Category: Recruitment News

Solving the challenges of robotic picking

The e-commerce market has been the growth engine of the retail environment, experiencing a 15% increase for grocery sales in 2015. One of the major challenges facing retailers is the ability to keep up with the fast growing demand coming from the online channels. This creates additional pressure on retail...

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How we recruited our own manager

When we kicked off our Wrocław office we had only around 20 people, almost all developers, plus the head of the office. One day, the head came to us saying the office needed a development manager. Someone to help run the organisation, move us in the right directions, overcome obstacles,...

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Why you should work in... Supply Chain Systems

You know when you get your internet shopping delivered and it doesn’t have a key product, and even worse, it has been substituted for an item that you will never use? Well that is what can happen when Supply Chain Systems go wrong. Do you know why Ocado has industry...

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Why we've just opened our first Bulgarian office

Ocado Technology employs over 650 software engineers in the UK and Poland. We are intending to continue to grow that number significantly in both Poland and the UK in 2016. Our need for talented software developers is driven, in part, by our ambitious project to rewrite, from scratch, our end-to-end...

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What my parents think I do – an experiment in recruitment

What would you say to a video from our employees about why they love their job? Something like, ‘well, they have to say that’ probably.

We wanted to show off why our employees are so special and what they love about their jobs – i.e why you should want to...

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Work experience at Ocado – the inside view

New to tech? You’ve heard the experiences of our interns and apprentices before on this blog. Now for someone who hasn’t even started his career yet.

Secondary school student, Tiger, did his work experience here recently. In a Q&A with Tiger and one of his mentors, Diego, we found...

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My journey from intern to engineer at Ocado Technology

A little bit of background about myself: I’m Ryan and I’m a graduate fresh from Imperial College London. This is the story of how I moved from intern to full-time at Ocado Technology. If you’re looking for placements or first jobs, I hope you’ll find it useful.

The preparation and...

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Get ahead in tech with advice from five Ocado Technology experts

Could 2015 be an important year for your career? We asked five Ocado Technology experts – from guys at the top to rising stars – for the careers advice they live by or would pass on.

Whether you’re choosing your first move or wondering where to turn next, here are...

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The life and lessons of an Ocado Technology intern

Rewind to November 2013 when, on a cold dark evening, I was entering one of Imperial College's career fairs. As a third-year Computing student I needed to find a six-month placement, but had no clue where to start looking. Should I go into finance, a bigger tech company or a...

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