Dimension Data DevOps Architect in North Ryde, Australia

Looking for the next step in your career? Enjoy a challenge? Do you have an ambition for innovation? Want to make a difference?

If you join our growing global team, you’ll be working for an industry leader with offices across five continents, in over 50 countries and more than 30 000 employees. You will work with some of the leading world brands across the Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 companies – who are all relying on Dimension Data to help them use the power of technology to achieve their ambition in this digital era.You’ll be part of a team who’s passionate about making a difference to the way technology shapes how we live and work – whether it’s protecting the rhino, connecting the G20 Summit, or revolutionising cycling, giving you the opportunity to do great things.

You’ll be joining a Global Top Employer, recognised for investing in talent because people are at the heart of our success. You provide the skills, passion and ideas, and we’ll provide the platform to realise your ambitions.Great talent. Great teams. Great work. Great opportunities.

Want to be part of our team?

In this capacity we will need you to deliver on the following:

• With an infrastructure as code approach you will architect, design and help implement a highly automated cloud based deployment and operational model

• Be a strong advocate for a DevOps culture with our Development, Operations and Engineering teams

• Have an automation first approach to application and infrastructure deployment, setup and configuration

• Continue to deepen your scripting, coding and system administration skills and apply them to reduce time to market for services

• Be passionate about the quality of services that you are responsible for

• Assist with the identification and investigation of emerging technologies and associated migration paths to provide cost effective and scalable solutions

• And so much more.....

What you'll be doing

Key requirements:

  • At least 6 years experience deploying software solutions to clients in an outsourced or similar IT environment

  • At least 4 years deep product experience with one of Microsoft Exchange, Skype For Business or Lync

  • Good working knowledge of infrastructure design, including network, storage and compute layers

  • Knowledge and experience across the SDLC

  • Experience working in a multi-team environment across multiple geographies

  • Demonstrated testing and quality assurance experience

  • An IT related or Engineering tertiary qualification is essential

  • Relevant certifications

Technical capabilities:

  • Hands on experience with at least one of Microsoft Exchange, Sharepoint or Skype For Business

  • In-depth experience with at least one automated deployment tool, Chef, Salt and Octopus Deploy experience highly regarded

  • Expert level PowerShell scripting experience and development experience with .Net

  • Extensive experience with Microsoft server platforms up to Windows Server 2012 R2, System Centre and PowerShell with a focus on automation and orchestration.

  • Proven design and architecture experience with virtualisation technologies including Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware vSphere. An understanding of network and storage virtualisation concepts.

  • Cisco UCS server infrastructure. Understanding of UCS Fabric Interconnect concepts with experience in design and architecture.

  • Understanding of design and deployment of industry leading storage infrastructure from NetApp and EMC. A good understanding of SAN / NAS technologies and how these are integrated into cloud services.

  • Understanding of Cisco LAN / WAN networking infrastructure. An understanding of Cisco ACI, Nexus switching. System Centre experience highly regarded

  • Working knowledge of relational databases and NoSql databases (SQL Server/Raven DB preferred)

  • Experience with source control and build systems, GIT and TFS experience highly regarded

  • Experience evaluating and integrating new technologies and products

What would make you a good fit for this role?

Key abilities required:

  • You will display strategic thinking ability and excellent conceptual skills.

  • Proven ability to understand operational requirements in a cloud based environment and architect highly automated repeatable solutions

  • You will need to demonstrate a strong ability to engage with various stakeholders and take responsibility for stakeholder management, both internally and externally.

  • You will need to display attention to detail and the ability to present ideas in a tangible form

  • You will need to the ability to communicate design rationale and use your influencing skills to build consensus

Non-negotiable for us:

  • You enjoy working in a rapidly evolving, entrepreneurial, technology and service driven, client focused environment.

  • You are an action orientated individual, thinking and leading “out of the box.”

  • You crave an environment that breeds intelligence and is known as a “smart” culture.

  • Finally, we care about our client, our colleagues and the environment and we want you to do the same.

Join our growing global team and accelerate your career with Dimension Data. Apply today.

Diversity in Dimension Data

Dimension Data is an equal opportunity employer with a global culture that embraces diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be unfairly discriminated against on any arbitrary ground including race, colour, sex, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, or other protected category.

Dimension Data uses the power of technology to help organisations achieve great things in the digital era. As a member of the NTT Group, we accelerate our clients’ ambitions through digital infrastructure, hybrid cloud, workspaces for tomorrow, and cybersecurity. With offices in nearly 60 countries across five continents, and over 30,000 employees, we deliver wherever our clients are, at every stage of their technology journey.

Whether it’s protecting the rhino, connecting the G20 Summit, or revolutionising cycling, we help our clients achieve their ambitions.

And with us, you can achieve yours.

If you believe you can do anything, we’re here to help you do it.