Join our innovative Engineering organization at Shell IT. We're seeking a skilled Software Engineer with excellent interpersonal skills to become a valuable member of our team. Shell's success is rooted in cutting-edge technology and a highly skilled workforce. With over 125 years of providing essential energy, Shell stands as one of the world's leading companies.
Where you fit in
An exciting opportunity to work at the new Engineering organization in Shell IT. We are looking for a talented Software Engineer with great interpersonal skills to join our team Algorithmic Trading Capability project team . ATC is building a platform that supports automated algorithmic trading that is deployed and used by all Shell Energy trading desks.The high-level goal of the project is to implement a robust and scalable platform that supports execution and proprietary algorithms. This solution should deliver operational efficiency and P&L uplift through the speed of execution and discrete proprietary strategies.The platform has been live since July 2021 with VWAP, TWAP and POV algorithms and is actively used by the Systematic and Gas Structured/Asset Desks on a daily basis
Your growth is pivotal to our future in IT Engineering. We tackle some of the world's most complex challenges, supported by information technology that spans every aspect of our businesses. Not only will you work with the latest technology, but at Shell's scale, you'll also have the opportunity to shape future digital technology alongside industry leaders. Our commitment to open-source technology means you'll also have the chance to give back to the broader software community. The diversity of roles available promises significant career development.
Collaborating with fellow computer scientists and software engineers at Shell, IT Engineering offers a unique platform to influence a complex integrated energy value chain that serves all lines of business within the Group. You could be pioneering new customer services in the world's largest Lubricants business, or devising strategies to expand an Aviation business that refuels five aircraft every minute. As Shell invests heavily in renewables, there will be abundant opportunities to power our green engine as well. Join us in shaping the future of energy!
What’s the role?
A Software Engineer is an individual with demonstrated expertise in following software engineering best practices and delivering software products/applications that generate significant business value. They should possess a continuous improvement mindset, focusing on value-driven processes, and optimizing products/applications.
Provide expert guidance and develop solutions in alignment with enterprise technology principles, methods, standards, and practices.
Conduct estimation, solution design, detailed technical planning, and deliver application-related technical components, including code, associated tests, and documentation.
Contribute to achieving functional excellence by defining and upholding standards, methods, and tools, and incorporating best practices from industry-standard implementations.
Effectively manage intricate integration scenarios and interfaces across on-premises solutions, cloud, and legacy systems.
What we need from you
We are keen to hear from the candidates with below skill set:
Extensive and relevant experience in software development, encompassing a comprehensive "Full Stack" profile (including proficiency in front-end, back-end, cloud automation, and orchestration).
Proficiency in .NET and .NET Core (Web, API, Windows, Services) with a specialization in Azure Platform Development (covering Serverless Computing, Azure Functions, Azure Services, Azure Storage, Logic Apps).
Proficiency in constructing multi-threading applications.
Highly desirable: Experience using Cloud Native CI/CD tools.
Deep expertise in Data Development (T-SQL /Oracle Pl/SQL /Azure Cosmos/ Azure SQL/ Mongo etc.).
Highly desirable: Knowledge of the Commodities Trading Business and Wholesale Energy Markets, which would be a significant distinguishing factor among technically equivalent candidates.
Desirable: Experience with C++, Python, Golang, and familiarity with other programming frameworks and paradigms.
Highly desirable: Knowledge of other Cloud platforms (such as AWS Lambda) and Integration technologies (MuleSoft, Logic Apps, BizTalk etc).
Highly desirable: Proficiency in containers and functions, with additional experience in deployment with Kubernetes (K8s) or Functions being a plus.
Highly desirable: Experience in developing applications based on microservices architecture.
Demonstrated application of best patterns and practices in the software development life cycle.
Proven experience working in agile teams with a demonstrated application of agile principles.
Shell started operations in the United Kingdom more than 110 years ago. Since then, we have grown into a leading innovative Oil & Energy company that rewards its employees by investing heavily in their careers and learning. Our people are our greatest asset, and our commitment to your career will see you thrive in a work environment that offers an industry-leading development programme. When your ideas travel, Shell will benefit, and innovation will thrive. Shell has a key role to play in helping meet the UK’s growing energy demand, whilst using innovative technologies to develop cleaner energy. We are the largest FTSE 100 company in the UK by market capitalisation and make a significant contribution to the UK economy. As well as processing 35% of the gas coming into the UK, we serve more than four million customers at our filling stations each week. Shell employs some 6,400 skilled staff as well as many contractors.
An innovative place to work
There’s never been a more exciting time to work at Shell.
Join us and you’ll be adding your talent and imagination to a business with the ambition to shape the future – whether by investing in oil, gas and renewable energy to meet demand, exploring new ways to store energy, or developing technology that helps the world to use energy more efficiently, everyone at Shell does their part.
An inclusive place to work
To power progress, we need to attract and develop the brightest minds and make sure every voice is heard. Here are just some of the ways we are nurturing an inclusive environment – one where you can express your ideas, extend your skills, and reach your potential.
We’re creating a space where people with disabilities can excel through transparent recruitment process, workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Feel free to let us know about your circumstances when you apply, and we’ll take it from there.
We’re closing the gender gap – whether that’s through action on equal pay or by enabling more women to reach senior roles in engineering and technology.
We’re striving to be a pioneer of an inclusive and diverse workplace, promoting equality for employees regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.
We consider ourselves a flexible employer and want to support you finding the right balance. We encourage you to discuss this with us in your application.
A rewarding place to work
Combine our creative, collaborative environment and global operations with an impressive range of benefits and joining Shell becomes an inspired career choice.
We’re huge advocates for career development. We’ll encourage you to try new roles and experience new settings. By pushing people to reach their potential, we frequently help them find skills they never knew they had, or make career moves they never thought possible.