Software Development Manager (Tesco Product Data Quality team)

Category: Information Technology

Location: Kraków, małopolskie, Poland


Software Development Manager (Tesco Product Data Quality team)

Kraków, małopolskie, Poland

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Company Description

Tesco is a leading multinational retailer, with more than 336 000 colleagues.

Our software is used by millions of people across several countries every day. Whether it’s the tills and websites our customers use, or the systems our colleagues and partners use, you’ll play your part in keeping it running like a well-oiled machine. And when a business problem pops up? You and the creative minds in our team will be challenged to solve it.

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

What our colleagues like the most at Tesco:

  • We develop our own products
  • We make an impact; large scale of operation
  • Accountability and respect are given to us
  • We cooperate and support each other
  • There are great colleagues who are divided into small teams here
  • We can develop and learn new things

Additional Information

Hybrid working

Currently, at Tesco Technology we work in a hybrid model. 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 (for all):

  • Permanent contract from the go – as a sign of our trust in your abilities
  • MacBook as your tool for work
  • Learning opportunities - certified technical training and learning platforms like Udemy, Pluralsight and O’reily
  • Referral Bonus
  • Sports activities with a personal trainer in the office

Benefits for colleagues on employment of contract only:

  • Additional 4 days of paid leave to support your well-being and family life
  • Up to 20% yearly salary bonus – based on both individual and business performance
  • Private healthcare (LuxMed)
  • Cafeteria & Multisport
  • Supporting those, who are not yet eligible for full holiday entitlement, by expanding their pool from 20 to 25 days
  • Relocation Help
  • Heightened income costs (KUP)

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

Tesco is committed to celebrating diversity and everyone is welcome at Tesco. As a Disability Confident Employer, we’re committed to providing a fully inclusive and accessible recruitment process, allowing candidates the opportunity to thrive and inform us of any reasonable adjustments they may require.

Job Description

We are actively seeking a dynamic Software Development Manager to lead our engineering team in delivering cutting-edge, cloud-based solutions for Tesco Product Data Quality.

You will be working to develop new apps and systems for improving Product data quality & Enrichment of product data. This will involve approaches like using AI/ML for creating innovative solution. Apart from this you will create a robust and scalable system which is deployed in Azure and provides high availability and performance to its consumers.

The ideal candidate will possess strong technical expertise, outstanding leadership skills, and a passion for fostering innovation. Your role will be crucial in ensuring project success, effective stakeholder communication, and promoting a culture of continuous improvement. In our fast-paced, agile environment, your focus on quality, security, and user impact will be key.


  • Conduct performance assessments, provide feedback, and guide career development for team members
  • Mentor the development team, ensuring the implementation of best practices, design principles, and coding standards
  • Ensure processes and standards that enable high-quality software delivery
  • Communicate technical concepts effectively to non-technical stakeholders
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, shaping technical strategy and roadmap
  • Define project scopes, timelines, and ensure alignment with business goals
  • Monitor project progress, mitigate risks, and maintain alignment with enterprise standards
  • Foster innovation and explore new tools/methodologies
  • Inspire the team to deliver clean, efficient code based on industry standards
  • Create comprehensive technical documentation
  • Implement security tools (e.g., SonarQube, Snyk) and oversee adherence to security best practices
  • Manage application performance and asset monitoring (e.g., Splunk, New Relic) for seamless operation


Technical Skills:

  • Experience in delivering Java (with some Python, React, Postgres) based software solutions using frameworks like Spring Boot, Spring WebFlux, Kotlin, etc
  • Experience with Machine learning and MLOps
  • Experience with Microservices
  • Experience and familiarity with Public Cloud platforms such as Azure
  • Knowledge of TDD, CI,CD, Automation on Cloud and on Premise
  • Large Scale Applications Development, Operations and migration in enterprise environments
  • Strong knowledge of software and architectural design patterns
  • Strong knowledge of Agile/Scrum methodologies
  • Experience on building products from scratch with ability to balance product expectation.

Personal Skills:

  • A minimum of 2-3 years of hands-on experience managing software development teams of 6-8 people
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, engaging with both technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Proven success in building, developing, and leading high-performance software engineering teams
  • Experience in hiring, retaining, and developing engineers, ensuring growth opportunities and maintaining motivation
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and a proactive approach to addressing challenges
  • Passion for staying updated with the latest industry trends and technologies
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