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Reference ID R136156 Updated 02/01/2024
Information Technology (IT)
United Kingdom

An exciting opportunity to work at the Shell Energy Software Engineering organization in Shell IT. We are looking for a talented Azure DevOps Engineer with great interpersonal skills to join our team. Shell’s business has been built on a foundation of innovative technology and skilled people. By providing energy to sustain people’s lives over 125 years, Shell is one of the world’s leading companies. Information & Digital Engineering gives you an opportunity to make an impact that matters.

Where you fit in

At Information & Digital Engineering, we believe in nurturing your potential, as it directly shapes our collective future. Technology underpins every facet of our operations, and we tackle some of the world’s most intricate challenges. Here, you'll not only engage with cutting-edge technology but, given Shell's expansive reach, you'll also play a role in defining the next era of digital innovation alongside industry leaders. Embracing open source principles in our tech ecosystem means you'll have the chance to give back to the global software community. Our diverse range of roles ensures ample room for your professional development.

What’s the role

As an Azure DevOps Engineer, you’ll have the opportunity to join the Market Analysis team within Trading and Supply at Shell Energy. You will be working in a front office trading environment dealing directly with business users & stakeholders. Your scope also involves development & support of the existing platform for managing market and fundamental data across capture, forecasting and visualisation for Power, Gas and Weather. The team is growing rapidly as the platform is evolved to match our low carbon ambitions.

Further roles & responsibilities include the following:

  • Working directly with business users (desk analysts) to understand and enrich requirements

  • Working closely with the lead functional developer to define, develop, test and release new features 

  • Provide workarounds & bug fixes for urgent production issues

  • Advocating best practice and standards within the development team

What we need from you

We are interested in hearing from candidates who possess the following technical skill set:

  • Experienced in Docker and Kubernetes

  • Understanding of infrastructure as code, preferably with Terraform

  • Experienced in implementing CI/CD pipelines

  • Knowledge of Azure based hosting, storage accounts and service bus in azure

  • Knowledge of Redis and SQL Server

  • Strong communication, people skills, able to balance diplomatic and pragmatic approaches with formal process

  • Proactive learner, able to develop their understanding of the domain and existing solution quickly with support and guidance from the lead functional developer

Desirable Experience with the below will make top candidates stand out

  • .Net /C# programming skills

  • Fundamental modelling of commodities, ideally energy (power, gas, environmental products), and with meteorology

  • Experience working in a fast-moving demand driven trading environment (e.g. embedded desk developer)

  • Entity Framework

  • Azure Event Hubs