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Web Developer


Glasgow, Glasgow, GB

Facility:  Scottish Power HQ

ScottishPower is part of the Iberdrola Group, one of the world’s largest integrated utility companies and a world leader in wind energy.  ScottishPower is the first integrated energy company in the UK to generate 100% green electricity. Our focus is on wind energy, smart grids and driving the change to a cleaner, electric future and we’re investing over £7m every working day to make this happen. We’re committed to speeding up the transition to cleaner electric transport, improving air quality and over time, driving down bills. 


Our Retail business provides energy to 5 million households and businesses across the UK and we’ve been voted best large energy supplier of the year for 2018.   At ScottishPower we want to do the right thing for our customers. We believe in fair pricing and offer a choice of tariffs to suit customer needs. We offer products that help our customers control and protect the energy in their homes and the flexibility to help customers manage their energy accounts today, tomorrow and in the future


At ScottishPower Retail, we know people are central to building a better future, quicker and we are seeking new talent to join our team.


The position of Full Stack Web Developer sits within the Digital function of our Retail business of ScottishPower, reporting to the Digital Development Manager. As a Full Stack Developer within the Digital Team, you will design, build and maintain Java applications and provide solutions to support a programme of ongoing work from design to deployment, along with supporting the business Stakeholders to identify possible business changes that will further support the growth of the ScottishPower Digital business plan.


We are looking for a passionate Full Stack Web Developer that recognises the need to write clean, maintainable, scalable and well tested code alongside likeminded Engineers moving in a fast-paced environment. We have a mobile-first approach to creating react-components, using atomic design principles. We are running the latest React, with redux, rxjs and sass with a good typescript foundation.


Additionally, we have a number of microservices written in Java 8 and Spring Boot used by a wide range of native mobile and web-based products.


In the role of Full Stack Web Developer, you will be working in a small cross functional product squad alongside Developers, Testers, Product Owners, Business Analysts and UX Designers, with objectives varying based on your squad, making this a highly agile environment with a clear vision and roadmap roadmap driven by our dedicated Product Owners.


You will be required to assist the Digital Development Manager in:-

  • Providing support to the development activities within the ScottishPower family of internet sites and Digital platforms
  • Strive to create visually appealing mobile and web applications that feature user-friendly design and clear navigation
  • Work to create a process of frequent change and improvements across the Digital environment by using all your technical and creative skills
  • Assessing the external and internal factors to maximise benefits and minimise risk to the business as appropriate
  • Producing effective developments that create best in class customer propositions and interactions where appropriate
  • Work in a collaborative manner with Analysts and Testers to collectively deliver to stakeholder requirements
  • Contributing to the delivery of operational Digital objectives by making recommendations and carrying out technical activities as prescribed by the Digital Development Manager
Skills and Requirements

We are seeking a collaborative and enthusiastic Web Developer who is willing to push boundaries to deliver innovative solutions utilising the latest technologies, whilst being open, sharing and not afraid to challenge the norm. Essential skills for the role are experience in:

  • React and redux
  • NodeJS
  • Comfortable with using relational databases
  • Comfortable with RESTful APIs
  • Familiarity with Git
  • Experience of writing unit/integration tests
  • Comfortable working on a codebase with other developers


To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate as a minimum:

  • Have experience in building quality digital services
  • Good knowledge of Agile and Scrum delivery processes
  • Awareness and interest in CICD: e.g. Jenkins, pipeline, automated testing
  • Good interpersonal skills and desire to support team mates
  • Desire to learn and improve
What we offer

This is a Permanent contract and salary for this role aligns with market expectations. Other benefits for this role include a performance related bonus up to 10%.

As part of our commitment to a supportive and inclusive place to work, we recognise that our employees have different personal circumstances and want a suitable work-life balance. We are working hard to support flexible and alternative ways of working where possible including: Flexible Working, Shared Parental Leave, Career Breaks, Wellbeing / Employee Assistance Programme. You will also have access to our flexible benefits programme where you can decide what is important for you. You will be offered on-going training and support to encourage you to develop and progress your career.


‘Happy to talk flexible working’

Our Selection Process
  • Telephone Interview
  • Technical Test
  • Behavioural Based Interview
    • Behaviours:
    • Empower to Grow
    • Collaborate & Share
    • Focus to Achieve Results
    • Be Agile
  • Location: SP HQ, St Vincent Street, Glasgow
  • Closing date: 20 April 2020



Inclusion and diversity fosters innovation and creativity and brings us closer to the communities we serve. At ScottishPower, we want to attract and hire diverse talent whilst developing a workplace that is supportive and open to everyone.

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