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Wireless Network Engineer

Hatfield, Hertfordshire, UK

“Ocado Technology, powering the future of retail through sustained disruptive technology innovation...”

Ocado Technology is the in-house technology division of over 1,000+ software developers, engineers, researchers and scientists that uses the latest in AI, robotics, cloud services, big data, and mobile technologies. We brainstorm, design, architect, innovate, experiment, build and maintain the systems that power Ocado.

We are developing a world class and highly innovative retail and fulfilment platform, called the Ocado Smart Platform (OSP). Our next generation fulfilment centres make sure that the stock we receive from our suppliers is stored in the right area of our automated warehouse, such that we can pick all the items in each of the customer orders passed to us. This task involves algorithms and business logic breaking the job down into component parts which can be passed to our numerous people, conveyor and robot control systems for execution. Efficiency and accuracy are at the centre of everything we do. Building the new technology platform to enable each of our sites, running 24/7, to reach their 200,000 orders per week capability keeps us busy and continually presents new challenges for us to solve.

The Wireless team is focussed on delivering stable and dependable wireless networks in our fully automated warehouses. We design and deploy mission critical wireless services which are used in every key stage of fulfilling customer orders. Primarily you will be working with a high performing team in achieving our mission and vision of fully automated wireless networks. We are always keen on learning about newer technologies and analysing the value we can deliver with it to the business.

As a Wireless Network Engineer, you will be responsible for constantly evolving our wireless network architecture, trialing new vendor’s and platforms to strengthen our offerings, run POC for cutting edge wireless solutions and provide feedback on it to different stakeholders within the business.

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Our employee benefits are designed for you, we care about people and we’ve ensured we have a wealth of benefits that focus on our your well-being. Within our flexible environment we can offer technically stretching work, a competitive salary and share schemes. Benefits include pension scheme, train season ticket loan (interest-free), free shuttle bus from Hatfield train station and of course, healthy Ocado staff discounts across Ocado.com and Fetch .

We also have regular divisional socials, sports clubs such as badminton, running and table tennis, not to mention the Ocado Technology Academy for a packed schedule of courses, conferences and events such as discussion sessions, conference briefs and external guest speakers. If you think you have what it takes to make a difference, please submit your application below.

Due to the energising nature of Ocado's business, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change. Ocado is an equal opportunity employer. Please note that due to the high volume of applications we will be in contact with shortlisted candidates only. If you have not heard from us within 4 weeks, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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