Platform Technical Lead

Posted 26 March 2024
Salary$90 - $100 per hour, Benefits: Plus Superannuation
Job type Contract
DisciplineInformation Technology

Job description

  • Federal Government Opportunity Canberra based.
  • 8 Month contract with extension options
  • AWS, Kubernetes & ITIL 4 experience essential
  • Must be able to obtain Baseline Security Clearance
DFP Recruitment is seeking an experienced Platform Technical Lead to support the establishment of a new dedicated IT Service Management function within a specialised government agency. This role will focus on creating processes and governance on with the agencies AWS ecosystem and requires strong Kubernetes skills and deep ITIL 4 knowledge.

Key Responsibilities

  • Oversee the operational support of Client’s digital platforms, with a strong presence in Amazon Web Services (AWS).
  • Be accountable for managing the adherence to Government security frameworks such as the ISM, PSPF, and E8.
  • Lead the implementation of a new ML Ops environment, with the assistance of in-house ML experts and Data Scientists.
  • Uplift our Kubernetes infrastructure.
  • Actively contribute to strategic direction and development of ICT services supporting its core business.
  • Identification of areas for streamlining improvement for greater efficiency and implementation of new and emerging technologies.
  • Oversee a small team of engineers and developers in an Agile and cross-disciplinary environment. Assist with the coordination of operational requests and issues.
Required Skills
  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code (IaC) principals, preferably within Terraform or CloudFormation
  • Strong understanding of Cloud computing concepts
  • Strong understanding of Service Orchestration and Service Discovery, Kubernetes
  • Experience in utilising monitoring and logging tools, CloudWatch, CloudTrail
  • Unix-based shell scripting
  • Experience with Python scripting and serverless workloads, AWS Lambda
  • Experience providing technical leadership, preferably experience with managing a team.
  • Understanding of cybersecurity frameworks and common security practices
  • GitOps & DevOps using Atlassian and Microsoft/Github products.
  • Experience using common scripting and mark-up languages, YAML, JSON, Markdown, PlantUML.
  • Experience managing SDLC using Agile methodology and supporting tools (e.g., Jira)
  • Experience with Machine Learning platform implementation and operations.
To Apply:

If you are ready to take on a rewarding challenge and contribute to the success of this organisation, we encourage you to click on "apply now" button with your updated CV in MS Word/ reach me directly at / 02 9200 3674.

DFP welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people with disability. In addition, DFP will provide reasonable adjustments for individuals with disability throughout the recruitment process. If you identify as a person with disability and require adjustments to the application, recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please advise via or 1300 337 000 and indicate your preferred method of communication (email, phone, text) so we can keep in touch and meet your accessibility needs.