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Head of Software Development – Omnichannel Shopping Web Experience


Dependent on experience

Permanent (Full time)

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As the Head of Software Development, you will lead the engineering activity creating the environment for sustainable development to exist and succeed.  You will lead by example, and be responsible for:

  • building a team that is able to cover the whole software development and operational demands of the area
  • the budget and development process for the Shopping Web
  • driving continuous improvement of engineering practises and helping improve the efficiency of the development in Tesco

The role involves the following activities:

  • leading engineers to write high quality code that’s easy to understand and work with

  • hands-on contributing to the end solution

  • balancing resource requirements to ensure the needs of the product are met by the team

  • ensuring impediments are removed and the demands on your team are clear, and commitments are met

  • building consensus to ensure the right solution is delivered

  • tracking the progress and the quality of the solutions your team delivers to ensure you provide a sustainable pace of the delivery of value

  • ensuring the right team and processes are established to continually deliver quality solutions

  • building for security and user data privacy

  • being involved with attracting and interviewing further excellent engineers for Tesco

  • Automate everything by default

  • A strong people manager, with excellent collaboration and stakeholder management skills

  • A track record of delivering large-scale, well architected web solutions at pace

  • You drive and implement best practice improvements

  • You confidently and competently impart knowledge to users, customers, and other team members

  • JavaScript, NodeJs, and other modern languages

  • Strong understanding of running production websites for high loads on AWS.

  • Designing and building distributed systems, for scalability, availability and performance

  • Testing everything, automating everything

Our business was built with a simple mission – to be the champion for customers, helping them to enjoy a better quality of life and an easier way of living. This hasn't changed. Customers want great products at great value which they can buy easily and it's our job to deliver this in the right way for them.Benefits Package- Colleague Discount Card (including a second card for a family member) after 6 months service with 10% off most purchases at Tesco.- An annual bonus scheme where you could achieve up to 3.5% of eligible 2017/18 earnings.- Childcare Vouchers- Share Schemes- Deals & Discounts through Tesco including Tesco Mobile & - Tesco Bank- Deals and Discounts through many other external businesses- Sunday and Out of Hours premiums available

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