Senior AWS Engineer

Job Title: Senior AWS Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne
Salary: $100 - $140 per annum
Start Date: 2019-06-02
Reference: JO-1905-95527
Contact Name: Pooja Deshmukh (TECH)
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 03, 2019 12:25

Job Description

About the Role:

- This is a technical cloud support role working with a large Enterprise team that’s supportive and collaborative. 
- There will be ongoing interaction with other technical team members. The role holder will be exposed to AWS Windows and Linux, RDS, OpenShift, RedHat and microservices.
- A strong focus is placed on high attention to detail and team work within a small team of engineers.

Key Responsibilities of the role :

  • Provide 24/7 support for Kafka deployed in AWS
  • Full automated deployment of applications and services into AWS using OpenShift
  • Troubleshooting, performance tuning and optimisation of cloud-hosted applications and services in AWS, including cost optimisation
  • Working with application development teams using continuous delivery practices and toolsets i.e. Git, Jenkins, automated testing tools.
  • Liaising with 3rd Party vendors and support providers for timely resolution of issues
  • Promote and realise automation opportunities across application deployment, maintenance and operational activities.
  • Need to maintain the current applications and make upgrades if and when required

About You:
  • Experience using Kafka
  • Experience with automating, managing and monitoring AWS services: EC2, EBS, ELB, Route53, S3, Cloudwatch, Auto scaling, VPC and RDS, Kafka
  • Strong Linux skills: debugging, package management, performance tuning and administration
  • Experience with IT automation and configuration management (Puppet and Cloud formation strongly desired)
  • Knowledge of Middleware technologies i.e. (Tomcat, Apache and Java)
  • Familiarity with systems management concepts, capacity/performance management and tuning: storage and network concepts such as subnetting, DNS and routing/switching
  • AWS Qualifications desirable (not mandatory)

To apply, click the link and upload your current resume in Microsoft Word format only (.doc or .docx). If you would like to have a confidential discussion, please contact Pooja Deshmukh on 07 3023 1078, quoting ref no. JO-1905-95527. Want to know more about Davidson? Visit us at