Principal Cloud Engineer | Australia/Singapore

Date:  24-Nov-2021
Job Posting End Date:  31-Oct-2021;09:59:59GMT
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Job State/Province:  Western Australia
Job Location/Region:  Perth

About BHP

At BHP 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. Come and be a part of this success.

About the Role

We are looking for passionate Cloud Engineers to join our team in Australia and Singapore. 


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 and deploy 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 develop, test 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 cloud native services and 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 in an agile setting

  • 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

Supporting a Diverse Workforce

The size and magnitude of our business not only provides significant opportunity for professional development, but also attractive salary packages with performance based bonuses and unique BHP employee share program.


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 encourage applications from all qualified applicants regardless of race, colour, sex, national origin, age, religion, people with disabilities, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, citizenship, genetic information or other protected status under federal, state or local laws.


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.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, citizenship, genetic information or other protected status under federal, state or local laws.


BHP is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability.