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London, Manchester, Slough
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Digital & Technology
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We are looking for an API Gateway Developer to join our Tesco Mobile Engineering team. We'll look to you to develop new API on the Apigee Edge platform, playing crucial role in designing, developing, implementing and maintaining API solutions using Apigee Edge. Your main responsibility will be to ensure seamless integration and communication between different systems, applications and services. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams, architects and stakeholders to create robust scalable API solutions that meets the business needs, aligns with best practice and most importantly meets the needs of the customer.

Who we are

Tesco Mobile is a totally unique business, a 50/50 joint venture between VMO2 and Tesco that launched back in 2003 and has gone from strength to strength as we’ve launched into new services, markets and customer propositions.

Tesco Mobile has more than 5 million customers and is award-winning, instilling agile methodologies and cultivating a fantastic can-do attitude across it's teams. We're always on the lookout for the best talent, be that from our two shareholders or the wider industry.

Working at Tesco Mobile means being employed by one of our joint venture shareholders – Virgin Media O2 or Tesco Mobile, our Head Office vacancies are advertised under both brands. Our culture is uniquely Tesco Mobile with a great sense of community, but with all the benefits of working for one of the shareholders as well. We pride ourselves on being a company where everyone’s welcome and truly feels able to be themselves. We not only celebrate diversity but recognise the value and opportunity it brings in helping us to care for human connection – we are supermarket mobile!

The must haves

In order to be considered, you must have the following experience;

  • Proven experience in designing and developing APIs using Apigee Edge or Mulesoft
  • Strong knowledge of API design principles, RESTful architectures, and web services
  • Proficiency in programming languages such as JavaScript, Python, or Java
  • Experience with API security, authentication, and authorization mechanisms
  • Expertise in designing DynamoDB tables for scalability and efficiency
  • Experienced in designing, implementing and optimising SOAP services handling complex data structures and integrating SOAP with other technologies
The other stuff we are looking for

We'd also love you to bring;

  • Familiarity with cloud platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure, Google Cloud)
  • Expertise in optimising HTTP performance, implementing caching strategies and understanding advanced HTTP feature
What's in it for you

Our goal is to celebrate our people, their lives and everything in-between. We aim to create a culture that empowers everyone to bring the best versions of themselves to work each and every day. We believe the most inclusive and diverse culture makes for a better business and a brighter world.

Working at Tesco Mobile means you get a bumper reward package bursting with benefits, and loads of extras you can add if you’d like to. These are designed to support both you and your loved ones, making sure that you’re covered no matter what life throws your way.

We're all about hybrid working here, so expect to have a base location where you'll have the right facilities to enable amazing collaboration and quality time with your team, alongside all the right kit to work from home too.

Next steps

If we feel like a place where you can belong, we'd love to learn more about you as a person and your experience to date. Once you've submitted an application the next steps of the process, if successful, are likely to include a call from one of our Talent Acquisition Partners.

When you apply, you'll be asked about any adjustments you might need to support the recruitment process. Let us know, and we'll be sure to discuss it with you. Thanks for your patience in the meantime and for showing an interest in joining the Tesco Mobile family.


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