Developer - Innovation and Emerging Technologies

  • SSE Plc
  • United Kingdom, ENG
  • Jul 21, 2021
Technology Full Time - Continuing, Flexible

Job Description:

Base Location: Havant, Hampshire or Reading, Berkshire or Perth, Scotland (other locations considered)

Salary:£36,836 to £48,648 (depending on experience) + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time | Flexible working options available

What is the role?

This is your chance to work on a range of exciting projects in the Emerging Technologies team. As the name suggests, you'll get to test out the latest tech, push boundaries in what has been done before, perform R&D, and ultimately influence new tech adoption for an enterprise-level business. You'll get involved in everything from:-

- Creating working demonstrations with the latest tech

- Creating Proof of Concepts

- Being hands-on, you'll still get to code, and work with hardware solutions.

- Following market trends

- Demonstrating the benefits of new tech to the business, working closely with stakeholders, bridging the technology to business gap.

- Being proactive and customer-focussed.

What do I need?

We need technology agnostics. You won't be pigeonholed in this team. As you could be testing out tech in any area, you need to enjoy learning, solving problems and challenging yourself. Some recent examples (though not an exhaustive list), include

To be considered for this role, we would love you to have:

- Experience or understanding of the software development lifecycle, ideally with a strong software development background.

- Experience from a similar support or development role or research background (preferred), with the ability to demonstrate knowledge in technical computing, analysis, design and development skills.

- Systematic, disciplined and analytical approach to problem solving. You'll be delivering quality work to strict deadlines in a pressured environment that offers you the opportunity to work at the bleeding edge of technology, where no project is the same and you are supported in growing your career.

About our Business

SSE IT underpins the technology needs of all the different businesses that make up the SSE group. From emerging technologies to data and analytics to cyber security - we power SSE's growth and enable it to generate value, while keeping it secure. As a trusted business partner that helps SSE lead in a low carbon world, we are proud of our service. Working for SSE IT is all about equipping SSE for now and the future.

Life at SSE

If you're considering a career with us, you're probably wondering what's in it for you? From health and wellness to finances and family, we're proud of our benefits package which includes 34 days holiday (plus the option to buy additional days), enhanced maternity and paternity leave, discounted healthcare and a wide range of offers via our SSE Advantage scheme.

At SSE we're proud to celebrate difference. We all have different skills, experience and backgrounds and we strive to have a friendly and inclusive culture where you can be yourself. We take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra 'if it's not safe, we don't do it'.

SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We actively encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments required during the application and assessment process, and upon joining SSE.

Next Steps

All applications should be submitted online, and I'll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.

If you would like to discuss any working differently requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact [email protected].

As a courtesy, please let your current line manager know you are applying.