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AWS Cloud Engineer

Job title: AWS Cloud Engineer
Contract type: Permanent
Industry: ICT
Salary / Rate: $150,000 - $180,000
Minimum security clearance: NV1
Job start date: ASAP
Job expiry: 2021-12-31
Reference: AWSCE
Contact name: David Jam
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Job description

Our client, a leader in quality assurance, cyber security, and digital engineering seeks a highly skilled and experienced AWS Cloud Engineer to join their expert team in Canberra.

The client believes in the power of collaboration to build relationships and shift business to new levels. They invest the time to understand the challenges and deliver solutions to both private and government clients alike.

They get results through customer-focused thinking and human-led solutions, built on the latest and best technology.

This is excellent opportunity to build your career and grow within a collaborative, supportive environment that values motivated people who take pride in delivering innovation.

Benefits on offer:

  • Excellent salary up to $180,000 and career progression opportunities

  • Collaborative and dynamic team

  • Career growth pathways and development

  • Exposure to emerging technology and tools

As part of this team your key responsibilities will be:

  • Monitor, analyse, and resolve incidents;

  • Design and implement infrastructure as code;

  • Perform patching and software upgrades to applications and technologies in a variety of cloud environments;

  • Work with product vendor and stakeholders to provide continuous improvements to infrastructure operations;

  • Perform regular reviews, document systems, processes, and procedures;

Job Requirements and Skills:

  • Minimum NV1 Security Clearance

  • Demonstrated experience in Cloud Engineering, maintaining CI/CD pipelines at scale

  • Solid background in Amazon Web Services (AWS) particularly IAM, Route53, EC2, Elastic Beanstalk, DynamoDB, ECS, RDS, Lambda, API Gateway, CloudWatch, Systems Manager, SAM and CloudFormation

  • Extensive expertise in infrastructure automation based codification

  • Knowledge and experience with scripting (JSON, YAML, Powershell, Python, Bash)

  • Experience using Observability/Monitoring tools such as New Relic

  • Excellent communication skills with strong attention to detail

  • The ability to lead with influence and work collaboratively

  • Exposure to Agile would be highly desirable

If you want to be part of career-defining projects, where you’ll see tangible impacts and rewarded for your achievements, APPLY NOW.

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