AWS Devops Engineer

Location: Melbourne CBD, Victoria Salary: competitive
Sector: IT Type: contract

Currently looking for an AWS DevOps Engineer for a 12 months contract based in Melbourne CBD starting within the next 2-4 weeks!

Please see below some of the main duties and responsibilities for this role:

  • Responsible for designing, building and administering a secure cloud platform based on industry standards, best practices and guidelines
  • Determine technical standards and specifications and lead the design, build and support of shared services cloud platform components
  • Review the current architectural landscape and make appropriate recommendations
  • Must be able to compare various solutions and determine the one which best fits the need
  • Designs, develops and maintains infrastructure and backend applications
  • Provides experience in web application technologies and middleware solutions

Experience needed:

  • 3 years' experience using Amazon Web Service (AWS) platform experience (i.e. EC2, S3, RDS, etc)
  • 3 years of application and web development experience
  • 2 years or more experience in Agile practices
  • Experience in some, or all, of the following tool(s) preferred: RISC networks, New Relic, Sumologic and PagerDuty


  • Experience working with administrator and service accounts and troubleshoot creates/updates and maintains system documentation, interacts with users, deep understanding of monitoring AWS instances and services
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS) platform capabilities and best practices architectures, and engineering solutions within multiple Cloud accounts and services
  • Experience working in AWS via the CLI and management console. Knowledge and experience architecting and configuring Virtual Private Clouds (VPCs)
  • Operations for firewalls, routers and switches and the ability to formulate access control lists (ACLs) via the Command Line Interface (CLI)
  • Experience with automating server configuration for security including logging, key changes, and system hardening
  • Experience planning and implementing secure networking practices such as: application segmentation, network segmentation, NAC and other access control testing/validation, updating access control SOPs
  • Understanding of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Well Architected Framework
  • Develop and implement the backup, recovery, and resilience frameworks in AWS
  • Technical adviser to provide detailed planning information to project coordinators to assist in planning of implementation steps, corrective actions, upgrade recommendations and optimization steps for AWS hosted platforms
  • Scripts and/or automates common repeatable tasks across the spectrum of supported products and technologies
  • Providing expertise in the use of AWS best practices to support and scale client system architecture
  • Analytical problem solving with the ability to translate written requirements into operational practice

If this role sounds interesting to you please don't hesitate to apply and I will be intouch to discuss this role further.

For More Information please speak to Jamie Hanlon at Progressive IT.

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