Azure Cloud Engineer (Exclusive role!)

Location: Belconnen
Job Type: Contract
Posted: 16 days ago
Contact: Carissa Burgos
Reference: 262535

Our Federal Government Client is seeking an Azure Cloud Engineer to assist in delivering a whole of government federated information sharing environment to provide access to real time criminal intelligence and information across state, territory, and federal jurisdictions.

This is a long-term contract until June 2025 with potential extension options, located at the Client's Canberra location. The position requires active Neg Vet 1 (NV1) Clearance.

Our ideal candidate will be responsible for providing the following deliverables including but not limited to:

  • Implementing technical solutions in cloud to facilitate migration of applications;
  • Designing infrastructure solutions to host applications currently on-premise;
  • Developing automated solutions to deploy infrastructure and applications to cloud;
  • Working within DevOps practices of the wider program team;
  • Inputting features and design of cloud foundations;
  • Developing new standard features and automation for standard customer cloud environments;
  • Contributing to Product Management practices to develop new features;
  • Contributing to agile/scrum ceremonies to develop, plan, and prioritise new feature delivery;
  • Maintaining and developing Infrastructure as Code for a range of different systems;
  • Supporting Java applications running in a Linux environment;
  • Undertaking performance tuning;
  • Working in a diverse team across a wide range of different technologies and systems;
  • Automating processes and building self-service capabilities;
  • Delivering and building services and technologies including but not limited to Microsoft Azure;
  • Leading and coordinating cloud development activities between relevant stakeholders and technical resources - both internal and external;
  • Periodically collaborating to develop and implement operational improvements;
  • Leveraging experience with cloud native tools to review metrics and monitor the health/utilisation of agency's cloud services.
  • Transferring skills and knowledge to departmental staff and ensuring appropriate documentation is stored in accordance with the Department's recordkeeping policy and practices.

To be successful in this role you should have:

  • Demonstrated experience with Infrastructure as Code (Ansible, ARM, Scripting, Powershell) for end-to-end automation and deployment.
  • Experience with managing and supporting Azure Infrastructure, DevOps, and Platform including PaaS services.
  • Experience with Linux based environments infrastructure support and maintenance.
  • Demonstrated skills and contemporary practice in Hadoop/HDInsight, Elasticsearch, PostgresSQL, Neo4j, WSO2, and Nifi.
  • Experience with managing and maintaining Windows and SQL Servers.
  • Experience with Modern Cloud networking - Azure networking including Firewalls, Application Gateway, VNET, and Routing.

It is desirable if you have:

  • Knowledge of troubleshooting and supporting Java applications in a Linux environment or experience in developing Java applications.
  • Ability to apply the ISM to managing a PROTECTED cloud environment.
  • A strong understanding of the purpose of Information systems, coupled with strong written and verbal communication.
  • Tertiary qualifications in an appropriate discipline - Computer Science or Systems Engineering and/or demonstrated experience in a similar role will be highly regarded.

Due to security clearance requirements for this role, only candidates who have an active NV1 Clearance will be contacted.

Apply now for immediate consideration - contact Carissa Burgos on 0262689778 quoting Job Reference: # 262535

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.