Senior Software Engineer

£45,000 to £61,000 + benefits including:
27 days holiday / flexible working / annual incentive scheme / award winning pension
Manchester city centre

We’re looking for software engineers at all levels to join Co-op Digital and help transform our business by using digital innovation to build products and services that respond to real user needs.

As a software engineer at Co-op Digital you’ll work in one of our multi-disciplinary agile product teams alongside product owners, delivery managers, analysts, researchers and designers. We collaborate close and work together to create solutions that deliver simple applications.

We have quite a few products at different stages, from discovery to alpha, beta and live. You can read about these in more detail on our blog for more information. You’ll initially join a specific project, but there will be lots of opportunities to move around and keep things interesting. We have a community of digital technologist across digital and the wider Co-op, where we come together regularly to share knowledge and learn from each other.

We’re primarily building web applications in Python, Javascript and Java, however we’re flexible when it comes to your background. We’re looking for people who are passionate about fulfilling user needs, collaborating with others and building great quality software. We encourage and support a full-stack, polyglot approach.

We welcome applications from more experienced engineers, as well as those who are nearer the beginning of their careers.

What you’ll do:

What you’ll bring:

Why Co-op?

Here you’ll do work that matters. We’re a commercial organisation with a purpose beyond profit, you’ll have an opportunity to help us build a stronger Co-op and stronger communities. You’ll also get a package that includes:

Building an inclusive work environment

We’re actively building diverse teams and welcome applications from everyone. But simply having a diverse workforce is not enough. We aim to build an inclusive environment, where everyone can contribute their best work and develop to their full potential. We celebrate our differences, and recognise the importance of teams reflecting the communities they serve.

We can make adjustments to our interview process according to your needs. And we offer a flexible working environment so you can adjust your hours to suit your personal circumstances. YYou can find out more about our maternity and paternity schemes, as well as a wide range of other Co-op people policies at

As part of your application you’ll need to complete an online assessment. It will take you around 12 minutes to complete this test.