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Lead DevOps Platform Engineer

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Permanent - Full time, Mid-senior
Job category
Technology - Engineering
Join our Software Delivery Platform Enablement team at Macquarie and play a key role in enhancing our engineering experience. We are building a modern software delivery platform to ensure faster and more reliable software delivery. As a digital bank, software engineering is at the core of what we do. Our engineers operate in an autonomous environment where they are empowered to “do it right” and continuously learn, becoming masters in their craft.
At Macquarie, our advantage is bringing together diverse people and empowering them to shape all kinds of possibilities. We are a global financial services group operating in 34 markets and with 55 years of unbroken profitability. You’ll be part of a friendly and supportive team where everyone - no matter what role - contributes ideas and drives outcomes.

What role will you play?

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As an exceptional Lead Devops Platform Engineer, you will help us tackle some of the most challenging problems in the bank. Drawing from your deep and broad technical expertise, you will be hands-on in the code to help solve technical problems. Collaborating with engineering leaders from other teams or platforms, you will resolve issues impacting your team's delivery and ensure high standards for code quality, testing, and security.
​You will own the design, development, testing, deployment, and maintenance of the team-owned product and platforms. Working closely with product managers, you will ensure the team understands the problems they're trying to solve. You will also be accountable for the reliability and uptime of the applications your team owns.

​Furthermore, you will participate in incident management and team roster activities, showing ownership when problems arise in your space. You will run post-mortems and ensure any actions are completed to improve the applications over time.​

What you offer

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  • Highly experienced with Linux and Bash scripting
  • ​Hands on experience with deployments to Kubernetes (via Kubernetes Manifests, Helm or Kustomize), and experience with Pod Autoscaling
  • ​​Strong technical background in building CI/CD Pipelines
  • ​Profound understanding of CI/CD strategies including Canary, Blue/Green deployments, and SLSA framework
  • ​Demonstrated experience integrating pipelines with security tooling
  • ​Proven ability to work as part of a team and run complex engineering initiatives
  • ​Product company experience with an understanding of how to build great products in an Agile environment
  • ​Computer science education or equivalent experience
  • Ability to communicate clearly with all levels of the organisation​.
We love hearing from anyone inspired to build a better future with us, if you're excited about the role or working at Macquarie we encourage you to apply.

About Technology

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Technology enables every aspect of our business, for our people, our customers and our communities. Bring your unique perspective and join a global team who is passionate about accelerating the digital enterprise, connecting people and data, building platforms and applications and designing tomorrow’s technology solutions.


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Macquarie employees can access a wide range of benefits which, depending on eligibility criteria, include: 
  • Hybrid and flexible working arrangements 
  • One wellbeing leave day per year and up to five additional days leave based on length of service
  • Up to 20 weeks paid parental leave as well as benefits to support you as you transition to life as a working parent 
  • Paid volunteer leave and donation matching 
  • Range of benefits to support your physical, psychological and financial wellbeing 
  • Access to a wide range of learning and development opportunities

Our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion

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We are committed to providing a working environment that embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion. We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply for a role regardless of their identity, including gender, race, ethnicity, cultural identity, nationality, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, intersex status, marital or family status, neurodiversity, religion or belief, disabilities, or socio-economic background.
If you require adjustments to your working arrangements or the recruitment process, please let us know when applying.