Contract type
Full time

Responsible for all things integration, the Iceland Integration development team is split into multiple squads of up to five software engineers, each headed by a lead engineer, supported by senior software engineers and responsible for a portfolio of products. Test and Business Analyst resource are also assigned to the squads, but they do not report into the lead. 

The product portfolios are broadly grouped together around related business functionality. An architect brings this all together and works in collaboration with the engineering teams to maintain a cohesive and structured architecture across the products. 

The team follow a cloud first approach developing micro services hosted in MS Azure focussing heavily on Azure’s Serverless portfolio and following modern engineering practices and methodologies.


Purpose of the Role

The Senior Engineer will be responsible for designing, building, and maintaining Azure based integration services and to provide line management and mentoring support to the more junior members of the team. The role is hands-on, and you will be expected to work to best practices in Integration and Cloud engineering, driving and ensuring high quality solutions.  The successful candidate will be the technical owner of the squad’s product portfolio and will have the following main areas of responsibility: -

  • Integration Engineers
    • Mentoring and line managing junior engineers.
    • Collaborating with the Software Development Manager and Principal Engineers to maintain and further develop a SDLC that meets the needs of the squad, the overall integration team and its customers.
    • Work with the BA, and tester resource to ensure robust solutions that meet business requirements and adhere to team best practices.
  • Product
    • Ensuring the products have sufficient up to date documentation, including best practices and support runbooks.
    • Managing risks associated to the products (aging software, failing components, architectural vulnerabilities etc)
    • Supporting the remediation of technical debt
    • Ensuring a good support model is in place and managing its success
    • Quality, all the way through from unit test coverage to automated integration tests
  • New Tech
    • Keeping abreast of new technical developments and assessing their relevance to the squad and overall team’s products
    • Testing out new tech and investigating their use to solve current business problems.
    • Conduct brown bag sessions to present new tech to interested parties within Iceland.


Collaboration is key to the role and the Senior Engineer must work closely with the Principal Engineers, the Software Development Manager, and the Solutions Architect to help the team meet its goals and objectives.


 What We Are Looking For

 An experienced C#, .Net Engineer, who is looking to make that step up to a senior lead position.

Experience of mentoring junior engineers.

Experience with Microsoft Azure, Terraform, and C# in an integration team.

Knowledge of SQL, and NoSQL databases, including MongoDB, especially in a Cloud environment would be advantageous.

Knowledge and experience with team collaboration platforms: e.g.  AzureDevOps and strong problem solving and communication skills.


Make a difference to your career, we expect a lot but you’ll get a lot back in return. We will help you grow and develop your career and give you the freedom to show that you really care.

Alongside this we can offer you:

  • 15% discount in Iceland stores
  • 30% discount at Club Individual Restaurants
  • 33 days holiday (including bank holidays)
  • Pension (NEST)
  • Free onsite parking
  • Onsite electric car charging ports
  • Subsidised staff restaurant and Costa Coffee
  • Christmas vouchers
  • Refer a Friend Scheme
  • Christmas Savings scheme
  • Discounted dry cleaning
  • Long service awards



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