Platform Engineer / Lead Platform Engineer / Lead …

Cognizant
in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Permanent, Full time
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Competitive
Cognizant
in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Competitive
Platform Engineer / Lead
Job Description:
The Role:
As a Platform Engineer, you have superior knowledge and high effectiveness in engineering complex system and platform implementations in the Cloud, identifying and developing automation opportunities, and applying automated build / delivery and continuous integration practices in complex environment.
You are always looking ahead to ensure your solutions fit in the bigger picture and the long-term strategy. As Platform Engineer you have a bias to action and apply your knowledge to engineer scalable, resilient, and future-proof platforms.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Drive forward the delivery, engineering decisions and platform solution to align to the long term strategic architectural vision.
  • Ensure that platforms, systems and services are engineered to facilitate the achievement of service objectives, including resiliency and scalability.
  • Identify, develop and lead the implantation of automation or optimisation opportunities, with a focus on cost, availability, and performance.
  • Lead large scale implementation of platform and services from inception through to production, maintaining quality documentation and procedures for the ongoing support of the platform.
  • Share knowledge and pair with the fellow engineers in your team to maximise the team's skills and capabilities.
Skills & Experience:
  • Tertiary qualification in Software Engineering, Computer Science or Information Technology.
  • 7+ years IT experience in a large enterprise organisation.
  • Excellent knowledge/experience in the application of Agile and Lean approaches.
  • Deep experience working with Amazon Web Services and Cloud based services (including SaaS, PaaS, IaaS). Previous exposure to following technologies is highly desirable - Database Migration Services (DMS), Redshift, Aurora, Spectrum, Athena, Glue Catalogue, and/or Lambda functions.
  • Demonstrated experience of understanding security & governance challenges involved in deploying to Cloud environments.
  • Knowledge of ITIL and IT Service Management best practices
  • Solid experience in Infrastructure as Code development (Terraform, CloudFormation), DevOps philosophies and toolchains such as continuous integration and delivery.
  • Solid experience with Linux system implementation and management using automation frameworks like Ansible, Puppet, etc.
  • Proficient knowledge of operating systems and developing and delivering platform solutions in multiple environments.



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