Software Engineer – C#/.NET/React/TypeScript

£41,709 plus great benefits (Work Level 6A)
UK Remote First
This is a UK remote first role, with an option to work from our Manchester office for those who want to. You may be asked to occasionally attend meetings in Manchester (find out more about our hybrid working policy at

We’re open to applications from candidates who may require flexible working arrangements. There’ll be an opportunity to discuss your flexible working requirements during the interview process, and at offer stage.

Please be aware Co-op does not offer visa sponsorship for this opportunity

We’re looking for a Software Engineer to join us and transform how we design, build, and operate our digital products and services. In this role you’ll work as part of a team who build, maintain, and support the applications and systems used by colleagues in our Co-op food stores. Some of the technologies you’ll get to work on include React, TypeScript, and C#.

This role will be based within our Food Stores Operational Innovation team. This team’s main objective is to make our stores as simple as possible to operate for our colleagues so that they can focus on delivering the best experience possible for our customers and members.

At Co-op, collaboration is part of who we are. We work in small, multi-disciplinary, and agile teams, and often use pair and ensemble programming. We’ll provide you with career and technical coaching, and we run communities of practice to support our colleague’s learning and development.

What you’ll do

  • Work collaboratively to build, maintain, and support Co-op Stores applications and systems
  • Develop software iteratively and up to a high standard
  • Share your knowledge and insights with colleagues as part of our communities of practice sessions
  • Resolve technical challenges, making sure that solutions fulfil our business objectives

This role would suit people who have

  • Experience in a hands-on Software Engineering role; implementing and maintaining applications and services
  • Experience of tooling and practice for automated build, integration, and deployment, as well as delivering iteratively towards an end-goal
  • Good programming skills in React, Typescript and/or C#
  • Familiarity with software patterns and practices, such as Object-Orientated or Functional programming
  • An interest in learning new development languages and platforms (e.g. Azure, Node)

Why Co-op?

If you’ve got the skills and experience we’re looking for, we can offer you a competitive salary and great benefits package which includes 30% off Co-op branded products in our food stores (as well as other discounts on Co-op products and services). You’ll also get:

  • An annual bonus (based on personal and business performance)
  • 28 days holiday (rising to 32 with service) plus bank holidays
  • A pension with up to 10% employer contributions
  • Access to a subsidised onsite gym (at our Manchester HQ)
  • Coaching and training to support your learning and career development
  • Wagestream – a money management app that gives you access to a percentage of your pay as you earn it
  • YuLife – an app that rewards you for exercising with discounts and vouchers for your favourite brands

Building an inclusive work environment

At Co-op, we’re proud to do things a different way. As one of the world’s largest co-operatives, owned by millions of members, community is at the heart of what we do. Since our Co-op was founded in 1844, we’ve had a clear social purpose, and everything we do as a business helps to build a fairer world for our members, customers, colleagues, and communities.

We’re actively building diverse teams and we welcome applications from everyone. If you have a disability, we can make reasonable adjustments to our recruitment process according to your needs. We’re also part of the Disability Confident scheme, meaning we’ll always offer an interview to disabled candidates who apply through the scheme if they meet the minimum criteria for a job.

We’ll ask whether you’d like to be considered under the Disability Confident scheme when you apply.

If we invite you to take part in the recruitment process for any of our jobs, we’ll ask you if you need any reasonable adjustments to enable you to participate.

You can find out more about our recruitment process at

You can find out more about the Disability Confident scheme and all our commitments to diversity and inclusion at

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