Software Development Engineer II Java (Profile API)

Category: Information Technology

Location: Kraków, małopolskie


Software Development Engineer II Java (Profile API)

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.

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

Additional Information


UoP 16 000 - 23 000 PLN gross/month

B2B 20 000 - 27 000 PLN net/month

Hybrid working

We’ve recently moved to hybrid working. We love working from home, but we also love connecting, collaborating, and innovating with our colleagues in person. We meet in our office in Kraków for 2 days a week.


Tesco is a diverse and exciting employer, dedicated to being #aplacetogeton, providing career-defining opportunities to all of our colleagues. If you choose 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
  • Heightened income costs (KUP)
  • MacBook as your tool for work
  • Private healthcare (LuxMed)
  • Cafeteria & Multisport
  • Learning opportunities - certified technical training and learning platforms like Udemy, Pluralsight and O’reily
  • Sports activities with a personal trainer
  • Referral Bonus
  • Relocation Help

If that sounds exciting, then we'd love to hear from you.

Job Description

The Profile API manages customers' details and supports customers' online journeys.

Profile is part of the Customer APIs team, supporting many customer, colleague and supplier journeys using the information that we look after. Profile is responsible for the following areas:

  • Names and salutations - the names of customers and suppliers, and how they are used;
  • Preferences - modelling the choices that customers make when interacting with Tesco;
  • Consent - enabling the right communications and use of customers' information;
  • Email addresses - the email address of customers and suppliers;
  • Push addresses - push address device details for Apple and Google notifications.

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:

  • Be a coder; review and contribute code.
  • Focus on performance, availability, reliability, and security.
  • Cross-platform, lightweight & mobile-first progressive web applications by design
  • Contribute to the definition of features for services owned by your team.
  • Effectively communicate your and your team’s progress to your team members, your Manager, and wider Tesco colleagues. 


Technology stack which we are using:

  • Languages: Java 13+ (with some JS, Python, Groovy, Scala, and Kotlin in supporting roles), Javascript/Typescript
  • Frameworks:  Spring Boot
  • Cloud: Azure 
  • Architecture: Microservices 
  • DB: SQL (PostgreSQL)
  • Workloads on Kubernetes, Jenkins phased out in favor of Azure DevOps and/or GitHub Actions
  • Monitoring & alerting: Splunk, AppDynamics, xMatters, Runscope
  • Testing: Spock, Gatling 
  • VCS: GitHub 
  • Zendesk & JIRA

You will need:

  • Around 2+ years of experience as a developing with Java.
  • Experience using Spring .
  • Experience working with Agile methodologies (Scrum/Kanban).
  • Good English communication skills.
  • Experience with AWS, Azure or other cloud solutions would be nice to have, but not necessary.
  • First experience in team management would be nice to have.
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