Cloud Engineer

Job Title: Cloud Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 245289
Contact Name: Cinar Irfan
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 14, 2022 16:54

Job Description

Seeking an experienced Cloud Engineer to support the departments cloud-based capabilities. The role will involve designing, implementing and managing purpose-built cloud infrastructure that is scalable, reliable, cost-effective and secure.


  • Work with data scientists and software engineers to create, maintain and scale scientific workflows, data processing pipelines and products
  • Collaborate with other cloud engineers to help build and run cloud-native solutions
  • Explore new ways of processing data that save time and deliver improved outcomes
  • Provide technical advice to software engineers, data scientists and executive stakeholders via Slack, GitHub, email, and formal documentation
  • Join program-wide coordination ceremonies such as daily stand ups, three-week sprints, and program increment planning
  • Engage with the open-source community

Required Skills & Experience

  • Experience with major cloud computing providers (ideally AWS) and with infrastructure as code (ideally Terraform).
  • Experience developing and managing containerised production workloads with Docker & Kubernetes.
  • Experience in delivering and maintaining operational software.
  • Experience with Linux system administration and relevant scripting languages.
  • Experience with source control management and related processes.
  • Experience with Python and/or similar programming languages.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and operate effectively in a small team environment.
  • Experience undertaking work under significant and diverse demands on your time.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated understanding and experience with modern software development practices such as Dev-Ops and Agile.
  • Understanding of software architecture patterns and team development tools and practices.

Desirable criteria

  • Knowledge of Geographic Information Systems and OGC web services.
  • Familiarity with workflow systems such as Apache Airflow.
  • Experience working with Postgresql and PostGIS.
  • Development experience in Python.
  • Experience using distributed computing tools / frameworks like Dask.
  • Ability to work effectively across a range of different computing platforms including cloud based (e.g. AWS) and other high-performance computing infrastructure..

For more information or a confidential discussion, please contact Cinar Irfan on 02 6268 9702 quoting reference 245289

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