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Ocado

We are on a mission: to transform the future of online grocery through cutting-edge technology innovation.”

 

What does the team do

We are the OSP Inbound and Freezer department.  We build the software powering our next-generation fulfilment centres, which are core to the Ocado Smart Platform (OSP).

 

Our wide range of custom software solutions enables the work of thousands of people across our state-of-the-art robotic fulfilment centres 24/7 around the world. Our software supports critical business processes such as receiving stock from suppliers, decanting and storing inventory, and picking orders. Efficiency and accuracy are at the centre of everything we do.

 

What would I be doing?

 

You will be part of a team of 5-8 engineers, a Team Lead and a Product Manager. You will contribute to the delivery of features from conception to production.

 

As you grow in your role, you will:

  • Play a key part in the technical design of solutions to interesting problems.
  • Work with the team on continuous improvement of the Software Development Life Cycle.
  • Develop new systems and capabilities as well as making changes to existing systems owned by other teams.
  • Participate in out of hours support rota where agreed.
  • Promote good engineering practices, bug prevention strategies, testability and other advanced quality concepts.
  • Contribute to the open, supportive, and dynamic culture of the team

 

What we are looking for 

  • You’re able to work with limited information, ambiguity, and uncertainty, knowing the right questions to ask.
  • You have a proven commercial Software Development Background with a focus on successfully delivering great products.
  • You have proven Java Skills (ideally Java 8+)
  • You understand the value of continuous integration, continuous delivery and strive for a high level of automation.
  • You make a positive impact on the open, supportive, and creative culture of the team.

 

This would make you stand out from the crowd

  • Experience with Spring Framework.
  • Has experience implementing new architecture with scale.
  • Experience working with the following: Scala, Docker, Kubernetes & AWS

 

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 ‘Ocado Smart Platform’ 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 here.

 

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. Core values 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 Glassdoor.

 

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 regularly review our benefits to ensure we are supporting our employees appropriately. Currently, we offer technically stretching work, a competitive salary and;

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  • 30 days ‘working from anywhere’ policy 
  • Wellbeing support through Apps such as Unmind 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
  • 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)

 

We also have regular divisional socials, sports clubs not to mention the Ocado Technology Academy for a packed schedule of courses, conferences and events. If you think you have what it takes to make a difference, please submit your application below.

 

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Be bold, be unique, be brilliant, be you. We are looking for individuality and we value diversity. We are an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to treating all applicants and employees fairly and equally. We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a positive, barrier-free recruitment process and supportive work environment. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application.

 

We are thrilled to welcome applicants from across the world. Whilst we are able to offer visa sponsorship, please note that we are only able to cover costs relating to the Certificate of Sponsorship and the Immigration Skills Charge only. For all employment offers made for UK roles, it is expected that you will be based in the UK in commutable distance, ready for your first day of work, so please keep this in mind. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to ask.

Due to the energising nature of Ocado’s business, vacancy close dates, when stated, are indicative and may be subject to change so please apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. If you have applied and been rejected for this role in the last 6 months, or applied and been rejected for a role with a similar skill set, we will not re-evaluate you for this position. After 6 months, we will treat your application as a new one. All benefits information is subject to change and the terms of the individual arrangements. Please assume you have been unsuccessful if you haven’t heard from us within 4 weeks.

About Ocado Group

When our journey started, we were all about changing the way people shop for groceries. 20 years later, we’re developing our own ground breaking technology, opening multiple sites at an accelerating rate and engaging in exciting new business partnerships around the world!

Transforming an industry also means transforming the way we do business.   As we continually develop new technologies and customer propositions, we’re looking for the Everyday Pioneers to lead us into the next stage of our evolution: enhancing our capabilities, inspiring our teams and developing new ways of working.

Changing the way the world shops, for good.

To apply for this job please visit jobs.ocadogroup.com.