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Sainsbury’s Tech Academy - Engineering Jumpstart Programme

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Recruiter: Sainsbury's
Listed on: 22nd October
Location: London, Milton Keynes, Coventry & Manchester
Salary Notes: Excellent
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Curiosity, meet big business. 

The big question: why on earth should a budding Tech professional like you start their career with a 150-year-old retail chain? Because at the heart of an ever-changing space, our Tech teams create amazing systems and technologies.  

We understand the importance of testing, experimenting and learning. We give our teams the time and freedom they need to push boundaries. And we combine this with our huge infrastructure, data from billions of transactions, and a wealth of knowledge and experience. 

Things get built here. They get made here. They hit customers and colleagues quickly. Welcome to Sainsbury's Tech Academy. 

More about the role 
On the Engineering Jumpstart programme, you'll rotate across the business, learning from thousands of experts and shaping our journey as we change the face of retail through innovation. 

Across the 20-month programme you will: 

  • Be based in one of our exciting tech hubs in London, Milton Keynes, Coventry or Manchester, surrounded by experts
  • Rotate across 3 different Tech teams
  • Design and implement software and systems using modern technologies and agile methodologies
  • Work on real products that have an impact on our customers and change the way people shop online and in-store
  • Collaborate with others on the programme to work on a dedicated ‘Betaworks' project? - with the possibility of your project going live into the business
  • Jumpstart your career as a Sainsbury's Tech Engineer

What we're looking for 

At Sainsbury's Tech Academy we know that everyone's background and journey looks different. That's why we're not focused on where you've come from. We care about what you can build and how you can help us drive innovation. You may be a recent graduate, or you may be completely self-taught: all you need are some key skills and a drive to change the future of retail. 

You'll need: 

  • Knowledge of one or more programming languages
  • Experience/knowledge of implementation, security and testing
  • A genuine passion for technology
  • Creative problem-solving skills
  • Enthusiasm and a willingness to learn
  • Teamwork and collaboration skills

In return you'll get 

  • Colleague discount across our multi-brands - Sainsbury's, Argos and Habitat
  • A choice of laptop
  • Holiday allowance
  • Bonus scheme
  • Pension plan
  • Special offers on gym memberships, restaurants, holidays, retail vouchers and more
  • Flexible working 

Across our multi-brands, we're proud to be an equal opportunities employer that champions a diverse and inclusive culture.?

Ready to make an impact?