Cloud Engineer

Nova Energy

Nova Energy has a career defining opportunity for an agile Cloud Engineer.

More than 100,000 Kiwis count on us to keep their households and businesses running. Nova Energy's generation uses a smart mix of energy options to suit the needs of Kiwis and offer great value. It's an important job and we need YOU to be a part of our team at Nova Energy.

Nova Energy has a career defining opportunity for an agile Cloud Engineer. Reporting to the Digital Manager within the Sales and Marketing team, this role will be responsible for designing, developing and supporting Nova Energy’s digital platform.  

To be successful in the role, you will need to be a self-motivated, strong team player with an aptitude for dealing with ambiguous, undefined problems. You’ll have a minimum of two years’ software development experience and a BS or higher in Computer Science/Engineering or related technical discipline (or equivalent experience).
The ideal applicant will have:
  • Strong knowledge of AWS services or other cloud providers and strong knowledge of cloud architecture;
  • Solid experience with one of the modern programming languages such as Java, Go, Scala, C/C++;
  • Strong debugging, troubleshooting, and problem-solving skills;
  • Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design, data structures, and algorithm design and analysis;
  • Experience with large-scale distributed storage and database systems (e.g. SQL, NoSQL, Graph Databases);
  • Strong understanding of common design paradigms and best software development practices;
  • Familiarity with Agile development methodologies;
  • Ability to think abstractly and turn abstractions into results and products;
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to produce run books, technical, and non-technical documentation;
  • Experience with Linux development environment, reporting and data interpretation and identity services;
  • Ability to effectively articulate technical issues and solutions to non-technical audiences;
  • Experience with technologies such as AWS Lambda, DynamoDB, and CloudFormation and experience with Big Data and/or Machine Learning.
If you are eager to make this role your own and can demonstrate the necessary skills and experience required, then we are very interested in hearing from you.
Applications for this role close Sunday 22 September.