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Company and Role Overview

Smarter Grid Solutions is a pioneering technology company that spearheaded the introduction of Active Network Management in the UK and is now a world-leading provider of DERMS Software to electrical utilities across the UK, Europe, and North America.  We have a customer base that includes major utilities including UK Power Networks, Western Power Distribution, Consolidated Edison, Hydro One and Southern California Edison and controls over 350 MW of renewable generation, from wind turbines to electric vehicles, across its customer territories.

This dedicated front-end role involves the development of our customer-facing ANM Strata User Interface. Our user interface provides utility operators with a real-time view of the operation of our software including live measurement data, illustrations of historical performance and the ability to configure and control our platform. You will work with the latest user interface technologies in a growing multi-disciplinary software team based across our Glasgow and New York offices.

Ideally, you will have graduated with a degree in software engineering or related discipline and have commercial experience in software development.  You will also have experience working in JavaScript or TypeScript based front-end development.

 

Responsibilities and Objectives

  • Design and implement user interfaces using the latest UI development technologies.
  • Develop code within budget and on time, according to the defined company standards and quality processes.
  • Work as a member of an Agile Scrum team and participate in daily stand-ups.
  • Contribute to the ongoing technical innovation of the team by bringing relevant products, techniques, thoughts and ideas to the table.

 

Required Experience and Capabilities

  • Bachelor’s degree in computing science, software engineering or associated discipline.
  • Experience applying object-oriented software design methodologies to front-end projects.
  • Experience using one or more JavaScript frameworks (ideally Angular and or React)
  • Experienced in using modern web technologies including TypeScript
  • Familiarity with front-end unit testing technologies.
  • Experience using REST APIs.
  • Experience with HTML5 and CSS

Desired Experience and Capabilities

  • Master’s degree in computing science, software engineering or associated discipline.
  • Experience using CSS pre-processors and CSS design methodologies.
  • Understanding of browser compatibility issues and solutions.
  • Understanding of user experience principles and layout aesthetics.

 

Location

Glasgow

Job Type

Full-time (ask us about flexible working)

Compensation and Benefits

Competitive basic salary + annual company performance bonus

UK Benefits include: 33 days holiday, 7.5% company matched pension contributions and life assurance coverage.

 

How to Apply

If you’re interested in applying for this position or have any questions about the role or life at Smarter Grid Solutions we’d love to hear from you!  Please email a CV/resume (or your questions) to recruitment@smartergridsolutions.com.  We’ll get back to you as soon as we can!

 

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