Product Lead - Cloud (419952)

Last updated one month ago
Job Type:Full Time

About Us

Woolworths IT is currently in an exciting period of transformation and growth. Among Australia’s earliest adopters of the Google platform and agile methodologies, we are now investing in future-focused IT solutions for our stores and customers - and we need the best and brightest in technology to help us pave the way.

Woolworths utilises the ITIL framework in terms of delivery and management of IT Services to the business, and the Infrastructure Engineer (Cloud Service) includes responsibility for Service Design, Service Strategy and Service Transition components of the service lifecycle.

About the Role

The Senior Cloud Engineer works with the teams, partners and vendors which deliver cloud services across the Woolworths environment. The role provides Technical leadership, Design and Architecture expertise and support for management of the IT infrastructure services.

This role will work closely with the Product Owners to continuously develop and improve Woolworths Cloud Service Portfolio offerings, in addition to close engagement with Business specific Digital DevOps teams who develop and release digital products to our external customers

You will drive and enhance our existing Product Portfolio and “Infrastructure as code” practices, as we continually mature and evolve our service offerings and ways of working, focussing on delivering standardised, automated services.

You will work with a team of highly experienced engineers and Cloud Product owners to refine the Cloud Platforms, Automation and Consumption product roadmap, and be the Cloud Engineering lead on initiatives to enhance the services offered to our internal customers.

You will develop Business case documentation including financial business cases to support the establishment of additional service capability, including financial justification of IT projects to increase service maturity and capability and have Involvement in the Capital Budget planning process, as related to Cloud service enhancements.

The role is nominally based at Norwest, however will require some flexibility with significant scope to work remotely as well as requirements to attend our Surry Hills office where our Woolies X and Endeavour Group Customers are located

About You

We are so much more than great supermarkets - we are a team of great people, connected through our shared values.

To be successful in this role, you will need to have proven experience in Cloud Architecture and technology with strong Automation capabilities across multiple Cloud platforms. You will need to be able to work effectively in a large corporate environment but at velocity along with:

  • Ability to capture and understand business requirements as they evolve throughout an Agile project

  • An SME with solid proven experience (8 - 10 years +) and background in the Infrastructure and/Or Development space.

  • Expert in Cloud computing fundamentals and technology; Recognised SME in terms of Cloud Architecture patterns, Technology and Implementation, Automation and CI/CD,

  • Strong understanding of Public Cloud Architecture and reusable standardised patterns with several years of hands on technical experience

  • Microsoft Azure Cloud SME, with recent and deep experience designing and implementing Azure based systems in an enterprise context

  • Scripting and Automation SME with recent experience in Azure Devops, Hashicorp products including Terraform and Vault, Github, Ansible and/or other industry leading automation and CI/CD toolsets

  • Understanding and deep practical experience of core Azure networking and PaaS Services (Eg Express Route, SQL DB, ASE, Azure webapps, etc)

  • Deep core Infrastructure technical background experience including Sysadmin (Windows/and Or Linux), DNS, Network and Firewall, Active Directory

  • Google Cloud Platform (GCP) experience highly desirable, including architecture/design and implementation

  • Ability to excel, delivering using Scrum and Agile practices, work closely with DevOps teams, and rapidly evolving Digital Environments

  • Good knowledge of finance for the purpose of cost-benefit analysis and business case development

  • Significant experience in a similar role within an enterprise organisation

  • A willingness and passion for technology, including drive to continuously learn new skills

Above all, we are seeking innovators and thought leaders who will help us bring a little good to everyone, every day.

Grow with the Group

As an inclusive, team-first company, our people are at the core of everything we do.

We care deeply about creating a workplace where our team members feel valued, respected and empowered. We are committed to providing equal opportunity regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation or life stage and we are proud to be recognised as a Gold Tier Employer in the Australian Workplace Equality Index for LGBTQ+ inclusion.

As our Group continues to evolve, innovate and support our communities, we encourage our team members to do the same with their own careers, by providing ongoing opportunities to grow and make a real difference.

We value flexibility, and encourage our team members to work in ways that meet their work/life commitments and support their wellbeing.

We work hard to create a safe and inclusive environment for all, and most importantly, we're all about creating better experiences – for our customers and for each other.

We’d love to hear from You

If you meet a number of the requirements, but not all, we encourage you to submit your application. You can follow us on LinkedIn or see more opportunities via

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