Status: Full-time/Permanent

Salary: 60-70k + Benefits

The Energy Systems Catapult is a leading technology and innovation centre set up to help the UK navigate the transformation of our whole energy system and capture the new commercial opportunities created (covering electricity, heat and combustible gases).  We support British industry, high-growth potential SMEs and Innovators to unleash innovation, and we work with policy makers on how to create market and policy drivers for this global energy revolution.

Why you might want this Job

The Catapult’s small but growing development team are excited by the potential of what technology can do to transform energy services & products and we love to use cutting edge technologies to help us to develop high quality software solutions.

Below is a flavour of the technologies we are currently utilising:

Java, Python, Mean Stack (MongoDB, Express.js, AngularJS, and Node.js.), Apache Spark, Cassandra, Kafka.

The Catapult’s advanced new award-winning centre at Cannon House in Birmingham has been designed to instigate collaboration and creativity, as we undertake activities associated with the transformation of the UK energy system.

Members of the development team are encouraged to express themselves and actively participate in how we might embrace new technologies, approaches and idea’s.

This opportunity will allow you, amongst other things.

To evolve existing devops solutions to support ongoing project development activities based around a Jenkins CI pipeline, to Implement a multi-region cloud platform (AWS) monitoring solution and to define and implement a cloud platform logging strategy.


Your technical excellence and solid engineering principles, combined with a hand’s on/proactive approach will already have led you to establishing a successful track record in shaping and implementing various DevOp’s Solutions/Tools that have led to impressive results across the software development lifecycle.

We are working within a Linux AWS environment, so it will be great if you have had experience of the same, as will be proven implementation experience of Jenkins CI, Terraform and Ansible.

You may also have a solid background in Docker and integrating automated test tools with a CI pipeline e.g. Cucumber, Postman, SoapUI.

So, if you would like to work in a great space with a passionate team who love using the latest technologies to tackle some of the UK’s energy challenges, don’t hesitate, pop us through an application.

Would you like to Apply?

The closing date for applications is Sunday 12th November 2017

Please note that at this time we are unable to provide UK visa sponsorship 

The Energy Systems Catapult undertakes innovative and exciting work that will help shape the future of energy, with this in mind we encourage candidates to submit their applications as early as possible, as we do reserve the right to remove this advert or close it to further applications at any point during the recruitment process.

(Strictly No Agencies).

"We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of race, sex, disability, religion and belief, sexual orientation, or status regarding gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity."

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