Software Engineering Lead (Node/React)

  • Department: Customer Channels
  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Published: 24/09/2021
  • Apply by: 31/12/2021

Serving our customers, communities, and planet a little better every day

Software Engineering Lead (Node/React), Permeant

Edinburgh or Newcastle, flexible, hybrid work of offer

Highly competitive salary & benefits

Our purpose

The Tesco name comes with a dedication to customer service excellence, but Tesco Bank offers something more: a fresh approach to finance. While it’s an innovation, ours is a business built on the next development, the evolution to come. For forward-thinking, technical professionals, that means making a wide-ranging and long-lasting impact in an organisation that’s changing the face of banking for our customers

We're on a mission to make our customers happier and more successful by putting them in control of their finances.

The Role

We recognise that this role contains a unique blend of technical and commercial skills and experience. To be successful you will bring:

  • Enthusiasm and passion for using modern scalable Java/JavaScript solutions on public cloud platforms and high levels of automation to help the business deliver innovative services quickly.
  • Ability to breakdown and solve complex technical problems across multiple technology domains and successfully lead the design of new technology products and / or services.
  • Strong software engineering background using Java and/or JavaScript frameworks.
  • Proven hands-on experience holding one or more professional certifications.
  • Strong knowledge of modern architectures, software development techniques and the toolchains required to effectively deploy and operate cloud solutions at scale.

What you’ll bring

We work with the following tech stack, we don’t expect you to tick every box, and if you feel you hit most of the brief, it’s worth exploring to further develop your career here with us at Tesco Bank.

  • A commitment to code craftsmanship - clean, low-complexity, self-describing code
  • Component development using libraries such as React, AngularJS or Ember
  • Experience of cross-functional, self-managed teams
  • Server-side JavaScript development using Node.js, ideally with experience of enterprise deployment
  • Modern Java server containers and major java frameworks (e.g., Spring)
  • Experience of DevOps automation and IaaS - ideally using Amazon EC2

How to apply

We value our people and diverse team and believe the variety of backgrounds and experiences make us stronger to achieve our goals. We encourage colleagues to be productive, focus on meaningful work, and look for ways to further develop themselves & career, and have an excellent work/life balance

Our colleagues are working remotely. Looking to the future, we are excited to understand our ‘new normal' and are committed to exploring the opportunities that a hybrid working environment could bring for our wider team. If you’re interested in finding out more about what a career at Tesco Bank looks like, click apply to find out more!

Software Engineering Lead (Node/React)


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