Junior Cloud Administrator

Location: Inner West Sydney, New South Wales
Job Type: Contract
Posted: 21 days ago
Contact: Vanessa Knispel
Reference: 198123_1571808910

About the Company
A large and well known Australian business, providing an integrated customer experience to its services.

About the Role
As Junior Cloud Administrator you will be responsible for the support and maintaining configuration management for the Cloud Services environment. You will proactively support system and application capacity planning and analysis and provide ownership and accountability for incidents related to defined applications. You will deploy, manage, and operate scalable, highly available, and fault tolerant systems in Cloud Environments


  • Build and support environments in Service Provider Cloud Environment
  • Support and maintain configuration management for the Cloud Services
  • Provide daily system/application administration
  • Monitor and proactively support system/application capacity planning and analysis
  • Create and maintain comprehensive documentation for defined applications
  • Provide direction and guidance to other Application Support Analysts
  • Provide ownership and accountability for incidents related to defined applications
  • Deploying, managing, and operating scalable, highly available, and fault tolerant systems in Cloud Environments
  • Migrating existing on-premises application to Cloud Service Providers
  • Implementing and controlling the flow of data to and from Cloud Service Providers
  • Selecting the appropriate Cloud Service based on compute, data, or security requirements
  • Identifying appropriate use of Cloud Services operational best practices
  • Estimating Cloud Services usage costs and identifying operational cost control mechanisms
  • Working effectively with Service Providers
  • Working effectively with Project, Program and Portfolio teams


  • Previous experience as a Junior Cloud Administrator or similar Engineer role
  • Manage customer expectations and competing priorities
  • Understanding of complex business operating environment
  • Experience in management of application life cycle including development / enhancements and day-to-day operational support
  • Effective written and verbal communication and negotiation skills and ability to build a strong relationship
  • Demonstrated experience using Cloud Services and Azure services, administration, concepts and open source technologies
  • Strong background in Linux/Unix Administration preferably with Windows 2008 & above server administration
  • Experience with automation of environment build & refresh
  • Configuration management using either Puppet, Chef or an equivalent
  • Demonstrated experience using open source technologies and cloud services
  • Ability to install, configure using automation & support systems on Linux & Windows
  • Problem solver and ability to perform root cause analysis
  • A working understanding of code and script (PHP, Python, Perl and/or Ruby)
  • Cloud certifications
  • Experience with monitoring tools like Graphite, Carbon, Grafana, LogStash

Please APPLY NOW to Vanessa Knispel with your full resume in Word format for consideration as this role closes ASAP

To be eligible for this opportunity, you must be an Australian Permanent Resident or Citizen as my client does not sponsor visas.

For more information or a confidential discussion, please contact Vanessa Knispel quoting reference: 198123

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