Title:  Technical Lead


Bentleigh East, Victoria, AU

About us

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Our purpose at Officeworks is to help make bigger things happen, for our customers, our team, and our community.

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">We’re a fast paced, growing, innovative and inspiring Australian brand employing over 8,000 team members, with a national footprint of more than 165 retail stores and a dedicated team supporting the Business to Business market. Our people are our biggest asset and we wouldn’t be where we are today without the collective skill, dedication and talent of our team members who embody the Officeworks spirit every day – whether that’s in store, support office or in a CFC.  We are passionate about supporting the communities in which we live and work, and want our team members to take ownership and accountability to help make bigger things happen every day.

About the role

Our Customer Experience Team is growing, with a series of exciting projects in the pipeline, we are actively recruiting for experienced Technical Leads to join the Officeworks family in a permanent capacity.  

With our website as our biggest revenue driving store, this is an amazing opportunity to work with an experienced, knowledgeable team on one of Australia’s leading retail web sites. This is amazing opportunity to display your leadership skills and work in a supportive, fast-paced environment with huge scope for professional development

This dynamic role will see you lead a team of up to 5 Developers, providing technical leadership, mentoring and guidance to ensure a high performing team. You will design, develop, extend and maintain microservices (in Node) and micro-front-ends (in React/Redux) provide a solution architecture for large features. You will ensure that your team delivers major features on time and within budget, whilst engaging with a diverse range of key business stakeholders. You will encourage your team to continually improve their Agile practices and have overall responsibility for the platform’s performance, security, reliability, and maintenance

About you

To succeed in this role, you will have:

  • 7+ years solid development experience
  • 3+ years of Node.js development experience
  • Excellent technical leadership experience across a broad range of technologies
  • The right attitude and the ability to stay calm under pressure
  • Ability to quickly understand complex technical situations and clearly communicate the available options to business stakeholder

Experience in the following would be valued:

  • AWS architecture knowledge, including Docker, ECS, S3, SQS, Redis, Lambda, etc.
  • DevOps experience (CI/CD, testing automation, Infra as code, etc.)
  • Microservice architecture experience
  • Scrum / Kanban (Agile) experience
Our culture

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">At Officeworks, we focus on creating an empowering and fun culture where people enjoy coming to work. We value our team's uniqueness and reward our team members by offering some great #officeworksperks including:

  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">An inclusive and supportive team environment
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">A key focus on wellbeing
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Potential flexible working arrangements to help you best manage your priorities
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Generous discounts at Officeworks, along with team member discounts at Kmart and Target
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Ongoing training and development with real opportunities to progress your career

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">At Officeworks, we operate best when our team is representative of the communities we serve and proudly commit to providing a safe and supportive work environment for all team members. We actively encourage applications from all candidates, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, the LGBTI community and people with disabilities.

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Residency note: Application eligibility requires Australian/NZ citizenship or an unrestricted Visa to live and work in Australia.