Technology, Transformation & Digital

Senior Platform Engineer

Job Title: Senior Platform Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent Recruitment
REF: 126256
Contact Details: Ransirini Ekanayake
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Job Published: 7 months ago
  • Senior Platform / DevOps Engineer
  • Hybrid working – 2 days’ Work from Home 
  • Permanent opportunity based in Christchurch
We are looking for a Senior Platform / DevOps Engineer, with experience in leading related activities in the design, development, configuration, maintenance, and support of solutions, both as part of project delivery and operational activities.

About the Role:
  • Provide platform engineering skills and assist with technical leadership to deliver stable platforms and toolsets that enable the delivery of highly available systems.
  • Ensure that the team deliverables meet the agreed time, cost and quality standards with minimal re-work.
  • Define and deliver technical activities on projects – lead other Platform team members on these projects.
  • Design and develop the automation of repetitive, optimised manual processes and tasks.
  • Assist with the development of standards and good practise for platform management, automation and tools maintenance.
An ideal applicant will have the following skills:
  • Minimum 5+ years of relevant software development, system administration, and/or system operations experience.
  • Extensive technical leadership in platform engineering, overseeing design, implementation, and management of key tools and processes.
  • Hands-on experience using OpenShift, Kafka, and Elastic.
  • Experience working in both Windows and Linux environments.
  • Experience working with and configuring open-source tools and open-source software.

You must be in New Zealand with the legal right to work.

Apply now or get in touch with Ransi Ekanayake on  or more information.
Ref:  126256

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