Senior DevOps Engineer

Barangaroo, Aurstalia/Remote
Added: March 4, 2024

Nearmap provides a virtual model of the real world – at a scale and detail that hasn’t been done before. Our ambition is to be the source of truth that shapes our liveable world. At Nearmap, we have an appetite for energetic and engaged people and we are currently seeking a Senior DevOps Engineer to join our DevOps team.

We provide easy, instant access to high-resolution aerial imagery, city-scale 3D content, AI datasets and integrated geospatial tools, with wide-scale coverage across the USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. At the core of it, we’re a location content company, a visual analytics company, and a software as a service company. Innovation is weaved into our DNA.

As a Senior DevOps Engineer , you will be a part of a team that possess strong communication and collaboration skills with a DevOps mindset. The scope of your role will include (but not limited to):

Production performance, stability and security.

  • Maintaining and supporting DevOps toolsets, processes and automation supporting the software development lifecycle.
  • Maintain and improve monitoring and metrics of production systems.
  • Adopt best security practices in line with the NIST Cyber security framework (e.g., surveillance, data loss prevention, intrusion detection, event logging, application monitoring) and cloud best practices and compliance.

Continuous improvement and release management .

  • Identify and champion improvements to ensure our systems' reliability, observability, and security.
  • Maintain accurate and detailed documentation of work instructions and internal procedures.
  • Collaboration with development teams on CI / CD improvement initiatives.
  • Software and system optimisations with a view to improving productivity.

System design.

  • Improve the system design and architecture by identifying major areas of risk
  • Participate and run design reviews, (AWS well architected reviews, operational readiness and security assessments)
  • Lead technical initiatives and represent DevOps in cross functional team streams.

Collaboration .

  • Take ownership of initiatives such as contributing to the DevOps internal roadmap, cross-functional activities, as well as providing DevOps expertise and consultation to other teams on DevOps practices and maturity.
  • Mentor junior members of the team.

If you join us on this exciting journey, you’ll love our inclusive values and share our ambition to become the source of truth that helps shape decisions for the liveable world.

Our DevOps stack: Kubernetes, IAC, GitLab, Linux, Containerisation

Skills & experience we are looking for:

  • Experience with deploying, configuring and managing resources and platforms at scale on cloud environments.
  • Experience designing and building application containerisation and modernisation solutions Docker and Kubernetes.
  • Experience writing and deploying Infrastructure as code – Terraform and AWS CloudFormation.
  • Scripting and deployment automation experience.
  • Experience in designing CI/CD, logging and monitoring tools for development teams
  • Strong understanding of enterprise architectures, with OS experience across Linux and Windows.
  • Exposure to NIST Cyber security framework andContainer Vulnerability / Compliance Scanning tools.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
  • Intrinsic passion for problem-solving.


Tertiary qualifications in Computer Science, Engineering, or Information Technology (or equivalent)

Some of our benefits

Nearmap takes a holistic approach to our employees’ emotional, physical and financial wellness. Some of our current benefits include:

  • Quarterly wellbeing day off - Four additional days off a year as your "YOU" days
  • Two and a half paid Volunteer Days every year
  • Unlimited access to LinkedIn Learning
  • Team Hackathons and Pitch-fests
  • Wellbeing and technology allowance
  • Annual flu vaccinations
  • Nearmap subscription (of course!)
  • Stocked kitchen with access to all the sustenance you need
  • Lunch allowance every Tuesday and Thursday at our Sydney CBD office
  • Showers available for anyone cycling to work or lunchtime gym-goers

Working at Nearmap

We move fast and work smart; often wearing multiple hats. We adapted to remote working with ease and are continually looking at ways to improve. We’re proud of our inclusive, supportive culture, and maintain a safe environment where everyone feels a sense of belonging and can be themselves.

If you can see yourself working at Nearmap and feel you have the right level of experience, we invite you to get in touch.

At Nearmap we welcome and encourage our employees’ uniqueness at all levels across the organization, as such we are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

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