Engineer - Software

Date: 10 Feb 2024

Location: Mulgrave, VIC, AU

Company: kmartaustr

Brighter Futures Start Here

At Kmart it’s not just what you do, it’s who you are that makes every day living brighter.

You’ll be joining a diverse team who come together to collaborate globally around tech. With six purchases made every second, you’ll feel the impacts of the work you’ll do for our millions of customers every day. We’re focusing on being a customer-led, digitally enabled retailer. Our teams are working with really cool tech from AI/machine learning, IoT, cloud first solutions, to 3D virtual reality product checks and human sized robots named Tory. Join our team, choose your own path and work on projects that excite you.


Join the team:

Join Kmart's Inventory Technology Team and lead the charge in the most significant business transformation of the last decade. Dive into cutting-edge projects, shape the future of retail tech, and collaborate with a dynamic team of innovators. At Kmart, we're not just building systems; we're empowering developers to push boundaries, explore the latest tech trends, and make a lasting impact on the retail landscape.


What you’ll be doing:

  • Design, build, and take ownership of cutting-edge enterprise-scale Inventory Management solutions across multiple functional domains.
  • Contribute to the full software development lifecycle, spanning from cloud infrastructure and microservice APIs to sleek web front-ends.
  • Lead the transformation of batch-based legacy applications into contemporary, real-time, service-based architectures.
  • Utilize your expertise in cloud infrastructure, with a preference for AWS, to deploy and monitor your code seamlessly.
  • Harness the power of industry-leading SaaS products to enhance your development, deployment, and monitoring processes.
  • Work within a supportive team of engineers dedicated to mutual growth. Contribute to the team's success while continually expanding your own capabilities.

To be successful in this role you’ll have:

  • Demonstrated experience in application programming, RESTful APIs, databases, and system design.
  • 3-4 Years experience in C# .NET, including mastery of tools, frameworks, and software patterns.
  • Adaptability to switch between software languages as needed.
  • Cloud infrastructure expertise, preferably in AWS.
  • Experience in building web-based front-ends, with a preference for React JS.
  • Knowledge of continuous integration, infrastructure as code, and automated testing practices.
  • We're not just looking for functionality. We value elegance and sustainability in your code.


Perks and benefits we’ll offer you:

  • Flexible hybrid working options through our Flex Where, Flex When, Flex Well policy, spending 60% of your week in our National Office.
  • We’ll provide multiple ways for you to learn from online micro-credentialing in Udemy, support to gain certifications to tech community events and more.
  • Great career opportunities across the broader Wesfarmers Group.
  • We offer inclusive leave and ongoing support for team members of all backgrounds and family circumstances.
  • Free onsite parking when you’re required to come into the office.
  • We want you to feel rewarded for your commitment and hard work that's why everyone gets the opportunity to participate in a bonus program.
  • A team member discount card that gives you a discount at Kmart, Target, Bunnings, and Officeworks.
  • A free OnePass membership offering free delivery across Kmart, Target & Catch on eligible products.
  • Access to the Kmart for You benefits program which entitles you to exclusive discounts and benefits in the areas of entertainment, travel, lifestyle, and health – with over 60 suppliers!
  • Reflection room, space for prayer, meditation, or time for yourself.
  • Wesfarmers is Kmart’s parent company and each year eligible employees can elect to purchase shares through a salary sacrifice arrangement.


A place you can belong

At Kmart, we celebrate the rich diversity of the communities in which we operate and are committed to creating inclusive and safe environments where all our team members can contribute and succeed. We believe that all team members should feel valued, respected, and safe irrespective of your gender, ethnicity, indigeneity, religious beliefs, education, age, disability, family responsibilities, sexual orientation and gender identity and we encourage applications from all candidates.

We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to be their best, when applying for a role or working at Kmart. We encourage you to tell us about any workplace adjustments that you would like, by emailing

Excited about this role, but not sure if you meet 100% of the criteria? We would still love to hear from you and encourage you to apply.

We are a 2023 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.


Our team will review and respond to all new applications when we get back on the 10th January 2024. Wishing you a very Happy Holidays.