[python-uk] Job ad - Octopus Energy - Hammersmith, London
david.winterbottom at octoenergy.com
Thu Nov 26 17:12:56 EST 2015
Oops, email address should have been talent at octoenergy.com
On 26 November 2015 at 20:35, David Winterbottom <
david.winterbottom at octoenergy.com> wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> I work for Octopus Energy, a new energy supplier for the UK market, and
> we're looking for pythonistas to join us. We're going to use Python to
> build a modern infrastructure for interacting with both consumers (via the
> web, mobile apps and smart-meters) and the industry (eg trading on the
> wholesale market, managing the billing life cycle).
> To start with, we'll be using Django and the Django-REST-framework for the
> consumer-facing sites, and employing Pandas and Numpy for some of the
> heavier data processing required. We use AWS heavily, employing most of the
> Hashicorp toolset (Vagrant, Packer, Consul, Terraform) and are planning to
> use Lambda to build event-driven functionality.
> This is a great opportunity for several reasons:
> - We have lots of difficult *design* challenges to solve. The UK
> energy market is very complicated and process-heavy - there's an awful lot
> of domain modelling that we need to get right.
> - We have difficult *technical* problems to solve. With the advent of
> smart meters, we'll soon be processing millions of meter readings a day. We
> need the right technology in place to handle this smoothly as well as
> feeding data into a machine learning pipeline that models and predicts
> - There's a great opportunity for disruption in the UK energy market.
> The big suppliers still dominate, but are not exactly popular. The energy
> landscape is changing as we move to more disaggregated forms of generation,
> with less predictability, more dynamism and smarter technology.
> - You'll be working for a company that is genuinely helping to make
> the world a better place. We'll be helping move people onto using greener
> technology and consuming energy from renewable sources. This will all help
> transition the UK towards a lower carbon future.
> More details here: http://tech.octopus.energy/2015/11/23/tech-jobs.html
> Our offices are in Hammersmith. We're open to some remote working but not
> 100% remote at this early stage of the company.
> If this sounds interesting or if you have questions, get in touch at
> talent at octenergy.com
> Cheers, David
> *Octopus.* Energy reimagined.
> Call 020 3542 7020 <02035427020> or visit us @ 1 Lyric Square,
> Hammersmith, London W6 0NB <https://goo.gl/maps/8phXz>
> *This message is private and confidential.* If you have received this
> message in error, please notify the sender and remove it from your system.
> Octopus Energy Ltd is a company registered in England and Wales.
> Registered number: 09263424. Registered office: 33 Holborn, London, EC1N
*Octopus.* Energy reimagined.
Call 020 3542 7020 <02035427020> or visit us @ 1 Lyric Square, Hammersmith,
London W6 0NB <https://goo.gl/maps/8phXz>
*This message is private and confidential.* If you have received this
message in error, please notify the sender and remove it from your system.
Octopus Energy Ltd is a company registered in England and Wales. Registered
number: 09263424. Registered office: 33 Holborn, London, EC1N 2HT.
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