Senior Infrastructure Engineer

Senior Infrastructure Engineer

You’re a positive-minded senior engineer with a passion for IT and delivering business value. You know how things work and how everything should fit together. Improving and optimising systems is embedded in your natural workflow.

You’re highly technical, easily manage projects end-to-end and although you’re detailed and analytical, you enjoy working in a team and building relationships with your colleagues and stakeholders.

Behaviours you will demonstrate:

• Demonstrated problem solving skills with a focus on root cause analysis and remediation
• A keen interest in working closely with stakeholders and ability to develop a deep understanding of our business
• Demonstrated experience working in a highly collaborative fast-paced team
• Excellent communication skills - written, verbal and interpersonal
• Experience providing expert support, analysis and research into exceptionally complex business and technology problems
• The ability to think critically in a high-paced environment; a sense of urgency is essential
• Passion for technology, learning and staying on the cutting edge

Technical skills required:

• Significant understanding of and ability to build/run a cutting-edge Linux server fleet across multiple geographical regions
• Exposure to cloud/virtualisation/containerisation technologies and platforms (eg. AWS, Azure, KVM, Vmware, Docker)
• Ability to integrate, develop and lead the CICD and DevOps practices in the infrastructure space
• A solid understanding of networking principles, protocols and technologies is essential
• Experience using modern orchestration technologies (eg. Puppet/Chef, Salt, etc)
• Strong focus on automation
• Expert scripting capabilities (ideally Python, Ruby), experience using GIT/SVN
• Assisting with analysis, evaluation and preparation of recommendations for system improvements, optimisation, development, and/or maintenance efforts
• Exposure to Windows operating systems
• Ability to work in a low-latency infrastructure environment

In return for your passion and expertise, you will be involved in many interesting and challenging projects. You will be given the opportunity to influence the decisions being made regarding our platforms while taking ownership and being accountable for business critical projects.

Please apply via our website http://www.optiver.com/sydney/careersoptiver/job-opportunities

Or apply directly to me kassidy.mulley@optiver.com.au with the subject Linux Australia

Thank you and we look forward to hearing from you!

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