Cloud Engineer - AWS or Azure - Cloud Team - Brisbane

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Full Time

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Date published

29 July 2020

Date closing

07 August 2020 at 00:00 GMT

About BHP

At BHP Technology we support our people to grow, learn, develop their skills and reach their potential.

With a global portfolio of operations, we offer a diverse and inclusive environment with extraordinary career opportunities. Our strategy is to focus on creating a safe work environment where our employees feel strongly connected to our values and objectives, and where the capability of our people is key to our success.

To enable the acceleration of value delivery across the whole Technology function, we have established a Cloud Team who are designing, building, and maintaining our hybrid multi-cloud BHP Cloud Platform. We will enable other teams to rapidly deliver digital solutions that improve the lives and work of our mining teams by providing a cloud platform that embodies the principles of Infrastructure as Code, CI/CD, and self-service.

We work fast and solve tough problems, and pride ourselves on our culture of open collaboration, safety, diversity of thought and fun. We’re looking for the best and brightest cloud architects, engineers, and product owners to execute against our cloud strategy.  

Come and be a part of this success.

About the role

As a Cloud Engineer you will be the technical authority within one of the products that make up the BHP Cloud Platform. You drive technology decisions within the particular product domain, in alignment with the cloud strategy and the overall vision of the Cloud Team. You will build close relationships with the Product Owner, the Master Cloud Architect and other members of the team to build a fully automated, self-service, cloud platform. 

The fun parts of this role include;

  • Working with the Product Owner of the team to establish technical solutions to deliver against their roadmaps
  • Drive technical discussions to ensure complex solutions are successfully deployed in the cloud
  • Scoping and executing MVPs to validate technical hypothesis, and enable data driven decision making
  • Work collaboratively with other Cloud Engineers & Cloud Architects
  • Responsible for evolving the relevant product within the BHP Cloud Platform to ensure services remain current, relevant and secure at all times
  • Remain up to date on new services, and roadmaps, from the major cloud providers
  • Enable customers of the Cloud Platform to develop applications and data-enabled use cases securely and quickly
  • Drive automation and DevSecOps approaches throughout the platform to ensure security and self-service is promoted 

About You

You will be a technical expert, who enjoys getting hands on to test, develop, and deploy cloud related solutions through complex problem solving. As a strong team player you will be able to provide technical expertise and enable the team to perform optimally. 

We are looking for those with the following

  • STEM Bachelor’s degree highly desirable 
  • Significant expertise architecting and implementing large scale production workloads in the public cloud
  • Significant experience using infrastructure as code and designing end-to-end DevSecOps pipelines
  • Significant experience with cloud security, compliance and governance
  • Experience communicating the differences in networking and security of on-premise and cloud infrastructure
  • Experience with blast radius and hub and spoke topologies
  • Experience with serverless architectures
  • Experience working with high traffic, high demand applications which require high availability
  • Understanding of holistic enterprise architecture and interplay of analytical components with enterprise foundational components
  • Expertise in at least one high-level programming language including e.g. Python, NodeJS or Java
  • Capable as a mentor, collaborator, team player, and individual contributor
  • Can make architecture decisions at a team and product level
  • Strong communication skills with ability to align stakeholders on complex technical decisions
  • Experience with coaching and mentoring technical team members 
  • Believes in a non-hierarchical culture of collaboration, transparency, safety, and trust 
  • Not afraid to “roll up the sleeves” and seeks to go outside comfort zone to learn – pushes teams to do the same 
  • Experimental mindset to drive innovation 
  • Experience leading teams in an agile setting preferred

Supporting a diverse workforce

At BHP, we recognise that we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people. We know there are many aspects of our employees’ lives that are important, and work is only one of these, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life.  These benefits include flexible working options, a generous paid parental leave policy, other extended leave entitlements and parent rooms.  
The safety of BHP’s people and our candidates is our number one priority. Due to the unfolding circumstances of COVID-19 and the Government regulations in place to deal with the pandemic,   your working location and/or roster as advertised in this advert may be temporarily subject to change whilst the government regulations are in place. This is to ensure the health safety of our workforce, and to implement effective social distancing measures.  These changes if applicable will be discussed at screening and interview stage. 
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