Senior DevOps Engineer

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Department: Department of Premier & Cabinet
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Technology
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/1443458A
Closing Date: 23-Feb-2020
Salary Range: $120,692 - $161,511
Job Duration: 18 Months
Attachments: Position Description - Senior DevOps Engineer - GPC - VPS 6 - February 2020.docx (Word, 194KB)


Contact: Kurt Foster
03 7017 5272

Position Details

The Digital, Design and Innovation (DDI) Branch provides value to the Victorian Public Service (VPS) and all of Victoria through better design and solving problems together. DDI does this by: 

  • courageously asking why - or why not? 
  • exploring alternate perspectives and pathways 
  • embedding a mindset of possibility, creativity, opportunity and abundance 
  • designing together. 

Working within a dedicated, collaborative team designing and delivering digital services. You will be driving continuous improvement across a range of hosting infrastructure services. The main focus will be on OpenShift based hosting platforms used by Single Digital Presence (SDP) project, https://www.vic.gov.au/what-single-digital-presence-offerswith collaboration on a similar stack for the Whole of Victorian Government (WoVG) API, https://developer.vic.gov.au/. The technology stack includes some standard AWS and Azure VM based hosting services as well as CI/CD pipelines using tools including Lagoon (https://github.com/amazeeio/lagoon), GitHub, Ansible and CircleCI.

As the Senior DevOps Engineer you will also run architectural reviews, drive continuous improvement in system performance, scalability and security.

To be successful, you will have a tertiary qualification in Computer Science or a similar degree, or currently completing this tertiary qualification.

The closing date for this position is midnight, Sunday 23 February 2020.

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

How to apply:

Apply before the advertised closing date, all applications should include:

  • a resume
  • a cover letter which addresses the key selection criteria (within three pages)

Other relevant information:

Preferred candidates will be required to complete a Pre-employment Declaration and Consent form. Employment of successful candidates will be subject to a National Police Check.

DPC actively promotes diversity, inclusion and an equal opportunity workplace. We welcome applicants from all diverse backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people with disabilities. All roles at DPC can be worked flexibly, however it may differ from role to role.


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