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Staff Software Engineer

Staff Software Engineer

  • Location United Kingdom - South East - London
  • Travel required No
  • Job category IT&S Group
  • Relocation available No
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 128896BR
  • Experience level Senior
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Job summary

Grade GResponsible for delivering software / platform engineering activities (depending on specialism), using advanced technical capabilities to fully understand user requirements, acting as the lead for the design, development and maintenance of a software system / infrastructure platform, and assisting in creating the vision to maximize value from current and emerging technologies. Specialisms: Software Engineering; Platform Engineering.

Our innovations and achievements lead the way for BP to modernise the way it works. I&E 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.

About the job:

Your mission is to be the digital provider of choice; delivering innovation at speed, day-in-day-out reliabily where it's needed.

We operate in a dynamic and commercially focussed environment, with the resources of one of the world's largest Digital organisations and leading Digital and IT vendors working with you.

Be part of growing and strengthening our technical talent base, coming together to solve BP and the world’s problems.

  • 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
  • Providing mentorship and thought leadership to your team and across the organisation

About you:

Ideally, you have proven experience in most of these technologies:
  • Azure and/or AWS
  • Azure DevOps/Git/GitHub
  • RESTful APIs
  • One or more dev language: Node.js/Javascript, C#, Java
  • Deep understanding of automated testing (unit, functional, integration, e2e)
  • Container technologies (EKS, AKS, OpenShift, docker) and Serverless
  • DevOps principles – you build it, you run it!
  • Monitoring and telemetry tools
  • Agile methodologies


  • 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.

At bp, we provide the following environment & benefits:

  • A company culture where we respect our diverse teams and are proud of our achievements
  • Possibility to join social communities and networks
  • A healthy work-life balance
  • Chill-out and collaboration spaces in a modern office environment
  • Learning and development opportunities to craft your career path
  • Life & health insurance, medical care package
  • And many others benefits!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Apply now!

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