Senior Dev Ops Engineer
24th November, 2022


Our purpose

Here at Datacom we connect people and technology in order to solve challenges, create opportunities and discover new possibilities for the communities we live in.

Our team

You will be joining a high-performance team in our extensive Operations business with a focus on innovative, modern approaches to improving the stability, scalability and maintainability of our customer facing systems.

About the Role

As Senior DevOps Engineer, you will contribute to building solutions that solve our customers’ hardest problems. You will be building elegant, maintainable, highly available and repeatable solutions, with an experimentation and continuous improvement mindset. You will work collaboratively within an Agile team of dedicated technology SMEs with access to Datacom’s global pool of technical specialists.

What you’ll do

As Senior DevOps Engineer, you will be accountable for, but not limited to:

  • Establishing and maintaining operational excellence with automation across a number of technologies and areas, including:
    • Operating System deployment, configuration, and security hardening
    • Installation and configuration of application middleware platforms
    • Deployment to VMware and VMware Cloud on AWS
    • Code deployment and platform lifecycle management
    • Reporting for audit and compliance requirements
  • Ensuring platform high availability is maintained through reliable operational change and release processes
  • Customer engagement through technical collaboration and solution design

What you’ll bring

As Senior DevOps Engineer, you will contribute to the team’s existing cross functional capabilities by providing high level experience with a combination of open source and VMware automation products. You will bring a detailed understanding of Infrastructure as Code (IaC) concepts, and experience with full stack automation including Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CI/CD).

You will be given the ability to continually research, develop, and actively promote platform agnostic technology solutions that eliminate manual processes and solve genuine technical challenges.

If you have experience in the following technology areas, it would be an advantage, but ultimately, we’re looking for DevOps Engineers with a deep understanding and appreciation of technology that can adapt quickly to rapid, iterative change.

Operating Systems:

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • Windows Server

Configuration Management:

  • git, GitLab CI/CD
  • Puppet including Puppet Bolt
  • Ansible
  • PowerShell DSC

Networking / Load Balancing:

  • F5 BIG-IP including Access Policy Manager (APM)
  • Infoblox DDI
  • HAProxy


  • Prometheus
  • Alertmanager
  • Grafana
  • System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)

Automation / Scripting:

  • RESTful API integration and development
  • Bash, Python
  • PowerShell
  • Javascript, VMware vRO
  • Rundeck

Software Packaging / Deployment:

  • RPM packaging
  • Chocolatey packaging
  • Docker / Buildah / Podman container development
  • Artifactory

Please Note: If the above product stack isn’t exactly what you’ve been working with, don’t be discouraged. We’re always keen to speak to candidates that work in similar environments that can demonstrate an ability to implement innovative solutions with equivalent products.

To be successful in this role, you must be an Australian Citizen and be able to obtain an Australian Government Security Clearance

Why Datacom?

Datacom is ones of ANZs largest suppliers of Information Technology professional services. As an ANZ company, we have managed to maintain a dynamic, agile, small business feel that is often diluted in larger organisations of our size. It’s our people that give Datacom its unique culture and energy that you can feel from the moment you meet with us.

At Datacom you’ll be recognised and valued for your contributions. We’re growing year on year and can provide stability, career opportunity and a collegial, agile, flat-structured environment that empowers people and promotes autonomy. We care about our people and provide a range of perks such as social events, chill-out spaces, a gaming zone, remote working, flexi-hours, professional development courses and health insurance to name a few. We operate at the leading edge of technology to help ANZ’s largest enterprise organisations explore possibilities and solve their greatest challenges, so you will never run out of interesting new challenges and opportunities.

If you would like to know more and this sounds like you. Please apply online today!

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