Sainsbury's Bank

SB - Senior Software Engineer - Android


Sainsburys Bank Lochside



Contract Type



Competitive plus benefits

Areas of business


Job ID


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Sainsbury's Bank, 3 Lochside Avenue, Edinburgh, EH12 9DJ

Job Description

Sainsbury’s Bank, Edinburgh


In a nutshell

As a Senior Engineer, you will build and maintain modern, attractive mobile application that provides an outstanding user experience for our customers. You will work as part of an agile development team, helping to build a high performing culture where quality matters and delivery happens at pace.


What you need to do

  • Have a passion for developing attractive, responsive and accessible mobile applications

  • Drive features from inception to production

  • Want to build quality into everything you do

  • Want to work in an environment of continual improvement and strive for ever higher performance

  • Have excellent interpersonal skills  

What you need to know and show

  • Mobile application development using Kotlin, Android Studio and Android Material Design

  • Strong knowledge of architectural patterns (mvp, mvvm) and modern Android development

  • Experience of leading and coaching more junior engineers

  • Agile

  • Test Driven Development (TDD)

  • Understand the value in different ways of working and works towards changing inefficiencies

  • Experience of GIT, CI/CD and releasing apps into the App/Play Store


Why we’re looking for people like you:

  • To challenge and innovate our stack, our culture, and our ways of working.

  • To help us develop new product features and improve existing ones across a variety of projects.

  • To collaborate with other engineers, product managers, and designers to deliver an amazing product experience for our customers.

  • To contribute and share new ideas for developing features and refactoring areas of code.

  • To share and celebrate what you’ve learned by talking in our Digital Huddle.

  • To further develop and flex your mentoring and leadership skills.


Support we will provide

  • Access to a wide range of learning offerings including Bitesize

  • Relevant technical training as required

  • Regular 121s with line manager

  • Coaching from other colleagues across the business as required


Our benefits

In addition to the all-important competitive salary, pension & bonus offering, we totally get that life outside work is important to us all. So we want to shout out some of our other great benefits…

  • We offer flexible working to help you achieve a good work/life balance. 

  • Opportunity to buy extra holidays is on the table.

  • Discounts on your weekly shop, buying a laptop or sofa? We’ve got it covered through your Sainsbury’s, Argos and Habitat store discount card.  

  • Cycle to work scheme and great coffee and cake!


A little about us & our culture

We’re proud of our heritage as the UK’s first supermarket bank. As digital technology drives the banking landscape we want to be at the cutting edge of this technology, offering award winning innovative digital banking products to our customers.  Technology is where we see our growth therefore we need innovators to join us and drive the next phase of our evolution.


We’re a friendly bunch who collectively share a passion to make our customers’ financial lives easier.  As part of the wider Sainsbury’s Group, being one of the UK’s most trusted brands, it brings our colleagues a wealth of opportunities to fulfil their potential. Here, you can be part of something bigger and help to create a new approach that puts the customer at the heart of everything we do.

It’s important that our colleagues reflect the diversity of the communities we serve. Our inclusive recruitment policy means we’re committed to training and developing all our colleagues, treating everyone fairly and equally when they come and work with us.


As this role involves working within a regulated environment any offer will be subject to satisfactory background checks including criminal record check, credit check, fraud check and employment references.