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

This dynamic role will see you lead a squad of up to 6 developers, with the freedom and flexibility to set the technical direction for your squad and help them innovate, deliver engaging experience and continually improve customer experience. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Providing technical leadership, mentoring and guidance to ensure a high performing team (including code reviews, development best practices, coding standards, etc.)
  • Responsible for web development (80% of the time) and implementing new features (20%).
  • Providing solution architecture for large features, and ensuring the team delivers major features on time and on budget.
  • Responsible for the platforms performance, security, reliability and maintenance.
  • Align the current application platform to the IT architectural direction.

About you

You thrive in fast-paced, customer-centric, agile environments and pride yourself on your ability to engage with both technical and business stakeholders. You can quickly understand complex technical situations and clearly communicate the available options to a broad audience.

  • 7+ years solid development experience (HTML5, CSS) and previous experience in technical leadership roles
  • 2+ years Node.js (JavaScript) development experience
  • 1+ years React / Redux experience
  • Strong technical leadership across a broad range of technologies and enjoy mentoring and coaching others
  • AWS architecture knowledge, including Docker, ECS, S3, SQS, etc will be highly regarded.

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, Bunnings, 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.