Software Engineer - IBM Sterling

  • Sainsburys
  • Wilton Road, London SW1V 1JZ, UK
  • 09/09/2020
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Job Description

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 Sainsburys Tech.

The Fulfilment team is working on multi-channel and multi brand website, iOS and Android apps, backed with a truckload of microservices to support the customer experience. Fulfilment is at the core of providing stock data from across Sainsbury’s group brands and missions as well as our external partners, so we always have new, technically challenging projects to work on.

Tech Stack:
Java 8/11, Spring,SQL databases(Oracle,DB2).SoapUI, Sterling OM modules development experience. We keep track of everything using Git, Jira & Confluence.

About the role:
You will be a Sterling engineer in our team, responsible for the full project lifecycle from inception with our Product Owners through to deployment and support. You’ll be building scalable solutions to support our Inventory Management teams and Sterling fulfilment platform. Equally, we will expect you to demonstrate good quality code on IBM Sterling application customisation.

What we’re looking for:

  • Advanced Java development skills, ideally using Spring
  • Sterling Order Management and Inventory Management experience.
  • Experience of working on the full project lifecycle
  • Evaluating pros and cons of different technical approaches


    • Experience with AWS
    • SOAP Ui
    • Experience of working in multifunctional teams
    • Deploying using CI/CD
    • Scripting languages
    • Scrum and Kanban

In return you’ll get:

    • Colleague discount across the multi-brands – Sainsburys, Argos, Habitat
    • Holiday allowance
    • Bonus scheme
    • Pension plan
    • Private Healthcare
    • 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 Sainsburys Tech