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Cloud Engineer

Apply now Job no: 497936
Work type: Full time
Location: Hobart
Categories: Information Technology

Cloud Engineer 

  • Full time fixed term position until June 2024
  • Based in Hobart
  • Showcase your technical skills to build and maintain cloud-native applications and services

The Integrated Marine Observing System (IMOS) is a national collaborative research infrastructure, supported by the Australian Government, providing a national, multi-institutional capability to undertake systematic and sustained observing of the marine environment, from the open ocean onto the continental shelf and into the coast, and across physical, chemical and biological variables.

The Opportunity

Play a key role in implementing a cloud-based infrastructure, from specific data ingestion methods to delivering a standardised data stream, as well as designing, implementing and managing a native cloud infrastructure that is scalable, reliable, cost-effective and secure.

Key Accountabilities:

  • In collaboration with the RIMReP Team Lead, work with a small team to design, build and operate a data management system in a cloud environment.
  • Develop, manage and collaborate on infrastructure-as-code templates.
  • Provide technical advice and mentoring for internal and external stakeholders on the use of modern cloud technologies.
  • Documentation of work done including architecture, code and processes and procedures.
  • Ensure appropriate security controls are in place.
  • Support team members and enable them to deliver their work in an agile environment.
  • Participate in program coordination ceremonies such as stand-ups, and sprints.­

Your Application

To be successful in the role, your application will need to demonstrate;

  • Tertiary qualification in Computer Science (or similar) or equivalent experience.
  • Significant experience in architecting, designing, developing, and implementing cloud solutions on AWS or an equivalent cloud platform.
  • Experience with Python and/or similar programming languages.
  • Knowledge and experience with containerisation and container orchestration.
  • Experience developing and maintaining infrastructure as code.
  • Extensive experience in source control management and associated processes.
  • Detail-oriented team player with well-developed written and verbal communications skills.
  • Proven ability to collaborate with multi-disciplinary teams.


Appointment to this role will be at HEO 8 and will have a total remuneration package of up to $139,269 comprising base salary within the range of $104,688 to $119,034 plus 17% superannuation.

COVID-19 Update:

The University of Tasmania recognises that this is critical for the workforce at the University to protect the safety of our workforce and vulnerable Tasmanians.

Applicants for this role must be prepared to provide evidence of Covid-19 vaccination as a condition of employment.

How to Apply

  • To apply online, please provide the following supporting documentation:
    • Resume;
    • Cover letter outlining your suitability and motivation for the role;
    • Your responses to the success criteria; and
    • Provide a link to any public GitHub or similar repository you may have.
  • For further information about this position, please contact Alex Leith, Deputy Director - AODN, or 0419 189 050
  • Please visit for our guide to applying and details on the recruitment process.

Download File Cloud Engineer - 497936.pdf

Applications close Sunday, 4 December 2022, 11.55pm

To be eligible for this position, you are required to have Australian citizenship, permanent residence or a current valid visa that allows you to fulfil the requirements of this role.

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