Software Development Engineer III

Category: Information Technology

Location: Bengaluru, KA


Software Development Engineer III

Bengaluru, KA, India

Add to basket Share Apply

Company Description

Tesco Bengaluru: We are a multi-disciplinary team creating a sustainable competitive advantage for Tesco by standardising processes, delivering cost savings, enabling agility, providing cutting-edge technological solutions and empowering our colleagues to do ever more for our customers. With cross-functional expertise in Global Business Services and Retail Technology & Engineering, a wide network of teams and strong governance we reduce complexity thereby offering high quality services for our customers. Tesco Bengaluru, established in 2004 to enable standardisation and build centralised capabilities and competencies, makes the experience better for our millions of customers worldwide and simpler for over 4,40,000 colleagues.
Tesco Technology consists of people from a number of different backgrounds, but having a common purpose to serve our shoppers a little better every day with our retail technological solutions. We shared a common interest in harnessing innovations in technology to enhance their shopping experience at Tesco stores. Whether making products, software or systems, our teams focuses on various aspects from taking strategic ownership of the architecture to delivering technological solutions such as design, testing, deployment, infrastructure, operation and security of the systems to ensure agile, smooth and safe operations. These help us to deliver the maximum business impact. Teams refine their internal processes to best fit their own needs, working to build core capabilities in application and services. We collaborate globally across teams to build end-to-end customer-facing solutions, as well as to share knowledge, experience, tools and techniques.

Job Description

Job description

About the Tesco Technology Search and Recs team

We build the APIs that power Tesco's search and recommendation capabilities across all online offerings. We fulfil millions of non-trivial requests with very low latency which presents a lot of interesting technical challenges.

We're investing heavily in machine learning and applied statistics to improve result quality. Our long-term vision goes well beyond online to include mobile a variety of in-store features for customers and colleagues all on a global scale.

Our systems consists of a set of modern event-driven RESTful microservices utilising a wide range of technologies including:

·         Java Vert.X RxJava NodeJS Python

·         Amazon Web Services Kubernetes Docker Jenkins Git Linux

·         ElasticSearch Couchbase Redis Apache Camel 

We are responsible for the software throughout the lifecycle. We maintain a DevOps culture employing continuous integration and delivery supporting our code through to production and beyond.

The role involves the following:

Leading engineers to write high quality code that’s easy to understand and work with via pairing code reviews etc

Testing and associated automation

Active participation in all the usual agile ceremonies

Supporting the service both during office hours and out of hours via paid support rota

Championing DevOps

Implementing monitoring and alerting mechanisms via AppD Splunk Runscope and other tools

Building for security and user data privacy

Being involved with attracting and interviewing excellent engineers for Tesco

Experience relevant for this job:

5+ years of experience as a Java backend developer

Experience with Java 8 is a must

Experience with reactive programming is considered a plus

Python or Scala is considered a plus

Skills relevant for the job

Written and verbal communication skills

Problem solving analysis and computational skills

Customer focus

Innovative approach to problem solving


Java Backend

Application process

Back to top