We're using the power of technology to fight the climate crisis

Founded 2009
5001+ employees
  • Electric Energy & Natural Gas
  • Hardware, Internet of Things, & Electronics
  • Headquarters address
    69 Notting Hill Gate, W11 3JS, UK
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    Welcome to OVO

    OVO is a leading energy technology company determined to create a world with clean, affordable energy for everyone.

    Our energy technology companies are working together to lower our carbon emissions to zero by 2030, and help our members halve theirs at the same time.

    This isn’t just a job. It’s the work of a lifetime, and we need the sharpest minds to help.

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    The OVO Story

    OVO started as an idea around the kitchen table. A couple of friends listing what they wanted from their energy supplier, but weren’t getting. Things like fair pricing. Great service. Clear and simple information. Technology to make managing your energy easier. And above all, honesty and openness.

    Ten years and 5,000,000 happy customers later, we’re proud of what we’ve achieved. We're now a collection of companies with a single aim. To be a zero carbon business by 2030 and to help our customers do the same. But there’s plenty more to be done.

    Our Technology culture

    Ed Connoly, CTO OVO Energy "Creating the right environment to work in is arguably the most important thing any technology company can do".

    Read Ed's full blog on culture - Technology culture at Ovo

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    Technology at OVO

    More tech. More autonomy.

    Since day one, we've used technology to solve some of the biggest problems in energy, revolutionising a broken industry for the benefit of customers.

    And we're not stopping there. Now, we're reimagining the entire energy system. To do it we're introducing smart energy products into people's homes and increasing renewable energy on the grid for a carbon-free future for all.

    In Tech, we have a number of thriving communities that are here to encourage learning and sharing across our organisation. As we grow and tackle more and more diverse problems, it's important we have the opportunity to come together and talk about our interests and learn from each other. Our communities span from technology specific User Groups such as Kafka, social communities such as Women* in the Tech Sphere (W*iTS) and area based communities such as Product.

    Everything we've achieved has come from our culture of empowerment and ownership in tech - Feel free to take a look at our Tech Blog.

    Check out A day in the life of... Kate Ross-Smith, one of our amazing Software Developers.

    Suss out the interview process

    Not only is our interview process fair and consistent, it’s enjoyable too. No matter which brand, all our tech candidates will be interviewed in the same way, like so:

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    Tech stack

    Scala, Java, AWS, TypeScript, React, Docker, Node.JS, Clojure, Azure, GCP, React Native, Cypress, Kubernetes, Kafka, JavaScript


    Compensation and retirement

    Performance bonus
    Pension plan

    Health and wellness

    Insurance (Health)
    Insurance (Dental)
    Insurance (Life)
    FSA (Flexible Spending Plan)
    EAP (Employee Assistance Program)
    Legal assistance
    On-site fitness center
    Fitness reimbursement
    Mental health benefits

    Vacation and time off

    Paid time off
    Paid holidays
    Flexible working hours
    Work from home flexibility
    Volunteer time off
    Maternity benefits
    Paternity benefits
    Adoption assistance
    Fertility benefits

    Personal development

    Management training
    Job training
    Conferences reimbursement
    Mentorship opportunities
    Career growth

    Values and quality of life

    Diversity program
    Accessible via public transportation
    Bike parking
    Employee groups and committees
    Snacks and beverages
    Catered meals
    Matching charitable donations
    Company activities
    Games and recreation
    Employee discount programs
    Remote first
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