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AWS Devops Specialist

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Manisha Bakhru
about 1 month ago
AWS Devops Specialist

NSW Government Organisation
6 months with a view to extend
Parramatta Location

Talent International is working in partnership with a government organisation in assisting in sourcing a AWS Devops Specialist on a contract based in Sydney.

Primary purpose of the role
Responsible for establishing and operating the unit's platform and ensuring that all services are working and running optimally. This includes platform engineering, implementing service offerings, platform maintenance/administration and issue resolution to ensure best practice administration is embedded and products are fit for purpose.

To be successful in this role you will have:
- Experience designing and building continuous delivery and integration pipelines, beneficial to have experience within cloud infrastructure and cloud native environments
- Strong Agile mindset and experience with Scrum
- Strong understanding of DevOps principles and practices that support best practice CI/CD, including tooling and technologies within the context of automation.
- Strong experience with infrastructure-as-code, immutable infrastructure pipelines and tooling to support management and orchestration of infrastructure, especially in cloud environments.
- Proven experience working with containers via Docker, Kubernetes etc.
- Strong understanding of version control systems such as git and best practice branching, merging and release strategies for large programs of work.

Key accountabilities

*Actively contribute to and guide innovation in DevOps practices and incorporate agile delivery approaches and technologies to assist with the development and delivery of high-quality software.

*Carry out and deliver efficient/repeatable platform engineering and application maintenance tasks through the orchestration and strategy-building tools to ensure optimal performance *Assist in changes to software engineering and operations with the adoption of new technologies that benefit the delivery of automated, highly scalable systems and implement proactive monitoring, alerting, trend analysis across multiple components of the platform to ensure fit for purpose

*Deliver technical consulting and subject matter expertise to projects, including pre-project to ensure risks, interdependencies and exceptions are identified, mitigated or escalated and solutions are formulated in alignment with ICT strategy and architecture.

*Deliver high level options, conceptual approaches, technical recommendations and estimates to support the transition of system designs into operation.

*Assist in the development and maintenance of support strategies, operational standard procedures, performance strategies, robust configuration practices and automated processes to support informed decision making.

*Provide coaching and mentoring to other team members to achieve high levels of performance in meeting project/unit objectives. This includes direct support to internal and external teams during various operations from deployment through to general production operational issues.

*Draft timely, succinct reports and briefings for leaders, Executive Director and other senior managers; ensuring accurate records are maintained, and that responses to correspondence are timely and consistent with government and organisational protocols.

Key challenges

*Maintaining the integrity of current services while implementing new strategic initiatives, given the complexity, size and scale of an environment which continually challenges the technical capability boundaries of both internal / external suppliers.

*Working with a variety of stakeholders both internal and external to promote and support the adoption of technologies while supporting relationship management with government agencies, vendors and other groups that will automate, optimise and modernise the delivery of platforms and services.

*Anticipating and managing contentious and sensitive policy, program and operational issues and coordinate and provide considered advice, whilst effectively driving change within the organisation, to ensure the transition to agile delivery practices.

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