Tech Lead

Date: 03-Aug-2022

Location: Mulgrave, VIC, AU

Company: kmartaustr

Brighter Futures Start here


As Australia’s biggest and most loved retailer, we’ve been brightening up everyday life for families for over 50 years. At our stores, distribution centres, and offices in Australia and New Zealand. All around the globe. Our diverse and inclusive 47,000 strong team come together for a common cause. Giving families easy access to our on-trend products and incredibly low prices – it’s the heart of everything we do.

As a leader in the retail market, we’re optimistic about our future and yours. We’re relentless in our pursuit for results, but changing at a rapid rate, giving you challenging work that you’ll be proud of. We celebrate your uniqueness and individuality. Because at Kmart it’s not just what you do, it’s who you are that makes every day living brighter.


Join the team


As the Tech Lead you will be joining our Marketing and Loyalty Tribe within the Customer Technology team. This tribe delivers high complex, cross-channel customer experiences across 1:1 executions, on-site, mobile, in paid media, and more. Our Marketing and Loyalty Tribe are establishing a best-in-breed marketing and loyalty platform.You will be given autonomy and the opportunity to own the technical direction and vision of your squad. Furthermore, you will be collaborating with a variety of different functions across Kmart as we look to enable key value streams across Kmart’s marketing and loyalty space.


What you’ll be doing


As a Tech Lead working at Kmart, you will:

  • Provide engineering leadership to cross functional development and/or data teams that promote rapid innovation
  • Deliver highly complex, cross-channel customer experiences across 1:1 channels, on-site, mobile, paid media and more
  • Contribute to the establishment and enhancement of a best-in-breed marketing and loyalty platform
  • Ability to lead change, represent end users’ interests and motivate others effectively


To be successful in this role you’ll have:


  • Tertiary qualification in Computer Science, Engineering, IT, or equivalent experience
  • Cloud certification (AWS, GCP, Azure) at a professional level
  • Demonstrated experience providing line management and technical leadership for a team of 8 – 10 people regarding the delivery of applications & cloud-based services using Agile & DevOps delivery methodologies
  • An understanding of the entire web development process (design, development, and deployment – with an emphasis on experimentation and learning)
  • You have experience with web and email markup, including HTML5, CSS3 and an understanding of server-side CSS pre-processing platforms, such as LESS and SASS
  • Proficient with the client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks, including jQuery
  • An understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX, code versioning tools, such as Git / SVN / TFS
  • You have an understanding of SEO principles and ensuring that digital client facing applications adhere to them
  • Coding and programming experience with a strong focus on data
  • You have working knowledge of the following: Tag Management platforms – e.g., Google Tag Manager, Adobe Launch, TealiumiQ; CRO platforms – e.g., Optimizely, Dynamic Yield, Adobe Target; Customer Data Platforms – e.g., Segment, Boxever, Tealium AudienceStream



Benefits we’ll offer you:


  • A dynamic learning and support program
  • Competitive remuneration
  • Flexible working through our Flex Where, Flex When, Flex Well policy
  • A discount card for Kmart, Target, Officeworks and Bunnings, plus other benefits
  • An inclusive, fun recognition program
  • A bonus program (where eligible)
  • Development opportunities across Kmart Group (comprised of Kmart, Target and Catch) as well as the broader Wesfarmers Group.
  • Wesfarmers Share Plan access (where eligible)

We’re here to make everyday living brighter


From humble beginnings in Burwood East, Victoria, in 1969, we’re now an essential part of 300 communities, and proud of it! From bedding to apparel to kitchenware and beyond. We’re designing and creating the products people reach for every day. In-store, online, or Click & Collect – getting the products we love into the hands of happy customers is what we aim to do best. From the remote outback to coastal towns and big cities, and everywhere in-between. We’re progressive in our pursuit to create seamless customer journeys for satisfied shoppers.

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 do well when applying or working at Kmart, therefore we encourage you to share any feedback by emailing if you would like any adjustments.

If you would like to explore a career with Kmart and this sounds like the perfect role for you – apply now!

Phone screening and interviews will occur prior to the closing date of this advertisement. Candidates interested in this position should apply directly to this advertisement as we are not accepting applications from recruitment agencies. As part of our recruitment process, we will be conducting Pre-Employment Checks with our successful candidates – this will include a police check.  Talent Acquisition will provide further updates to candidates as they progress through our recruitment process.

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