Senior Cloud Engineer

 Coles Supermarkets  Hawthorn East 

Requisition ID: 26410 

Employment Type: Fixed Term 

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.


Senior Cloud Engineer


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.


Reporting to the Engineering Manager, the Senior Cloud Engineer is responsible for the development, testing and production of automated infrastructure as code using Microsoft Azure (IaaS / PaaS / SaaS) to support Digital Teams within Coles Group.


You will review and inform stakeholders of infrastructure and security solutions put forward by the wider architecture groups, provide technical expertise and advice, as well as play a key role in the mentoring and knowledge sharing to the Cloud team and stakeholders within the organisation.


What you will be doing:

  • Development of integration IaaS/PaaS/SaaS solutions within Azure Cloud
  • Development of re-usable components, patterns and frameworks to speed development for application teams in a manner that allows easy alignment with architecture
  • Development and guidance with application teams to help create solutions that align with architecture
  • Code review, testing, deployment, and support of solutions to support application teams
  • Work collaboratively establishing good working relationships engaging and consulting to the Digital delivery team; and provide Digital Cloud advice and representation in wider IT community
  • Provide input, influence and communicate innovative cloud solutions that aim to reduce operation cost in long term


Good things you will have:

- Proven experience in software development especially in cloud native applications:

    • Strong development skills including:
      • languages (Python, Java, .NET, Javascript)
      • Devops pipeline and process development
      • scripting skills (Perl, Python, Bash, Powershell)
    • Experience with on-premises and cloud deployments
    • Expert knowledge of Infrastructure as Code tooling such as Terraform and Ansible

- Strong experience rolling out complex reusable pattern into cloud environments.

- Knowledge of distributed computing, web services, API, integration technologies, networking, protocols and design patterns


- 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.