AWS Engineer

Location: Canberra
Job Type: Contract
Posted: about 2 months ago
Contact: Param Kaur
Reference: 260735

Our Federal Government Client is seeking an AWS Engineer.

This is a long-term contract role, starting ASAP to 30 June 2024, with a potential extension term of 12 months, located at our client's National Office in Canberra.

As the selected candidate, you will:

* Manage the current AWS Account, including provisioning of resources and service, optimizing costs, and ensuring security and compliance.

* Implement platform security controls to protect AWS resources and data from unauthorized access and cyber threats.

* Conduct assessments of vendor-managed AWS infrastructure/accounts to validate security posture and compliance with organizational standards.

* Implement and enforce platform best practices to ensure the reliability, scalability, and performance of the AWS environment.

* Collaborate with other teams to investigate and resolve complex issues with the operation of infrastructure.

To be successful in this role you should have:

Essential Criteria:

* Demonstrated knowledge and experience in various AWS services such as EC2, S3, RDS, Lambda, CloudFormation, Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), etc.

* Demonstrated proficiency in implementing and managing security controls within AWS, including Identity and Access management (IAM) policies, security groups, encryption, and key management.

* Understanding of compliance standards and experience implementing governance frameworks within AWS.

* Strong understanding of AWS networking concepts, including VPC, Route 53, Direct Connect, and VPN.

* Experience with AWS monitoring and logging tools like CloudWatch, CloudTrail, and AWS Config for ensuring platform health and compliance.

* Ability to troubleshoot and optimize AWS resources for performance, cost, and security.

* Ability to work with geographically dispersed teams and collaborate with technical and non-technical staff at all levels.

Desirable Criteria:

* Proficiency in Infrastructure as Code (IaC) tools such as Terraform, CloudFormation, or AWS Cloud Development Kit (CDK) for automating infrastructure deployments and management.

* Relevant qualifications in AWS.

* Demonstrated knowledge of IT frameworks, such as ITIL and TOGAF.

* Demonstrated knowledge of the Commonwealth frameworks, including ICT frameworks.

Due to security clearance requirements for this role, candidates must be Australian citizens with the ability to obtain Negative Vetting Level 1 security clearance.

The applications for the role is due on Friday, 01 March 2024.

Apply now for immediate consideration - contact Param Kaur on 0262689781 quoting Job Reference: # 260735

Please note: Only candidates that meet the above criteria will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in the position."

Diversity and inclusion are strongly supported at Peoplebank. People of all nationalities, gender identities, and cultural backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, are encouraged to apply.