Software Development Engineer II - Java

Category: Information Technology

Location: Kraków, małopolskie

Poland


Software Development Engineer II - 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.

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.

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

Additional Information

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

As a Software Engineer II, you’ll be part of an agile team of industry-leading engineers upon Tesco’s Colleagues APIs. You will be responsible for solution design of the applications, solving problems, helping your team, and developing new features through quality, scalable, performant, and maintainable technical solutions. The solutions that you and your team will be responsible for will have a global reach, impacting hundreds of thousands of Tesco colleagues.

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:

  • Adopt best practices in software engineering: design, testing, version control, documentation, build, deployment, monitoring, and operations.
  • Build flexible systems choosing simple, straightforward solutions over more complex ones.
  • Contribute and review code, preserving high quality and best industry practices  
  • Contribute to the definition of features for services owned by your team.
  • Collaborate closely with other teams in the area.
  • Continuously improve yourself and your team by suggesting and helping implement new engineering processes and practices.
  • Contribute to building and nurturing effective, high performant team that consistently deliver quality software whilst balancing time frames and needs.

Qualifications

Skills:

  • Java: Advanced
  • SQL databases: Advanced
  • Distributed systems architecture: Advanced
  • Knowledge of design patterns and engineering best practices: Advanced
  • Testing (e.g. Unit Tests, E2E Tests): Advanced
  • Java web framework (Spring / Spring boot or equivalent): Regular
  • Functional approach: Regular
  • Networking – architecture, protocols and security: Regular
  • CI/CD tooling (Jenkins or equivalent): Regular
  • Docker and Kubernetes: Basic
  • Cloud platform (Microsoft Azure or equivalent): Basic
  • Python: nice to have
  • Written & spoken English: Upper Intermediate (B2)

Experience:

  • 2+ years of commercial software development experience in Java ecosystem
  • Experience of running and supporting software in production (dev-ops approach)
  • Problem solving, analysis and computational skills. You are comfortable designing systems and reasoning about them. When tackling problems, you take a thorough and logical approach to solving them and you retain ownership through to resolution.
  • Designing and developing systems for high availability and scalability
  • Experience working within an e-commerce or at-scale business where security, availability and reliability are valued
  • Depth of professional software engineering experience and best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations

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