Senior Cloud DevOps Engineer

Swinburne University of Technology

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HEW 9, $111,602 – $118,196 + 17% Super
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About Swinburne

Swinburne is a place where your work can impact the national economy and wellbeing of our society. We promote diversity, support career development, provide flexibility and offer competitive salary packages.

About the job

We are seeking a highly driven and experienced Senior Cloud DevOps Engineer to join the Infrastructure Services and Operations team to support building, developing and operating the University’s hybrid cloud infrastructure and work with complex cloud management platforms to ensure cloud infrastructure projects are successfully delivered.

This role will be working with a range of staff from various areas throughout IT and the greater University community therefore will have strong communication skills with the ability to identify needs and communicate with technical and non-technical audiences.

A breadth of knowledge across both application development and IT operations is required to fulfil the duties of this role as the incumbent will be involved in the building and running of hybrid cloud platforms for testing and production, as well as helping inform and guide how best to build, deliver and operate cloud services for staff, researchers and internal applications at the University.

The role is expected to apply relevant skills and expertise across various cloud projects and Business As Usual (BAU), to improve hybrid cloud management and operational capabilities in 2018 and 2019.

About you

To be successful in the role, you will have:

  • Tertiary qualification in a computer science or software engineering related discipline, or equivalent experience and /or industry qualification, with substantial experience working in Cloud DevOps Engineer/Systems role
  • Proven experience in design and implement of AWS and Azure with identity and access integration, into On-premises cloud infrastructure
  • Extensive knowledge of operating system security, as well as well-developed configuration management skills. Eg. Puppet, Anisble, Git, CVS
  • Substantial experience in hypervisors - VMware, Hyper-V and KVM, with a broad knowledge of Nutanix

A full list of the selection criteria is available within the position description.


The diverse culture within Swinburne is a source of strength. We have an inclusive working environment with employees from a variety of backgrounds. We acknowledge that diversity in the university workforce increases the effectiveness of teams and our capacity for innovation. We welcome applications from Indigenous people, workers of all ages, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

We are proud to be recognised by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality 2016 and of key initiatives such as our Pride@Swinburne Strategic Action Plan and our Reconciliation Action Plan which are integral components of our 2025 vision to be world class university creating social and economic impact through science, technology and innovation. Swinburne has also received the Victorian “High Commendation” Multicultural Excellence Award (Business Category).

As a Swinburne staff member you will have access to many benefits such as career development opportunities including 50% study reduction and staff and management development programs. You will receive up to 17% employer contributions (pension) and various discounts on annual Myki cards, private health insurance and movie tickets. We also recognise the need to support the work/life balance and flexible needs of our staff. As such a range of flexible working arrangements including paid maternity/partner leave, onsite childcare, working from home and part time options are available.

To find out more about the extensive benefits offered to Swinburne employees please visit:

Further information, contacts and support

To start an application click on apply at the bottom of this page and submit a resume, cover letter and response to the Key Selection Criteria, as listed in the Position Description.

Please do not email or send paper applications, all applications must be submitted online.

For further information about the position, please contact Lennie Au (Project Manager) on

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Recruitment team on +61 3 9214 8600 (option 2).

Should you require further support for an interview due to special needs or consideration, please contact our Diversity Consultant, Dr. Walter Robles, on, or our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment Officer, Sherrin Trautmann on

Applications close: 5pm Tuesday the 17th of July 2018

For further details on How to Apply, including Hints & Tips, please refer to our Frequently Asked Questions section.

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