Lead Engineer - Platform Services

 [[cust_CareersBrand]]  Hawthorn East 

Requisition ID: 43712 

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.


Lead Engineer – Platform Services

If you’re looking for a fresh start, you’ve come to the right place. We’re a large and iconic portfolio of trusted Australian brands – which means there are always exciting challenges and career opportunities waiting for you.

As the way we shop continues to evolve, our Digital team keeps us at the cutting edge. Driven by our innovative, inclusive and forward-thinking culture, we’re constantly looking at ways to reinvent the shopping experience for our customers and build the next generation of digital retailing.


What you’ll be doing

As a Technical Leader for Platform Engineering, you will be:

  • Responsible to ensure engineering standards in a squad team, accountable for the technical design. Managing technical risks and ensuring non-functional requirements are met.
  • Drives quality initiatives, coaches and mentors others
  • Drive team level initiatives to increase engagement and collaboration while collaborating with the team. Has versatile skills to challenge status quo
  • Deals with architects and stakeholders on technical road map, vision, requirements. collaborate with the Engineering Manager on pragmatic balance between tech/project work


Good things you’ll have:

  • Proven experience leading software development teams /squads at a complex enterprise level
  • Proven experience in software development
  • Strong development skills including: Java (springboot), Devops pipeline and process development
  • Experience with on-premises and cloud deployments
  • Basic knowledge of Infrastructure as Code tooling such as Terraform
  • Strong experience rolling out complex reusable pattern into cloud environments
  • Knowledge of distributed computing, web services, API, integration technologies, networking, protocols and design patterns; Adapt, modify and interpret procedures and tools
  • Develop projects, policy, programs and systems inputs into brand or functional strategy
  • Accountable for development of business strategy
  • Strong experience with engineering practices, including:  Packaging, provisioning, configuration as code, logging and monitoring, Source code management, Continuous integration, Automation: build, test, and deploy
  • Proven experience with Agile development and working with Agile Teams
  • Experience with containerisation technologies like Docker, Kubernetes and AKS


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.