Start your journey to becoming a tech leader through Ocado's Recode your Career programme

Your future matters more than your background. We get diverse talent into tech leadership trajectories at Ocado, regardless of degree. Our cohorts are over 50% female, and 60% Black, Asian and ethnically diverse.

15 week training that gets you tech role ready. We’ll pay you a grant to complete 500 hours of expert-led training in both technical and leadership skills.

Launch and accelerate your tech career at Ocado. You’ll graduate as a Junior Software Engineer, joining one of Ocado’s Technology Development Centres in the UK, Spain or Poland. We’ll catalyse your ongoing career growth through leadership development, diverse mentors from our global network, and community events.

Get paid to train

We invest in you. Our expert-led 15-week training would typically cost tens of thousands to trainees – but we pay you a training grant, with zero tuition fees.

Earn a tech salary

Find well-rewarded work. Successful graduates will be offered Junior Software Engineering roles at Ocado, with a competitive package that beats average CS graduate salaries.

New world, new choices

Choose a different trajectory. Our Scholars come from a wide variety of backgrounds – some are career switchers, while others have opted for tech over graduate carers in law, finance, or consulting.

Deliver real-world impact

Build something that matters. Get hired into a role that will shape the future of retail. Ocado’s teams develop cutting-edge technology across robotics, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and data science.

Learn modern technologies

Future-proof your skills. Build a core modern software engineering skillset, that will help you accelerate through your career at Ocado.

Lead people and teams

Think ahead, get ahead. We put you on a leadership trajectory from Day 1, setting you up to lead Agile team rituals, run external presentations and effectively coach peers.

For mould-breakers and diverse thinkers

A new route to tech leadership

We're building a new generation of tech leaders - with a completely different set of profiles to the status quo.

We go beyond traditional tech backgrounds

You don’t need a computer science degree for a career in tech.

We select for potential over experience in a degree-agnostic process – some of our most high-flying graduates are career switchers, or have degrees in social science and the creative arts.

We go beyond traditional tech outcomes

Leaders work with both technology and people.

We invest in your long-term leadership trajectory – focusing on complementary technology and people skills for you to become a builder and leader of products, teams and companies.

We're looking for aspiring technologists across the UK, Spain and Poland

Join us in Hatfield, Krakow, or Barcelona. 

Our training is remote-first, but if successful you will be based in an Ocado Technology team in either Hatfield (UK), Krakow (Poland) or Barcelona (Spain).

Breaking barriers of gender

50% of our graduates are female, and we have a specific Women in Tech space for all female-identifying and gender minority members of the community.

Breaking barriers of ethnicity

60% of our graduates are Black, Asian or ethnically diverse, and 30% identify as Black.

Breaking barriers of class

25% of our graduates were FSM-eligible (Free School Meals), and 20% are the first in their families to go to university.

Start your journey to becoming a tech leader
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