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DevOps Practice Lead

Job Title: DevOps Practice Lead
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Reference: 322678512
Contact Name: Reece
Job Published: March 14, 2021 18:31

Job Description

High profile TOP ASX Listed Organisation are looking for DevOps Practice Lead to join their Cloud and Infrastructure team. You will play a pivitol role in shaping their DevOps practices and toolsets whilst uplifting their CI/CD pipeline and continuing to evolve and maintain our modern cloud capabilities.
This role is a permanent position based in our Sydney CBD Support Office with flexible working options. You will be experienced Lead or Principle DevOps engineer with a background in Cloud Infrastructure (on GCP and Azure), Web Applications, Infrastructure as Code, CI/CD, and project work. As an employee, you’ll have the opportunity to learn more skills and operate in a flexible environment.

What you will be accountable for:
  • Lead our DevOps practice including developing end to end best practice policies, governance, and toolsets.
  • Lead the development of automation and ‘self-healing’ across our cloud infrastructure and CI/CD pipelines
  • Lead continual service improvement across our CI/CD pipelines and ‘Developer Experience’
  • Continue developing our Infrastructure as Code practices
  • Develop our Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) capability
  • Design, architect, and deliver scalable, resilient, and secure solutions for our organisation in both customer and non-customer facing platforms.
  • Provide technical leadership to execute our cloud strategy to optimise infrastructure and modernise our applications to GCP, Azure and Edge environments
  • Provide technical leadership and solution design back to both the Cloud and Infrastructure Team as well as the broader Technology and Business teams
  • After-hours support of the production environment & critical systems
  • Management of security requirements from various stakeholders, audits, and reviews
  • Be part of large projects delivering key game changing initiatives in our industry.
  • Mentor and train the in-house team on GCP, Azure and the DevOps stack
  • Kubernetes – Managing clusters and running workloads with a focus on developer experience
  • Google Cloud Platform – Google Kubernetes Engine, VPC networking (Azure a plus)
  • Configuration management systems & Infrastructure as Code such as Terraform and SaltStack
  • Shell scripting or programming experience (Python, Golang, Node, etc.)
  • Docker builds and deployments
  • Networking fundamentals, exposure to Web Application Firewalls and VPC networking
  • Continuous Integration systems such as Buildkite
What will you bring to the role and set you apart from the rest?
  • You will display strong influencing behaviours with the ability to negotiate with business and technical groups, bringing them on the journey with you. You will have a passion for building out DevOps as a practise, and a willingness to roll up your sleeves and build out solutions.
  • Ability to write high quality code and perform code reviews (Python, Golang, Node etc.)
  • Deep understanding of API driven architecture and API technologies such as RESTful, GraphQL
  • Experience with event driven architecture and real time streaming e.g. Kafka and Pub/Sub
  • Demonstrated experience working with Google Cloud Platform including Kubernetes Engine, Storage, Networking and Serverless
  • A proven track record in delivering DevOps, SRE, and Developer Experience uplifts
  • Previous experience leading DevOps as a practise
If you are interested in hearing more about this role, apply now!