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Senior Stack Optimisation System Engineer

Job Reference tesco/TP/11331704/734225

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What’s in it for you

We offer excellent benefits that help make Tesco a great place to work!  These include but are not limited to:

  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Holiday starting at 25 days plus a personal day (and bank holidays)
  • Great colleague discounts and deals, saving you money on everyday purchases, utility bills for the home and more
  • Retirement savings plan – save between 4% and 7.5% and Tesco will match your contribution
  • Buy as you earn and Save as you earn share schemes
  • Opportunities to get on – take advantage of our ongoing learning opportunities and award-winning training to help you achieve the career you want

About the role

You are a team member that has accountability for the engineering excellence of the systems powering the data platforms and show tenacity and courage while dealing with known and unfamiliar systems.

Your area of responsibility cohesively spans infrastructure, operating systems, big data frameworks, software and resource management and scheduling. Your focus is in researching familiar and unknown systems, designing and building solutions and troubleshooting complex cross functional problems and performance bottlenecks across the stack.

You will be responsible for

  • Contribute to building a team culture for continuous improvement and environment where engineers want to work
  • Contribute to the team to make good quality decision and consistently deliver
  • Ensure your team meets the required quality standards, commitments, and objectives
  • Operate globally, ensuring consistency in approach throughout all our locations
  • Ensure operational stability is balanced with engineering and roadmap delivery
  • Champion adoption of new tools and techniques being able to understand their value and impact
  • Continuously share feedback with the engineering teams for them to meet the required quality standards
  • Driving adoption of new tools and techniques being able to understand their value and impact
  • Keep your technical skills up to date and keep track of new technologies and processes, understanding how they might benefit the Technology team and wider Tesco

You will need

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A methodical/ analytical approach and great problem-solving skills
  • Team player who can work collaboratively with other members of the team
  • Managing spikes in the big data environment
  • Awareness of Compute, Storage, Networking and Virtualisation in a distributed compute environment
  • Java Programming experience 
  • Linux OS fundamentals and troubleshooting
  • Docker/Kubernetes fundamentals and troubleshooting
  • Cloud Technologies
  • Infrastructure as a Code
  • Systems Security and Disaster Recovery
  • English language knowledge

About us

Our vision at Tesco is to become every customer’s favourite way to shop, whether they are at home or out on the move.  Our core purpose is “Serving our customers, communities and planet a little better every day”.  Serving means more than a transactional relationship with our customers.  It means acting as a responsible and sustainable business for all stakeholders, for the communities we are part of, and for the planet.

We are proud to have an inclusive culture at Tesco where everyone truly feels able to be themselves.  At Tesco, we not only celebrate diversity, but recognise the value and opportunity it brings.  We’re committed to creating a workplace where differences are valued, and make sure that all colleagues are given the same opportunities.  We’re a big business with diverse working patterns and many business areas which means that we can find something that works for you.  Everyone is welcome at Tesco.

We have recently announced that we are moving to a more blended working week – combining office and remote working.  Our offices continue to be where we connect, collaborate and innovate.  Talk to us about how this can work for you.

Note: Should you be successful in your application, your employment will be subject to and conditional upon you providing your bank account details on your agreed start date.