Cloud Engineer

Cloud Engineer

Job Title: Cloud Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Salary: Market rate
Start Date: 2021-03-14 00:00:00
Reference: V-38758
Contact Name: Mohammed Samsam
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 15, 2021 11:32

Job Description

The Role:

One of our Federal Government clients is looking for an experienced Cloud Engineer to work as part of a project team for the delivery of the Data Management and Analytics Platform project.

You will work closely with various stakeholders, business subject matter experts, technical architects, data engineers and developers as part of the project, to deliver the agreed project outcomes. The project will comprise of implementing an enhanced data management and analytics platform to facilitate data warehousing capabilities, reporting, data analysis, storing transactional data and archiving of required data.

Your responsibilities will include, but not limited to:
  • Work with the departments DevOps team to develop Infrastructure-as-Code pipelines required to deploy the Data Platform
  • Assist the Data Engineers with the development of data pipelines.
  • Develop and automate a cloud-based data management and analytics platform.
  • Have a solid understanding of Cyber Security requirements
  • Work with project team to provision Azure based data infrastructure including Azure SQL Databases, Azure Data Lakes, Azure Data Factory and other essential components which will constitute the data platform.
  • Work with project team, cloud capability program and other stakeholders to enable the migration of on-premises data assets into Azure.
  • Work with the project team and the cloud capability program to set up appropriate monitoring mechanisms.
  • Work with the project team and cloud capability team to advise on essential platform capabilities required to support the data platform.
  • Work with the project team and cloud team to design and develop appropriate security architecture for the data platform.
  • Design and architect appropriate back-up and disaster-recovery mechanisms to support the data platform.
  • Work with Cloud Capability Program and other departmental projects to identify and implement the optimal cloud-based solutions for the project
  • Plan, design and develop cloud-based solutions to support the delivery of project outcomes.
  • Managing cloud environments in accordance with departmental technical and security guidelines.
  • Deploy and service cloud initiatives as needed in accordance with best practices throughout the development lifecycle.
  • Educate teams on the implementation of new cloud-based initiatives, providing associated training as required.
  • Lead and develop best practices with the larger cloud engineering team.
  • Develop and maintain relevant project and design documentation such as detailed designs, technical configuration documents and build guides
Essential Skills and Experience:
  • Demonstrated experience and understanding of cloud based technologies and architectures
  • Demonstrated experience provisioning Azure based data infrastructure such as Azure SQL Databases, Azure Data Lakes and Azure Data Factory.
  • Experience with building cloud based solutions using DevOps based methods such as developing Infrastructure-as-Code pipelines required to deploy a Data Platform.
  • Demonstrated experience migrating on-premises data into cloud infrastructure
  • Demonstrated track record of technical leadership across project and operational tasks
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in developing and maintaining relevant documentation such as detailed designs, technical configuration documents and build guides

Location: Canberra

Contract Term: 12 months with 2 x 12 month extension options.

Security Requirements: Must be an Australian Citizen. Due to the work environment, our client has requested that all candidates must hold a current Baseline Security Clearance.

How to Apply:

Applications close Friday, 19 March 2021

Please upload your resume to apply. Please note you may need to complete selection criteria to complete this application process. We will be in touch with instructions for suitably skilled candidates.