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Senior Design Engineer

Coles Group

Location: Hawthorn East

Job Type: Full time


Coles Group

We’ve been trusted to serve Aussie communities since 1914 and grown to become a top 30-listed on the ASX with 120,000 team members and a portfolio of iconic brands. At Coles Group, you’ll not only get to make a difference to millions of Aussie lives—you’ll also get to see your impact.

Senior Design Engineer / Infrastructure Architect - Hawthorn East

A new role = A new way to win together

You belong at Coles Group where we look ahead, have a plan, and are up for the challenge. We learn and grow by taking career-defining opportunities and this one may just be your next.

About the team

Technology is the backbone of our business. Every day, our team solves complex and meaningful problems. Those solutions help thousands of our fellow team members succeed and make millions of customers’ lives easier every day.

About the role

In this role you will provide IT Infrastructure strategy and design development alignment to Cole’s business direction. Design and development of cost-effective, fit-for-purpose solutions and supporting business cases for all IT infrastructure investment proposals.

On a day-to-day basis some key responsibilities are:

  • Develop high level and detailed design include security and cloud
  • Developing and evaluating technical specifications for tender documents include financial cost model.
  • Conduct feasibility studies on strategy development of network infrastructure technologies.
  • Maintain an understanding of the business strategy and drivers, including industry trends
  • Effective management, leadership and development of directly managed and “virtual” team members
  • Build skills and capabilities within the team to support career development needs

About you & your skills

You are someone who has in depth understanding of retail technology trends and roadmaps. A few skills and experience we are really after are listed below:

  • At least 10 years senior or managerial IT experience
  • Experience in IT Strategy and detailed design development
  • Extensive experience in developing technical infrastructure solutions in large scale, complex and distributed environments
  • Extensive experience in delivering large programs of work
  • Proven capabilities in vendor, partner and stakeholder relationship management including the negotiation and management of outsource agreements and delivery to agreed service levels
  • Working with Head of and GM’s
  • Translation and alignment of business strategies into IT solutions
  • In depth expertise in managing teams in a dynamic project environment
  • Strong understanding of legal, security, audit and financial management processes

Take your next step into something bigger, apply now

With us it’s not about the discounts (although you do get those), it’s about joining a team where your wellbeing and professional development is invested in and celebrating your contributions is the norm. And because everyone leads unique lives, we offer flexible work including work from home, additional leave and parental leave entitlements.

We’re continuing to build a gender equitable team, and a culture that’s just as diverse, inclusive and welcoming as the communities we serve. We encourage applications from people of all ages, cultures (including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples), abilities, sexual orientation and gender identities.

We’re happy to adjust our recruitment process to support candidates with disability. Find out more in the ‘Our Recruitment Process’ section of our careers site.

Safer together

We’re committed to providing a safe environment for our team members and our customers. As part of that commitment, you will need to be vaccinated against COVID-19 before joining the team at Coles, unless you’re medically exempt. You’ll also need to disclose your COVID-19 vaccination status as part of your application (and possibly provide further evidence of your vaccination status). Thanks for applying, and for your understanding.

Job ID: 68790

Employment Type: Full time