Software Development Manager- Retail, Enterprise & Commercial Apps

Hours: 36

Salary: Competitive

Location: London

United Kingdom

Apply by: 31/05/2022

Software Development Manager- Retail, Enterprise & Commercial Apps


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About the role

As an SDM you will be responsible for managing a Highly Diverse and Technology-Driven Engineering team focused on making our Store colleagues feel Safe and Secure and avoid Shrinks/Loss by bring-in technologies to help with the same. It would involve working closely with the Product and Program Teams on various Products initiatives with Data first strategy and working and exploring Technologies like Cross-Platform (Mobile/Web/Desktop) Experience, Video, Computer Vision, Data Science, IoT with Edge, Private and Public Cloud Computing strategies to name a few.

You will be responsible for

  • Hire and Grow a team of High Performing Engineers.
  • Motivate, Mentor, Coach to develop engineers into Leaders/SMEs
  • Develop new and Improve existing process to ensure smooth functioning of the team
  • Drive Product Direction and Strategy by interfacing with other stakeholders
  • Participate in Design and Architecture Reviews
  • Drive timely and high quality software releases
  • Ability to manage Full Stack teams.

You will need

  • Proven track record of motivating and retaining talent, building teams
  • Knowledge of SDLC and utilities like JIRA, GitHub etc
  • Good experience in collaborating and driving cross-geo / cross-team projects
  • Working experience working with SaaS based products.
  • Working experience with public clouds like GCP, Azure, AWS (Azure if preferred).
  • Preferred knowledge of working with Hybrid Cloud including EDGE ompute.
  • Familiarity with Design/Implementation trade offs in building clustered, high- performance, fault-tolerant distributed systems software.
  • Familiarity with Kubernetes, Containers, Micro-service and at least one of high level programming language.
  • Experience with server-side technologies such as SpringBoot, Micronaut, Quarkus etc. 
  • Experience with server-side languages such as Java, Go, Python, Node.
  • Working experience with DB technologies like MS SQL, Couchbase, MongoDB, Postgres or any SQL or NO-SQL DB.
  • Experience with client side programming like ReactJS, Angular etc.
  • Experience with REST API integration (JSON, XML)
  • Experience in building and running efficient CI/CD processes
  • Experience with Message Brokers like Kafka, SNS, MQTT, RabbitMQ or similar.
  • Experience with Distributed Caching using Redis, Hazelcast or similar.

What’s in it for you

We offer excellent benefits that help make Tesco a great place to work!  These include but are not limited to:

  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Holiday starting at 25 days plus a personal day (and bank holidays)
  • Great colleague discounts and deals, saving you money on everyday purchases, utility bills for the home and more
  • Retirement savings plan – save between 4% and 7.5% and Tesco will match your contribution
  • Buy as you earn and Save as you earn share schemes
  • Opportunities to get on – take advantage of our ongoing learning opportunities and award-winning training to help you achieve the career you want

About us

Our vision at Tesco is to become every customer’s favourite way to shop, whether they are at home or out on the move.  Our core purpose is “Serving our customers, communities and planet a little better every day”.  Serving means more than a transactional relationship with our customers.  It means acting as a responsible and sustainable business for all stakeholders, for the communities we are part of, and for the planet.

We are proud to have an inclusive culture at Tesco where everyone truly feels able to be themselves.  At Tesco, we not only celebrate diversity, but recognise the value and opportunity it brings.  We’re committed to creating a workplace where differences are valued, and make sure that all colleagues are given the same opportunities.  We’re a big business with diverse working patterns and many business areas which means that we can find something that works for you.  Everyone is welcome at Tesco.

We have recently announced that we are moving to a more blended working week – combining office and remote working.  Our offices continue to be where we connect, collaborate and innovate.  Talk to us about how this can work for you.

Note: Should you be successful in your application, your employment will be subject to and conditional upon you providing your bank account details on your agreed start date.

Application process

Our office application process varies depending on the role and the level of experience needed.

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