DevOps Engineer (Azure) - Global Financial Institution - Long term contract


Initial 3 month contract with view to extend to 1-2 years. Work on the latest cloud technologies. Professional & Friendly team. Sydney CBD. ASAP start

  • Work for a Global & Dynamic organisation
  • Professional & friendly team
  • Fast-Paced Environment 
  • 3 months with view to extend for 1-2 years
  • $900-$950 per day depending on experience
  • ASAP start
Organisation & Role

This Global Financial organisation with offices based in the heart of Sydney CBD, is on the lookout for an experienced Azure DevOps Engineer to join their  IT Engineering team and assist with the implementation, management and improvement of their Azure Cloud production environment.

Some of your key responsibilities will be:

  • Work on a mixture of Project and BAU tasks
  • Perform hands-on automation tasks to treat infrastructure-as-code
  • Participate in code and design reviews
  • Build CI/CD pipelines and ARM templates
  • Provide execution of activities related to infrastructure, security, continuous integration, continuous deployment, IT Operations and metrics
  • Assess, Deploy, Configure, Test and Operate Azure Services
  • Strong hands-on automation experience: Develop scripts using PowerShell, Shell, Bash, Python etc to help automate and deploy environments
  • Advanced troubleshooting skills including analyzing log & trace files, opening service requests, collecting documentation, working with Vendors, and driving problem resolution
  • Develop and maintain best practices
  • Create well-written documentation and procedures 
What's in it for you?
  • Initial 3 month contract with view to extend long term
  • Work for a Global Financial Institution
  • Friendly team members & approachable Manager
  • Nice working environment
  • Work on the latest technologies
  • 60% Operations - 40% Project
  • Ideal Sydney CBD location 
  • $900 - $950 per day depending on experience
  • ASAP start
To be considered, you will have
  • Possess tertiary qualifications in IT, Computer Science or a related discipline (or have equivalent industry experience)
  • 2-3 years of experience working on DevOps in an Enterprise environment (Azure or AWS)
  • Strong hand-on Automation experience
  • Experience building CI/CD pipelines, and Cloudformation/ARM templates
  • Solid knowledge across Infrastructure & Networks
  • Hand-on experience and knowledge of Azure Services and Standards, best practice configurations including VM's, Log Analytics, Containers, Databases, WAF, Networking, Backups, Alerts and monitoring, VPN, etc. 
  • Experience with infrastructure configuration management tool (e.g Chef, Puppet, Ansible)
  • Azure or AWS certifications highly regarded 
  • Ability to challenge the norm in order to continually improve processes and service.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Flexible with on-call and after hours work requirements
  • Excellent Communication (written & verbal) and interpersonal skills as you will be in contact with people at all levels
If you are interested in the position, are available quickly and believe that your skill set is suited to the requirements then please put forward your application via the APPLY button.
Due to the large number of CVs we receive we cannot always respond to every applicant. If you do not hear from us within two weeks of applying then you can assume that on this occasion your experience was unfortunately not an exact match for the position, but please do not hesitate to apply again in the future.

The successful candidate will need to go through a background check process.