Software Development Engineer II

Category: Information Technology

Location: Bengaluru, KA


Software Development Engineer II

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. 

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.

Additional Information

Important Notice: 

On behalf of Tesco Bengaluru, we must caution all job seekers and educational institutions that Tesco Bengaluru does not authorise any third parties to release employment offers or conduct recruitment drives via a third party. Hence, beware of inauthentic and fraudulent job offers or recruitment drives from any individuals or websites purporting to represent Tesco. Further, Tesco Bengaluru does not charge any fee or other emoluments for any reason (including without limitation, visa fees) or seek compensation from educational institutions to participate in recruitment events. 

Accordingly, please check the authenticity of any such offers before acting on them and where acted upon, you do so at your own risk. Tesco Bengaluru shall neither be responsible for honouring or making good the promises made by fraudulent third parties, nor for any monetary or any other loss incurred by the aggrieved individual or educational institution. 

In the event that you come across any fraudulent activities in the name of Tesco Bengaluru, please feel free report the incident at 

Job Description

We are looking for a development engineer to build solutions for the real-world problems in workforce management for retail. You will work with a team of highly skilled developers and product managers throughout the entire software development life cycle of the products we own.

In this role you will be responsible for designing, building, and maintaining our big data pipelines. Your primary focus will be on developing data pipelines using Spark Scala and related technologies.


  • Design and implement scalable and reliable data processing pipelines using Spark/Scala &Hadoop ecosystem.
  • Develop and maintain ETL processes to load data into our big data platform.
  • Optimize Spark jobs and queries to improve performance and reduce processing time.
  • Working with product teams to communicate and translate needs into technical requirements.
  • Design and develop monitoring tools and processes to ensure data quality and availability.
  • Collaborate with other teams to integrate data processing pipelines into larger systems.
  • Delivering high quality code and solutions, bringing solutions into production.
  • Performing code reviews to optimise technical performance of data pipelines.


Additional Responsibilities: Good to have.

  • Continually look for how we can evolve and improve our technology, processes, and practices.
  • Sharing knowledge with the wider engineering community.
  • Mentoring and developing others around you, leading a team of engineers.
  • Leading group discussions on system design and architecture.


  • 4+ years of experience in building and maintaining big data platforms using Spark/Scala.
  • Strong knowledge of distributed computing principles and big data technologies such as Hadoop, Spark, Streaming etc.
  • Experience with ETL processes and data modelling.
  • problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Working knowledge on Oozie/Airflow.
  • Experience in writing unit test cases, shell scripting.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.
  • Use of version control (Git) and related software lifecycle tooling
  • Experience in Spark Streaming/Kafka streaming.
  • Experience with software development methodologies including Scrum & Agile.
  • Approaches for optimisation, at a system level as well as algorithm implementation level.
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