Woolworths Group Asia (HK)

Woolworths Group Asia (HK) - Senior Software Engineer - Countdown

Mid Level
Hong Kong
Senior Software Engineer - Countdown
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About Us

Woolworths Group is a food and everyday needs retailer united by the shared purpose of creating better experiences together for a better tomorrow. With more than 1,400 stores across its Woolworths Supermarkets, Countdown Supermarkets (New Zealand) and BIG W brands, and fast-growing eCommerce businesses, Woolworths Group is Australia and New Zealand’s largest retailer.

Who we're looking for

The purpose of this role is to be responsible for the quality design, build and release of software solutions for a domain or suite of applications/systems. As the intermediate software engineer, you will be expected to understand and have in-depth experience across various technology stacks.

The role has a pivotal part to play in creating and testing features from the product backlog, reducing technical debt and supporting production. It is important to have an understanding of the importance of best practice standards and processes in software engineering.

What you will be doing
  • Develop high quality, scalable and secure solutions
  • Ensure the right thing is done concerning code design, code reviews and implementation of solutions
  • Ability to support CI/CD concepts and tooling, including automation
  • Support solutions within production environments
  • Always looking for continuous improvement opportunities to enhance deliverables
  • Provide servant leadership to support, guide and mentor junior team members
  • Participate in the Development Chapter, contributing to defining best practices and standards
  • Support the connecting and sharing between Chapters

Key Performance Indicators

  • Demonstrable software development experience
  • Strong experience in modern engineering practices and disciplines
  • Details oriented
  • Able to understand various engineering concepts and technology
  • Enthusiastic and positive mentor
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstration of continuous improvement practices within Software engineering
  • Able to support in removing impediments from development
  • All processes and practices are understood
Who you are


  • Strong .NET skills including C#, ASP.NET, . NET Core, WebAPI and Entity framework
  • Familiar with Always-on microservice architecture
  • Can create, maintain and document APIs
  • Experience with Front-end frameworks and development, including Angular or other
  • Strong MS SQL Server, including performance optimisation
  • Experience with CI/CD, infrastructure as code, DevOps, automation
  • Strong understanding of web security
  • Azure Experience is preferred, along with Kubernetes
  • Familiar with Jira (or similar), agile and lean delivery principles
  • Good understanding of web technologies, trends, online marketing and fulfilment
  • Ability to lead, motivate and develop other engineers


  • Demonstrated (5+ years) high performance in software engineering
  • Proven experience in building, testing, releasing and supporting software
  • Operated within agile principles
  • Tertiary qualification and/or substantial experience in area of expertise
What distinguishes us
  • We love our customers , We understand what our customers want, spend time directly with them and know the customer
  • benefit of every action we take
  • We are deeply competitive’, We treat every day as a new opportunity to win together, Every cent counts
  • We take personal responsibility for costs, for sales, our stores, our reputation and our colleagues
  • We move first, we move fast, we are bold, We seize the initiative and take the lead for the longer term benefit of Countdown
  • We always do the right thing, For each other, for our suppliers, our communities and our customers
  • We never stop learning , We take personal responsibility to improve and develop ourselves and each other

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