Software Development Manager - FE

Category: Information Technology

Location: Kraków, małopolskie


Software Development Manager - FE

Kraków, małopolskie, Poland

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Company Description

Tesco Technology is multi-functional and specialist team that drives operational excellence of services, improve scale for our systems and processes globally and create 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 world-wide.

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

As Tech Hub we cooperate within 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 an option to use the funds on the 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


  • Leading a few projects within Colleague area
  • Foster careers of engineers reporting to you by finding opportunities for growth, coaching, addressing concerns, and if necessary, implementing performance management.
  • Regular 1-2-1s with all direct reports
  • Build and nurture effective, high performant teams that consistently deliver quality software whilst balancing time frames and needs.
  • Represent the teams within wider technical discussions across different stakeholder groups, and be effective in doing so by constantly broadening your understanding of our technology landscape.
  • Take ownership for the delivery of specific outcomes, or work across wider groups in conjunction with program management to deliver more significant outcomes. 
  • Remain a hands-on coder. Contribute code during team sprints.
  • Lead and evangelize team focus on performance, availability, reliability, and security.
  • Contribute to the definition of features for services owned by your team.
  • Continuously improve yourself and your team by suggesting and helping implement new Engineering processes and practices.
  • Mentor less experienced developers.
  • Effectively communicate your and your team’s progress to your team members, your Manager, and wider Tesco colleagues.


Technology stack:

  • TypeScript

  • ReactJS

  • Single SPA -> Micro Front-Ends Framework

  • NodeJS + Express -> Backend for Frontend

  • Styled Components

  • Vite

  • Webpack


  • Previous experience with management of software engineering teams of around 8 people.
  • 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.
  • Experience working within an e-commerce or at-scale business where security, availability and reliability are valued
  • Customer focus. You can find the right balance between outcome delivery and technical excellence. You place the needs of our customers above the needs of you and the team.
  • Designing and developing systems for high availability and scalability
  • Experience of operating in the cloud would be a big plus
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