Senior Software Engineer - Commerce

Coles Supermarkets  Melbourne or Brisbane or Sydney 


Requisition ID: 8987 

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 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

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.


The Digital Engineering team within our Customer Experience and Technology (CXT) team is growing and we are seeking a number of highly skilled Senior Software Engineers to join the team. Reporting into the Senior Engineering Manager Commerce, you will be part of a team building and delivering world-class software across our Coles Online platform and contribute to creating exceptional digital experiences for our customers. Please note we are open to considering candidates in Melbourne, Sydney or Brisbane. 


What you’ll be doing

As a Senior Software Engineer, you will be part of a team managing the back-end development of our core shopping website. You will work closely with cross functional stakeholders to develop back-end product requirements. You’ll also facilitate peer reviews and testing standards as well as ensure individual and team compliance with company values, policies and procedures and all applicable external laws and regulations. In addition, you will contribute to creating a team culture that elicits a continuous learning culture; high-performing team and a fun working environment.


Good things you’ll need

We’re after seasoned Java developers with strong experience on the tools and experience working in large scale projects and heavy traffic platforms.


You'll also need: 

  • Experience with ecommerce, microservice and serverless architectures
  • Experience with one or more major ecommerce platforms – e.g. HCL Commerce, Salesforce, Magento, commercetools, etc.
  • Good exposure to Agile Scrum working environments
  • Ability to drive and enforce software engineering practices
  • Excellent analytical and problem resolution skills



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.


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.