Software Engineer - iOS (Digital)

Holborn Store Support Centre


Holborn Store Support Centre



Contract Type



Competitive plus benefits

Areas of business

Software Engineering

Job ID


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Sainsbury's Supermarkets Ltd, 33 Holborn, London, EC1N 2HT

The big question: why on earth should a Tech professional like you work for a 150-year-old retail chain? Because we’re on a journey. Changing the way we operate.  Learning to think nimble. Giving our teams the time and freedom they need to push boundaries. To create amazing systems and technologies. To give our colleagues and our customers even more incredible experiences.

There are thousands of experts to talk to and learn from. We’ve got data from billions of transactions for our teams to play with. Things get built here. They get made here. They hit customers and colleagues quickly. Welcome to the home of Sainsbury's Tech.

More about the role:
  • Work collaboratively with other engineers while pair programming
  • Write well-structured, testable, beautiful code
  • Be dedicated to a lean approach to software engineering
  • Take a test-driven approach to problem solving
  • Deploy code frequently using continuous integration and continuous deployment
  • Providing honest and open feedback based on your experience
What we’re looking for:
  • Good knowledge of native iOS app development in Swift
  • Test Driven Development and Continuous Integration
  • Knowledge of how architecture and infrastructure play a role in software engineering
  • Experience of tools such as JIRA, Confluence and GitHub
  • Knowledge of service oriented architectures and the advantages and disadvantages of microservices
  • A passion for building great products for our customers to use
  • Be open to learning the other languages and platforms - don't worry, we will support you
  • Have a good understanding for a number of technical skills, attitudes and behaviours
  • Proactively seek opportunities to improve the team’s knowledge and abilities as well as your own
In return you’ll get:
  • Colleague discount across the multi-brands – Sainsbury’s, Argos and Habitat
  • Holiday allowance
  • Bonus scheme
  • Pension plan
  • Special offers on gym memberships, restaurants, holidays, retail vouchers and more

Flexible working and job share conversations are encouraged. Across our multi-brands, we’re proud to be an equal opportunities employer that champions a diverse and inclusive culture. If you’re reading this, even if you’re not 100% sure you’re there with your experience, we’d still love to hear from you. If you’d like to find out more head to Sainsbury's Tech