Cloud Engineer

Information & Communication Technology
Networks & Systems Administration
Competitive Salary + Share Options
Full time
Posted 9d ago
Minimum NV1 Defence clearance or eligibility to acquire one is mandatory (requires Australian Citizenship).
About Fivecast
Fivecast is a world-leading provider of digital intelligence solutions. We enable the world’s most important public and private organizations to explore masses of data and uncover actionable insights, critical to protecting global communities.

Fivecast is an inclusive employer, we value diversity of thought and experience, and we believe our inclusive culture contributes to our success. We are committed to building a workforce that is representative of the communities in which we live and work. As a growing start-up, all team members are provided with the opportunity to directly contribute to our success, participate in the development of new and emerging technologies and grow their career in a challenging and dynamic high-tech environment.  
About the role:
As a Cloud Engineer you will help extend and maintain an existing AWS cloud environment for our internal and customer-facing systems, working as part of a highly skilled and supportive operations team.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Build, deploy and maintain cloud infrastructure in AWS, following best practice to provide security, maintain uptime and optimise cost.
  • Contribute to automation for environment provisioning and application deployments.
  • Trouble shoot and resolve issues as required, identifying and fixing root causes.
  • Investigate new technology releases and identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Demonstrated experience working with AWS.
  • Experience with automation/infrastructure-as-code e.g., CloudFormation, Terraform, Puppet, Ansible.
  • Familiarity with Linux system administration, networking technologies and information security.
  • Tertiary qualifications in information technology, software, or computer science related degrees preferred, or equivalent qualifications achieved through bootcamps, certifications and/or on-the-job experience.
This opportunity exists for candidates of various skill levels. If your experience looks a little different from what we’ve identified and you think you will still be a good fit we encourage you to apply.

Our Work Environment and Culture 
Only a few minutes from the city, Fivecast is located at Base 64 on North Terrace, home to other innovative and interesting Australian technology start-ups. Enjoy a casual, relaxed atmosphere that encourages collaboration and includes a fully equipped kitchen, barista quality coffee machine, end of trip facilities, comfortable indoor and outdoor spaces for meetings and eating. Base 64 also provides onsite parking or unmetered street parking is available nearby.  

Fivecast has a connected work culture with team members often taking advantage of the in-house Foosball table, local cafes, bars, pubs and sporting facilities for Friday lunches, after work drinks and group activities. At Fivecast we understand the importance of a good work-life balance and support flexible work arrangements.

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