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Senior Cloud Engineer


Our Cloud Infrastructure Team keeps the company's core platforms online, available and performant so that Kiwis have uninterrupted experiences on the site. As a Senior Cloud Engineer, you'll be part of a team ensuring our internal and customer-facing systems have appropriate levels of reliability and uptime and take joint responsibility for building and maintaining large scale, distributed fault-tolerant systems.

Here's a bit about what you can expect in this role:

  • We're completing our journey of migrating our in-house infrastructure into Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and you will maintain services once they are 'live' by measuring, monitoring and analysing availability and reliability
  • Modern cloud tooling and opportunity to contribute to increasing Trade me cloud capability
  • Use Agile/Scrum to deliver, and continuously improve how we work
  • Have a security automation mindset, building security into everything we do, at all stages along the build and release pipeline
  • Identify problems and resolve them in a timely manner, while also identifying opportunities for automating away / mitigating problems in the future
  • Be part of our on-call roster once you're settled into the role

So far so good? What we're looking for from you is:

  • Demonstrable experience as an infrastructure engineer/cloud engineer / DevOps engineer designing and supporting highly available, large web systems
  • Demonstrable experience in managing and transitioning to public cloud web platforms (AWS, GCP, Azure, etc.) preferably in Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
  • Experience with containerisation technologies (Docker, Kubernetes, ECS, EKS, etc.)
  • Networking Skills: VPCs, Security Groups, DNS, DHCP, IP, Firewall, Switching, Routing, Load-Balancing, etc.
  • Able to build successful mentoring relationships within the team and the wider organisation
  • Able to obtain an 'Associate Cloud Engineer' Google Cloud certification

Here's a snapshot of what we can offer you:

  • We value your health and wellbeing and support work-life balance
  • Competitive salary, bonuses and when you're in the office we have all of the amenities you need to ensure you can do your best work
  • We support flexible working hours and work locations
  • Career progression and professional development opportunities, with quarterly performance reviews so that you can reach your goals
  • Mentor-mentee opportunities
  • The option to fulfil corporate social responsibility via volunteering, community engagement, and other company-sponsored events
  • We provide an inclusive environment, a safe space for conversations and feedback mechanisms where your voice is heard
  • Modern workspace and 21st-century technology stack

This New Zealand Employer is an INZ accredited employer. Eligibility to work in New Zealand is mandatory, this includes holding a valid work visa. This New Zealand Employer truly values diversity and embraces a flexible workplace where people are encouraged to achieve their potential.

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