Cloud Engineer

Location:: Canberra
Sectors: Engineering , ICT
Employment type: Contract
Salary: Negotiable
Contact name: Jack Carmelo

Contact email:
Job reference: BBBH1964_1709790656
Published: about 1 month ago
Startdate: 02/09/2024

***Cloud Engineer***

Start Date: 02/09/2024

Application closing date: 21st March 2024

Duration: 12-24 Month Contracts

Security Clearence: AGSVA Negative Vetting 1 (NV1)

Location: Canberra/Brisbane/Melbourne


ASD requires a Cloud Engineer to support the design, development, and maintenance of bespoke Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) systems. This position will be embedded in a team within ACSC to enable their achievement of mission outcomes.

The successful candidate will be capable of working in a high-speed environment that requires an agile attitude with flexibility to tasking, and be accountable for all outputs.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work as a team member in the ACSC to manage bespoke ACSC systems under the direction of a team leader.
  • Design, develop, deploy, and maintain cloud-based systems, ensuring adherence to security policies and practices.
  • Conduct Windows and Linux systems administration, including Operating System installation, configuration, integration, hardening, software patching, and documentation of Cyber Security Capability.
  • Maintain infrastructure-as-code, utilising tools such as Terraform and HashiCorp Stack.
  • Utilise DevSecOps and CICD practices in design, develop, deploy, and maintain tasks.
  • Collect requirements from system users and provide support as required to resolve issues or improve outcomes.
  • Demonstrate exceptional problem-solving skills, with an ability to identify and solve issues prior to an impact on operational productivity.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Contribute to developing new capabilities within existing datacentre and distributed storage environments.


  • Three or more years' experience in architecting, designing, developing, and implementing cloud solutions.
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Azure cloud knowledge and experience.
  • CI/CD and DevSecOps knowledge and experience.
  • Python coding knowledge and experience.
  • Proven ability to work across Linux and Windows operating systems.
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills, and a proven ability to collaborate as a team member.
  • Bachelor's degree, or higher, in Computer Science or related field.


  • Experience in Cyber Security Operations.
  • Kubernetes knowledge and experience.
  • Terraform and HashiCorp Stack knowledge and experience.
  • Positive Vetting (PV) clearance.
  • For candidates that hold an NV1 or higher clearance, a willingness to participate in a clearance upgrade.

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