“Ocado Technology, powering the future of retail through sustained disruptive technology innovation...”
Ocado Technology is putting the world’s retailers online using the cloud, robotics, AI, and IoT. We develop innovative software and systems that power Ocado.com, the world’s largest online-only grocery retailer as well as the global ‘Ocado Smart Platform’. With everything from websites to fully autonomous warehouses that we design in-house, our world-class talent constantly moves the goal posts of what is possible to achieve through sustained technological disruption.
We champion a value-led culture to get our teams working at their very best and to help create a collaborative working environment 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 say about working for us.
What does the team do
We are Product Discovery and we build the online shopping experience for our retailer’s customers. Working with retail partners around the world, our engineering teams strive to create the next-generation shopping platform that will change the way the world shops. We obsess about performance, developer 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.
What would I be doing / learning?
As an iOS engineer you will participate in the development of our customer-facing, native iOS app, to be used by millions of people all over the world. Each team is cross-functional; comprising Android, iOS and backend-focused engineers, working together to deliver features to a high standard.
Mobile teams work closely with Web teams, Product Managers and UX to ensure feature parity and a consistently high-quality experience across all platforms. Teams leverage industry best-practices like continuous delivery and extensive automated testing, and are given the autonomy to try out new technologies and techniques that support our business and long-term goals.
What we are looking for
- Strong programming and object-oriented design skills gained by working with Swift through iOS development.
- An extensive knowledge of the iOS environment and developing high-quality apps.
- Keen to automate repetitive tasks and familiar with Continuous Integration tools.
- The ability to pick up new concepts quickly and, as you understand the fundamentals of computer science, you will be comfortable working on different technologies.
It would be a bonus if you have experience with any of the below, but do not feel hesitant to apply if you don’t.
- Worked in an Agile environment
- You love to share knowledge and learn from others.
- You take pride in writing polished and fully-tested code and have experience of Unit and UI testing.
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. Within our flexible environment we can offer technically stretching work, a competitive salary and share schemes. Benefits include private medical insurance, pension scheme, train season ticket loan (interest-free), free shuttle bus from Hatfield train station and of course, healthy Ocado retail staff discounts.
We also have regular divisional socials, sports clubs not to mention the Ocado Technology Academy for a packed schedule of courses, conferences and events such as discussion sessions, conference briefs and external guest speakers. If you think you have what it takes to make a difference, please submit your application below.
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.
Please note: 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.
Be bold, be unique, be brilliant, be you. We are looking for individuality and we value diversity above gender, sexual orientation, race, nationality, ethnicity, religion, age, disability or union participation. We are an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to treating all applicants and employees fairly and equally.