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As the Head of Software at Arenko, you’ll be growth and leading a team responsible for building and maintaining a cutting-edge Software as a service (SAAS) platform. Our market leading product is facilitating the evolution of modern, low-carbon electricity networks by controlling large scale energy storage systems.  This is an exciting role managing a passionate and talented software engineering team within a dynamic agile environment. Reporting to the CTO you will work with a passionate and dedicated engineering team to help shape the product and lead the team to deliver an evolving product to match company growth and meet challenging technical needs of a fast-paced industry.


  • Manage and lead a growing team of software engineers (10-15 in Q4 2021) to develop high quality systems controlling critical infrastructure
  • Plan future resource requirements to deliver against company growth and Product requirements.
  • Promote and implement best practise for effective PAAS software development and operation with a growing customer base.
  • Support team development of soft and hard skills to maintain a passionate and effective team.


  • Around 10 years + experience within a similar role
  • A highly organised and adaptable leader
  • Extensive experience building effective software development teams
  • Extensive experience in software design, development of cloud based, technical customer orientated platforms. Our current tech stack:
    • Go microservices, Cassandra for storage, Docker for service orchestration, AWS for infrastructure & GitLab of code management.
  • Be passionate about design and technology and applying best practise and change management.
  • Interested in making a real impact on climate change with innovative technology


As we move to the high-renewables era, electricity storage is transforming the way the energy industry operates. The energy industry is fast becoming a digital and multidisciplinary sector that provides a fundamental service for modern society, but these needs must be delivered in a socially responsible way. Arenko are using new technology to add flexibility to the grid and secure supply in this fast-changing industry, offering a huge variety of opportunities for the future.

Arenko was founded in January 2014 and we are growing rapidly in an emerging sector. Arenko is a fun, inclusive and fast-paced environment and our team are self-motivated, enthusiastic and take a collaborative approach to help the business develop and grow.

We offer a range of benefits including:

  • 25 days annual leave (+ bank holidays)
  • Flexible and remote working options
  • Enhanced parental leave offerings
  • Company pension scheme
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • A commitment to your individual wellbeing, with access to our Employee Assistance Programme and other wellbeing initiatives
  • Monthly socials, Summer and Christmas Party
  • Office fruit, snacks and regular catered lunch and learns

Finally, whilst joining a social and hard-working team, you will have access to some of the most prestigious employee competitions of all time: The Arenko Bake off and the annual Arenko Olympics.


Please follow us on LinkedIn for the latest blogs and/or checkout the news section of our website for more information on what we do:

– LinkedIn

– Website

Our team is growing, and we would love your help in reinventing the energy system.

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