The imagining, building, operating and evolving of great technology is the engine of growth for Argos.
Argos Technology is behind the website (900million visits per year), Apps (6million downloads), the supply chain and distribution (same day delivery), we are the engine making everything work; solving problems, building software, fast, with the aim of creating unrivalled user experience. We’re looking for engineers with a strong belief in agile delivery, who believe in fully testable and maintainable code.
We are looking for Graduate Software Engineers with a passion for coding. You need to have a curious mind and always looking for opportunities to improve solutions, process, yourself.
Our Graduate Scheme
As a fast-growing team, we still have the feel of a start-up. This means you won’t be ‘just another developer’ in a large, impersonal environment. Instead, you’ll have the freedom to contribute and make your ideas happen
Our scheme means you’ll spend time with different teams depending on your interests – gaining exposure to a variety of technologies
We work in a fully Agile environment, where collaboration is key. Looking ahead, we anticipate moving to cloud-based development and using DevOps to automate everything
You’ll work with a truly innovative team of designers, testers and engineers who have changed the way people shop
More and more of our customers are now shopping with us online. We were the first UK retailer to hit £1bn in sales from mobile devices. So you work will have an impact on millions of customers
Technologies you’ll be using
TDD / BDD
What you’ve learnt so far..
2:1 or above in Computer Science or similar field
Exposure in distributed computing with emphasis on horizontal partitioning
Knowledge of one or more programming languages
A range of development techniques including Agile, Kanban.
Ability to implement designs using modern patterns of software development
Knowledge of algorithms and complexity theory
Exposure to cloud computing, stochastic computation or machine learning/AI
What you’ll get in return
24 month graduate scheme
Brand new Mac or Window laptop
Discounts at Argos, Sainsbury’s and Habitat
24 days holiday