Location Canberra
Job type Contract
Salary Negotiable
Specialisation ICT
Contact person Maverick Taku
Reference BBBH47156

The Australian Cyber Security Centre, ASD - Cloud Infrastructure Specialist

The Morrison Government is further boosting Australia's cyber defences to ensure our essential networks are even more secure and reliable. The CESAR package ensures we can identify more cyber threats, disrupt more cybercriminals offshore, build more partnerships with industry and government and protect more Australians.

These additional measures will enhance cyber protections for critical infrastructure facilities, strengthen our partnerships with industry and boost the provision of cyber security advice to families, older Australians and small businesses.

Cloud Engineer Specialists are needed in support of the Australian Cyber Security Centre's Capability Development Program. The successful candidates will join project teams with a range of specialist cloud technology, software development, system administration, data engineering, business analysis, verification and validation, and project management peers. The roles will report to the Project Managers.

In collaboration with security architects and technical leads, the Cloud Infrastructure Specialists will build, test and deliver scalable, secure cloud (PaaS) infrastructure and pipelines across a number of platforms.

An ASD Psychological Assessment (PA) may be required as a condition of engagement and before a contract is signed. This requirement applies to all categories of employees.

Location of work Australian Capital Territory

Length of contract 12 months

Security clearance: Must have current NV1 clearance or higher

Essential criteria

  1. Expert public, private and hybrid cloud computing experience
  2. Experience in architecting solutions hosted on Cloud technology including: AWS, Azure, Openstack or VMWare
  3. Experience building and supporting automation using container technologies and deployment pipelines with Docker, Kubernetes, OpenShift and/or CloudFoundry
  4. Sound understanding of networking, security and content distribution
  5. Experience using Infrastructure as Code tooling such as terraform
  6. Experience working in an environment employing DevOps principles, methodologies and culture
  7. Experience in automating and running cloud infrastructure
  8. Experience with observability tooling such as Prometheus / Grafana / AlertManager
  9. Excellent analytical thinking and troubleshooting skills

Desirable criteria

  1. Experience working in a distributed team
  2. Experience in stakeholder management (technical and non-technical)
  3. Application development background, with source control, unit testing and deployment configuration experience
  4. Experience leading or managing highly technical teams to achieve business outcomes under pressure
  5. Able to manage multiple, concurrent tasks with competing demands
  6. High attention to detail with solid documentation skills and good client communication skills

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below and attach your resume as a word document. Alternatively, please contact Maverick Taku on 0401 684 207 quoting the Job Title for this position. #LI-MT
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