- Sydney NSW, Australia
Xref (XF1) is a high-growth tech company supporting the HR and recruitment industries. We provide an online reference checking service to remove a traditionally manual and admin-heavy task in the recruitment process.
We have enjoyed over 8 years of global growth and with even more growth planned ahead, this really is an exciting time to jump on board!
Our location is amazing - escape the hustle and bustle of the Sydney CBD and work in the pristine Walsh Bay/The Rocks area. Walk to the Opera House every lunchtime and enjoy the harbour view!
Why join Xref's Development team?
Driven - we’re an ambitious bunch and we’re always on the lookout for new ways to improve the Xref platform
A family - We're a close team and we love what we do. We believe in the platform and we encourage each other to succeed as a team and individually
Fast-paced - in a high-growth company, things can change in a heartbeat but we’ve got the drive to jump in and get a job done
Hands-on - we will all roll up our sleeves and get involved. While we have individual specialist skills, we support each other to deliver the best results as a team.
Award-Winning - we have won multiple awards celebrating the technology we have created and this is all down to our hard-working dev team!
Social - From team BBQs on our balcony to Axe-Throwing to daily HIIT sessions to company-wide events, we like to keep the emphasis on making work fun!
In this busy role you will:
- Work collaboratively with our software engineers to help standardise multiple processes
- Oversee multiple data centres to protect our ever-growing global clients and users
- Work to automate and streamline our operations and processes
- Build and maintain tools for deployment, monitoring and operations
- Troubleshoot and resolve issues in our dev, testing and production environment
- Attend iteration planning sessions and participate in the sizing of the effort
- Participate in project stand-ups by effectively communicating status and impediments to progress
- Explore new technologies and share findings with the development team
What you need:
Solid cloud experience with AWS core services (IAM, VPC, EC2, RDS, Route53, CloudFront, CloudWatch) is essential
3 years’ experience as a Devops engineer
Understanding of security principles and AWS best practises
Good understanding of Infrastructure-as-a-code approach and exposure to AWS CloudFormation, Terraform
Solid experiencing in building and maintaining Docker images
Understanding of CI/CD tools such as Jenkins CI, Travis CI, AWS CodeBuild
Solid understanding of TCP/IP, networking and protocols
DDoS mitigation techniques / IPS-IDS / Web Application Firewalls
Solid coding/scripting skills (Java, Python, bash)
Understanding of Web and API development
Solid understanding of source code control, preferably with Git
A passion for what you do and a desire to do it well
Work closely and communicate effectively with the development team and product stakeholders to ensure project outcomes adhere to agreed quality standards
Nice to have:
Strong skill sets in Web and API development and architectures (Event Driven, SOA, Microservices)
Experience with AWS CloudFront & WAF
Experience with container runtime clustering and management (ECS/Kubernetes)
Experience with serverless (AWS Lambda, Serverless, Zappa)