Ovo Energy

Our mission is to fuel human progress with clean, abundant energy for all

Founded 2009
1001-1500 employees
  • Electric Energy & Natural Gas
  • Headquarters address
    69 Notting Hill Gate, W11 3JS, UK

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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.

    Six years and 500,000 happy customers later, we’re proud of what we’ve achieved. But there’s plenty more to be done. We may have outgrown the kitchen table. But we’re still working to make energy as effortless, simple and inexpensive as possible.

    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

    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.

    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.

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    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, Docker, Kubernetes, Kafka, React, JavaScript

    Benefits

    Compensation and retirement

    Performance bonus
    Pension plan

    Health and wellness

    Health insurance
    Life insurance
    FSA (Flexible Spending Plan)

    Vacation and time off

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

    Personal development

    Job training
    Conferences reimbursement
    Hackathons

    Values and quality of life

    Accessible via public transportation
    Bike parking
    Employee groups and committees
    Snacks and beverages
    Catered breakfasts
    Matching charitable donations
    Company activities
    Games and recreation
    Employee discount programs
    Showers