Senior Software Engineer - Supply Chain UI
Ocado
Welwyn Garden City, England
7h ago

Ocado Technology, powering the future of retail through sustained disruptive technology innovation...

At Ocado Technology we build the software systems powering our next generation fulfilment centres, which are core to the Ocado Smart Platform.

Our software employs complex algorithms and business logic to schedule and coordinate the work of hundreds of people fulfilling customer orders.

This includes receiving stock from suppliers, decanting and storing inventory, dealing with exceptions and picking and dispatching orders.

Efficiency and accuracy are at the centre of everything we do. We are building the new technology platform that enables our sites to run around the clock and complete hundreds of thousands of orders per week.

We are Software Engineers with a range of experience levels who are passionate about producing high-quality products, are enthusiastic team players and keen to take initiative in designing and implementing new solutions.

What does the team do?

We are the Supply Chain UI team and we deliver an intuitive UI which makes managing demand in Supply Chain easy, fulfils the Ocado Solutions product requirements, and follows best software engineering and architectural practices.

Working with partners around the world, our team strives to create the next-generation UI that will facilitate the job of demand managers.

We obsess about user experience and automation. To do this we use cutting edge technology, and when that's not enough, we push the boundaries of what's possible.

The Supply Chain UI team is made up of 8 talented engineers, Team Leader and Product Manager and works closely with members of the UX and Product teams.

What would I be doing?

We are looking for an engineer to bring their passion for building polished, effective solutions to the problems we set out to tackle.

The supply chain UI is built upon React and Redux using TypeScript and is backed by a Java microservice backend.

You will plan, develop and test key features of our UI, partnering with the UX design and product management teams to innovate and create new design and interaction concepts that support a rich user experience.

You will work closely with our API engineers to define underlying interfaces that support your projects. You will take an active role in shaping the workflow and processes of your cross-functional team to create an environment that works for you.

What we are looking for

  • Experience writing modern TypeScript (or JavaScript)
  • Knowledge of backend code written in Java
  • Passion for user experience
  • A fundamental understanding of automated testing
  • Comfortable writing production-quality code, and rapid prototyping
  • Strong collaboration skills that will allow you to work effectively alongside a cross-functional team
  • A desire to learn from others in order to improve your skills, and to mentor others and share knowledge across the team.
  • About Ocado Technology

    Ocado Technology is changing the way the world shops using advanced Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Robotics, Big Data, Cloud and IoT.

    We develop the innovative software and hardware systems that power Ocado.com, as well as the unique ’ which is being implemented by ambitious retailers across the world from Europe to America, Asia and beyond.

    Find out more about how we are pioneering the future through serial technology innovation .

    Our Values

    We champion a value-led culture to get our teams working at their very best and to help create a collaborative working environment with inspiring projects that our people love.

    of Trust, Autonomy, Craftsmanship, Collaboration and Learn Fast help drive our innovative culture . But don’t just take our word for it, have a look at what our people are saying about us on .

    What we offer you

    Our employee benefits are designed for you, we care about people and we’ve ensured we have a wealth of benefits that focus on your well-being.

  • We can offer technically stretching work, a competitive salary and;
  • Hybrid working patterns and options for remote working (depending on your role / team)
  • Wellbeing support through Apps such as and an Employee Assistance Programme
  • 25 days annual leave , rising to 27 days after 5 years service (plus optional holiday purchase)
  • Pension scheme (various options available including employer contribution matching up to 7%)
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • 22 weeks paid maternity leave and 6 weeks paid paternity leave (once relevant service requirements complete)
  • Train Ticket loan (interest-free)
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Free shuttle bus to and from Hatfield Train Station to the Hatfield offices
  • Opportunity to participate in Sharesave and Buy as You Earn share schemes
  • 15% discount on Ocado.com and free delivery for all employees
  • Income Protection (can be up to 50% of salary for 3 years) and Life Assurance (3 x annual salary)
  • Due to the energising nature of Ocado's business, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change. Ocado is an equal opportunity employer.

    Please note that due to the high volume of applications we will be in contact with shortlisted candidates only. If you have not heard from us within 4 weeks, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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