“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 the 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 warehouse that we design in-house, our employees need to be specialists in a wide range of technologies to help drive our business.

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.

We are looking for Front End Software Engineers to join our Customer Web team

The aim of the Customer Web team is to build and maintain our public facing UIs and systems that make up OSP, collaborating with developers to quickly get functionality live and having a positive impact on our customers lives.

The Ocado Smart Platform (OSP) is live in 5 countries, with more to come, enabling thousands of people per week to get exactly the products they want at a time which is convenient to them.

This team will be working on the customer facing website, which means that your work will have a direct improvement on people's lives.  Working side by side with our mobile and retailer systems development teams will mean that you will be in close collaboration on challenging problems like increasing personalisation, convenience, basket building tools or instant order.

Role & responsibilities

  • Working with UX and Product teams to understand requirements and build components
  • Build functionality that works in multiple countries around the world
  • Support our platform 
  • Help to keep our software secure
  • Share your knowledge and learn from other experts
  • Build with performance in mind
  • Explore new technical approaches to better our engineering practices

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.

We work with the following technologies:

  • Javascript (ECMAScript)
  • React + Redux
  • TypeScript
  • Express
  • Testing Library
  • Jest
  • StoryBook

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

Essential:

  • Computer Science University Degree
  • Good spoken and written English
  • Experience writing modern Javascript
  • Highly proficient in CSS (SCSS/SASS)
  • Responsive design
  • Passion for user experience
  • A fundamental understanding of automated testing
  • Comfortable writing production-quality code, and rapid prototyping
  • Strong collaboration skills that will allow you to work effectively alongside a cross-functional team
  • A desire to learn from others in order to improve your breadth and depth of knowledge.

Desirable:

  • Node.js restful APIs
  • Building features with Accessibility as a core requirement

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 centers
  • 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’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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