Help us make a big green dent in the universe. We're on a mission to drive the global renewable energy revolution, and we need loads more people to help us make our vision a reality.
About the role
In Japan, we are growing fast. You will get to work with every team and across the whole data lifecycle. Your focus will be on building out data pipelines, reports and dashboards that serve our business teams (ops, sales and marketing). You’ll need to ensure our analyses are scientifically robust - making sure the right questions are being asked and that the business decisions we take are truly supported by the data.We’re proud of our science & analytics platform, and you’ll work to make sure that it’s well engineered, understandable, and accessible to non-specialists as its capabilities grow. You’ll become a domain expert, supporting management’s questions and powering our continued growth.
You don’t need prior energy supplier experience (we can teach you that). We’re looking for someone with the below qualities:
Our data stack
Since 2015, Octopus has been on a mission to bring affordable, green energy to the world. With the help of our in-house developed technology platform, Kraken, we’ve become the 2nd largest energy supplier in the UK, opened retailers in 7 other countries, and licensed our software to retail giants including E.ON in the UK and Origin Energy in Australia. We’ve reinvented energy products with smart, data driven tariffs to balance customer demand with renewable generation - and we’re the biggest investor in renewable generation in the UK. Our partnership with Tokyo Gas is bringing the Octopus magic to Japan, and we’re looking to add another data scientist to our Tokyo team.Data science and analytics has been at the heart of Octopus’ success, driving insight across all facets of the business. We drive understanding of the performance and optimization of operations teams. Our deep knowledge of the industry and the market allows us to design innovative smart tariffs. We crunch billions of data points daily to supply and manage customers’ energy usage. We do it by hiring clever, curious, and self-driven people, enabling them with modern data tools and giving them lots of autonomy. Our data team consists of scientists and analysts in each of our retail businesses, and a global data engineering team to support them.
Why else you'll love it here
If this sounds like you then we'd love to hear from you.
Studies have shown that some groups of people, like women, are less likely to apply to a role unless they meet 100% of the job requirements. Whoever you are, if you like one of our jobs, we encourage you to apply as you might just be the candidate we hire. Across Octopus, we're looking for genuinely decent people who are honest and empathetic. Our people are our strongest asset and the unique skills and perspectives people bring to the team are the driving force of our success. As an equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute. Our commitment is to provide equal opportunities, an inclusive work environment, and fairness for everyone.