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Title:  Senior Cloud Engineer

Job Number:  7027

Melbourne, VIC, AU, 3000

About John Holland

We’re all about transforming lives by finding solutions to complex challenges across a wide range of industries including infrastructure, property, rail, building and water projects in Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia.  

From the epic, to the intimate, everything we do improves life for someone, somewhere. It gives our business momentum and means we approach things a little differently.

While our competitors talk about what they do, we focus on why we do it. We transform communities to make them easier to move around, more connected and better to live in.

Are you up for the challenge?

About the Role

In this key role you will plan, design and implement changes to our AWS infrastructure to improve functionality, automation, reliability, resiliency, performance, security, and efficiency to support core applications and services. This is an exciting transformational stage for the business which will see you working closely with other members of our Cloud team and Platform team.


As a senior member of the team you will provide thought leadership and mentoring and pave the way into news ways of working. You will be a solutions-focussed problem solver at heart with a customer centric approach to how you deliver to the business

Responsibilities of the role include;

  • Design, build and deploy AWS compute, database, network and related services via orchestration services
  • Deploy and manage Oracle and SQL databases within AWS
  • Assist in the development of best practice, supporting knowledge transfer, engaging in events and serving as the overall technology evangelist
  • Ensuring documentation for all configurations, standards & procedures and automate where possible
  • Providing on call support (level 3), via a managed rotation plan outside of business hours
  • Using a DevOps focussed collaboration style to be part of a knowledge transfer process within business groups, ensuring successful adoption and usage of solutions
  • Ensuring all services adhere to Security, Governance & Risk policies and procedures
  • Build and maintain relationships with Product Management and Product Engineering teams to develop a deeper understanding of solutions

To be successful in this key role, you must have;

  • 3+ years experience developing and deploying an AWS environment at scale
  • Solid hands on infrastructure-as-code (IaC) development and deployment experience with CLouFormation and/or Azure ARM templates
  • Design and automation mindset. Anything that can be automated, should be automated.
  • Scripting skills in either Powershell, Python or Bash
  • Passion for mentoring / coaching and training
  • Experience with orchestration platforms such as Ansible
  • Experience in CI/CD on platforms such as AWS Code Build/Deploy/Pipeline, Azure DevOps, Github or Octopus
  • Exposure to Azure cloud services and understanding of this environment
  • Time management skills with the ability to prioritise essential work tasks
  • Available for on call support (level 3), via a managed rotation plan outside of business hours.
  • Skills in developing and managing stakeholder groups across the business and the ability to handle and resolve conflict
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or experience that has delivered you similar knowledge and skills

As part of the team, you help us deliver on our promise to transform lives.

Your success is reflected in ours, so we’re committed to being an employer of choice. We pride ourselves on having a diverse and inclusive workplace, as different perspectives and ideas will deliver our long-term success.

We’ll do all we can to help you develop your skills, and make a difference, right from the start. We have a flexible workplace and focus on all aspects of your physical and mental health and safety. We want you to be with us for the long-term, so providing you with rich career experiences and ongoing development is our priority.

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