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Gousto

About us

Who are we?

Gousto is the UK’s leading recipe box company delivering precise ingredients, delicious recipes and a dollop of adventure to thousands of homes across the UK.

As one of Europe’s fastest growing independent companies, you’ll be part of an exciting, expanding team and trailblazing company.

Food and tech is at the heart of what we do. Using industry-leading technology, we’ve connected over 6 million people to delicious food so far. By 2025 we’ll have delivered 400 million delicious meals to dinner tables across the country... and we’re only just getting started.

Join us and let’s dream big and deliver bigger. Unbox possibility.

The Opportunity

The code we write powers every aspect of our business from the menu recommendation engine to driving our supply chain.  We are a scale up business on a steep growth trajectory, and with that comes the need to build a platform that can scale.  In parallel to this, we need to expand our team, evolving effective tools and processes that ensure we can continue to deliver quality code at pace. 

Our platform is entirely cloud-based, and many of our backend services are now delivered via AWS Lambda.  Our continuous delivery pipeline is fully automated and we release code to production multiple times a day. We’re in the process of moving our microservices architecture to containers. 

Your skills and experience will help us move to the next level. We know we’ve got lots of things right but we also have many things still to improve. Right now we’re working on creating robust seed data for testing and flexible developer environments for coding. 

We are making huge investments in technology, and plan to triple the size of our team to over  200 people in the next few years.  As well as providing lots of career growth for our team, there will be plenty of opportunities to lead, mentor, influence and learn.

What’s it really like to work here?

  • We are customer-centric, data driven and outcome focused, using lean principles to work iteratively, experiment and learn fast.  
  • We work in cross-functional squads which we are slowly evolving to include business partners.  This allows us to work more closely with our colleagues in food, operations and marketing, enabling greater alignment, collaboration and innovation.  
  • Our squads have a high level of autonomy to decide both what outcomes they should pursue and how they will achieve them.
  • We believe in being agile rather than committing to a single framework.  We have a set of lean and agile principles which we follow, but beyond that squads are empowered and encouraged to tailor their working processes.
  • We discourage pigeon-holing which means our engineers are responsible for designing, writing, testing, deploying and maintaining their code in production.  We don’t have QAs, and our architect works closely with squads to consult and collaborate.  
  • A devops culture is central to our way of working and our squads are responsible for running their solutions in production.
  • Pairing and TDD are practices we champion and want to keep improving. 
  • 10% of our time is dedicated to tech innovation and we hold regular brown bags.
  • We are committed to being involved in the wider tech community, hosting meetups, speaking at events and sharing learnings via our blog.


  • Food
  • Late Stage Venture
  • People: 250+
  • Founded: 2012

Technology

Software Stack

(4)
  • PYTHON
  • Node.JS
  • REACT
  • TDD

Infrastructure

(2)
  • AWS
  • aws lambda

Benefits

Health & Wellness

(1)
  • Health care

Financial benefits

(1)
  • Pension Contributions

Vacation

(1)
  • 25 days holiday + all bank holidays

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Gousto are on a mission to become the UK's favourite way to eat dinner!
  • Food
  • Late Stage Venture
  • People: 250+
  • Founded: 2012

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