Senior DevOps Engineer
The Warehouse Group
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand Full-time
1d ago

Welcome! Kia Ora

Our purpose at The Warehouse Group is Helping Kiwis live better every day. The Warehouse Group (TWG) is at the most exciting point in our nearly 40 year history as we transform our way of working to meet the demands of a constantly evolving retail industry.

We’ve moved to Agile working to meet the ever-changing demands of our customers. We’re simplifying the way we work, speeding up decision making, and breaking down the hierarchy so we work better, faster.

Our Technology footprint is impressive and underpins the successful running of our impressive operation. From our digital presence to our warehouse and order management systems plus a myriad more, we’re a place Technologists want to be and we’d like you to be a part of that

Job Description

What do we need? - he aha ta tatou e hiahia ana

We are looking a Senior DevOps Engineer to join us.

The Role will help shape and lead Transformation change within the Business from a DevOps Perspective. You would need to know what good looks like and what enables a high performing Development Team.

We have a truly exciting opportunity to drive efficiencies into the business through Enabling our Development Teams to be the best they can be.

We value your demonstrable experience in :

  • Implementing Shift Left practices.
  • Understanding how architecture can enable or limit the drive for automation.
  • Have a code-first mindset.
  • You will be working closely with an engaging manager who values your ideas and opinions. There will be opportunities to help form the direction of this role, the tooling and systems used in the business.


    So who are you? - e pa ana ki a koe

    So, here is what we are looking for :

    It would be ideal if you have the majority of these skills below

  • Have a Development or Testing Background to a high level and have worked as part of a high performing team.
  • Experience in creating & maintaining CI / CD pipelines
  • Understanding of how artefacts are managed and promoted through environments.
  • Experience in automating Infrastructure deployment using tools such as Terraform.
  • Experience in configuration management tools (Ansible, Puppet, Salt or similar)
  • Experience with Docker and Kubernetes and Helm.
  • Experience with a major cloud provider.
  • 2+ years’ experience in running large systems and Infrastructure
  • 2+ years’ experience in Software Engineering
  • Experience with timeseries monitoring platforms
  • Experience with logging systems based on the ELK stack
  • Experiencing with alerting systems
  • Problem solving Skills are essential. Bring your stories form the trenches, we would love to know how you solved them.
  • The ability to work under pressure.
  • The ability to communicate to many stakeholders, some of which aren’t tech-savvy.
  • Experience in breaking stuff. In a managed way of course. Chaos Monkey or similar skills would be good.
  • What you'll do :

  • Be customer-focused and engage directly with other with squads, architects and tribes to understand platform needs and build solutions to address these.
  • Work with stakeholders and squads to agree and implement business metrics and Service Level Indicators / Objectives / Agreements.
  • Contribute to the direction, structure and culture of our Chapter.
  • Develop, guide and educate other squads on the creation of CI / CD pipelines into our Kubernetes environments.
  • Continuously Improve our shared DevOps Infrastructure and Platforms that are used across the group.
  • Implement and automate Monitoring and Alerting solutions.
  • Implement and automate Capacity planning solutions.
  • Maintain a broad understanding of our systems and industry trends.
  • Take ownership of your personal career and development.
  • Additional Information

    Why work for us?

  • We are the first retailer globally to go agile.
  • You will be working cross functionally across tribes, squads and chapters
  • You will have lots of formal and informal learning opportunity.
  • We are a fun, collaborative, technical and culturally diverse Chapter.
  • We care about each other, we are one team
  • You will be exposed to new ways of working.
  • Above that, we offer Staff discount, birthday off, and flexible working and onsite parking (yes, you read right - onsite parking!!)
  • If you want to know what it is like to work for a company that is like family, apply online and find out. We look forward to receiving your application.

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