Building the next-generation grocery ecommerce suite that´s changing the way the world shops

At Ocado Technology, we’re an ambitious global company completely transforming the way the world shops with our cutting-edge AI, ML and robotic technology. With our retail partners spanning the globe, there’s a huge amount of growth and opportunity.

The e-commerce stream plays a key role in offering frictionless, convenient, and hyper-personalised shopping experiences for millions of global users across multiple platforms, in different regions, languages, currencies, and more.

You will be part of a team comprising other software engineers, a Team Lead, and a Product Manager. You will contribute to the delivery of features from conception to production in a company whose primary programming language is Java

Based in our Barcelona office in the heart of the 22@ hub, this amazing community of 27+ nationalities offers an unparalleled culture focused on growth and learning. 

Get to know us:

 

Job Purpose

The role of a Software Engineer in the Customer Identity team is to build, maintain and evolve the OSP platform. The Customer department is growing. New domain areas are being defined in the Smooth Shopping cluster. In particular, the Easy Shopping team will be focused on providing our customers with the tools to ease their shopping, giving them access, ownership and control on their journey starting point according to their previous actions on the platform.

 

Role and Responsibilities

The role involves supporting and evolving the systems owned by the team.

Leading & Influencing:

  • Contribute towards technical decisions in your team.
  • Help set standards and ways of working in your team.
  • Support your team to deliver, contributing effectively to team continuous improvement.
  • Responsible for your personal delivery towards team goals, managing and prioritising your workload effectively.
  • Actively demonstrate the Ocado Technology Principles in the way you work. 

Design for Future

  • Contribute to technical discovery, sharing constructive ideas and critique.
  • Participate in design activities and capture learning effectively.
  • Design solutions with the Ocado Tech engineering principles in mind. 

Deliver for Today

  • Deliver business value that addresses today’s requirements, contributing to solving the related technical problems.
  • Participate in the full product delivery lifecycle.
  • Collaborate with, and review the work of others within your team.
  • Identify and seek to reduce waste in our ways of working. 
  • Extract, gather and present data on the operation of your Product. Use this data to support future design and delivery.

Execute with Quality

  • Familiarise yourself with the team’s domain and ways of working to adhere to and improve your team’s quality standards.
  • Research and recommend industry practices that could benefit your team’s delivery.
  • Implement and conduct testing in line with team standards.
  • Find and fix security vulnerabilities where appropriate.
  • Use and enhance diagnostics for your Product, in order to resolve faults.

Support

  • Deliver solutions to ongoing support queries.
  • Provide 1st and 2nd line product support.
  • Participate in out of hours support rota where agreed.

You may be asked to perform tasks as required by management deemed as a reasonable request. This job description is a summary of the typical functions of the role, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of possible role responsibilities, tasks and duties and is subject to review. The responsibilities, tasks and duties of the job holder might differ from those outlined in the job description and other duties, as assigned, might form part of the job.

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Experience

Essential

  • Computer Science (or related subject) degree
  • Good spoken and written English
  • OOP and software design skills
  • Experience in Java
  • Passionate about developing high-quality enterprise software
  • Happy to take an active role in supporting the business needs
  • Passion and understanding of TDD and Clean Code
  • Experience working in a continuous delivery environment

Desirable

  • Knowledge of AWS/Cloud environments
  • Knowledge of containerisation technologies (Docker, Kubernetes, etc.)

 

What we can offer you

A relaxed, international, talented, creative and friendly environment, where we will provide you with the best tools to develop amazing stuff. We invest in our employees, ensuring we provide them with the best in-house and external training programs available. We also really encourage people to attend conferences and be involved in the local developer community.

  • Flexible working hours with short Fridays
  • Reduced hours in August
  • 25 days of holidays per year
  • Private Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance (3x your salary)
  • Ticket Restaurant
  • Ticket Transport
  • Ticket Kindergarten
  • Gym membership discounts 
  • Fresh fruit, snacks, tea and coffee
  • Monthly social events
  • Table football, board games and Nintendo Switch
  • Tech Talks and internal trainings
  • Developer exchange programmes between centres
  • English, Spanish and Catalan language courses

We are growing rapidly, making it a very exciting time to join, as we are currently at a brand new office in the 22@ district - the thrilling tech area of Barcelona. 

Anything else?

There is 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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