Senior Software Engineer - API

Coles Supermarkets  Melbourne or Brisbane or Sydney 


Requisition ID: 17195 

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 highly skilled API Senior Software Engineer to join the team. Reporting into the Senior Engineering Manager, you will be part of a team building and delivering world-class software across our websites and Apps. This is a great opportunity to play a key role in creating exceptional digital experiences for our customers and join an iconic Australian Brand. Please note we are open to considering candidates Australia wide.


What you’ll be doing


Using modern software development practices, you will be responsible for building and developing API/microservices across our group wide websites and apps. You will be responsible for continuous delivery management ensuring efficient software delivery. In addition, you will also 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 an experienced software engineer with strong experience building API’s and microservices for consumer facing (B2C) websites or apps.


You’ll also need:


  • Extensive experience in developing enterprise application in Java and Spring framework
  • Extensive experience with microservice and serverless architectures
  • Good exposure to Agile Scrum working environments
  • Experience working in large scale projects and heavy-traffic platforms
  • Ability to drive and enforce software engineering practices
  • Excellent analytical and problem resolution skills
  • Proven ability to influence cross-functional teams without formal authority



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.