America and Europe. With 30+ million customer-product relationships, Centrica's vision is to become the leading integrated supplier of energy and related services for its chosen markets and maximise value to shareholders. Centrica's brand names include British Gas, Direct Energy (North America). At Centrica, our purpose is to help people today and secure energy for tomorrow.

PLEASE APPLY ONLINE by hitting the 'Apply' button. Please upload your cover letter and CV as one document.

Applications will ONLY be accepted via the ‘Apply’ button.

To request an update on this role, or if you have any problems uploading your CV please email paula.martin@centrica.com typing ‘Update required: Big Data Development Opportunities R9937699’ in the subject title.

Agencies: Centrica operate a preferred supplier arrangement, however if you wish to be considered at the next review session please submit a brief overview of your capability to PSL@centrica.com.