DevOps Engineer

  • Role located in Canberra
  • Anticipated start date 2/8/2022
  • 12 month contract with extension possible
  • An NV1 clearance is required for this role

Role Description

A software developer with knowledge of DevOps and/or Release Engineering is required to join established development teams. You will work closely with developers, testers, and systems administrators to achieve a steady flow of changes to various platform tools and capabilities in DevOps pipelines using automated deployment tooling with java, python or bash scripts. As you become familiar with the environment, you will be increasingly relied upon to:

    • Drive the continuous uptake of deployment automation opportunities as they present;
    • Drive the uptake of observability (monitoring and alerting) in the Agency’s platform tools and capabilities;
    • Identify, inform and seek to mitigate release engineering risks during work planning.

This role reports to the Release Train Engineer (RTE).

This agency has established collaboration and development platforms to support work to be undertaken remote from Canberra, as a result, candidates outside of Canberra will be considered.

An Organisational Suitability Assessment (OSA) is a mandatory requirement for contracted staff working in this agency beyond 12 months. You must also obtain and maintain the required security clearance to work in this agency.

Selection Criteria

    • Excellent analytical thinking, troubleshooting skills and teamwork.
    • Able to manage multiple, concurrent tasks with competing demands.
    • Experience improving the quality of a product or service (Eg.: developer productivity, release frequency, operational outcomes, etc).
    • Experience implementing and maintaining Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment functionality (Eg. in DevOps tooling, Concourse, Jenkins, Gitlab, etc).
    • Experience implementing and maintaining development, build, or deployment tooling and scripts.
    • Knowledge of the secure software development lifecycle and DevSecOps practices.
    • Experience improving situational awareness of user-facing issues (Eg. through monitoring and alerts).

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