• Cloud Engineer | Federal Government Opportunity | ACT Location
  • 12 Month Initial Contract with Possibility of 2 x 12 Month Extensions
  • Must Have Current Baseline Clearance

Job Description:

The successful candidate will work closely with various stakeholders, business subject matter experts, technical architects, data engineers and developers as part of the project, to deliver the agreed project outcomes. The project will comprise of implementing an enhanced data management and analytics platform to facilitate data warehousing capabilities, reporting, data analysis, storing transactional data and archiving of required data.

The Cloud Engineer Will:

  • Work with the departments DevOps team to develop Infrastructure-as-Code pipelines required to deploy the Data Platform
  • Assist the Data Engineers with the development of data pipelines.
  • Develop and automate a cloud-based data management and analytics platform.
  • Have a solid understanding of Cyber Security requirements
  • Work with project team to provision Azure based data infrastructure including Azure SQL Databases, Azure Data Lakes, Azure Data Factory and other essential components which will constitute the data platform.
  • Work with project team, cloud capability program and other stakeholders to enable the migration of on-premises data assets into Azure.
  • Work with the project team and the cloud capability program to set up appropriate monitoring mechanisms.
  • Work with the project team and cloud capability team to advise on essential platform capabilities required to support the data platform.
  • Work with the project team and cloud team to design and develop appropriate security architecture for the data platform.
  • Design and architect appropriate back-up and disaster-recovery mechanisms to support the data platform.
  • Work with Cloud Capability Program and other departmental projects to identify and implement the optimal cloud-based solutions for the project
  • Plan, design and develop cloud-based solutions to support the delivery of project outcomes.
  • Managing cloud environments in accordance with departmental technical and security guidelines.
  • Deploy and service cloud initiatives as needed in accordance with best practices throughout the development life cycle.
  • Educate teams on the implementation of new cloud-based initiatives, providing associated training as required.
  • Lead and develop best practices with the larger cloud engineering team.
  • Develop and maintain relevant project and design documentation such as detailed designs, technical configuration documents and build guides
  • Be able to apply judgement and critical thinking skills to problem solve
  • Have demonstrated government sector experience, including working in small multi-disciplinary agile teams


To be a successful the applicant must be able to obtain and maintain a Baseline Security Clearance.

Please send your application to nick@synergyplacements.com.au
Alternatively, you can contact Nick directly on 0406284853.