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DevOps Engineer - Cloud - Government

VIC, Melbourne
Posted on 03.01.2018
  • Melbourne Location
  • Immediate start
  • Baseline security clearance - Must

Seeking for a DevOps Engineer - Cloud for Government firm fro 10 months contract with possibility of extension.


A large government sector is looking for Devops Engineer - AWS and other public cloud infrastructure for a 10 months contract.


Our client is a leading Australian organisation, extremely well branded with a very corporate environment. Great Melbourne CBD location, close to all transport and shops.

A dynamic and flexible environment will provide for the right candidate experience with an Enterprise Giant!

To be successful for this role, you would need to have following:


The DevOps Engineer is responsible for developing and enhancing the cloud infrastructure platform used by our teams to support the build, deployment and execution of projects and application environments.

The purpose is to build and maintain a shared set of products as a managed service to the Engineering and development teams. The ultimate goal of the role is to build and support services and capabilities to successfully scale our production systems and infrastructure in the cloud to support our customer applications and environments

Key Responsibilities :

  • Demonstrate a passion for automation and optimization of cloud infrastructure and common services to reduce the cost of deployments and change, while improving scalability and resilience to failure.
  • Drive by example the uplift of software quality and security standards across all teams.
  • Train and coach engineers in cloud platform technologies and processes to disseminate knowledge and skills across both engineering and site teams.
  • Understand and be sympathetic to the needs of software and system engineers through team rotations, pairing and sharing responsibilities including on-call support, software builds and deployments.
  • Foster a culture of trust and accountability.
  • Be an evangelist for change by clearly communicating the vision and the path from current to future state, measuring progress and outcomes along the way.
  • Experience in hybrid cloud infrastructure and linking client environments with AWS using DirectConnect and VPN
  • Create new services to help IT/Ops teams with problem solving and infrastructure solution design

Education and Experience:
  • AWS and other public cloud platforms
  • Automated deployment tools and languages
  • Configuration management technologies
  • CI/CD pipelines configuration and management
  • AWS Cloud Formation and/or Terraform
  • Configuration management tools - Puppet, Chef, Ansible and/or Salt.
  • Scripting Languages: Ruby, Python and/or Bash as appropriate
  • Web services and databases: Apache, Tomcat, Nginx, Postgres or MySQL, MS SQL
  • Continuous integration and delivery: Bamboo , Jenkins, Travis
  • Network design and architecture (VPC, IGW, subnets, peering, dynamic routing)
  • Windows administration and automation
  • Other virtualization and cloud platforms including VMWare, KVM or Azure

To be considered for the role click the 'Apply' button or for more information about this and other opportunities please contact Rutika Kawale on 03 86804220. Please quote our job reference number: 200175711.

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