Web Developer

Salary: Competitive + excellent benefits

About us

We are one of the UKs fastest growing green energy companies supplying 100% renewable electricity and green gas to domestic and business customers. Our sustainable and ethical approach to how we do business, combined with our award winning customer service, gives us high levels of customer and employee engagement.  

Our purpose is to provide people with a choice to make a cleaner, greener future together.  We do this by providing access to locally sourced renewable energy. We set up and own the UK’s first commercial wind farm and have expanded our energy generation capacity with a portfolio of our own wind and solar farms. The company was founded in 1999, is listed on AIM and now employs over 300 people in the historic market town of Chippenham, Wiltshire.

We’re embarking on an exciting new phase that will transform Good Energy into a digital business that’s at the forefront of technology in the energy sector. To make that happen, we’re forming a new team of digital experts to lead this transformation by building apps, sites and other software that will truly set us apart in the eyes of our customers and do things no-one else can.

As more and more people are getting smart meters in their homes, we’re gearing up to build exciting new tools that bring an unbelievable amount of insight to our customers around the way they generate, store and consume their energy.

About the role

You will join a new and fast paced team within a new and collaborative IT & Digital function. Our new teams are built with cross function in mind, this will incorporate agile UX research, design and development practices and enjoy a degree of autonomy within the wider Good Energy group.

Each member of the team has an unusual opportunity to influence the direction of the business, and the energy sector as a whole. Fundamentally, we want this team to be made up of self-motivated individuals to proactively identify and solve problems.

We’re looking for a web developer to join us at this early stage to help us make a step-change in the digital experience we offer our customers and bring to life Good Energy’s purpose to create a cleaner, greener future.

We want to make it easier than ever for our customers to move to a smart-enabled home and generate their own energy too, all enabled through digital applications built by this team, making use of the rich data that smart homes can provide us.

You will work closely with your colleagues in your team as well as stakeholders from the wider business to build new user interfaces that surprise and delight our customers. Your role will be responsible for the delivery and quality of the coding of these new projects, as well as collaborating with designers and other developers on the functionality, layout and visual design.

About you

To be successful in the role you’ll have a strong understanding and experience of using JavaScript, the workarounds and be familiar with JavaScript module loaders, such as Require.js and AMD. You’ll have demonstrable experience of developing on modern web stacks and be proficient with CSS and pre-processors such as SASS.

You’ll have strong experience of using code versioning tools (preferably Git) and deploying code through continuous integration with an understanding of using JS frameworks such as Vue, React or AngularJS.

In addition, you’ll possess a good understanding and experience of using asynchronous request handling, partial page updates and AJAX.

Behaviours - Works in a way which role models our values: 


We are straightforward in how we communicate with each other and get things done.


We are determined and resilient, overcoming challenges to realise our purpose together.


We value people’s differences and recognise the strength they give us when we work together.


In fulfilling our purpose, we aim to balance fairly the needs of our people with those of our customers, our shareholders and our futureholders.

In addition to a competitive salary we also offer a wide range of benefits. Our office in Chippenham is very accessible; we are just a two minute walk from Chippenham train station and within easy reach of surrounding towns and communities.

So if you’d like to be part of this multi award winning, innovative and fast growing ethical energy business, we’d love to hear from you. 

Please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter stating your experience and suitability for the role to jobs@goodenergy.co.uk.

By applying for a job at Good Energy, you agree that we’ll process your details for the purpose of applying for this vacancy. We’ll have access to your personal information from your application and other materials you submit in support of your application. We’ll retain your personal information on our own systems to facilitate the administration of the recruitment process and we’ll share your application with the relevant hiring manager. We won’t share your information for marketing purposes or with any third parties without your expressed consent (if we decide to perform a psychometric test we’ll require additional consent for being able to profile your personal information). We’ll retain your information if you’re unsuccessful for 6 months unless requested not to at which point your data will be deleted.

Closing date: 23rd September 2018

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