Lead DevOps Engineer

Location: Sydney CBD, New South Wales Salary: competitive
Sector: IT Type: Permanent

Progressive Recruitment is currently recruiting for a Lead DevOps Engineer to join an innovative software company based in the heart of Sydney CBD.

About our client

Our client is a leading software organisation and is currently looking for an experienced DevOps Engineer to add to their growing Engineering department. This is a great opportunity to join a family orientated and communicative team, providing you with a strong career path.

Who we are looking for

Enthusiastic, creative and driven individuals with expertise with Linux, the cloud and a passion for new technologies, such Docker and Ansible.

The role

We are looking for a Senior DevOps Engineer who possesses leadership qualities, with an operations background to jump into a hands-on as yet mentoring role, working closely with the development and testing teams. A working knowledge of back-end Java development will also make you stand out from the crowd! Part of the role is to be a strong advocate for a DevOps culture with our Development, Operations and Engineering teams through the implementation of DevOps best practices.

Key responsibilities

  • Write complex code, building infrastructure as code, work with Azure/AWS environments
  • Actively involved in enhancing architecture and providing process improvements
  • Take ownership of problems, proactively resolving them
  • Provide leadership and guidance to inspire and upskill co-workers through own work and mentoring

What you can bring

  • 4+ years' cloud admin experience with AWS/Azure
  • Solid experience building infrastructure as code in either AWS/Azure environments
  • Expert hands-on knowledge of either Chef, Ansible or Puppet
  • Linux based systems administration skills and scripting experience (Python or Ruby)
  • Knowledge of J2EE, JAVA and microservices - beneficial

Benefits for you

  • Opportunity to work across multiple projects
  • Opening to own management of infrastructure and code deploys
  • Amazing remuneration package (please call us on the number below to find out more)
  • Great office culture promoting work life balance

How to apply

If you want an exciting career opportunity in DevOps, please contact Adam Wilkinson for a confidential discussion on 02 9285 1010.

PLEASE NOTE: You must have full working rights in Australia to apply for this position***

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