DevOps Architect

Location: Brisbane
Job Type: Full time
Reference: 1106752


Microsoft’s Cloud and Enterprise division engages in a wide variety of projects for customers and partners and are obsessed about strong success for the Customer. Our team collaborates across the entire C+E organization to bring access to product and service teams, to get the right solution delivered and drive feature innovation based upon customer needs.  

For this role, we are looking for a DevOps Architect to join our DevOps Customer Advisory Team to help us transform organizations by impacting their software tooling and processes. This is a great opportunity for someone from a relevant background to join a progressive organization and help build out our customers next-generation automation, monitoring, deployment platform. We need a talented, multi-disciplinary consultant engineer who’s able to build out a continuous integration process married with a solid release strategy while having the ability to upskill our customer’s team members and advise on best practice and strategy to management. Your passion for DevOps will be anchored in Microsoft technologies while stretching to everything from Jenkins to Team City to be able to give well rounded and extremely informed advice.  


What You Will Do

- Serve as key leader and expert on DevOps practices and components

- Lead the establishment and maturation of DevOps internal practices

- Mentor and lead clients in DevOps engagements

- Ability to conceptualize

- Lead client engagements to improve DevOps environments across functional areas

- Implement DevOps pipeline tools in support of client needs

- Present a broad knowledge across various products across the DevOps spectrum

- Work closely with different organizations at clients

- Implement solutions for automation of application build, test, deployment, configuration management, and orchestration

- Document DevOps processes, procedures, and environments

- Communicate with key stakeholders on project engagements

- Prepare and deliver presentations and demos

- Quickly discern client environments, business needs, and culture

- Active involvement of sales opportunities as required

- Key driver of the DevOps internal Practice



- Strong technical background with 10+ years of experience in technical leadership and architecture roles

- Strong DevOps background with 3+ years of experience in DevOps roles and conceptual knowledge of the entire DevOps stack

- Strong DevOps leadership and engineering experience applying DevOps and CI/CD concepts

- Consulting experience working in customer-facing engagements

- Good communication skills - verbal and written - with the ability to collaborate well in a team and across organizations

- Good experience conceptualizing and designing overall pipeline architecture

- Experience leading technical teams to solve business challenges

- Strong systems administration background in a variety of environments - Linux, Windows, virtualized, and cloud (Azure, etc.)

- Broad automation experience in build, test, configuration and deployment in complex environments

- Solid experience managing environments from development to production

- Strong experience in scripting languages

- Understanding and experience with a variety of deployment approaches

- Willingness to travel to client locations for engagements

- Undergraduate degree preferably in Computer Science or similar technical degree

- Must be eligible to work in the U.S.


- SCM experience in multiple repositories (Github, VSTS, etc.)

- Automated build experience in multiple tools (MS Build, Maven, ANT, etc.)

- CI experience in multiple tools (Jenkins, VSTS, etc.)

- Configuration Management experience (DSC, etc.)

- Release Management experience with VSTS

- Scripting experience in multiple languages - (Powershell, Python, etc.)

- Knowledge of automated testing (Selenium, Visual Studio, etc.)

- Knowledge of infrastructure concepts (IP networking, load balancing, firewalls, etc.)

- Knowledge of monitoring tools (Application Insights, New Relic. etc.)

- Knowledge of development concepts (REST, JSON, etc.)

- Knowledge of branch strategies

- Advanced degree


Making clients wildly successful

Make employees wildly successful

Communicate early, communicate often, stay transparent

Keep balance: work and life, mind and body

Live agile, think innovatively, delivery pragmatically

Become Expert Generalist – deep and wide

Lean toward highly automated, virtualized, and maintainable operations

Create capabilities and assets that are valuable, flexible, repeatable, and scalable

Develop strong, mutually rewarding partnerships


Microsoft offers an energetic, exciting environment for accelerating your growth, building rewarding relationships, and delivering customer value in an engaging culture.

Competitive salary

Great benefits

Growth opportunities with training and mentoring

Challenging engagements

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, disability, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status, protected genetic information, political affiliation, or any other characteristics protected by local laws, regulations, or ordinances.