First listed on: 11 April 2024

Cloud Platform Engineer, Platforms & Hosting


  • Automate building and deployment of infrastructure in AWS
  • Full Time, Permanent Role
  • Location Negotiable - Australia Wide
  • $104K to $114K plus 15.4% Nominated Super

The ABC strives for diversity and inclusion in the workplace, and to promote a culture of opportunity. Through its services the ABC seeks to represent, connect and engage with all of the Australian community. In line with our focus on diversity, applications are strongly encouraged from Indigenous Australians, people from a range of cultural and linguistic backgrounds, people with disability and LGBTIQA+ individuals. The ABC also aims to achieve a gender-balanced workforce.

For more information about working at the ABC, please feel free to explore our careers page at

About the ABC

The ABC is the nation's most trusted and independent source of Australian conversations, culture, and stories. With over 4,000 employees from diverse backgrounds across over 50 locations around Australia and overseas, we are proud to create, curate and deliver high-quality content that informs, educates and entertains Australian communities.

About the Role

Join the ABC’s Cloud Shared Services team in supporting, developing and maintaining our AWS platform. The Cloud Shared services team is responsible for providing a flexible and secured AWS platform for use by ABC’s technology teams. In this role you will experience working with  a diverse group of teams and products including ABC’s Content Archives, Digital Product and Enterprise Applications teams.

As part of the role you will assist teams in the development and deployment of new & existing systems as well as modernising systems as they are migrated to the cloud. Keeping up to date with the latest AWS technologies you will provide guidance to teams to ensure their systems are deployed to best practices.

This is a fantastic opportunity to develop skills in a specialised area and to learn new skills quickly in a broad range of areas. Showcasing your specialised technical skills, you have the chance to improve existing processes and contribute to projects in a meaningful way. 

The role will include;

  • Supporting and developing the organizations cloud platform using highly advanced automation skills.
  • Improving system reliability, quality and security through monitoring, reporting and fault resolution on supported platforms.
  • Assisting in the design and implementation of new cloud hosted applications

About You

If you're considering a new challenge, this is your opportunity! You are a quick learner and have experience administering and automating tasks with a variety of applications and operating systems

What sets you apart is your ability to investigate, analyse and solve very complex technical problems; and you can communicate with a range of staff with differing levels of expertise. 

You will also have experience in the following: 

  • Programming and scripting in common languages such as Python, Bash and Node.js
  • Administering Linux and Microsoft Windows Server operating systems
  • Deploying and managing a variety Amazon Web Services (AWS) services, including but not limited to EC2, S3, Lambda, ECS, RDS and VPC’s.
  • Managing and developing automated CI/CD systems. Experience with Bitbucket, Bamboo and CloudFormation is desirable.
  • Managing common third-party Cloud management tools such as Datadog and Splunk

For further details on the role and requirements, please refer to the full position description.

For further information on this position please contact Chris Mitchell, Cloud Shared Team Leader via email

Please feel free to contact or 02 8333 2348 where you can request recruitment and selection information in alternate formats, request adjustments, or have accessibility requirements met wherever possible.

We are unable to accept email applications, please ensure you submit your application through our online portal.

We respectfully request that Recruitment Agencies do not submit applications for this position.

Applications Close: 11:55 pm, Wednesday 24 April

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