Azure Cloud Engineer

Azure Cloud Engineer

Job Title: Azure Cloud Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Salary: Market Rate
Start Date: 2021-08-08
Reference: V-39620-1
Contact Name: Maria Fabello
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 09, 2021 11:31

Job Description

The Role:

As part of the wider Cloud Services section under the Cloud Engineering team, this role will be enabling and supporting the cloud journey by driving fast paced delivery and support of Department cloud platform. The role will be working with Azure on a true enterprise scale towards delivering an automated, robust and secure cloud environment. Cloud Services are looking to engage skilled and experienced Cloud Engineers to support the Departments adoption of Software, Platform and Infrastructure ‘as a service’ offerings. This group is rapidly building a top-notch Cloud engineering capability and culture, adopting the industry best practices.


Key Duties: 

•            Orchestrate and Automate cloud-based platforms throughout the organisation.

•            Lead and develop best practices for the larger Cloud Engineering team.

•            Plan, design and develop cloud-based application infrastructure.

•            Design and Build the cloud environments in accordance with the standard technical and security guidelines.

•            Work as a technical resource on enabling IaaS or PaaS services across the public cloud for hosting workloads.

•            Build and configure the Containers to support the Departments hosting strategy


Skills and Experience Required:

•            Demonstrated experience and understanding of Azure technologies and cloud architectures

•            Minimum 3 years’ experience designing, documenting, and implementing cloud-based architectures for large, complex enterprise systems

•            Expertise in proven diverse technical skills across infrastructure, networks, security and applications.

•            Strong experience in automation, tooling and refining processes across the public cloud

•            Broad skills across infrastructure Office 365, AD Azure, Exchange Online, SharePoint

•            Experience working with Kubernetes and Container technologies (Docker & OpenShift)

•            Excellent understanding of automation and automated config management and CI/CD pipelines

•            Excellent communication skills and stakeholder management

•            Skills to implement & manage orchestration tools & automation of the full technical stack

•            Fluent in one or more of the following scripting platforms: Python, NodeJS, PowerShell or Bash & tools such as Ansible or Terraform

•            Strong background configuring and supporting Azure services.

•            Experience working with technologies like ARM templates, PowerShell, Jenkins, GIT.

•            Strong background in infrastructure-as-code development

•            Experience in Server SOE Hardening, including compliance with ISM Security Controls and the Essential 8

•            Experience in networking technologies including DNS, TCP/IP, SSL, DHCP and Load Balancing.

•            Demonstrated ability to identify common risks in the Cloud, and formulate and execute cloud strategies

•            Microsoft Azure Cloud Certification(s) (Desirable)

•            Knowledge on AWS, GCP and VMware/vSphere Virtualization (Desirable)


Location and Contract Term: This role can be Canberra based or other locations are available. Contract till August 2022 with 2 x 6 month contract extension options pending budget and delegate approval.


Security Requirements: Applicants must be Australian Citizens to apply for this role. A baseline security clearance or the ability to obtain and maintain is required


How to Apply:

Applications close 12 August.

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

Call Kelly 1300 944 936 for any further information