Business Applications Developer

Requisition ID:  20309

Northwich, GB, CW9 7SE

Exciting Opportunity: Business Applications Developer in Stublach Site in Cheshire



About Storengy UK


Storengy UK is a subsidiary of ENGIE, we developed and now operate the Stublach Natural Gas Storage site in Cheshire, the largest onshore in the UK.

We are actively participating in the energy transition and supporting the UK government strategy to reach net zero by 2050. We have set our own carbon neutral target of 2025. A strategy to develop biomethane production in the UK and an ambition to create and operate hydrogen storage further support these targets.


About the role

The purpose of this role is to address the continuous business software development requirements of Storengy UK LTD.


Storengy UK are recruiting for a Business Applications Developer based in Stublach Site in Cheshire. This is a Permanent role, working full time.  On offer is a competitive salary, bonus and benefits package.  


Key Responsibilities

  • Continuously improve the existing NEMO and RBB applications, and ensure their continuous, seamless integration with the existing (Boomi, CDATA) and emerging 3rd party and customer APIs.

  •  Accelerate and dynamize the move to AWS for business applications that are currently hosted on premise and are not in the industrial perimeter (e.g. IBM Maximo, Data Warehouse, etc.).

  • Work with ENGIE GBS IT and the Storengy UK LTD development team, to ensure that all the business applications are patched, up to date, and have not got any vulnerabilities.

  • Assist the local CISO to address all the cyber security issues highlighted in the regular KPI monitored at Group level with respect to business applications.

  • Provide support to the business by embracing the digitalisation needs of different departments, and engaging with the Networks GBU Digital applications team, where possible, to adopt common applications for areas currently not covered through the Dev/Sec/Ops process.

  • Develop new custom-made applications, where there is no ENGIE solution, in accordance with the Storengy UK LTD business needs.

  • Although the Storengy UK IT team is very small, we use Dev/Sec/Ops skills provided by third party contractors at present, so managing the development work assignments in a most efficient and cost-effective way, is essential.

  • As a representative of the Business interest, you will be required to mediate and balance the weekly sprint choices, to ensure that all the aspects of the business platforms are continuously evolved.


Key Requirements

  • Familiarity with cloud technologies and platforms – AWS is a ‘must’

  • Knowledge of scripting and automation languages such as Ruby, Python, Perl, Java, PowerShell, SQL Server, NoSQL, MySQL

  • Proficiency in version control, configuration management, CI/CD, and IaaC tools

  • Degree level qualification / AWS Certificate / Agile Foundation 

  • NodeJS / JIRA or related development tracking tools.

  • An understanding of various operating systems, especially Linux, as most public clouds operate on Linux or Unix systems

  • Collaborating with other developers and technical professionals to create a functional schedule and development plan

  • Soft skills such as communication, collaboration, self-organization, customer-focus, mentorship, and commitment

  • Previous experience in the Utilities or Commodity sector.

  • Experience of using middleware platforms such as Boomi and CData is an advantage / Agile development experience 



What benefits we offer?

Flexible Working

We understand the importance of work-life balance and recognise that everyone is striving to find the perfect one between work and home life. That's why we offer a hybrid working model that combines the convenience of remote work with the benefits of collaborating in a professional office environment. You'll have the flexibility to work from home part of the time, allowing you to optimise your productivity while enjoying a comfortable work setup. We also offer an option to opt-in, 9-day working fortnight, every other Friday off.


Bonus Programme

We reward your hard work and dedication with a competitive bonus programme that recognises and values your contributions. Your efforts are appreciated and directly reflected in your financial rewards.

Life Assurance

We prioritise your peace of mind by offering life assurance coverage. You can feel confident knowing that your loved ones will be protected in the event of the unexpected.

Income Protection

Your financial security matters to us. Our income protection benefits ensure that you have a safety net in place, providing a valuable source of income if you're unable to work due to illness or injury.

Employer Pension Contribution

We invest in your future by contributing to your pension plan. You can enjoy the confidence and peace of mind that comes with knowing that you're building a solid foundation for your retirement.

Healthcare Cash Plan

Your well-being matters to us, which is why we provide a healthcare cash plan. You'll have access to a range of healthcare benefits, including reimbursement for medical expenses, dental and optical care, and more. Take care of yourself and your family's health without financial worries.


We offer a comprehensive wellness package that includes an on-site gym, lunch-time fitness classes, and contributions towards active sports memberships, ensuring our employees have the resources and opportunities to stay active and healthy



We offer a range of flexible benefits to employees alongside hundreds of retail and lifestyle discounts through myENGIE.


Diverse Employer

ENGIE’s purpose is to accelerate the transition towards a carbon-neutral economy, through reduced energy consumption and more environmentally friendly solutions, and we know that the most successful businesses are the most sustainable ones. Diversity, equity and inclusion is key to sustainability and success and our goal is to attract, engage and retain the best talent, bringing the best thinking to our business from inside and outside of our industry. Our ambition is to make sure everyone at ENGIE feels valued, respected and included. We know that diverse teams have more creativity, imagination, innovation and problem solving capabilities, so we are committed to tackling inequalities and creating a diverse and inclusive business.


Equal Opportunity

We're an equal opportunity employer, which means we'll consider all suitably qualified applicants regardless of gender identity or expression, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, age, sexual orientation, disability status or any other protected characteristic. We recruit and develop our people based on merit and we're committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. During the application process you will be asked to complete an equality questionnaire on a voluntary basis and any data we collect will be treated confidentially and used for evaluation purposes only. This helps us understand our audience so we can make sure we are doing everything we can to attract a diverse range of people and ensure our recruitment processes are fair and inclusive.

Business Unit:  GBU Networks
Division:  Storengy - UK
Legal Entity:  STORENGY UK
Contract Type:  Permanent
Job Type:  Full - Time
Professional Experience:  Skilled ( >3 experience <15 years)
Education Level:  Other