M & M&S is looking for people to fill software engineering roles to help the retailer with its ongoingplans. mThe M&OS initiative aims to find skilled workers to fill 70 software engineering and digital positions across the business over the .
Mike Yorwerth, CTO at M&S, said: “At M&S Tech, we’reto establish ourselves as a destination for the best tech practitioners around. Our , innovation, and, above all, trying something different – and that’s what our bespoke M&OS site is all about.
“With the recruitment of these 70 new roles, combined with our existing pool of, we’re putting responsibility for our digital transformation in the hands of some seriously inspiring software engineers – which excites me for the future of M&S Tech.”
The pandemic. At the same time, consumers were forced to stay home, making retailers choose to hire more technology workers and to cope with increased demand. For example, Ocado – which with in 2019 to the tune of £750m – during the pandemic to ensure the firm and its partners could meet increased demand while growing its platform.
In the tech sector,. Amazon also recently announced plans to create 10,000 jobs across its online retail and cloud divisions in the UK. As part of its push to find new tech workers, M&S has launched a encouraging people to look into technology at the retailer.
The sitean easy redirect to the M&S jobs site and showcases some of the technology innovations the firm has worked on over the past few years.
M&S hopes the new microsite and its features will appeal to the type of people it wants to apply for the roles it has available, allowing possible candidates to find out more about the retailer through coding tasks – as an example, users canspecific instructions on a particular page on the website.
The retailer looks to fill various roles at various levels, including iOS developer, technologyin multiple disciplines, infosec operations center manager, and retail implementation project manager.
After” its competitors, M&S has since made huge strides in technology adoption and digital transformation.
As well as it’s deal with Ocado, which saw M&S take ownership of half of Ocado’s UK retail business as well as the, M&S as part of a startup partnership and to help people find products they like by using other images.
It also partnered with Decoded toby teaching its employees data science skills. The retailer announced part of its ongoing digital transformation would see a reduction in some roles, announcing plans to cut 7,000 jobs days before the launch of its shopping venture with Ocado as part of a “streamlining program”. However, it also said it has plans to create jobs later on as it fulfillment.