Front End Software Engineer – Fleete – EV – Green Investment Group EMEA

Macquarie Group

Location: Greater London

Job Type: Full time


Join our Green Investment Group as a highly motivated Front End Software Engineer within our e‑mobility business to help the Group support the transition to a low carbon, sustainable global economy. This is a London-based role, but with the option to be based in another location with frequent travel to London. Initially, you will work in the Energy Technology team reporting to the CTO, e-Mobility. Ultimately, it is envisaged that this role will transfer into Fleete, a dedicated EV platform business at which point, you will be reporting to the CTO tasked with delivering electric vehicle (EV) charging and energy management products, services and digital technologies, for both public and private sector B2B clients, across Europe.

You will be a dedicated Front End Software Engineer eager about working on new technologies to deliver client experiences that are both functional and delight the customer across B2B markets. You will have a unique opportunity to work with a talented software development team and to take ownership and accountability of your work and encouraged to participate in planning sessions and interpreting user stories, doing code reviews and pair programming.

Key Responsibilities

  • Be involved in team ceremonies such as backlog refinement, sprint planning, demos, retrospectives and stand-ups
  • Work with the Business/Technology teams, Enterprise Architects and End Users to develop a proposed solution and work on its deployment
  • Collaborate with the team on creating stories’ acceptance criteria, identifying areas of potential risk focusing on business objectives and delivering value
  • Conduct incident management support
  • Develop automation testing
  • Design, develop and implement secure REST APIs
  • Call out impacted areas and identify key focuses for regression testing
  • Support continuous improvement by investigating alternatives and technologies
  • Manage contractors and service providers

To excel in this role, you will ideally have:

  • Hands on experience with the latest JavaScript (ES) standards and JS technologies, libraries and frameworks, such as ReactJS, Angular, Nodejs or Express
  • Knowledge of HTML5, CSS3, Responsive Design, HTML APIs
  • Experience with Git (forking, branching, merging)
  • Knowledge of frontend testing
  • Ability to understand business requirements and translate them into technical requirements
  • A genuine interest in being part of delivering the smart, low carbon energy transition and achieving net zero.

Having a Learning Mindset is a key value of our Group and we support our staff by giving them access to a variety of learning resources and accreditation.

Transfer within EV Business

We anticipate that in late 2022/early 2023 your employment will transfer to Fleete, the company which has been incorporated to house GIG’s European EV Platform, along with other employees of the Employer who are assigned to that business. Fleete is a charging infrastructure and services provider for operators of electric commercial vehicles. Our turnkey charging-as-a-service model helps customers get their electric fleet on the road and keep them driving, 24/7, 365 days a year. Established by Macquarie’s Green Investment Group, we ensure that the transition to electric fleets is as economic, efficient and easy as possible. The Employer will provide information to you regarding the terms of that transfer in due course.

About The Green Investment Group

Green Investment Group (GIG) is a specialist green investor within Macquarie Asset Management, and a global leader in the development of companies, assets and technologies that aim to accelerate the global transition to net zero. Initially launched by the UK Government in 2012 as the Green Investment Bank, it was the first institution of its type in the world. Acquired by Macquarie in 2017, GIG has grown to become one of the world’s largest green investors with a development pipeline of more than 30 GW in over 25 markets, spanning established renewables and emerging green technologies.

Macquarie Asset Management is a global asset manager that aims to deliver positive impact for everyone. Trusted by institutions, pension funds, governments, and individuals to manage more than $A735.5 billion/EUR459.0/GBP394.6/USD531.7 in assets globally. Macquarie Asset Management is part of Macquarie Group, a diversified financial group providing clients with asset management, finance, banking, advisory and risk and capital solutions across debt, equity, and commodities.

All figures as at 31 March 2022.

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