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Software Engineer Lead - Mobile App

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Recruiter: BP
Listed on: 17th February
Location: London
Salary/Rate: Excellent
Salary Notes: Excellent
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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BP has embarked on an ambitious plan to modernize and transform using digital technologies to drive efficiency, effective and new business models.

IT&S is at the centre of BP's Group Strategy. We use our data and technology expertise, to improve efficiency, increase effectiveness and harness the transformational potential of digital technologies and new business models.

Our innovations and achievements lead the way for BP to modernise the way it works. IT&S touches every part of BP and we have employees in over 30 countries.
Join us and you'll have an opportunity to use your existing experience and expertise whilst continuing to develop professionally. Personal growth and development is encouraged and learning opportunities are plentiful. You are empowered to Explore, Think, Do.

If technology excites you, we want you!

At IT&S, all the roles are within Chapters. While your role will continue to remain within the Chapter, your initial activities described below may change over time. The chapter will be based on your skill set and will be confirmed if you are the successful candidate.

This first activity is creating mobile applications for either BP external customers or internally for BP colleagues, potentially in industrial sites.  Therefore, you will require specific skills/experience in mobile development stacks, e.g. Xamarin, React Native.
It would be desirable if you have experience in creating mobile applications for use in industrial sites, e.g. factory floor or safety critical locations.  Experience in the SAP and Salesforce platforms would also be a benefit.

Job advert
Role Synopsis:
As a Software Engineering Lead, you are a senior member of a team creating software for BP colleagues and external users.

Your team's mission is to be the IT provider of choice to your area of BP - delivering innovation at speed where it's wanted, and day-in-day-out reliability where it's needed.  You will operate in a dynamic and commercially focussed environment, with the resources of one of the world's largest IT organisations and leading IT vendors working with you. You will be part of growing and strengthening our technical talent base - experts coming together to solve BP and the world's problems.

Key Accountabilities:

Working with users and business analysts to understand requirements
Designing, developing, and testing custom software applications
Supporting and maintaining your software.  We believe in DevOps - you build it, you run it!
Monitoring and applying emerging technologies
Mentoring and technical leadership of less experienced developers

Experience and Capability:

Validated experience and deep skill in one or more of Java, C#, JavaScript/Node.js
Willingness and ability to learn, to become skilled in at least one more programming language on top of your existing skillset
Deep understanding of the software development lifecycle, including design, security, design patterns for extensible and reliable code, automated unit and functional testing, CI/CD and telemetry
Demonstrated understanding of modern technologies like Cloud native, containers, serverless


Proven experience of Agile methodologies
User story definition
Application Support

Leadership and EQ

You embrace a culture of change and agility, evolving continuously, adapting to our changing world.
You are a great team-mate, looking beyond your own area and organisational boundaries to consider the bigger picture and perspective of others.
You are self-aware and actively seek mentorship from others on impact and effectiveness
You apply judgment and common sense.  You use insight and good judgement to enable commercially sound, efficient and pragmatic decisions and solutions and to respond to situations as they arise.
You ensure your personal compliance with BP's Code of Conduct and strong consistency with our Values & Behaviours.
You have cultural fluency - you actively seek to understand cultural differences and sensitivities.

Desirable Education:
Computer Science or other technical (e.g. Physics, Engineering) degree or equivalent commercial experience

Flexible Working:
In IT&S we are committed to providing flexible working arrangements. Agile or flexible working encompasses a wide range of working options, which help people to achieve their full potential.