Software Engineer - Back End

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Food & Drinks, Sales

  • Salary:

    Competitive with benefits

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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  • 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 Sainsbury’s Tech.

More about the role:

Sainsbury’s strategic acquisition of Nectar and Argos brands leverages customer experience through all products available across the Group. Our team has the mission to enhance Digital Marketing Campaigns. It includes Self-Service features and automations of Ads workflow, tuning those campaigns through Machine Learning across different Sainsbury’s Channels and external ones such as Google, Facebook, Sky, and others.

In order to accomplish that mission, we are looking for smart developers looking to learn new things, happy to be involved in a challenging project and a nice environment to collaborate and develop their career. We are looking to hire a passionate Back-End Engineer at our Holborn HQ where you will be supported by your Sainsbury’s Tech colleagues and community.

You will develop tools and applications by producing clean, maintainable code and together with your Product Team own and support features produced throughout the entire lifecycle. You participate in team ceremonies, collaborate with Sainsbury’s Tech teams and third-party vendors, and suggest potential areas for improvement to achieve business outcomes.

What we’re looking for:

  • Passionate about Typescript and JavaScript and Serverless environments

  • Commercial experience with Node JS building GraphQL and REST APIs, including unit and integration tests.

  • Experience with AWS Lambda or similar technology (Azure Functions, Google Functions, etc.).

  • Experience with SQL and NoSQL Databases (Mongo, Dynamo)

  • Experience client-side web apps using React is a plus.

  • Very important→Excellence on communication and collaboration skills.

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 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. If you’d like to find out more head to Sainsbury’s Tech