Senior Engineering Manager - Platforms

 Coles Supermarkets  Melbourne 

Requisition ID: 35250 

Employment Type: Full time 

Good things start here

This could be the very first step towards an exciting new career with us – a fresh beginning. At the Coles Group, these are moments we live for.

Starting good things is what drives our purpose: to sustainably feed all Australians so they can lead healthier, happier lives. With a team of 120,000 people and an iconic portfolio of Australia’s most trusted brands, we’re perfectly positioned to turn a promising start into a whole lot more.



About the role

By combining the fast-paced culture of retail with the ever-growing world of ecommerce, Coles Online takes the time and effort out of shopping. With services such as Home Delivery, Click & Collect and smart lockers, we’re always working on new ways to make life a little easier for our customers – no matter where they are.


Our eCommerce function is currently going through an exciting period of transformation and growth and as part of that growth we are looking for a Senior Engineering Manager – Platforms to join our team. You will be working in the fun and fast paced Digital Engineering team at Coles, the Senior Engineering Manager will be instrumental in leading a whole bunch of project and platform upgrades. If you are interested in being part of a major digital transformation and want to contribute to the future of digital retailing at Coles, then do apply now.


Please note we are open to considering candidates based anywhere in Australia.



What you’ll be doing


We are looking for a Senior Engineering Manager to lead the platform engineering team for the Coles eCommerce business. Candidates will lead a team of engineers to build foundational frameworks, services, and tools for use by all engineers.


You’ll have


  • Market knowledge and experience of delivery and management of technology solutions.
  • You will promote agile methodologies and continuous improvements while coaching and supporting the squads
  • You will plan, create and execute delivery roadmaps that are structured based on actual business requirements, communicate and share these plans.
  • Strong financial and risk management skills
  • Strong stakeholder management skills




You’ll also have


  • Minimum 5 years’ experience leading multiple highly skilled technology teams and delivering large programs of work
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in product development teams
  • Deep experience building high performance teams, while coaching them to success using agile methodologies and continuous improvement initiatives
  • Experience working in complex system architectures, operations and support structures
  • Experience delivering outcomes as part of a cross-functional group, using onshore/offshore delivery model and with 3rd party vendors and integrators


Given the state/ territory of the position you are applying for, and to enable Coles to provide a safe environment for its team members, there may be a requirement for you to receive a COVID-19 vaccination before commencing work for Coles, unless you are medically exempt.

Given this, you will be required to disclose your COVID-19 vaccination status as part of your application for employment with Coles. You may be required to provide further evidence of vaccination status as part of your application.


Why Coles?
We’re committed to making this a great place to work, from day one. From flexible working arrangements to discounts across all our internal brands (including 5% off at Coles supermarkets!), there are plenty of reasons to love working here. Explore all this and more at our Coles Careers website.

Coles Group is an endorsed employer for all women. See our range of benefits and policies directly at WORK180: Coles Group – Work180 Endorsed Employer

For everyone who shares our passion
We encourage applications from people of all ages, nationalities, abilities and cultures – including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, the LGBTQI+ community and people living with disability. We’re happy to adjust our recruitment process to support accessibility needs – so reach out to us at www.careers.colesgroup.com.au > Careers for everyone > Disability employment.

We’d love to meet you
If you have the skills, experience and motivation to succeed in this role, please take the next step and submit your application.