Senior Engineer - Front end (Replenishment & Purchase) (12534) in London

Job Title: Senior Engineer - Front end (Replenishment & Purchase)   Job Type:...   Location:...   Hours: 37...   Salary: £Competitive +...

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Job Title: Senior Engineer - Front end (Replenishment & Purchase)


Job Type: Permanent


Location: Remote


Hours: 37.5hrs


Salary: £Competitive + Company Benefits


The Role

The senior engineer will be a key member of a squad. The role will require you to: 

  • Design and deliver functional and quality software independently. 
  • Code with languages that Holland and Barrett Tech utilises  
  • Collaborate and contribute to the various features being built as part of the product roadmap in a team 
  • Break large problems into sub-tasks and take operational responsibility.  
  • Continuously iterative and improve on the platforms/products/features being built working with product manager and with the other engineers 
  • Write tests, contribute to test framework, review and approve code changes.  
  • Mentor new hires, champion processes and set standards for fellow engineering team members. 


  • Design functional software without oversight from more senior members of the team. 
  • Write robust, quality software using TDD and peer-review in a CI/CD culture with strong support for iterative development cycles with an evolutionary design  
  • Deliver quality software of medium-high complexity within the  functional areas  
  • Design and implement software using modern patterns of software development for functionality and scalability within their functional team or limited functional area 
  • Define and implement unit tests for all areas of team's functional ownership 
  • Implement unit, integration and performance tests into a testing framework 


Communication & Teamwork  

  • Participate and contribute in a cross-functional team environment 
  • Articulate technical concepts to the business and technical community 
  • Influence technical decisions within a functional team or across a limited set of functional areas 
  • Influence business decisions (scoping, features) within a limited set of functional areas 
  • Work with other engineers and members (BI Developers, Data Scientist, Product Managers, …) in your squad, for example, for code reviews and sprint planning 
  • Collaborate across squads where there are dependencies 
  • Embrace a DevOps culture and sense of ownership of what you build 
  • Be proactive in identifying improvements of what you build  
  • Be proactive in your development and growth 
  • Take no blame root cause analysis and incidence management approach of all issues  
  • Role model for behaviour in accordance with company culture, with a strong work ethic and accountability.  
The Person

The Person

  • A Degree or equivalent exposure to programming 
  • Strong Development background in one or more of the following: Java, Kotlin, Python. 
  • Experience developing and working in a virtualized environment. 
  • Experience using container based APIs including Docker, Docker Swarm, or Kubernetes. 
  • Experience implementing scalable software systems and platforms.   
  • Experience with unit and integration testing 
  • Experience in building microservices : APIs, event-driven with a choice of SQL or NoSQL data store 
  • Experience with DevOps concepts & working on CI/CD  
  • Agile/scrum development experience.  Embraces Agile and encourages other to embrace and agile way of working 
  • Strong collaboration and communication skills within distributed project teams. 
  • Familiarity with Kafka, Kubernetes, Docker, Datadog, Airflow 
  • Experience with DevOps concepts & working on CI/CD  
  • Experience in building reliable, monitored and maintainable systems 
  • Agile/scrum development experience.  Embraces Agile and encourages other to embrace and agile way of working 
  • Experience with cloud computing, ideally AWS 
  • Strong collaboration and communication skills within distributed project teams. 
  • Ability to solve problems and think across different scales from the strategic right down to the code optimisation and debugging level 
  • Ability to separate essential complexity from incidental complexity and a desire to reduce complexity 


We offer a flexible, home-based working model. We have offices in Nuneaton and London, but you will not be required to be office-based.



The Company

Holland & Barrett is one of the nation's most loved and trusted brands, known for offering quality health food, vitamins and supplements all sold by highly trained and qualified advisors.

Bucking the current trend of high street retailers, we forecast significant growth and expansion plans in the coming years, with considerable investment going into all areas of the business. We certainly embrace change and drive speed in everything we do. Every day presents a different challenge, but every day is also filled with fun, teamwork and passion to succeed and surpass every expectation.

Join us and see how far you can go…


Extra information

Type of Contract
Graduate Jobs
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Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required

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