We are Ocado Technology. We are building the software which powers our next generation robotic picking and storage solution. This solution is a core component of our Customer Fulfilment Centres (CFCs) which are offered as part of the Ocado Smart Platform (OSP). OSP is being marketed to retailers globally as a world-class platform for grocery eCommerce. 

Role

We are searching for Software Engineers that not only bring our product vision to life but care about the detail and the quality. Key thing we expect from you is that you’re excited about technology, solving problems and learning new things. The role will have close collaboration with Machine Learning Engineers.

Responsibilities you may expect:

  • Participate in and improve our end-to-end software development cycle
  • Write high quality code using the appropriate technologies and techniques
  • Give and receive feedback through code reviews
  • Write unit, integration, performance, etc. tests to ensure quality
  • Gather data and make data-driven decisions
  • Experiment with new ideas to improve our product
  • Mentor/coach other members in the team

Product

Vision Systems will be a set of applications that will leverage computer vision and machine learning technology to help our engineering staff to be more productive and contribute to our warehouses being more autonomous and efficient.

Vision Systems form part of an Engineering Systems suite of applications that aim to make any maintenance or repair of our smart embedded systems as efficient as possible. Our goal is to ensure our highly automated warehouses can deliver the best for our customers.

You can take a glance at our team and product in this short video:

Technology

We utilise Amazon Web Services like ECS, SQS and others. Our technology stack also includes:

  • Java 11
  • Spring
  • TypeScript
  • React

The list of technologies grows and evolves as we adapt to newer challenges.

Requirements

Essential

  • Proficient programming skills with an understanding of underpinning techniques
  • Knowledge of software engineering from design to support
  • Willingness to work across the entire software stack
  • Ability to tackle challenging projects
  • Demonstrable problem-solving skills
  • Desire to learn new programming languages and frameworks
  • A passion for software development

Desirable

  • Experience with distributed, scalable and highly available systems

Bonus

  • Experience with any of those: AWS, JavaScript/React, Kubernetes, Docker, Spring
  • Experience with machine learning

In return we can offer you:

  • Great remuneration package
  • 25 days paid leave
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program
  • Life Insurance
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Leave policy
  • Free Share Plan program
  • Share Purchase Plan program
  • Work-life balance and work from home practice
  • A choice of equipment (MacOS / linux / windows)
  • Both in house and external training programs
  • Your own training dedicated budget (for conferences, courses etc.)

Anything else?
There’s a lot going on at Ocado Technology! Click to find out more about Ocado Technology and our recruitment process.

Ocado is an equal opportunities employer and as such makes every effort to ensure that all potential employees are treated fairly and equally, regardless of their sex, sexual orientation, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion, age, disability or union membership status.

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