platform engineer - linux / unix - devops - cloud migration

Brisbane City, Queensland, au
Company: Randstad
Category: Computer and Mathematical Occupations
Published on 2021-07-24 19:16:15

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Randstad Technologies is partnering exclusively with Griffith University who are currently undertaking a market leading transformation of their digital solutions division. Randstad Technologies has been appointed to deliver the recruitment and placement of key ICT positions to lead this transformation.

Providing higher education services for over 40 years, Griffith University spans six campuses in South East Queensland and has become a comprehensive, research-intensive university, ranking in the top 2% of universities worldwide.

With over 4,000 employees over their Campuses, you will contribute to the development of knowledge and learning in an environment which values excellence, equity, diversity and ongoing improvement and innovation.

About the opportunity

Digital Solutions is a value-driven strategic IT partner for the University, focused on delivering leading digital experiences for our Students, Colleagues and Community. They work within a contemporary operating model and are modernising our technologies and ways of working to create value and build a digital future for Griffith University.

Working in a collaborative team, with the ability to research and experiment in a demo environment, this opportunity requires someone interested in BAU and exciting project work with a significant On-Perm to Cloud Migration plan.

About you

To be successful within this role, you will possess substantial experience as a Systems, Platform or Cloud Engineer who oversees the continued successful operation of technology platforms minimising any disruptions that can impact client experience.

You will be accountable for ensuring high availability, resilience and security of platforms as well as business operations / services; incorporating automation to reduce repetition. Day to day you will perform operations activities for platforms such as managing availability, capacity, service levels, support, upgrades and patching. Provide support to development and implementation through testing; systems integration, configuration and installation; and post implementation support. You will actively contribute to the ongoing continual improvement of Platform Engineering practices, methods and tools.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • BAU Support of over 550 Linux Server Instances (primarily Redhat)
  • Engagement in project upgrade and cloud migration activities
  • Upgrades, patches , release and deployment
  • Application Support
  • Technical Skill Set:

  • Strong demonstrated experiences supporting a large enterprise Linux / Unix environment
  • Demonstrated experiences with DevOps automation, virtualization & delivery tools such as Puppet, Ansible, Docker and Kubernetes
  • On-Prem to Cloud migration experience is highly desirable (although not mandatory) therefore Azure / AWS stack exposure is desired.
  • Applicants must have unrestricted work rights in Australia. Interstate candidates welcome for those willing to relocate to sunny Brisbane!

    Successful candidates may be subject to a criminal history check.

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