Senior Software Engineer, KrakenFlex

Octopus Energy Chuo-ku, Tokyo
    💴 No salary range given
    🏡 Partially remote
    🧪 Minimum years of experience unspecified
    💬 No Japanese required
    🗾 Japan residents only
    🧳 No relocation support
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About Octopus Energy

Octopus Energy Chuo-ku, Tokyo

We believe energy should be better - for you and the environment. We’re a leading energy technology company providing a better experience for our customers through transparency, honesty and simplicity.

Key benefits

  • Flexible working environment
  • Unlimited vacation policy
  • Equity Options Scheme

About the position

Our ideal engineer would be an individual who loves to engage with interesting software problems, with an interest in full-stack development and the passion to build and shape the future within a collaborative, community-based environment. We operate a highly agile development approach, giving wide scope to be involved with hands-on system-design, test driven development, deployment and operations.

Responsibilities

  • Design, build and maintain high performance, reusable & reliable code
  • Ensure the best possible performance, reliability and quality of the KrakenFlex platform
  • Contribute to development across the entire stack from the front end down to the infrastructure that the platform runs on
  • Contribute to the software engineering culture here at KrakenFlex
  • Collaborate regularly with colleagues with many different professional specialities to create innovative solutions that delight our customers and colleagues
  • Mentor junior engineers via pairing, design review & code review
  • Work as part of a team of engineers, regularly seeking feedback and growing your skills as technical professionals.

Requirements

  • In depth industry experience in software development & design
  • Proven experience in one of the following: Typescript, Node.Js
  • Experience with AWS or similar cloud providers, and serverless technologies e.g. AWS Lambda, Kinesis, DynamoDB, API Gateway
  • A drive to get things done in a collaborative, agile development environment
  • A proven ability to perform well in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent analytical and multitasking skills

Hiring Process

  1. 1

    Recruiter interview

  2. 2

    Coding test

  3. 3

    Technical interview with our devs

  4. 4

    Final interview with the leaders

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Meet Octopus Energy's Developers

Polly Sutcliffe came to Japan on the JET programme. After working as a translator, she pivoted her career through a coding bootcamp. Now she's a frontend developer at Octopus Energy, where she works on their consumer-facing portal.

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