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Avangrid Front End Developer/Analyst in Glasgow, United States

Front End Developer/Analyst



Glasgow, Glasgow, GB

Facility: Scottish Power HQ



Iberdrola is a global energy leader, the number one producer of wind power, and one of the world's biggest electricity utilities in terms of market capitalisation. The group supplies energy to almost 100 million people in dozens of countries including Spain, the United Kingdom (ScottishPower), the United States (AVANGRID), Brazil (Neoenergia), Mexico, Germany, Portugal, Italy and France, with a workforce of more than 35,000 people.

Iberdrola is leading the transition towards a sustainable energy model through its investments in renewable energy, smart grids, large-scale energy storage and digital transformation, to offer its customers the most advanced products and services. Thanks to its commitment to clean energy, Iberdrola is one of the companies with the lowest emissions and an international benchmark for its contribution to sustainability and the fight against climate change.


ScottishPower is part of the Iberdrola Group, one of the world’s largest integrated utility companies and a world leader in wind energy. ScottishPower is the first integrated energy company in the UK to generate 100% green electricity. Our focus is on wind energy, smart grids and driving the change to a cleaner, electric future and we’re investing over £4m every working day to make this happen. We’re committed to speeding up the transition to cleaner electric transport, improving air quality and over time, driving down bills.



Our Retail business provides energy to 5 million households and businesses across the UK and we’ve been voted best large energy supplier of the year for 2018. At ScottishPower we want to do the right thing for our customers. We believe in fair pricing and offer a choice of tariffs to suit customer needs. We offer products that help our customers control and protect the energy in their homes and the flexibility to help customers manage their energy accounts today, tomorrow and in the future

At ScottishPower Retail, we know people are central to building a better future, quicker and we are seeking new talent to join our team.


The position of Front-End Developer/Analyst is positioned within the Retail SAP Centre of Excellence, reporting to the Head of Front Office, Marketing and Innovation.

Supporting delivery of SAP and Digital change projects, enabling solutions and benefits to the Retail business, the Front-End Developer/Analyst will capture business requirements and support the development and testing process through to successful implementation of projects within Energy Retail, which also includes management of user acceptance testing and responsibility for governance processes.

The Front-End Developer/Analyst will also provide expertise regarding SAP business processes, SAP OData (REST) and Java technology whilst supporting day-to-day operations, ensuring the business solution performs effectively.


Evaluating new requirements in SAP terms including capture, documentation and analysis, the Front-End Developer/Analyst will ensure that all requirements are met by proposed solutions and that technologies are adopted in line with Iberdrola’s technology blueprint.

Identifying issues through control reporting and analysis and produces change controls or incidents as necessary, the Front-End Developer/Analyst will inputs business/technological expertise to inform decisions on solution requirements, whilst undertaking end-to-end project management responsibilities across full project lifecycle for small projects including required project governance and control including maintenance of project governance systems. Supports management of suppliers.

Additional responsibilities will include:

  • Managing test of new developments. This includes the development of test plans/scripts, performing tests, documenting test results and the management of defect resolution with suppliers

  • Providing input to business cases

  • Mentoring/Management of Business Analysts

  • Ensuring stakeholders (Operations Managers & below) are adequately informed of project delivery. Also, stakeholder management of Front-Line Reports

  • Identifies SAP or industry best practices

Skills and Requirements

  • Able to architect and design solutions on JavaScript Frameworks ( React preferably)

  • Able to provide end-to-end solution to complex requirements

  • Knowledge of HTML and CSS

  • Experience in other JavaScript frameworks (such as Angular.js, Ember.js, Backbone.js, etc.)

  • Experience in building own OData services using NetWeaver Gateway and ABAP

  • jQuery, JSON, XML, AJAX standards and MVC Development framework expertise in OData service consumption on UI using GET, PUT, POST methods

  • Knowledge of SAP ABAP development mechanism including RFC and API

To be successful in a role you will need to demonstrate as minimum:

  • Business/IT Qualification

  • Business Analysis qualification/experience

  • Project Management qualification/experience

  • Knowledge/experience of SAP Utility Modules (eg CRM, ISU, IDEX)

  • UX design

  • Agile Development (Scrum)

  • SAP Gateway oData

  • Knowledge/experience of Utility industry

  • Experience of systems project delivery

What we Offer

This is a permanent contract. Salary for this role will be from £34,506 per annum.

As part of our commitment to a supportive and inclusive place to work, we recognise that our employees have different personal circumstances and want a suitable work-life balance. We are working hard to support flexible and alternative ways of working where possible including: Flexible Working, Shared Parental Leave, Career Breaks, Wellbeing / Employee Assistance Programme. You will also have access to our flexible benefits programme where you can decide what is important for you.

‘Happy to talk flexible working’

Our Selection Process

  • Behavioural Interview and Technical Questions

  • Behaviours: Develop Self & Others, Empower to Grow, Collaborate & Share, Be a Role Model, Focus to Achieve Results, Be Agile


  • Closing date: Friday 21st August 2020

Inclusion and diversity fosters innovation and creativity and brings us closer to the communities we serve. At ScottishPower, we want to attract and hire diverse talent whilst developing a workplace that is supportive and open to everyone.