Automation Engineer | TSPV clearance | Multiple Positions

Located in Australian Capital Territory, Canberra, posted on 30 November 2018

An experienced Automation engineer is required to assist a defence Program to develop and integrate software employing an Agile Software Development Methodology (SDM).

The position will include developing software, integrating Commercial off the Shelf (COTS) and Government off the Shelf (GOTS) software, documenting technical processes and assisting with testing and deployment. The successful candidate will need highly developed software development skills and a proven ability to work within an integrated team of technical/non-technical personnel.

  • Must hold an active or inactive TSPV clearance
  • 12 or 24 month Contract on offer
  • Excellent Rates & Work/Life Balance

Skills and Knowledge

  • Experience in 1G/10G networking.
  • Experience in IT system design.
  • Detailed experience in CI/CD, Jenkins, Bamboo, Ansible, Puppet, Chef.
  • Detailed experience in building testable and maintainable systems using continuous integration and deployment technologies.
  • A proven ability to work as a member of an integrated team and support productive working relationships by working cohesively and flexibly with customers as well as the broader project team.
  • Demonstrated administrative skills, including time management and oral and written communication skills; and demonstrated ability to effectively prioritise and allocate tasks.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Deploy and support test infrastructure such as Jenkins and Bamboo.
  • In conjunction with developers build a pipeline that allows for development, testing, QA and production development of code.
  • Produce and update unit and integration tests for infrastructure and software that is being developed.
  • Modify system images during the life cycle to meet testing requirements.
  • Provide stable and scalable system images for developer use using tools such as Ansible, Puppet, Chef, etc.

Kinexus are the No. 1 defence recognised supplier with a specialisation in the recruitment of mid to senior level professionals who hold Defence or Federal government clearances across the spectrum of technology platforms. Kinexus are recognised as a top 15 Defence SME in Australia and support various major defence projects

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below and attach your resume as a word document. Alternatively, please contact Ross Webb on 02 9492 7530 quoting the Job Title for this position.
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