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Team Lead Gas Unit IT m/f/t

RWE Supply & Trading GmbH, CAO Gas CE Embedded, Essen, Germany (DE) 

To start as soon as possible, Full time, Permanent



Your future plans

  • Lead an embedded application development and maintenance (ADM) team of 16 internal and external developers in two locations (Essen, Prague) & closely collaborate with teams in London and Swindon to enable the continental gas business to manage the gas portfolio that consists of 170 assets in 16 countries
  • Continue to automate and digitize business processes using a micro-service architecture built with Java, .NET, Scala and Web technologies
  • Continue to invest in our technology stack to enable “fast flow development” through end-to-end automation of business and development processes
  • Continue to drive and improve the way we work with our internal customers to foster a truly collaborative and productive environment that delivers great products and fully leverage the wide-ranging market and technical expertise of our locally based IT teams
  • Work closely with the business to ensure tasks are planned, prioritised (according to business needs) and delivered on time and to a high standard
  • Be responsible for the teams’ career/people development (e.g. target agreement, PDP, regular feedback)
  • Identify, hire and maintain highly skilled and motivated developers for your team
  • Manage assigned budgets (personnel and other costs) effectively and organise the resource management of the team (availability, workload, staffing, succession, skills mix, single-point-of-failure)


Your powerful skills

  • Excellent Leadership skills. Ideally some experience in running (project) teams with proven record of successful delivery
  • Experience as a developer and thorough knowledge in at least one of the core languages (Java, .NET, Scala)
  • Passion for delivering fantastic IT and technology to challenging customers
  • Solution oriented working style transforming internal customer needs into prototype IT solutions and fully-fledged applications in a fast and responsive manner and experience of working in an Agile / DevOps environment is an advantage
  • Broad cross section of development and technical skills and experience with a variety of IT platforms/technologies
  • Strong communication and team working skills with ability to bridge between business, team and IT leadership team
  • Open and constructive way of dealing with issues or escalations
  • Self-starter with the motivation and ability to perform in a dynamic and challenging business environment. Being able to stay calm under pressure
  • Able to develop and maintain a strategic “big picture” and balance this against the detail of a project or delivery programme, understanding the interdependencies of the projects within the wider enterprise, taking into account solutions from other departments as well (best practice transfer)


Benefits you can rely on

  • Leadership of a motivated, delivery-focussed, customer-centric team
  • Working with direct contact with the internal and external customers and as such shaping the technological direction of the ADM team
  • Fantastic development opportunities within an fast paced and expanding company. Our very recent acquisition means we have established ourselves as the premier electricity producer in European boasting Europe’s  #3 renewable electricity portfolio and Europe’s largest energy trading floor
  • Influence our company’s development of two mega trends in the European electricity industry; digitalisation and automated trading
  • Excellent compensation and benefits package


 company pension scheme (40x40) flexible working times (40x40) career promotion (40x40) cafeteria/canteen (40x40)

Apply now with just a few clicks: ad code 20021


Any questions? Janina Müller (Recruiting), T: +49 201 5179-1241, Heinz Schlebusch (specialist department), T: +49 201 5179-2243

We look forward to meeting you!


We value diversity and therefore welcome all applications, irrespective of gender, disability, nationality, ethnic and social background, religion and beliefs, age or sexual orientation and identity.

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Powering. Reliable. Future. This is RWE. Supplying the future with renewable energy requires not only courage and visions, but the security of a reliable infrastructure as well. RWE has 120 years of experience in an energy world that is constantly changing. And a clear future strategy.


RWE Supply & Trading is the interface between RWE and energy markets around the world. Around 1,600 employees from 40 nations trade electricity, gas, commodities, and CO₂ emission certificates. Aided by precise market analyses and guided by high customer orientation, they create innovative Energy supply solutions as well as concepts for risk management in industrial companies. The trading company also ensures the commercial optimisation of the RWE power plants, operates storage for natural gas, and markets the renewable energy generated by RWE Renewables.

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