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Cloud DevOps Engineer

Apply before 6PM (AEDT) on: Thursday, July 15, 2021

Australian Capital Territory


Agency / Department

IP Australia

Experience Level


Employment Type


Expected Rate (inc. Super)

$130 per hour***

Overview and Responsibilities

An exciting opportunity is available to be part of an award-winning multi-year initiative to modernise IP Australia’s core business systems. At IP Australia you will play an important role in the Patents Modernisation Initiative which is at the forefront of digital transformation through agile delivery and DevOps approaches. We require an experienced, pro-active and versatile Cloud DevOps Engineer to support the transition of IP Australia’s Patents processing infrastructure to a cloud native stack (primarily AWS). The candidate will have a strong technical background in Continuous Integration (CI) / Continuous Deployment (CD) processes and tools, cloud administration, infrastructure as code (IaC), scripting, automating and securing cloud environments. The Cloud DevOps Engineer will be responsible for: -Designing, developing, deploying and operating cloud infrastructure solutions, including building and improving infrastructure as code -Designing, developing and maintaining CI/CD pipelines, and automating build and release processes -Deploying and servicing cloud initiatives as needed in accordance with best practices throughout the development lifecycle -Administering cloud environments in accordance with IP Australia’s technical and security guidelines. -Working with stakeholders to deliver stable and secure software and environments, that align to IP Australia’s reference architecture. -Educating teams on the implementation of new cloud-based initiatives and associated best practice -Maintaining an awareness of Work Health and Safety (WH&S) responsibilities and a commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe workplace Applicants must be highly motivated with a strong work ethic, able to work effectively in a multi-discipline team. They must have experience in supporting and contributing to a highly collaborative culture where team members work closely to deliver quality outcomes. Applicants are also expected to be proactive and motivated to build their site knowledge of the business and technical areas at IP Australia that are relevant to their role.

Essential Criteria

1. A proven track record and demonstrated experience in designing, developing, deploying and operating Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud services and infrastructure.
2. Demonstrated competence in Continuous Integration (CI) / Continuous Deployment (CD) processes and tools, including building, maintaining, and improving infrastructure as code (IaC), scripting and automating build and release processes

Desired Criteria

1. Experience in •Jenkins / Xebia •Azure Cloud •Containerisation (OpenShift, Kubernetes, Docker) •Pega •MuleSoft
2. Experience working with data storage technologies such as NoSQL Elastic Search, RDBMS PostgreSQL and Oracle

Security Clearance

IP Australia ENTRY ONLY must be obtained prior to the start date. No Permanent resident (PR’s) can apply for the role, each candidate must be Australia Citizens

Contract Extensions

2 x 12 months

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