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Digital Full Stack Developer

Full Time


Base Location: Dublin 18

Salary: €64,000 – €96,000

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time Hours with flexible working patterns available

About the Department

SSE IT underpins the technology needs of all the different businesses that make up the SSE group. From emerging technologies to data and analytics to cyber security – we power SSEs growth and enable it to generate value, while keeping it secure. As a trusted business partner that helps SSE lead in a low carbon world, we are proud of our service. We are now accelerating our Digital journey and move to an agile organisation by building up key roles in our Digital delivery teams.

What is the Role?

SSE Energy Customer Solutions (ECS) strategy has identified Digital as a key capability to meet its objectives. The ECS Digital Team is expanding and needs full-stack Digital Developers who enjoy the challenge of an evolving Agile environment. This is a demanding and diverse role with a large backlog of Digital deliverables.

Working closely with cross functional teams to ensure requirements are designed, built and delivered in a fast-paced business environment, you and your teammates be responsible for building high quality and fully performing software that complies with coding standards, technical design and security guidelines and guardrails. You will deliver new functionality and capability. Along with your colleagues you will contribute to development improvements and standards, forming an efficient and effective delivery capability.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • Deliver product backlog items across the end-to-end products as part of an agile in a DevOps environment (delivery work may supporting, designing, coding and testing).
  • Setting priorities and managing systems maintenance activities, by leading the process of detailed technical planning.
  • Ensuring user requirements are comprehensive, analysed and enabling the desired outcome.
  • Undertaking complex systems designs and leading the development process within the multi-disciplinary teams to undertake detailed analysis and coding activities.
  • Diagnosing and resolving problems with applications systems (both internal and third party) in the production environment.
  • Supporting team members in the fixing of faults as appropriate.
  • Coding programs according to industry standards and specifications.
  • Developing test plans and test data and conducting tests.
  • Using development knowledge to analyse and help to create business environments.
  • ‘Development level involvement throughout the full software development life cycle including providing technical input into the Architecture team.
  • Significantly contributing to defining development standards for the development function.

What do I need?

You will need

  • A qualification in Computer Science or a related discipline
  • Excellent analysis capability and extensive design experience.
  • Experience from a similar senior / lead development role in supporting business critical systems in a medium/large organisation.
  • Excellent technical computing, analysis, design and development skills.
  • Collaborated with diverse stakeholders and team members to deliver complex technical solutions in agile environments.
  • Experience working in environments that follow DevOps principles and strong working knowledge of and experience in using DevOps tools.
  • Solid understanding of the full software development life cycle and ability to apply it to in a product context.
  • Excellent technical computing, analysis, design and development skills to a proven professional level.
  • Programming experience in .Net Core, Node or any other programming languages
  • Experience working with React applications, experience with Tailwind and NexJS desirable
  • Good knowledge of Azure(API manager, web application, function apps, NSGs, private links etc)
  • Experience with Azure DevOps, setting up YAML pipelines
  • Should be humble, curious able to learn new technologies

Life at SSE

If you’re considering a career with us, you’re probably wondering what’s in it for you? From health and wellness to finances and family, we’re proud of our benefits package which includes 34 days holiday (plus the option to buy additional days), enhanced maternity and paternity leave, discounted healthcare and a wide range of offers via our SSE Advantage scheme.

At SSE we’re proud to celebrate difference. We all have different skills, experience and backgrounds and we strive to have a friendly and inclusive culture where you can be yourself. We take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra ‘if it’s not safe, we don’t do it’.

SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We actively encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments required during the application and assessment process, and upon joining SSE.

Next Steps

All applications should be submitted online, and I’ll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.

If you would like to discuss any working differently requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact / 01738275846.

EXTERNAL: Before commencing employment with SSE, you’ll be required to fully complete our pre-employment screening process consisting of a basic criminal records and credit check.


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