Software Development Engineer III - Java

Category: Information Technology

Location: Kraków, małopolskie


Software Development Engineer III - Java

Kraków, małopolskie, Poland

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Company Description

Tesco Technology is multi-functional and specialist team that drives operational excellence of services improves scale for our systems and processes globally and creates business leading capabilities.

We are an agile team of an industry-leading team of engineers. We create the future continuous integration and delivery tools for Colleague and Customer & Loyalty areas, solving problems, and developing new features through quality, scalable, performant, and maintainable technical solutions. The solutions that we are responsible for will have a global reach, impacting hundreds of thousands of Tesco colleagues worldwide.

As Tech Hub we cooperate within the group of Tesco Technology Hubs located in the UK, Poland, Hungary, and India.

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What’s in it for you

Tesco is a diverse and exciting employer, dedicated to being #aplacetogeton, providing career-defining opportunities to all of our colleagues. If you chose to join our business, we will provide you with:

  • Permanent contract from the go – as a sign of our trust in your abilities.
  • Up to 20% yearly salary bonus – for employment contract colleagues only – based on both individual and business performance
  • Extensive private healthcare - complex care package including a wide range of specialists, medical services and free flu vaccination
  • Cafeteria & Multisport – subsidized MyBenefit cafeteria platform with option to use the funds on multisport card.
  • Relocation Help - professional service to secure relevant working permits and other necessary documents;
  • Learning opportunities - certified technical training and learning platforms like Udemy, Pluralsight and O’reily.
  • Referral Bonus – You’ll get 4500 PLN for each colleague you successfully refer to work with us.
  • Optional life insurance – wide variety of insurance options from our partner, available optionally at a significant discount.


If that sounds exciting, then we'd love to hear from you.


Job Description

We operate in a DevOps philosophy. We take responsibility for the software through its entire lifecycle. We practice continuous integration, delivery, and support of our code through to production and beyond.

Whilst specific responsibilities will be dependent upon the changing needs of the Tesco business, the following provides an overview of the role’s key responsibilities and measures:

  • Be a coder; review and contribute code.
  • Focus on performance, availability, reliability, and security.
  • Cross-platform, lightweight & mobile-first progressive web applications by design
  • Contribute to the definition of features for services owned by your team.
  • Effectively communicate your and your team’s progress to your team members, your Manager, and wider Tesco colleagues. 


Technology stack which we are using:

  • Languages: Java 13+ (with some JS, Python, Groovy, Scala, and Kotlin in supporting roles)
  • Frameworks: currently Vert. x with RxJava2, Micronaut or Spring Boot in the future 
  • Cloud: Azure 
  • Architecture: Microservices 
  • DB: SQL (PostgreSQL) & NoSQL (MongoDB, Elastricsearch)
  • Workloads on EC2s to be migrated to Kubernetes, Jenkins phased out in favor of Azure DevOps
  • Monitoring & alerting: Splunk, AppDynamics, xMatters 
  • Testing: Spock, Gatling 
  • VCS: GitHub 
  • Zendesk & JIRA

You will need:

  • Around 4+ years of experience as a developing with Java.
  • Experience using Spring .
  • Experience working with Agile methodologies (Scrum/Kanban).
  • Good English communication skills.
  • Experience with AWS, Azure or other cloud solutions would be nice to have, but not necessary.
  • First experience in team management would be nice to have.
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