The Roles - Pets at Home

Digital and tech talent. At the heart of our mission.

Whichever role you join us in, you’ll play a crucial part in evolving the way we do business. Not only will you help us create a brand new, seamless multi-channel customer experience, you’ll also shape the future of pet care.

If you’d like to talk to us about the roles below or find out more about upcoming roles please email us at digitalandtechroles@petsathome.co.uk and we’ll be in touch.

  • About the Role
    The Azure Cloud Platform Lead offers a unique opportunity to take technical ownership of the cloud engineering practices for the entire domain at Pets at Home, whilst operating in a leadership capacity across the organisation, and building a dedicated Cloud Engineering Team.

    The role will be predominantly responsible for owning our Azure environment – build, billing, CI/CD pipelines and maintenance, operation, and monitoring of the platform. This role will also act as the Subject Matter Expert in Cloud, guiding on best practices, guidelines, recommendations on how to best leverage what Cloud already provides as Paas.

    Contract Type: Permanent 

  • To work within one of our Agile software development teams on behalf of the Services development team to deliver Service implementations within the Pets at Homes services layer.

    You will be part of a cross-functional Agile team, working alongside Product Owners, UX, Testers, Data Engineers that are passionate about using quality practices like TDD and DevOps.. You will have solid experience in delivery of development projects to agreed timescales and quality objectives, working in accordance with defined Agile framework and processes.

    Contract length: Permanent

  • To work within one of our Agile software development teams on behalf of the Services development team to deliver Service implementations within the Pets at Homes services layer

    Contract length: Permanent

  • As a Senior Front-end Developer, you will have a good balance of technical and communication skills and work within one of our cross-functional product teams to guide the front-end technical decisions and implement solutions on the customer facing platform. Along with the wider front-end team, you would advocate for developing with accessibility and performance in mind as well as looking out for ways we can continue to improve.

    Contract Type: Permanent 

  • The React Developer will be joining a talented Development team, and will be working on the Greenfield redevelopment of the Pets at Home customer facing digital platforms

    You will be working on our own bespoke front ends, but also make use of the Optimizely CMS platform and integrating to commerce tools and bespoke backend services. You’ll be helping the reinvent our customer journeys

    Contract length: Permanent

  • As our Delivery Lead, you’ll play a key role in our software development activity and – of course – lead our delivery team. Together with our key stakeholders, you’ll deliver our new Petcare digital platform, helping us transform the way we help customers and their pets. Key duties include agile process facilitation, deployment facilitation, reporting, backlog management and impediment removal.

    Contract length: Permanent

  • An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our rapidly expanding UX team in the role of UX Researcher.

    As the UX Researcher, you will work closely to support our Product & UX teams to understand our customers needs, leading to the creation of useful, usable, and highly engaging product experiences. Working with key stakeholders across various cross functional business areas, you will provide impactful user insights at all stages of the product development lifecycle, in order to influence and inform a customer driven design approach.

    With knowledge and experience of working in various research methods, you will champion and provide a customer lens by conducting primary research such as usability testing, user interviews, surveys, card sorting, tree testing, field studies and more.

    Contract length: Permanent

  • As an Agile Business Analyst, you’ll join one of our newly formed agile delivery squads. Bringing your excellent analytical and communications skills to the table, you’ll help us analyse our business processes and requirements. We can then turn these into backlog items which can be used by our development team to create iterative value. If you’re good at dealing with lots of different teams, assessing risks and communicating things simply, you’ll thrive in the role.

    Salary: up to £45,000 per year
    Contract Type: Permanent

  • The Agile Development Test Lead is responsible for the success of Project-specific testing activities to which they are assigned. The role ensures that system change implementations are error free with minimal disruption to the wider operation. You’ll take accountability for policies, processes & quality assurance and Unit planning together with test analysis, design, preparation, and execution.

    You will join the DevOps team, working closely with Test Manager, Developers, Business Analysis, and other areas within the business to ensure everything is ready to test before being released into the live environment.

    Salary: up to £50,000 per year
    Contract Type: Permanent 

  • The Agile Development Test Engineer role is responsible for the success of Project-specific testing activities to which they are assigned.

    You will join the DevOps team, working closely with Test Manager, Developers, Business Analysis, and other areas within the business to ensure everything is ready to test before being released into the live environment.

    This role will contribute to our end goal of a fully personalised customer experience that integrates pet care across store, multi-channel and vets to deliver seamless service.

    Salary: up to £37,000 per year
    Contract Type: Permanent 

  • You’ll have proven experience in both Automated and Manual testing of complex software applications, and you’ll have done this within an Agile environment.

    A thorough knowledge of structured test methods and processes will have been gained from a background of performing this functional testing, recording results in an appropriate, clear and concise format.

    Salary: up to £26,000 per year
    Contract Type: 6 Month Fixed Term Contract 

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