Lead Cloud Engineer
4d ago


Our Continuous Computing Practice provides specialist platform, infrastructure, network and software services to our customers.

The team of experienced consultants engage on the design, implementation and management of cloud platforms including hybrid and mobile platforms.

We are looking for a Cloud Engineer with strong CI / CD experience to join the team in Christchurch. As an experienced consultant, you will work with the team and the Theta practices to deliver technical services to our customers.

In this role we expect you to be part of activities to provide continuous environment optimisation, as well as be an active part of the new projects' lifecycle from the get go.

You will be involved in the design, implementation and management of cloud and hybrid environments. You'll design, develop and deliver secure technology solutions using industry best practices around DevOps.

You will also work with the sales team to provide technical pre-sales and post-sales support.

You will have at least 8 years of relevant experience, in the following areas :

  • Working with IT enterprise environments with a focus on cloud platforms and products
  • Knowledge of IT operational configuration and management for always-up, always-available services
  • Strong experience with automation / configuration management and tools for cloud platforms
  • Hands on experience of containers and orchestration in production environments an advantage
  • Implementation of virtualisation for deploying and running distributed applications
  • Experience with a wide variety of open source technologies and cloud services
  • Strong Infrastructure-as-Code experience; such as ARM Templates, CloudFormation, Terraform
  • Working knowledge of source control and editor environments; Git, VS Code, Azure DevOps, Atom
  • Working knowledge of database technologies; MSSQL, PostgreSQL, MySQL, MongoDB, Cosmos
  • Experience implementing and operating secure cloud environments
  • Experience in IT / IS consulting and pre-sales
  • Significant commercial and hands-on experience providing IT services
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills, a knack for problem solving and a passion for ensuring clients receive exceptional quality of service is a must.
  • About Us

    We thrive on delivering excellence within a collaborative environment, where working hard and playing hard go hand-in-hand.

    Our exceptional people use cutting edge technology and innovation to achieve smarter solutions, together. With offices in Auckland, Tauranga, Wellington and Christchurch, we're making our mark across the length and breadth of New Zealand where the opportunities within Theta are endless!

    Culture and Benefits

    Theta offers a family friendly work environment with flexible work hours where practical; especially relevant for caregivers.

    We embrace gender equality and are committed to providing a supportive, diverse and inclusive work environment throughout our workplace.

    Theta is committed to giving back to the community and are avid supporters of Cure Kids. We compete in various adventure races and do many other things to raise money for Cure Kids.

    And we make time for the fun things in life!

    We currently provide the following benefits to ensure your professional development and personal wellbeing :

  • Professional growth and learning opportunities
  • A competitive salary (commensurate with experience) plus KiwiSaver
  • Fully subsidised medical insurance for employees
  • Heavily discounted medical insurance for immediate family of employees
  • Internal Referral Incentive
  • Staff Assistance Programme
  • Annual Flu injections
  • Sick leave from your first day on board
  • Remote working options where practical and mutually agreed
  • Daily fresh fruit basket, coffee machine, wide selection of teas and biscuits in all of our offices.
  • We are also an accredited employer with INZ and have welcomed people from close to 40 different nations .

    Please note : Whilst we usually welcome overseas applicants, please be advised that due to the current circumstances as a result of COVID-19, we are only considering applicants who are currently residing in NZ or NZ Citizens / NZ Residents returning home from overseas.

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