Platform Engineer (VPSG5)

Job posted: 15/09/2021
Applications close: 29/09/2021 (Midnight)
9 days remaining

9 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / Till 30 June 2024

Organisation: Department of Premier and Cabinet

Salary: $102,637 - $124,183

Occupation: Technology

Reference: VG/1566860

Reference: VG/1566860

Occupation: Technology

Salary Range: $102,637 - $124,183

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The Department of Premier and Cabinet is looking for an experienced and highly motivated Platform Engineer to join the Victorian Centre for Data Insights (VCDI).

VCDI has a whole-of-government role in leading the transformation of the VPS through data driven insights. It is helping to transform the way the Victorian Government uses data to inform policy making and service design on issues that cut across portfolios and are of whole-of-government significance.

As the Platform Engineer, you will be responsible for the operation and lifecycle management of cloud services that enable safe and effective service delivery.

The Platform Engineering team in VCDI bridges development and IT operations to provide ‘cloud-native' VCDI data and analytics platforms. 

You will provide hands-on operations of the cloud platforms and services that enable a DevOps approach to delivering VCDI data and analytics IT services. 

This role sits at the centre of data, platform and reporting and analytics - leveraging the best use of data across government and the public service.

VCDI has an exciting vision to extend their current data and analytics IT solutions into an enduring platform that will combine cross-portfolio data and analytics to support WoVG government initiatives.

About you

As our ideal candidate, you will have:

  • Experience provisioning, operating, and decommissioning cloud services
  • Experience providing cloud services within an Agile / DevOps environment
  • Familiarity with cloud security concepts
  • Highly developed communication skills with an ability to explain technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders
  • Strong relationship management skills
  • Experience with technologies such as Terraform, Kubernetes, AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform

Working with us, you can make a difference not just in your career, but in the community where you work and live.

The closing date for this position is midnight Wednesday 29 September.

Please note: Due to COVID-19 restrictions, working remotely arrangements are in place.

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

How to apply:

Apply before the advertised closing date, all applications should include:

  • a resume
  • a cover letter which addresses the key selection criteria (within three pages)

Other relevant information:

Preferred candidates will be required to complete a Pre-employment Declaration and Consent form. Employment of successful candidates will be subject to a National Police Check.

DPC actively promotes diversity, inclusion and an equal opportunity workplace. We welcome applicants from all diverse backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people with disabilities. All roles at DPC can be worked flexibly, however it may differ from role to role.

Platform Engineer (VPSG5)

Job type:

Full time / Till 30 June 2024

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VCDI Team | data.insights@dpc.vic.gov.au

Platform Engineer (VPSG5)