DevOps Engineer

Updated: 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime

Job Reference: 1168320
Digital & Technology Solutions (DTS)

Embark on an Exciting Tech Journey with Curtin University!

Are you passionate about technology, innovation, and driving change? Join us as we celebrate the successful completion of our digital transformation! Curtin University, a forward-thinking institution, is now leveraging major platforms like Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft, and ServiceNow to deliver cutting-edge digital experiences for our students and staff.

In anticipation for the next phase of our digital roadmap, we are undertaking a strategic expansion of our Digital Platforms team. If you enjoy technology, transformation, continual innovation, and change, we extend a warm invitation for you to join our forward-thinking team. Be a driving force in our journey of tech evolution at Curtin University!
Your new role

We are currently seeking 2 x DevOps Engineers to join our team and be responsible for overseeing, and refining infrastructure solutions coded for peak reliability and performance. As vital contributors to the Curtin Digital & Technology Solutions team, you will undertake hands-on technical duties, streamline processes through automation, and tailor solutions to meet business demands. This role emphasises the adoption of essential DevOps methodologies such as continuous integration, delivery, microservices, and code-based infrastructure.
In this role, you will:

  • Implement and manage continuous integration, delivery, microservices, and infrastructure as code, with a focus on effective monitoring and collaboration.
  • Continually improve automation to increase speed, quality, scalability, and security of software delivery.
  • Engage in lifecycle management of systems and software, and oversee knowledge and configuration systems.
  • Adapt and operate processes to foster a strong DevOps culture and facilitate the transition to this mindset.
  • Identify and implement suitable release and deployment techniques and automation tools.
We are looking for someone with:                              
  • Combination of relevant qualifications and experience, including the following certifications: AWS Developer Associate, AWS DevOps Professional and/or relevant Cloud DevOps certifications.
  • In-depth knowledge of AWS services, including AWS CodePipeline, CodeBuild, CodeArtifact, Step Functions, Lambda, and Control Tower.
  • Well-developed communication (verbal, written) and interpersonal skills, a proven track record in and personal commitment to achieving the highest levels of client focus, along with proven ability to interact professionally with clients.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a team as well as provide technical leadership and mentoring to fellow team members.

If you have experience in

AWS multi-account environments

, understand

.NET Framework/Core

, are familiar with

NodeJS development

and have experience developing in a

Unix/Linux environment,

we want to hear from you!

As this is a permanent position,

you will require current work rights in Australia that match the tenure of this role to be considered.

This position is

based at our Curtin Bentley campus

, candidates are expected to either be currently located in Perth, WA, or express a willingness to relocate. Please note: Relocation and sponsorship support will not be provided for this position.

To learn more about this opportunity, please contact

Alana Peihopa, Talent Acquisition Advisor




[email protected].

About us

We are an energetic, dedicated team of academics and professionals working together to provide global solutions through quality graduates and innovative research. Curtin is a welcoming space where integrity, respect for one another, courage, excellence, and impact are essential to everyday life. Situated on Whadjuk Nyungar Country, our vibrant campus includes an art gallery, gym, childcare and medical centre, and endless food options including a supermarket.

We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people of diverse gender, sex and sexuality, people with disability and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

For more information about our university, please visit

Join us!

To apply, please provide your CV and a cover letter (to allow us to assess your suitability for this role. 

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Applications close: 5PM AWST Monday 19 February 2024

What we offer

  • Global Excellence: Curtin University proudly stands among the top one percent of global universities according to the ARWU 2023 rankings.
  • Adaptable Work Environment: While our primary office is located at our Bentley Campus, we understand the importance of flexibility in today's work environment. Hybrid working arrangements are provided in accordance with business needs.
  • Salary Packaging: Enjoy the perks of a generous superannuation contribution (17%) and customisable salary packaging benefits through Paywise.
  • Competitive Leave Entitlements: Experience the added value of 17.5% Leave Loading, with the option to be paid out or taken as additional leave. Benefit from Parental Leave (26 weeks for the primary caregiver), Annual Leave (20 days), Personal Leave (14 days), Curtin University Leave (2 days), Study Leave, and Community Service Leave. Plus, access to Long Service Leave after 7 years of continuous service (65 days/13-week entitlement for full-time staff).
  • Career and Development Opportunities: In line with our 2030 Strategic Plan, Curtin is committed to providing an inspiring, rewarding, and meaningful experience for our staff -empowering them to lead, innovate and strive for excellence. We provide staff with career and development opportunities, including access to various online and in-person training and info-sessions.
  • Health and Wellness: Our on-campus Medical Centre prioritises Curtin staff and students. Join Curtin's Healthy Lifestyle Program, with up to 2 hours per week of paid time off to engage in University-approved healthy lifestyle activities. Explore Curtin’s wellbeing locations at

Applicants should note that prior to appointment, any offer of employment is subject to completion of National Police Records checks, and background, integrity, and reference checks to Curtin’s satisfaction. At Curtin, we are committed to being a Child Safe organisation and this position may also require you to have a current Working With Children Check.

If you have any queries in relation to this application process, please contact our careers team on 08 9266 9000 (option 3,1).

Please note we are not accepting applications from recruitment agencies at this time.

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