Jul 22, 2019

Senior AWS DevOps / CloudOps Engineer

  • Versent
  • Melbourne VIC, Australia
Full time Cloud Back End Software Engineer Front End Developer

Job Description


Versent is a rapidly growing Cloud Consulting organisation, specialising in AWS. We have offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Singapore and have grown to over 270 people in just four years! We believe in bringing craftsmanship back to technology, because as technology artisans, we passionately care about the quality outcomes we leave behind.

As a Senior DevOps/Cloudops Engineer, you will design, implement and drive adoption of Continuous Delivery and DevOps utilising industry best practice frameworks, tools and process. You will work with some of Versent's key enterprise clients in a customer facing role.

The role focuses on Continuous Improvement with a DevOps approach and all clients sitting on AWS. The focus is ongoing enhancement once the solution has passed over from the project team. This is a client facing role. You will be proactive and confident in advising and consulting with senior level clients.

Some of the extra detail:

  • Enhance availability, performance and stability of services as well as automating away repetitive work.
  • Respond to alerts to investigate issues in our services that you can really sink your teeth into.
  • You will be working on production environments, monitoring, data collection and configuration management, as well as disaster recovery planning, capacity engineering, reliability improvement initiatives and platform automation.
  • Ability to identify, troubleshoot, and resolve issues in a live production environment
  • Provide performance tuning/recommendations for components and services
  • Scripting and software development across one or more programming languages - automate away the repetitive tasks.
  • Monitoring distributed systems application architectures
  • Developing and maintaining configuration management and orchestration systems such as Ansible, Chef, Puppet
  • Discipline in ticketing, reporting and relevant paper work including Create Root Cause Analysis reports for internal/external use


  • DevOps experience with automated provisioning/config Mgmt with Ansible, Linux based Systems and Oracle DBs
  • Continuous Delivery (Automated Build - Maven), Deployment and Testing
  • Excellent communicator with consulting experience
  • Strong experience with both sides of Dev-Ops
  • Some experience with Java Development (interested in ruby, python etc.) is ideal
  • Works comfortably in an Agile environment to uplift platforms in maturity
  • Expert level with Git, Nexus/Artifactory and Jenkins
  • AWS Cloud experience - CloudFormation, Tags, ASGs, EC2, VPCs, CW,RDS, DDB, SNS etc.


At the core of what we do, we're an engineering company. We value our people more than commercials and put culture at the centre of everything.

We do weekly internal tech meetups with food and drinks, host game nights, organise Hackathons, pay for your AWS training and certifications, and other relevant certs (if it's something you want to do).

We have many social events, often supporting charity initiatives such as TourXOz and RUOK Day. We also have family functions such as lawn bowls, company picnics etc. We have a paid parental leave program.

We embrace the notion of Versent as a Family, working together to achieve outstanding success.

We have flexible working hours and a culture based on respect, trust and collaboration.


You know, work doesn't have to feel like work. In fact, we don't want it to. That's why we've cultivated an environment based on creativity. Because when people who care about their craft are given the freedom to explore possibilities without restriction, amazing things can happen.


No cool cliques, just hard-working humans generating ideas and devising solutions in a creative, collaborative work space. Professional but not corporate, we believe success is achieved through strong leadership (without interference from middle-management) and an autonomous working environment backed by the moral support of like-minded peers. This is a highly collaborative, supportive environment.


  • People: We believe in a positive team with family spirit, because life is to short for anything else.
  • Customer: We create remarkable experiences for customers and treat them as you would wish to be treated.
  • Quality: Be Artisans who care for their craft and lead change through continuous improvement.
  • Reliability: Do what we say we will do when we say we will do it, every time.
  • Transparency: Full disclosure, integrity and honesty in all things.
  • Reciprocate: Give back and assist as much as possible, whenever possible.