Platforms Engineer at THE ICONIC

Engineering, Sydney sydney engineering
Posted 29 days ago

THE ICONIC is Australia and New Zealand’s leading online fashion, sport, kids and lifestyle retailer. Our purpose is Liberation, and we create seamless and inspiring experiences for our customers, our people and our partners so that they can express the best version of themselves. We DREAM BIG through collaboration and innovation, and we bring incredible ideas to life. 

About the role and team:

Our Tech Team is driven by innovation. Within our agile cross-functional teams, every person has a voice and skills which contribute to the development of amazing products that our customers use every day.  They are focused on being fast and creative to bring the best technology to our customers, moving fast to push through MVPs and learn from data insights. 

Our Platforms squad is strong, and are now looking for a Platforms Engineer to help build and enhance our Kubernetes backed PaaS to boost our speed to market for our tech & product teams.  In this role you will solve fun problems every day, working closely with a team of skilled platform engineers. You will also interact with the broader Tech team including full stack engineers, IOS, Android, Data Scientists, Security and UXD to deliver amazing features and products. You will have the freedom to work with cutting edge tech, apply what’s next thinking to help define our future, and work with a bunch of incredibly talented people!

What does success look like:

  • Effective delivery of platform architecture and engineering
  • Team collaboration with a focus on quality and improvement, giving and receiving feedback and constructive criticism 
  • Help boost squad capabilities with strong network and cloud infrastructure skills
  • Improve overall tech team performance through the delivery of a seamless application lifecycle management platform
  • Cultivated awareness and adoption of best practices in infrastructure management and software delivery techniques across the whole tech team

About you! Skills, capabilities and experience will include:

  • 3+ years web services at scale, coding in Python or Node.js and deploying solutions on AWS
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills to be able to clearly articulate complex architectural and technical problems
  • Familiarity with agile and lean software development
  • Security-first mindset
  • Docker in production powered by Kubernetes
  • AWS cloud (EKS, VPC, EC2, RDS, IAM)
  • Extra points if you have network fundamentals to CCNA level, are a certified Kubernetes Administrator and/orr have experience leading software projects in a SOA environment


Our culture of learning is an environment that supports and encourages the collective discovery, sharing and application of knowledge. This helps us to continually improve, achieve goals and attain new possibilities every day. From our ways of working and collaboration to our growth mindset and sustainable approach, we each add unique value and have an incredible amount of fun doing it! 

This role is performed on a hybrid working arrangement, which means you will split your time working in the office or in a location of your choice. When in the office you'll usually be based in the Sydney CBD with great transport, shopping and food districts, and all within close distance to Hyde Park for those who enjoy lunchtime exercise or just some fresh air! We also offer generous employee discounts, birthday leave and loads of learning opportunities and support.