Title:  Technical Lead


Bentleigh East, Victoria, AU

About us

At Officeworks we make bigger things happen. Our customers, our team, and our community are our heart and soul. And if our brilliant people have taught us anything, it is that we can do all kinds of incredible things, each and every day.

Fast paced. Innovative. Inspiring. With more than 8000 team members and a national footprint of more than 165 retail stores Australia wide – we’re focused on delivering a wide range, low price and great service. We’re about inspiring new ideas and thinking outside the box. We’re about kicking goals, having a laugh and pushing each other. We are about being rewarded and supported. We’re about teaching a customer something new and supporting the community. We’re about making a difference.

About the role

Our Customer Experience Team is growing. With a series of exciting projects in the pipeline, we are actively recruiting for an experienced Technical Lead to join the Officeworks family to join on a permanent basis. 

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. Our Tech leads are given autonomy when it comes to designing apps and systems. With support and encouragement from Architects, tech leads are empowered to define the future of their squad, systems and applications.

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

It’s all in a day’s work when you’re part of the Officeworks community – where you’re not defined by who you are, but what you can do. We celebrate our teams’ uniqueness by offering the below to the Officeworks family:

  • An inclusive, diverse, and supportive environment.
  • Flexible working arrangements to best support your individual needs.
  • A key focus on wellbeing and safety.
  • Generous discounts at Officeworks, Kmart, Target and Catch.
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities to progress your career.
  • Industry leading Growing Families policy and access to Circle In portal for Working Families.


At Officeworks, we operate best when our team represents the communities we serve. We proudly commit to providing a safe and supportive work environment for everyone. We actively encourage applications from all candidates, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, the LGBTQI+ community and people with disabilities.

Officeworks is a ‘Circle Back Initiative’ employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.