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Title:  Senior IT Cloud Engineer

Job Number:  11043

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. Central to your role will be partnering with stakeholders and providing inputs and guidance on security, compliance, automation and general best practice

Responsibilities of the role include;

  • Administration and management of a large and complex AWS environment
  • Management of smaller Azure environment
  • Assist in the development of best practices, support knowledge transfer, events and serve as the overall technology evangelist
  • Ensure documentation for all configurations, standards & procedures and automate where possible
  • Provide on call support for two weeks per year, via a managed rotation plan outside of business hours.
  • Knowledge transfer within ICT and John Holland business groups, ensuring successful adoption and usage of solutions
  • Ensure all ICT services adhere to John Holland Security, Governance & Risk policies and procedures
  • Plan, manage, support, and complete service migrations for John Holland Group.
  • 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;

  • Extensive experience with automation tooling. E.g. Ansible, Puppet, Terraform
  • solid supporting AWS and Azure services at scale
  • Design and automation mindset. Anything that can be automated, should be automated.
  • Highly proficient in either PowerShell, Python or Bash
  • Passion for mentoring / coaching and training
  • Experience supporting Enterprise applications in large organisations
  • Hands-on experience with Git in a team environment
  • Available for on call support for two weeks per year, 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
  • Hands on infrastructure-as-code (IaC) development and deployment experience with CloudFormation/CDK or ARM
  • Solid understanding of basic networking & routing, and common protocols
  • Time management skills with the ability to prioritise essential work tasks
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • GitOps/Git Flow Experience
  • VDI and Application streaming via Citrix or AWS Workspaces
  • Awareness of compliance and cloud security standards
  • Tertiary qualifications in IT and/or equivalent relevant experience

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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