Senior Software Engineer - Full Stack

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Food & Drinks, Sales

  • Salary:

    Competitive with benefits

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Client:


Job Description

The big question: why on earth should a Tech professional like you work for a 150-year-old retail chain? Because we’re on a journey. Changing the way we operate.  Learning to think nimble. Giving our teams the time and freedom they need to push boundaries. To create amazing systems and technologies. To give our colleagues and our customers even more incredible experiences.

There are thousands of experts to talk to and learn from. We’ve got data from billions of transactions for our teams to play with. Things get built here. They get made here. They hit customers and colleagues quickly. Welcome to the home of Sainsburys Tech.

More about the role:

  • Working across multiple products and collaborating with cloud and software development teams.

  • DevOps environment supported by fast paced agile delivery teams.

  • A passion for Javascript - Our team loves React and Node.

  • Pro-active mindset and a passion for supporting less experienced engineers.

  • Motivated by solving complex problems and dedication to our products metrics.

What we’re looking for:

  • Experience with AWS stack and building efficient and reusable services using Node.js, Lambda, DynamoDB.

  • Experience of Serverless solutions and GraphQL is a plus.

  • Up-to-date understanding of vanilla JavaScript. Typescript is a plus.

  • CI/CD experience. Proven experience with pushing code several times a day to production.

  • Experience writing and maintaining E2E tests.

  • Ability to mentor other engineers – for example by mentoring, pair programming or code review.

  • Ability to effectively communicate with product owners, cloud engineers within the team and the wider business.

  • Passionate about working on end-to-end stories in a multi-disciplinary(Front-end, Back-end and Cloud) team.

In return you’ll get:

  • Colleague discount across the multi-brands – Sainsbury’s, Argos and Habitat

  • Holiday allowance

  • Bonus scheme

  • Pension plan

  • Special offers on gym memberships, restaurants, holidays, retail vouchers and more

Flexible working and job share conversations are encouraged. Across our multi-brands, we’re proud to be an equal opportunities employer that champions a diverse and inclusive culture. If you’re reading this, even if you’re not 100% sure you’re there with your experience, we’d still love to hear from you.