Nova Systems Australia and New Zealand
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, Canberra, Australia
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About the job

Nova Systems Geospatial is a successful, growing, multidisciplinary team of Software Developers, Designers, Solution Architects and Geospatial Consultants with a proven track record of building innovative spatially enabled software and data solutions. The Geospatial team leads the development of software and geospatial solutions and the provision of geospatial products at Nova Systems. Our award-winning solutions help our clients deliver important services to their customers across a wide range of domains including Bushfire Response, Transport, Land Management, Defence and Emergency Services.

Our success is built upon agility, flexibility, and collaboration, where the team engages closely with our customers to understand their needs. We pride ourselves on transparency, compassion for our people and building a safe, fun and inclusive environment where everyone has the freedom to be their full self.

About the Role:
Nova Systems is seeking Expressions of Interest (EOI) for Cloud DevOps Engineers to join the team in Canberra to work on a large project delivering web and Geospatial applications for a national security client. In this role, you will take the lead on cloud technology matters (AWS), undertake hands on cloud deployment and configuration tasks, and work with technical specialists, security specialists and the product owner to analyse and model requirements, solve problems, and choose the most suitable solutions.

What you will be involved in:

  • Working in a motivated agile team consulting to government clients
  • Using innovative processes and tools to configure platforms and perform deployments in complex cloud environments
  • Defining structured change and release management processes
  • Transitioning systems and services to production
  • Reviewing and influencing existing solution, design, and system architectures
  • Helping estimate the scope and time required to deliver projects
  • Defining optimal design patterns for high availability and disaster recovery
  • Co-producing and validating technical design documents

What we would expect from you:

  • Demonstrated experience in delivering IT and cloud consultancy services to large and medium sized enterprise organisations
  • Experience in the following:
    • AWS DevOps, with Azure experience a plus
    • Modern DevOps concepts (e.g. infrastructure as code)
    • IT and cloud security principles and best practices
    • IT Service Management processes for a production system, particularly change and release management
    • Configuration technologies such as CloudFormation, Ansible, Packer, Bamboo and Docker (or similar tools)
    • Linux and Windows environments
    • Database technologies like PostgreSQL, Oracle, and DynamoDB
  • Knowledge of architecture principles and frameworks (TOGAF and AUSDAF), cloud architectures, deployment processes and ICT best practice
  • An intuitive nature, with high levels of curiosity and a desire to share your knowledge
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a team in a customer facing role
  • Experience with Geospatial (GIS) systems, analytics and IoT platforms will be highly regarded
  • As this role involves working in a secure environment applicants must be Australian Citizens holding a Negative Vetting Level 1 AGSVA security clearance

Nova's Value Proposition; Beyond the pay cheque:
In addition to salary, you are supported with:

  • Flexible working conditions to suit individual needs and dress for your day
  • Commitment to Professional and Personal Development (up to $5000 per year)
  • Reward & Recognition Program offering exclusive discounts from hundreds of major retailers, helping you to save on groceries, petrol, holidays and more!
  • Additional Leave entitlements include Reserve Leave, Loyalty Leave, Parental Leave and Purchased Leave
  • Wellbeing Hub with access to health and fitness content
  • Employee Assistance Program for employees and family members
  • Access to Defence Health and Travel Insurance
  • Novated Leasing and Salary Sacrifice
  • Nova Employee Share Offer

To apply, please click on the "apply now" button and submit your resume using the "upload resume" function in PDF Format (only). Alternatively, you may reach out to Lily from the Talent Acquisition Team on 08 8252 7100 for a confidential discussion.

Nova Systems does not accept any recruitment agency solicitations.

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