Uniper

Uniper ranks among large generation and trading companies in Europe and combines a balanced portfolio of technologically advanced large-scale assets with outstanding technical and commercial expertise. These assets and capabilities enable us to deliver bespoke, competitively priced energy products and services with agility, precision and speed.

Uniper Düsseldorf, Germany
16/05/2018
Full time
Salary : £30,623.00 Location : Nottingham, GB / Düsseldorf, DE Job Level : Trainee Programme What we offer At Uniper, we believe in rewarding our employees for their hard work. We offer competitive salaries, company pensions and performance related benefits. Our Software Engineers and Data Scientists play an essential part in the design, development and delivery of leading digital solutions across the energy industry. Serving customers across renewables, conventional generation, energy storage and commodity markets through our Enerlytics platform, Uniper’s Digital Engineering Solutions business harnesses data to optimise and improve decision making. This is your chance to join our team of software engineers, modellers and data scientists, and build the experience and understanding to grow your career in technology and energy. Software Engineer and Data Scientist 18 months scheme UK based with international placement How we work Our people are key to our success. Our core objective is to provide them with a supportive and entrepreneurial work environment that fosters collaboration. This allows our people to take responsibility and make optimal use of their skills. Together, we want to shape the future of energy. What we are looking for What you’ll do You’ll work as part of an international medium-sized team, located between Nottingham (UK) and Dusseldorf (Germany).  Working closely with both clients and technical delivery teams, you’ll help develop our software and data-driven products in existing and new markets.  This combination of software engineering, data analytics and modelling will support the energy sector through applications spanning the design of new renewable generation assets, operational support and maintenance of existing assets, and modelling and optimisation of trading activities and demand-side management.  Building solutions through our class-leading data lake and application platform – utilising modern, big data technologies and a microservice-based approach – project opportunities range widely from developing complex algorithmic logic coupled with attractive web applications, to connected data and immersive visual solutions using Microsoft HoloLens. With technology and energy being fast-evolving fields, you will receive invaluable technical and non-technical development opportunities, through on-the-job experience, external training and peer support and mentoring. You’ll have a lot of responsibility and you will be able to directly manage the implementation of your ideas and work.  There will also be the chance to collaborate with other parts of the company (for example, Condition Monitoring, Mechanical Engineering, and Trading) in addition to placements across Uniper.  You are expected to do one international and one domestic placement within the company with an area of your choice. Each placement is generally 3-5 months in duration. The placements are an excellent opportunity to get to know other aspects of the industry and gain experience in a different field, i.e. a different type of engineering or commercial experience, and are organised by you to give you the flexibility to do a placement in an area that interests you. Who we are seeking What you'll need to bring To join us, you should have a degree in Computer Science, with focus across client and web application technologies, working with structured and unstructured data, and mathematical and statistical concepts to support complex algorithmic work. Alternatively, you may hold a degree from another discipline with strong computational elements. To complement this technical grounding, you should have excellent communication skills, allowing you to work closely with clients, technical experts and non-technical stakeholders alike, and a willingness to regularly travel overseas for short periods (in addition to the international placement). Degree in Computer Science (2:1 or higher) or from another discipline with strong computational elements (2:1 or higher) About us We have extensive knowledge of global and regional energy markets with their different regulatory systems and market conditions. Uniper has the equipment, knowledge and skills to succeed as an established energy business.  We have various expertise in the construction, management and operation of large power plants, as well as in the optimisation and risk management of assets and contracts. At Uniper, people work with one common goal: The reliable supply of energy.Uniper is committed to equal opportunities and actively promotes diversity, equality and flexibility.