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Senior Software Development Engineer (JavaScript)


You will be an expert in different frontend technologies and develop software that helps both our customers and colleagues in their daily lives. You will be responsible for the entire development and support process for a software program. Your applications will make previously complex tasks simple with the impact ranging from saving time, effort or money to re-defining normal.

Professional skills

JavaScript in browser & server
React, Backbone, jQuery
Unit testing with Jasmine
Experience of using Node.js
Integrating REST API endpoints

Personal skills

A learning attitude technical leadership Loves challenges Team spirited End-to-end ownership

Advantage, if...

  • Exposure to ES6
  • Experience with Express.js, Sails, Koa or similar

You can start


Ideal candidate

The ideal candidate has an in depth knowledge of IDE, language and toolset in JavaScript and a good working knowledge of one relevant operating system. You are comfortable with Lean and Agile environments and understanding of principles behind methodologies such as: BDD, ATDD and TDD. Plus if you are looking for a great diverse team to grow with, this is #aplacetogeton for you.


Fruits Beverages Coffee Snacks
In-house training
SZÉP Card Sports support Team building programs AYCM SportPass
Business phone Notebook

  • Relocation support
  • Employee discount card
  • Bonus and reward system
  • Employee Support Program
  • Free English lessons
  • Being well
  • Back to school support
  • Baby layettes


  • Demonstrate in depth knowledge of IDE, language and toolset in JavaScript
  • Comfortably test drive any feature
  • Identify and apply appropriate design patterns to problems
  • Profile and optimize code
  • Demonstrate a good understanding of cohesion, SOLID and how to apply it

Technologies and tools

Solid JavaScript Node.js Jasmine BDD, ATDD and TDD HTML5 and CSS3 OO JavaScript React, Backbone jQuery, Underscore

How to apply

  • Language of application: English
  • Self-branding profile
  • CV


No qualification required

Language skills

Excellent communication both verbal and written
Our Covid-19 Experience
Our Covid-19 Experience

We are now in home office, so we let our teams take their monitor, chair and other equipments home.

Our Covid-19 Experience

We support our colleagues to be mindful - we have online workshops and free Headspace app.

Our Covid-19 Experience

We support our colleagues' health with fresh fruits and vitamins.

Office address

Budapest, Váci út 187, 1138 Magyarország

Work schedule

Weekly working hours
40 hours/week
Core time
10 - 15

How we work

We're working with a DevOps mindset and take complete ownership of the software we're using. We have self-organizing teams using agile, lean and scrum methodologies with rotating managers, we actively and collaboratively revisit the processes and redesign our tools to see what fits the current problems on retrospective meetings in every two weeks.

“Egyre inkább érezhető, hogy kereskedelmi láncból technológiai vállalattá válunk, ami retail megoldásokat is fejleszt"

What will you learn

You will learn about real business problems and needs and how one of the biggest global retail market can serve its customers and colleagues with the most innovative technologies.

Our product

Shaping the retail technology landscape

We are implementing global software development projects with the latest technologies across fulfilment, supplier and product management, online and in-store loss prevention and our online grocery sites.

We're working on the most exciting solutions with the UK and India tech hubs: AI powered self-checkout stores, Clubcard, online shopping, click and collect, scan and shop app and more.

Our mission

Digital commerce is booming and we're here to shape it with you, together. Our technology hub in Budapest of nearly 100 highly trained software developers and engineers - and the number is growing - is working on shaping the retail market with the latest technologies.

We are aiming to drive business through innovation and to create a horizontal organisation that transforms the environment.

What would I miss if I left?

			    									- Software Developer

The colleagues I work with are experts and if any challenge arises, you can always find a colleague who is able to help you.

Elemer , Software Developer

Office photo

Tesco Technology - Office photo  - Budapest, Váci út 187, 1138 Magyarország

Team video

Tesco Technology - Team video

What makes our product special

Cloud eCommerce Innovation In-store & online development Millions of users globally Changes consumer behaviour Real-world retail problems Cutting-edge tech stack End-to-end ownership

Our story

  1. 2019.03

    Tesco Business Services & Technology is brought to Budapest to support Tesco's global business

  2. 2020.03

    We reacted swiftly to the changes that the pandemic caused and moved to home office

  3. 2021.05

    We're looking for new talents and grow rapidly to keep up with the pace of innovation

How can the employees affect the company’s life?

