Software Development Engineer (C#)

Category: Information Technology

Location: Budapest, Hungary


Software Development Engineer (C#)

Budapest, Hungary

Company Description

Tesco Business Services & Technology (TBST) and Tesco Technology were established in Budapest in 2019, supporting the Tesco retail business in Central Europe and the Tesco Group. TBST and Tesco Technology are part of our global business services and technology organisations within Tesco.

In the UK, Ireland, India, Hungary, Poland, the Czech Republic we operate to offer great value to our customers every day.

In Budapest, our Technology hub currently employs near 200 – and a growing number – of highly trained software engineers and managers who are implementing global software development projects across fulfilment, supplier and product management, online and in-store loss prevention, and our online grocery sites.

Our goal is to bring significant changes to the market by using the latest technologies. We are focusing on a large variety of modern technologies from the backend space and frontend to UX, UI and even data science and engineering.

We are aiming to drive business value through innovation and to create an organization that fundamentally transforms the retail environment.

We put accountability and ownership on the individuals and their teams in order to run a horizontal organization where teamwork is extremely important. With an end-to-end approach, we offer our colleagues opportunities for self-development and career growth.

Our colleagues are the key to our success at Tesco. We foster an environment of openness and collaboration. We draw from the diversity, knowledge and experience of our colleagues. It is all about equal opportunities, no matter who you are, or where you come from, you can get on at Tesco.

Our teams consist of individuals who can truly make a difference. Focussing on building a world-class business services centre alongside cutting-edge technology capability, they are working towards our goal of serving our customers and colleagues a little better every day.

We are expanding our operations locally and we are looking for the best talent. 

 Let’s {code} the together at {Tesco Technology}!

Additional Information

What's in it for you

Tesco is a diverse and exciting employer, dedicated to being #aplacetogeton, providing career-defining opportunities to all of our colleagues. If you chose to join our business, we will provide you with:

  • Permanent contract from the go – as a sign of our trust in your abilities
  • Yearly salary bonus – based on both individual and business performance
  • Minimum 25 days of paid holiday/year for everyone
  • Extensive private healthcare - complex care package including a wide range of specialists, medical services, and free flu vaccination
  • Cafeteria 
  • Relocation Help - professional service to secure relevant working permits and other necessary documents
  • Learning opportunities - certified technical training and learning platforms like Udemy, Pluralsight, and O'Reilly
  • Referral Bonus
  • A learning culture and excellent opportunities to develop your career within your chosen field or something altogether new
  • Varied and exciting projects to play a part in – there is always something new and exciting in the pipeline

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.

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

Job Description

As a Software Development Engineer, you will be working on systems from till to back-end responsible for fuel card payment processing. This requires broad expertise in back-end technologies and ideally payments related standards such as ISO-8583. Your work will involve building new gateway(s) into relevant third party providers but also a set of architectural revisions to our existing strategic systems to make this possible. You will be responsible for the entire development and support process (we support what we run).

What will you do?


  • Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of IDE, language and toolset in C#
  • Producing test-driven features and demonstrating your familiarity with the TDD cycle
  • Create unique testing and monitoring approaches for complex transactional systems
  • Translating requirements into tasks & code, identify and apply appropriate design patterns to problems
  • Applying your understanding of cohesion and the SOLID principles to build well structured, maintainable software
  • Script and automate within the relevant environment
  • Working effectively with product stakeholders to communicate and translate needs into product improvements
  • Leading group discussions on system design and working with Product Managers to drive value
  • Supporting production systems, resolving, and learning from incidents
  • Mentoring and developing peers and our next generation of engineers


  • Experience using .NET/C# with an eagerness to take on new technologies (e.g. Java)
  • Experience with both SQL/NoSQL databases
  • Experience with cloud platform(s) (e.g. AWS, Azure, etc.)
  • Experience using Docker and Kubernetes (or similar) for containerization, scalability and monitoring applications
  • Experience of working in agile environments and TDD
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Experience with Ecommerce payment systems would be a nice to have but is not crucial
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