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Software Engineer


Glasgow, Glasgow, GB

Facility:  Scottish Power HQ



Iberdrola is a global energy leader, the number one producer of wind power, and one of the world's biggest electricity utilities in terms of market capitalisation. The group supplies energy to almost 100 million people in dozens of countries including Spain, the United Kingdom (ScottishPower), the United States (AVANGRID), Brazil (Neoenergia), Mexico, Germany, Portugal, Italy and France, with a workforce of more than 35,000 people.

Iberdrola is leading the transition towards a sustainable energy model through its investments in renewable energy, smart grids, large-scale energy storage and digital transformation, to offer its customers the most advanced products and services. Thanks to its commitment to clean energy, Iberdrola is one of the companies with the lowest emissions and an international benchmark for its contribution to sustainability and the fight against climate change.

Glasgow G2 5AD/Hybrid
Salary circa £50,000 per annum (depending on experience)
Permanent contract and flexible working pattern
Closing date: 10th February 2023


The Team
At ScottishPower, we are facing many challenges and are committed to continually improving our processes and technology to support our customers. You will be part of the Centre of Excellence, which is a multi-discipline engineering team of around 100 talented individuals. We drive the delivery of software solutions to meet the fast-moving needs of the business. We are looking for like-minded people to join us on our journey.

What you'll do
Our software engineers work closely with the business teams to deliver technical solutions to our problems, which are often complex and difficult to solve.

Our Tech Stack
Programming Languages
Primary language is TypeScript (or JavaScript, depending on the project)
React with Redux
Java (based web applications)
NodeJS (for RESTful APIs)
Microservices approach to back-end architecture
Jenkins and Github 
Azure, Docker, Kubernetes, Helm charts
Cybersecurity and Monitoring
SonarQube, Grafana and Prometheus

What you'll bring
Degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, similar technical field of study (high qualifications are essential), or equivalent practical experience

Experience building software solutions in a corporate or start-up engineering environment, or equivalent, using industry-standard languages

What's in it for you
As well as a competitive salary circa £50,000 per annum which is reviewed annually
We also offer the following additional benefits

  • Pension scheme. We’ll double match your contribution up to a company contribution of 10%
  • 36 days annual leave
  • Holiday purchase – perfect your work/life balance with extra annual leave
  • Share Incentive Plan and Sharesave Scheme
  • Electric Vehicle Schemes – to help you transition to green/clean driving
  • And many more


Mobility Information
Please note that any applicant who is not a citizen of the country of the vacancy will be subject to compliance with the applicable immigration requirements to legally work in that country. If/when required, the Company will support the employee with the necessary Immigration requirements.

Why ScottishPower
We are part of the Iberdrola Group, one of the world’s largest integrated utility companies and a world leader in wind energy with more than 40,000 employees across the globe in countries like Spain, United Kingdom, United States, Brazil, Mexico o Australia amongst others. With diverse opportunities across our businesses and a commitment to invest in our own internal talent, we can offer people real career opportunities that meet personal and professional goals, in a global organisation.

We are committed to providing reasonable support or adjustments in our recruiting processes for candidates with disabilities, long term conditions, mental health conditions, or who are neurodivergent or require pregnancy-related support. If you need support, please reach out to



Inclusion and diversity fosters innovation and creativity and brings us closer to the communities we serve. At ScottishPower, we want to attract and hire diverse talent whilst developing a workplace that is supportive and open to everyone.

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