Software Dev Engineer III

Category: Information Technology

Location: Bengaluru, KA


Software Dev Engineer III

Bengaluru, KA, India

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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.
At Tesco, inclusion means that Everyone’s Welcome. Everyone is treated fairly and with respect; by valuing individuality and uniqueness we create a sense of belonging.
Diversity and inclusion have always been at the heart of Tesco. It is embedded in our values: we treat people how they want to be treated. We always want our colleagues to feel they can be themselves at work and we are committed to helping them be at their best.
Across the Tesco group we are building an inclusive workplace, a place to actively celebrate the cultures, personalities and preferences of our colleagues – who in turn help to build the success of our business and reflect the diversity of the communities we serve.

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Job Description


About Us :
As one of the world’s largest retailers and the largest private employer in the United Kingdom (second largest after the UK government) Tesco serves millions of customers a week in our stores and online portal. Tesco Bengaluru is the only international technology and retail operations centre for Tesco worldwide – we make the Tesco experience better for millions of our customers and simpler for over 4 60 000 colleagues around the world. Established in 2004 Tesco Bengaluru is pivotal to Tesco and we enable its business with our expertise in technology business operations property finance and commercial services.

Roles and Responsibility :

Programming :
•Good Understanding of Java 8/11 with strong hands-on skills
•Practitioner of Clean code and SOLID principles
•Follower of TDD/BDD techniques
•Master of using at least one microservice framework and enough of tool ecosystem to implement end to end component
•Comfortable producing and refactoring code & Able to test drive features
•Mentor and guide team in technical delivery and continuous improvement of tech and process
•experience in handling large scale distributed systems and responsive in handling the issue
•Understands different major language paradigms (object oriented / functional /reactive)
•Can reason about complexity of algorithms (time and space)
•Strong problem solving skills
•Strong knowledge on System integration patterns
•Strong debugging and troubleshooting skills

•Able to apply architectural trade off methods and come up with the best feasible architecture for the given business problem
•Able to design and review fault tolerant and modular resilient event driven systems
•Strong in architectural patterns design patterns following 12 factor app principles
•Good experience in designing RESTful and Microservices based systems
•Able to mentor the team in socializing design skills best practices

Development Practice:
•Solid experience BDD/TDD/Performance/Security/Smoke testing
•solid experience in CI and CD write automated functional and non-functional tests
•Working knowledge of CI tooling
•Understands version control & branching strategies
•Good working knowledge on RDBMS and no-sql database

•Exposure to IAC principles and cloud technologies
•Good working knowledge of one relevant operating system
•Can script (shell curl terraform etc) and automate within relevant environment

•Understands application security fundamentals and potential security risks
•Can perform a tool based security scan and articulate vulnerabilities
•Understands OAuth/Saml & identity models

Impact & Value:
•Able to work with sense of ownership and drive the key design decisions
•Able to deal with various stakeholders
•Suggests improvements to processes and methodologies to speed up the delivery
•Participates in retrospectives questions requirements and challenges where necessary
•Can identify value of tasks & always works on the highest priority items

Behaviours & Collaboration:
•Should be an inclusive team player
•Comfortable in pair programming
•Uses whiteboard and other materials to convey designs and principles open-mindedly
•Identifies the risks proactively and proposes mitigation plans
•Follows agile practices
•Willingness in participating organizational technology initiatives

Experience & Skills: We are looking for Language agnostic people however below is the end to end tech stack we use for developing our large scale retail platforms.

Must Have:

•Ability to quickly understand domain knowledge
•Able to propose cloud native architecture backed up by PoCs and keeping cost factors in mind
•Able to come up with architectural options and weigh them with trade-offs for building scalable microservices
•Java 8/ JEE and experience with at least one application framework such as Spring Vert.x
•Understanding the basics of media processing and content management systems (CMS)
•CI/CD to manage the application deployment on cloud
•Collaboration – using tools like Git-Hub and JIRA
•Experience with Elasticsearch/Couchbase
•Hands-on experience in messaging systems such as Kafka RabbitMQ etc
•Cloud Solutions – working on Azure or AWS or GCP
•Able to review the code design and give developmental feedback

Good to have:
•RxJava/Spring Webflux and Reactive Programming
•Prior experience in Digital Asset management (DAM) / Content Management System (CMS) is advantageous
•Containers Management –using tools like Docker Kubernetes developed using IAC
•Elastic Scaling – using services such as Auto Scaling Group
•Configuration Management – using tools like Zookeeper Puppet/Chef Ansible

Qualifications & Experience:
• 8-14 years of experience in developing world class products/applications.
• Bachelors in Engineering or equivalent


System Design Microservices Cloud Java SpringBoot Micronaut REST Data Storage Kafka TDD/BDD Problem Solving Technical Leadership Trade off skills Technical decision making
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