OVO Tech Blog

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OVO Tech Blog

Our journey navigating the techosphere


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OVO’s 3rd Open Source Friday

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Here at OVO Energy we love open source and we leverage a lot of it to build our systems. We take the time out every year to give back to the open source community. This Open Source Friday was our third year running where our engineers made contributions rangin…

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Analytics at OVO - Part 1 - hello!

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This is the first in a series of blog posts aimed at anyone wanting to learn more about analytics practises and development at OVO. If you’re interested to work here it’ll help you understand our terminologies (they all differ don’t they?!) and learning cultur…

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Deploying AppSync with Terraform

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On the 28th November ’17 AWS introduced the world to AppSync, its new fully managed GraphQL service that bridges the gap between your front-end and data-ladened backend. Most notably its features include data synchronisation (no more polling!) and offline capa…

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OVO PDC lineup

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We are excited to announce the lineup for our first ever internal conference, the OVO Product Development Conference. This is a chance for our tech, product and UX people to get together, listen to some amazing talks from their peers, participate in workshops…

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Tips for software engineering interviews or How to nail that dream job

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In the following post I will try to give some general advice on how to prepare for a software engineering interview. I am an active interviewer here at OVO and I have been doing this in the last 4 companies I have worked for, for more than 6 years now. I have…