John Lewis Partnership to hire 150 tech roles to boost online growth 

John Lewis Partnership
John Lewis Partnership is looking for tech talent
// John Lewis Partnership is seeking to hire 150 tech roles to bolster its online business
//  The retail group is looking to recruit engineers across software, cloud platform, native app, data engineers and delivery leads

John Lewis Partnership is hiring more than 150 roles as part of a major investment in digital.

The group is seeking to hire engineers to bring innovation and expertise across a range of technologies including software, cloud platform, native app, data engineers and delivery leads.

The specialist roles are designed to help keep John Lewis and Waitrose as leaders in omnichannel.

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John Lewis and Waitrose websites attract more than 55 million visits each month. Onlines sales now contribute to almost 70% of John Lewis sales and nearly a fifth of Waitrose sales – up from 40% and 5% respectively just two years ago.

The new roles will also support the growth and development of the Waitrose and John Lewis apps, which account for almost a quarter of sales for the two brands.

John Lewis Partnership head of engineering Sandra Christie said: We have an industry leading team driving the digital growth of our two iconic brands, Waitrose and John Lewis. It’s our partners who make the difference and we’re really excited to be making this significant investment in growing our engineering talent.”

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