Software Development Engineer III

Category: Information Technology

Location: Bengaluru, KA, India


Software Development 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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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. 

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Job Description

Software Development Engineers (SDEs) are the creative minds developing the software applications that make life easier for customers. Responsible for the entire development and support process for a software programme. Your applications make previously complex tasks simple with the impact ranging from saving time; effort or money to re-defining normal
- Take a business problem and come up with the technical strategy (push vs pull etc; real time vs batches; sync vs async) within the team; high level design and lead the implementation
- Need minimal directions or guidance and collaborate with SDEs across teams working on the same or similar business problem
- You showcase exemplary behaviour in your work – your design; delivery; code; processes all set examples for your team
- Ensure design or architectural deficiencies are addressed and routinely simplify integration of your peer teams with your team’s software


- Demonstrate in depth knowledge of IDE; language; and toolset in language of choice.
- Implement critical path components in a large or complex or project.
- Demonstrate excellent understanding of language & framework and a good working knowledge of the abstraction layer underneath
- Comfortably test drive any feature/comfortable with TDD cycle
- Comfortably debug/find complex problems

- Identify and apply appropriate design patterns to problems
- Understand Idempotence
- Actively practice the boy scout principle; leaves design; code in a better state than when arrived
- Understand importance of domain model and can coherently model a problem domain within a given context
- Understand design patterns such as CQRS and eventual consist
- Understand how to design for performance at all levels

Development Practice
- Automate everything by default
- Build a CI/CD pipeline

Tech Stack Specialization
- Java; Spring boot
- Kafka
- Postgres
- Couchbase
- CI/CD: Jenkins / Azure pipelines / Git Actions.
- Cloud: Azure


Java Backend - Spring Boot; Kafka; Couchbase; DevOps; Microsoft Azure

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