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We're Kingfisher. You might know us as B&Q, Screwfix, Castorama, Brico Depot or Koçta?. We're made up of over 77,000 passionate people, over 1,300 stores and operating in 9 countries. That's right, we're big, but we have ambitions to become even bigger and even better. We want to become the leading home improvement company and grow the largest community of home improvers in the world. That's where you come in.
You will be part of a development team that is creating and evolving a core API layer that is the backbone of our most important channels and routes to market. You will be involved in the full lifecycle of API delivery, from writing RESTful services for front end feature teams, to the operation of API services in production. Not only will you be crafting reusable assets that can be consumed by many consumers, but empowering other feature teams to build and contribute to the Engineering organisation's API economy. This is an opening for someone who is seeking to exercise best-practice development over our integration estate. You will gain phenomenal experience working among hardworking individuals on high-profile programmes, as well as the opportunity to continue your learning and development.
Your in-depth knowledge of our organisation enables you to go beyond building applications that just meet business requirements, but you are operating at a level where you are consistently identifying areas for future work and really are the driving force behind our applications evolving.
You will seek evidence/facts to support your ideas and build cases for everyone to get onboard with, whilst operating with confidence. You contribute to the common code bases and standards for your team and wider engineering principles, as well as following Object Orientated Design and SOLID principles.
Not only do you contribute to these assets, but you communicate, and lead by example so your peers are adhering to these methods and we are collectively creating high-quality code. TDD is at the heart of how you write code, always striving for automated testing and constantly identifying and creating new automated test cases. Naturally with all software engineering roles there may also an aspect of out of hours technical support of our production systems.
We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.
This is an exciting opportunity to join our global business. In return, we provide an inspirational working environment, a competitive benefits package and opportunities to stretch and grow your career. Interested? Great, apply now!