First listed on: 22 April 2018

Developer Operations Engineering Manager 

  • Work at the forefront of Australia's premier biodiversity data provider!
  • Use your expertise in multi-tenanted cloud environments to support the ALA's IT infrastructure
  • Lead and manage an operations support team

The Position

The Atlas of Living Australia (ALA) is world-leading eResearch infrastructure which is in partnership with CSIRO (host agency), Australian Museums and Herbaria and other biological collections to develop and maintain a platform to aggregate and deliver Australia’s biodiversity data holdings. The ALA is a team of approximately 32 staff and is primarily funded through the National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS), administered by the Department of Education and Training.
The Atlas of Living Australia (ALA), hosted by CSIRO, is seeking an experienced Developer Operations Engineer Manager to actively maintain and support the ALA’s IT infrastructure, manage an operational budget and lead an operations support team.

The successful candidate will use his/her skills and technical knowledge to support and maintain a multi-cloud, complex environment that meets ALA project objectives. In addition you will be responsible for an operational budget and quality assurance and testing processes across ALA systems.

Specifically you will:

  • Liaise with ALA stakeholder community to understand user needs and requirements in developing tools and software solutions.
  • Manage end to end solution development involving other team members, internal and external stakeholders.
  • Develop information management frameworks that underpin solution development.
  • Contribute to the development of various learning material including wiki’s, video and eLearning in support of enterprise collaboration platforms and solutions.
  • Prepare necessary reports to keep product development and achievements visible.
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of service delivery.

Location:  Black Mountain, ACT or Melbourne, VIC preferred

Salary:  AU $109K - $128K plus up to 15.4% superannuation

Tenure:  Indefinite

Reference:  56586

To be successful you will need:

  • A minimum of 6 years’ experience in managing public facing web-based bespoke software environments and associated systems in multi-tenanted cloud environments including, AWS, IM&T, Nectar Research Cloud (OpenStack) and NCI;
  • Well-developed analytical skills with the ability to actively review and improve a complex, open source, IT environment including four or more of: Linux, OpenStack, Ansible, Tomcat, Apache, Nginx as well as relational databases (MySQL, PostGIS) and noSQL databases (Cassandra, MongoDB).
  • Experience writing scripts in one or more languages such as bash, python, groovy.
  • Experience with version control tools, such as Git and SVN.
  • Excellent communication skills with experience engaging a range of technical and business stakeholders when analysing and resolving system issues
  • Demonstrated understanding of quality assurance processes and testing systems;
  • Experience in management of operational budgets including forecasting and monitoring;
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively within and across teams with other IT professionals, stakeholders and the research science community and manage a team.

Who we are: The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO).

At CSIRO, we do the extraordinary every day.  We innovate for tomorrow and help improve today - for our customers, all Australians and the world. We imagine.  We collaborate.  We innovate.

We work flexibly at CSIRO, offering a range of options for how, when and where you work. Talk to us about how this role could be flexible for you. Find out more! CSIRO Balance

How to Apply:  Please upload one document only containing both your CV/Resume and cover letter providing enough information relevant to this position to enable the selection panel to determine your suitability.  If your application proceeds to the next stage you may be asked to provide additional information.

Please view the full position details and instructions on how to apply here:  Position Details

Applications Close: Sunday 13th May 2018

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