May 17, 2019

DevOps and Automation Manager

  • Arq Group
  • Sydney NSW, Australia
Full time Back End Software Engineer Front End Developer Management

Job Description

  • Lead a team of engineers to influence a DevOps, automation first and continuous improvement culture.
  • Energetic & people focused, you'll encapsulate our brand values towards best practice.
  • Develop your career in a growing business with authentic leaders and a dynamic team culture.

 At Arq Group, our people solve complex challenges, and provide seamless, end-to-end solutions for businesses, big and small.

We manage the data and web capabilities for Beyond Blue. We’ve developed Qantas’ inflight entertainment system. We support Domino’s cloud, managed services and security - and help you track your pizza.

Our people help our clients deliver a solution that matters. We are Australia’s leading digital partner, unleashing the possibilities between business and people.

Your Role 

In this newly created role, you will own the DevOps strategy group wide for software assets. You will lead your team through the execution of the software delivery pipelines, the automation of platform management activities and the creation/management of proprietary cloud cost management solutions.

What will your day look like?

You’ll start your day by making yourself a coffee, sitting (or standing) at your desk and help make ideas a reality. You will (but not limited to):

  • Lead a team to efficiently monitor dev stack health for issues relating to reliability, performance, durability and security
  • Define and deliver infrastructure-as-code leveraging AWS & Azure native tooling
  • Manage CI and CD tools in coordination with the software engineers including the defining and delivery of pipelines
  • Represent DevOps during design and development of software or extensive revisions to existing applications
  • Identify opportunities to automate technology platform processes and lead the automation of that application
  • Partner with key business functions to understand business needs and assist in co-developed strategies to automate processes

About you:

  • A minimum 5+ years Development/DevOps experience
  • Amazing humanistic leader and while you get the technology, you really understand the value you deliver by building and leading a high performing team rather than hands on the tools.
  • Passionate about Continuous Build, Integration, Test, and Delivery systems.
  • Experience measuring and monitoring availability, latency and overall system health of software platforms.
  • Experience in designing, analyzing and troubleshooting large-scale distributed automation or dev ops systems.
  • Experienced in actively coaching and mentoring team members in their careers


Barista style coffee machines? Check. Brand new offices with a purpose-built wellness space? Check. Learning and talent programs to support YOU at every stage of your career. Check. A range of social activities from diversity driven events to board game nights and LAN parties. Check. We believe in culture contribution. Whatever your interests, we’ve got you covered.

We’re a WORK180 endorsed employer for women, WGEA recognized as a pay equity employer and ‘Our Way’s continue to encourage a collaborative, inclusive, innovative and passionate approach to everything we do.

Join us. Become an Arqadian and find your space to (change).

Please note, you do require full work rights in Australia to apply for this position.