Software Engineer - Cloud Optimisation


New South Wales

Work type:

Full Time


Information & Communication Technology


$130000.00 - $150000.00 per annum

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John Brogan

My client who are one of Australia's best known Financial Institutions are looking for a Technical Resource for their Cloud Optimisation project on a permanent basis.

Working within a collaborative Agile delivery team, the client requires the Software Engineer to identify areas for optimisation and to work with all delivery team to deliver, automate and build the Cloud upgrades.

 The role responsibilities are:
  • Interpretation of complex data sets for the purpose of creating insights and to make data driven decisions and recommendations
  • Get involved in the cost modelling, maintaining data accuracy, data manipulation and reporting of Cloud Technology.
  • Developing and maintaining enterprise tools for the purpose of collating, reporting and analysing the cloud usage data
  • Full involvement in the Automation of the Cloud usage data collection and reporting through scripting and tool development.
  • Developing a deep understanding of the Cloud providers services, cost models and cost tracking tools.
  • Working closely with the Cloud Optimisation Lead to ensure the Cloud optimisation is built in line with the new delivery and platform solutions.
  • Full responsibility for the optimisation of the existing platforms.
  • Working closely with the delivery teams with the purpose of taking accountability for Cloud Optimisation.
  • Building strong relationships with the Cloud hosting teams, Digital and Technical delivery teams and the Digital leadership to ensure optimisation is smooth and customer centric.
  • Understand and execute the organisations vision for the Cloud strategy and roadmap.
  • Deliver on Domain objectives to achieve Cloud strategy.
 Requirements of the candidate:
  • 5+ years experience in a software engineering role
  • Previous experience of data analysis, modelling and reporting
  • Previous experience of working with Cloud services
  • Previous experience of working in an Agile delivery team
  • Previous experience of IT operations and app ownership in a large organisation
  • Proven capability in contributing to the strategic direction of a Domain
  • Understanding of LEAN optimisation concepts
  • AWS Essentials -  mandatory and essential
  • AWS Architecture experience - highly desirable
  • Full Stack software engineering skills using languages such as Python, Java, Go and web presentation technologies and frameworks.
  • Excellent data analysis, modelling and reporting skills
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to translate details in to high level insights.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to recommend solutions.
  • Strong knowledge of development of automation and reporting tools.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, including negotiation and influencing skills
  • Demonstrated history of using mature engineering practices such as source control, release management and automated testing
  • Demonstrated learning agility and ability to rapidly adjust to new contexts, technologies and trends
  • Proven ability to consult and facilitate discussions regarding alternative approaches and to broker consensus.
  • Strong stakeholder engagement, planning, organisation and time management skills.
  • Ability to contribute to and understand strategic perspective and translate into tactical actions.
  • Ability to engage with and contribute to a high performing and self-managing team.
  • Ability to work autonomously and be self-driven to achieve goals.
  • Ability to work in a leading-edge role that blends business analysis and technical subject matter expertise.
  • Ability to give quality presentations to technical and leadership audiences
This is a great permanent role with a great client - please apply using the Apply Now button and send a MS Word version of your CV for review

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