Site Reliability Engineer - Cloud Technologies - 3320


A Federal Government digital agency is seeking an experience Site Reliability Engineer to work in a mulidisciplinary team to update, build and maintain the agency's platform.

Successful candidate will:

  • build automation and features to assist users (gov't developers & delivery teams) create services for the Australian public.
  • hands on technical however will also communicate with users and stakeholders.
  • work in a team that uses Agile practices and will spike ideas to solve problesm using modern technologies & tools.

Your main skills and experience

  • Cloud technologies (eg AWS, Azure or OpenStack).
  • In container and PaaS systems (Cloud Foundry, Docker or Kubernetes).
  • Internet plumbing (TCP/IP, routing, HTTP, CDNs, TLS, DNS, Identity services, PKI).
  • With CI/CD practices and tooling (git, GitHub, GitLab, concourse-ci, jenkins).
  • With Infrastructure as code tooling and automation (Terraform, Ansible, Puppet, etc).
  • Building and maintaining logging and monitoring tools (ELK, graylog, prometheus, PagerDuty).
  • Development Experience (BASH, Ruby, Python or Golang).
  • Knowledge of the Linux Operating System.
  • A cool, methodical approach to troubleshooting and debugging problems, especially during stressful periods of downtime.
  • Working and contributing to open source projects. Contributions beyond code are highly valued.

Nice if you have

  • A strong working knowledge of Identity service technologies (OAuth, OpenID and SAML)
  • Familiarity with DTA processes and the Digital Service Standard

For you to qualify

  • Australian Citizen.
  • Able to obtain and maintain a Baseline security clearance.
  • Amenable for a 6 month contract and 6 months extension.
  • Can start employment on July 15 (estimate date).
  • Can work full time in Canberra ACT or Surrey Hills NSW site. May consider full-time offsite candidates within Australia however, travel to Canberra or Sydney once every 2 months.

Canberra, ACT

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