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DevOps Data Platform Engineer

Join our team in establishing a new realtime data analytics platform, using the latest technologies.

Full time, Permanent Role

Based in Wellington CBD

Join a passionate, best-in-class technology team

Over the last year, we have created a new Fast Data Platform, initially based on the Apache Hadoop and Kafka stacks. Now we have laid the foundation, we have a passionate set of people who are continuing to build and improve the platform and tooling.

We are looking for another engineer to join us. Do you have "the right stuff "?

Ideally, you have experience in building CICD pipelines from scratch, and you have previously designed and built solutions for data science and analytics.

You care about DevOps, Agile, Open Source Software, Data, and participating in a great team culture.

Competencies within the team:

·         Virtualisation, especially AWS and VMWare.

·         Containerisation using Docker and Kubernetes.

·         Linux OS configuration and use, including shell scripting.

·         Java programming, JVM configuration and tuning.

·         Python programming and virtual environments.

·         Git source control with standard Git workflows.

·         Network fundamentals and host-level routing.

·         Distributed system design and configuration.

·         Relational databases and SQL queries.

·         Security engineering practices and tools.

·         Streaming data at scale. Handling high velocity, high volume data events.

·         Agile and DevOps engineering practices and CICD tools.

·         Apache data ecosystem:

o    HDFS;

o    Spark;

o    Kafka;

·         Knowledgeable in these concepts:

o    Parallel and concurrent processing.

o    Distributed systems.

o    Microservices.

Experience in some of these are an advantage, equally important is a willingness to learn, and experience in similarly complex systems. Additional skills and competencies are desirable, including testing background, operations, networking and event-based architectures.

Why Westpac?

We’re a company who are progressive and committed to continuous improvement. We’re actively involved in the community and we nurture a culture that celebrates diversity.  We’ve been awarded the rainbow tick accreditation, we promote, live and breathe flexibility and we’re listed as one of the top 50 employers in the world for women.

From day one, we’ll invest in your growth and empower you to take ownership of your development.  You can also enrol in our industry-leading superannuation programme and fantastic staff banking package. 

Along with the above, we can also guarantee that you’ll have a lot of fun, working with some fantastic people who are passionate about what they do and where they work.

Let’s go!

Apply today with your CV and cover letter. 

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