We're all about taking accountability and ownership on an individual and team level, we're choosing our own tools. This combined with our retail experience lets us develop ideas rapidly at scale.

Favourite thing in the office

Tesco Technology - Favourite thing in the office  - Budapest, Váci út 187, 1138 Magyarország

Trainings and workshops

We have a learning solution for everyone: internal trainings, e-learning courses, mentoring, newsletters, development and awareness workshops, buddy programme, Udemy and O'Reilly subscriptions.

Lightning round

Mac or PC
We're working with Macbooks
Bike, public transport or car?
Any! We got a lot and bike storage with cloakroom
Sex ratio?
Our next goal is to improve diversity

Why we love our office

Our office is located in the business town of Budapest, it's easy to access by car, bike or public transportation.

The rooms have a contemporary look and include open workspaces, chill-out zone and highly equipped meeting rooms. We have snack points on every floor with beverages for all needs and diet preferences and we get to test our work on our own tills.

Which celebrity would your company be?

Keanu Reeves

Keanu Reeves


Personal qualities we appreciate

We're enthusiastic, open and team spirited V-shaped developers. If you're a bit of a geek yourself, have leadership skills and enjoy end-to-end ownership over your code, we're looking for you.

Run for a good cause
Workshop mode on
A typical employee at us
Green incentives

🌱We're environmentally conscious and have many goals to achieve:

🌱100% paperless office work

🌱Selective waste collection

🌱Food Rescue Program with the help of the Hungarian Food Bank Association

🌱100% recyclable packaging for Tesco brands

🌱Reducing our carbon footprint by finding the shortest delivery

Our tech stack

We are responsible for the software throughout the lifecycle and maintain a DevOps culture employing continuous integration and delivery.

Our teams take complete ownership of the software we use, continuously overview what tools and methodologies fit the problems best. Most of the time we use:

  • Java
  • Javascript
  • C#
  • Scala
  • Spark
  • C++
  • Kotlin
  • Go
  • Python
  • AWS/Azure
  • React
  • GraphQL
  • Kubernetes & Docker
  • Agile and scrum

Employee Assistance Program

We provide legal, psychological and financial support and consultation called ICAS for our colleagues and their relatives. The service is completely free and anonymous so everyone feels heard.

Meet our Helping hands team!
We're currently in home office

During the pandemic we quickly moved to home office to keep our colleagues safe. Their wellbeing is our number one priority, that's why beside providing mental and physical support, we let our teams take their own office equipments - monitors, chairs, etc. - home.

We have a few remote meetings
DevOps mindset

We take full responsibility over our code. Our teams are dedicated to products, programs and projects, each taking ownership of their design, coding, testing, QA, deployment and maintaining, which are facilitated by their managers or rotating scrum masters.

Your onboarding experience

Your application process will take around two weeks. During this time of period you will have the chance to take part on interviews with several of our decision makers and your future teammates.

It's equally important you learn our goals, toolsets, your future local and global teams. You'll be invited to our (now) online beer sessions, workshops and buddy program to integrate in our community.

We're becoming a technology company with a retail business. This mental shift enables us to move in the right direction and make an impact.

Matthias , Head of Software Development
Improving shopper experience
We're working on AI stores
Being a store worker for a day
Tesco Technology  - Being a store worker for a day
About the Helping Hands

Every Christmas and Easter when demand is at its highest in our stores, we volunteer to step out of the office and spend a day there to help our store colleagues with replenishment work. It's inspiring to see their hard work and meet our customers as well.

Life at Tesco Technology

Work Life Balance

  • Flexible working hours
  • Parental leave
  • Charity fundings with Tesco Angel program


  • Internal workshops and learnings
  • End-to-end ownership over your code


  • Fruit days and wellbeing awareness
  • Yoga, running and football events
  • Competitive salary, bonus scheme
  • Deals and discounts at Tesco
  • Recognition awards
  • AYCM membership

Food donation shopping tour

As soon as I joined, I could practice my technical leadership skills. It helped a great deal in my swift career growth, now I'm leading my own team.

András , Software Developer Manager
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Wellbeing is our priority
Take a break
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