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Job description

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  • Department:
    Technology
  • City:
    London
  • Job Type:
    Full Time
  • Number of Hours:
    37.5 hrs
  • Working Pattern:
    Mon - Fri, 8:45am - 17:15pm
  • Contract Type:
    Permanent
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Lead Engineer – Mobile Devices (14232)

It's a really exciting time to be at Holland & Barrett. We are investing across all areas of our business with a vision of empowering our customers to live happier, healthier lives. Our mission is to be the leading player in global wellness chosen by millions as their trusted partner for personalised wellness journeys. To achieve this goal, we are embarking on a radical transformation. We are recruiting top talent in all areas of our business, from Finance to Digital Marketing, from HR to IT, as well as new functions around Health and Wellness.

The Role:

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 need to be at the forefront of the rapidly advancing technology that is helping our
customers meet their health and wellness goals. We are investing heavily in delivering more
speed in the retail experience, greater convenience in service and delivery, and increasing
personalisation in our brand and product propositions, both in-store and online.


We love the cloud, we prefer building the right solutions over buying generic ones, and we
embrace automation and testing in all things software, infrastructure and data.
We certainly embrace change and drive speed in everything we do. Every day presents a
different challenge, but is filled with fun, teamwork and passion to succeed and surpass
every expectation.


Join us and see how far you can go...


The Role
One of the largest parts of the business we are looking to grow and change our technical
capability in are our Stores.


We are looking at the future of shopping in a post-Covid time and we are now integrating
Handheld Terminals in all of our stores. These are the enabler for us to modernise our store
processes and we have developed a suite of apps which will allow customers to check to see
if an item is in stock here or nearby, provide personalised product recommendations and
simplify the colleague experiences around stock management and pricing.


We are a full stack engineering team, developing our Android apps as well as the services
needed to support our use cases if they do not already exist

The Person:

Skills and Experience


Essential:
• Advanced Kotlin app development
• Strong service development using Spring Boot
• Experience leading the full software development cycle, from design to support
• Use of MVVM and a dependency injection framework like Dagger, Koin, etc.
• Passionate about mentoring and growing your team's abilities
• Broad knowledge of best practices and achieving adoption of them by your teams
• Comfortable spearheading initiatives and investigating new business needs
• Able to communicate with technical and non-technical stakeholders at the right level


Nice to Have:
• Experience of Docker, AWS and Gitlab CI, or similar tools


We also welcome any other diverse experiences that can be applied in our wider team.

We offer:
  • Pension 3% company contribution
  • Discounted Products - from day one you'll get a 25% discount (on top of other promotions) when you shop at H&B on anything that you buy.
  • Holiday: 25 days paid holiday and 8 public holidays for you to do what you love
  • Colleague Recognition Scheme
  • Free Confidential Advice & Colleague Welfare if you need confidential advice 24/7
  • Mental Health First Aiders - we have lots of qualified Mental Health First Aiders because its all about your health & wellbeing
  • Refer and Earn Scheme - as we're growing you can earn money by referring people to join us from your network
  • Learning and Development opportunity with Holland & Barrett is a great base for career development long term
  • And many more!

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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…


 
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London office
6th Floor Uncommon , 34-37 Liverpool St, , London, United Kingdom, EC2M 7PP
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