What’s the role about?
As the UK’s most successful omni-channel retailer, ecommerce is a key part of our business - we run two of the busiest websites in the UK, driving a significant proportion of our sales.
Our engineering practice includes 30+ teams, working on everything from Cloud platforms to mobile apps, from ecommerce functionality to machine learning.
Ideal candidates will have excellent Java8 / Spring skills with a track record of working in teams delivering complex, performant, high quality software.
Successful candidates will have a passion for using technology to deliver outstanding and innovative software solutions.
Learning new skills is extremely important to us. Engineers are expected to continuously improve their skills and keep abreast of the latest technologies and techniques regardless of their experience or job grade.
In return for this commitment you will be given the resources and support you need to help you with your learning journey.
What you’ll be doing :
This is an opportunity to work as a lead Java software engineer on a cross-functional Agile Product team. Product teams build and support new features that create business value.
Within your product team you’ll typically be working collaboratively on customer-facing features with other highly skilled engineers as well as BAs, Testers, Web Designers and User Experience specialists.
As a Senior Engineer you will have responsibility for the development approach and provide technical assurance on complex IT projects.
You will also use your knowledge of software engineering to support the shaping of new projects and support the professional development of less experienced software engineers.
You will work with a diverse range of technical and non-technical stakeholders which will require excellent communication skills.
What you’ll have : Java8 and later.
Java8 and later.
Object Oriented and tiered design methodologies.
A structured approach to systems analysis and development.
Application frameworks such as Spring Boot.
Cloud Platforms such as AWS, GCP or Azure.
Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery.
TDD, pair programming.
Agile development methods such as Scrum or Kanban.
REST API development and / or consumption.
What else you could bring :
Jenkins, Gitlab CI.
Familiarity with NGINX, Linux / *nix and an understanding of large scale website architectures.