Sep 23, 2021

Senior Cloud Data Engineer

  • Optus
  • Macquarie Park NSW, Australia
Full time Engineering - Software

Job Description

About the role

This position enables EIM of group IT to achieve the following objectives:

  • Design and implement applications on AWS platform.
  • Migration and Replication of legacy database to Data Lake on AWS.
  • Create optimal cloud architecture aligning with security and governance.
  • Work with engineering and architecture teams to design and implement scalable software services.
  • Identify, design, and implement internal process improvements related to cloud infrastructure.
  • Build the infrastructure required to manage cloud workloads working with wide variety of data sources using SQL and other AWS and its partner technologies.
  • Build optimal processes on AWS allowing to manage security and governance across end-users and application integrations.

About You

  • Degree qualified in IT, Computer Systems, software or computer engineering fields or equivalent.
  • 4+ years of experience in building applications on AWS.
  • 2+ years of experience with any RDMS or Big Data.
  • 2+ years of coding and scripting in Python, Scala is a must have.
  • Knowledge in DevOps approach (CI/CD), Git, bash and JIRA.
  • Experience with networking and VPC on a complex cloud environment.
  • AWS Cloud Management
  • AWS Ec2, ELB, EBS, Autoscaling, lambda etc.
  • AWS Storage S3, Glacier.
  • AWS Security like KMS, RAM, ACM, IAM, etc.
  • SSO, MFA CloudFormation, Route53, CloudWatch and RDS
  • Shell scripting, SQL, NO SQL  
  • Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
  • Using HTML 4/5, CSS3, JavaScript, XML, JSON and Development tools


Optus is a place where we let you, do you? Whether you’ll be working in our corporate offices or in a retail store, we are a highly collaborative workplace and offer a range of perks such as:​ 

  • A competitive salary  
  • Discounts on products and services  
  • Ongoing training, mentoring, and development opportunities 
  • Up to five days of Volunteer Leave per year  
  • Flexible work options  

We understand that flexibility means different things to different people. We are proud to offer a variety of options to work in different ways, such as flexible hours, remote working, job share, and part-time. Please talk to us about how we can make this role work for you. ​ 

At Optus, we don’t sit back and let the future happen to us - we’re out there making it. By expanding into new technology and relentlessly improving every day, we’re creating a better tomorrow for all Australians. We believe in the strength of a vibrant, diverse, and inclusive workforce where the backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences of our people help us innovate and create strong connections with our customers.​ 

Due to COVID-19 and the rise of job applicants in the market, it may take us a bit longer than usual for us to come back to you. We appreciate your understanding and patience during these unprecedented times.​ 

Please no recruitment agencies, we’ll be managing this role in-house. Any resumes submitted outside of our process will be deemed the sole property of Optus. 


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