[python-uk] Wanted: thoughtful engineers at Octopus Energy

David Winterbottom david.winterbottom at octoenergy.com
Tue Feb 27 11:01:19 EST 2018

Hello everyone,

We're looking for Python engineers to join our Soho team - full details
here: https://octopus.energy/careers/back-end-developer/

In short, this is a good opportunity as:

We have high engineering standards. We pair program, use TDD, have weekly
tech-talks, monthly blitz-days, thorough code reviews and maintain fast,
high-value test suites.

We're an innovative company, dragging the UK energy industry into the 21st
century. For example, we were the first supplier in the world (as far as we
know) to introduce a half-hourly tracker tariff:

We have a public REST API so you can program charge your
appliances/electric-car when electricity is extremely cheap in the night -
example API call:

This is a rare opportunity to employ your Python skills to help fight
climate change. We're a rapidly-growing, innovative new-entrant to the UK
energy market. The software we write helps the UK use green technology and
switch more households to renewable energy sources.

Our platform, which is largely built with Django and Celery, processes over
£100m annually and support over 160k customers.

Get in touch directly or via talent at octopus.energy

*David Winterbottom*
Head of Engineering, Octopus Energy
20-24 Broadwick Street, London, W1F 8HT

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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