Platform Engineer
Christchurch, New Zealand
5d ago

Position : Platform Engineer Linux / Windows

Our purpose

Here at Datacom we connect people and technology in order to solve challenges, create opportunities and discover new possibilities for the communities we live in.

About the Role

Joining our AI Ops team, you will work collaboratively to support the teams that maintain the day-to-day operations of our clients applications and servers, ensuring systems are running to an optimal level to meet required SLAs.

As Platform Engineer, you will be responsible for the implementing automation initiatives relating to infrastructure development, operations, and services.

What you’ll do

As Platform Engineer, you will :

  • Develop a complex understanding of customer business problems and work to solve issues through good industry automation practices
  • Providing technical support and expertise, respond to feedback, and actively participate in future technology road mapping as well as maintain & support current solutions
  • Manage core infrastructure, implement, and maintain tooling and automation around the core strategy that is being planned for by Senior Platform Engineers
  • Keeping up to date with current industry trends and adjusting engineering practices in accordance with these as suited to customer needs
  • Adhering to the standards of the group code repositories
  • What you’ll bring

    Our ideal candidate will be an excellent communicator with 10+years’ relevant experience, working with a diverse range clients and technologies. You will possess :

  • Knowledge and experience with delivery and deployment across varying project methodologies
  • Strong understanding and experience working on Linux and / or Windows server platforms
  • Understanding of containerisation Kubernetes concepts and design
  • Prior experience deploying software and applying configuration management updates in a DevOps environment
  • Working understanding of public cloud technologies
  • Developed problem solving and analytical skills
  • Experience in Python and / or Powershell scripting would be highly advantageous
  • Relevant industry certifications
  • Culture and Benefits

    Datacom is ones of ANZs largest suppliers of Information Technology professional services. As an ANZ company, we have managed to maintain a dynamic, agile, small business feel that is often diluted in larger organisations of our size.

    It's our people that give Datacom its unique culture and energy that you can feel from the moment you meet with us.

    At Datacom you'll be recognised and valued for your contributions. We're growing year on year and can provide stability, career opportunity and a collegial, agile, flat-structured environment that empowers people and promotes autonomy.

    We care about our people and provide a range of perks such as social events, chill-out spaces, a gaming zone, remote working, flexi-hours, professional development courses and health insurance to name a few.

    We operate at the leading edge of technology to help ANZ’s largest enterprise organisations explore possibilities and solve their greatest challenges, so you will never run out of interesting new challenges and opportunities.

    If you would like to know more and this sounds like you. Please apply online today!


    Datacom is committed to the health and safety of its people and the wider community. Based on

    our site access requirements for this role, and / or potential customer site and customer’s vaccination requirements which are constantly developing, the successful applicant will need to be able produce evidence of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or a valid exemption.

    Datacom will consider whether any accommodations can be made for candidates who are partially vaccinated (with remaining vaccine doses booked), or who are unable to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and hold a valid exemption.

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