Senior Software Engineer - Android

  • Department: CIO-Engineering
  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Published: 28/02/2022
  • Apply by: 29/06/2022

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Senior Software Engineer - Android

Edinburgh or Newcastle, Flexible/Remote working available

Excellent 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

  • This role will be focused on helping us deliver excellent customer experiences for our Android banking and insurance customers, using MVVM, mixture of Kotlin/Java and supporting instrumentation technologies (such as Splunk, Datadog or equivalent).
  • As a senior engineer, we’d be looking to you to lead feature builds and technical proofs of concepts, help advise on industry best practices, using your experience to assist in design and discovery phases and ultimately enhance our engineering team.
  • Our engineering culture is part of what makes us a great place to work, and we encourage all our engineers to share new ideas, challenge existing practices and always be looking for opportunities to improve their teams and our wider engineering community.
  • Senior engineers are the lynchpin of our teams, working closely with junior engineers and product owners on everyday challenges, while also assisting our lead and principal engineers on our longer-term technology goals.

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.

  • Our app has been written using the MVVM design pattern is predominantly Kotlin with some Java in it.
  • A keen desired to get involved. We expect everyone to get involved in the design and support of our customer journeys. Our teams perform best when we collaborate, and we rely on our senior engineers to help us make the correct decision.
  • A passion for sharing your experience. We know the journey of every engineer is different, so we encourage our senior engineers to actively mentor and support our junior engineers in their own journey.

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!

Senior Software Engineer - Android


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