Jobs/AWS Cloud Engineer


AWS Cloud Engineer



Agency / Department

Attorney-General's Department

Experience Level


Employment Type


Expected Rate (inc. Super)

$120 per hour***


Australian Capital Territory


The Attorney-General’s Department is seeking the services of a suitably qualified and experienced senior AWS cloud engineer to assist in improvements to our AWS platform and a number of high priority initiatives. The selected candidate will be required to lead design, build and configuration in line with the enterprise approach.


  • AWS account, OU, policy and role management and change especially through changes to identity providers and services
  • Infrastructure as Code (IaC) setup and deployments
  • Security audit logging design, review and remediation
  • Platform monitoring design and implementation
  • Abstracted tooling identification, setup and implementation (as required) to suit cross cloud delivery or maintenance activities
  • Some application release management activities expected
  • Provision of services (eg. EC2 instances, cloudwatch, Lambda), and revision of Security Control Policies
  • Knowledge transfer and skill building to operational teams
  • Development of and review of architectural and design documentation for cloud based solutions

Essential Criteria

  • The right attitude is paramount to successful outcomes. You are someone that enjoys working in a tight-knit project team. You communicate well, share knowledge and experiences, have a can-do and flexible approach, and recognise the importance of following Department processes and documentation requirements.
  • Can demonstrate experience in designing, implementing, documenting and supporting AWS Platforms and solutions including indicatively IaC, logging, monitoring, account management, IAM, service provision, SCP etc. as per the Summary of work defined.
  • Experience in developing and reviewing architecture documentation for cloud based solutions, writing Standard Operation Procedures and support documentation while ensuring knowledge transfer to team members.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of cloud security approaches and best practice.

Desired Criteria

  • Familiarity with working in an agile delivery environment
  • An understanding of networking in an AWS cloud environment.

Security Clearance

Must have current negative vetting level 1 clearance


The department may extend for period or periods up to 31 December 2022.

**Please refer to our Terms and Conditions for more information regarding the expected rate



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