Container Platform Engineering Lead

  • IAG
  • Sydney NSW, Australia
  • 15/08/2019

Job Description



Container Platform Engineering Lead | Customer Engagement Platform


  • ASX Top 50 Listed Company
  • Open to Sydney or Melbourne
  • Join the DevOps and CD adventure in Customer Labs


Insurance Australia Group Limited (IAG) is the parent company of a general insurance group with controlled operations in Australia, New Zealand and Asia, employing over 18,000 people. IAG is the name behind some of the most trusted and respected general insurance brands providing a wide range of products to protect the homes, lifestyles and businesses of our millions of customers. 


About the Role

We are looking for a Container Platform Engineering Lead to join the Cloud and CD service team. This unique, fast-paced role will require you to make decisions on technology, ensuring the development team has a reliable, secure robust and performant environment to release software consistently, via a CI/CD pipeline. You will be automating many things. As many as possible and you do stop automating.


Key Responsibilities

As a Platform Engineering Lead, you will be responsible for:

  • Working with a variety of stakeholders to enable the overall platform strategy.
  • Discovering, automate, support and monitor IT processes, applications and infrastructure
  • You will build and run deployment, infrastructure build (cloud) with an eye to flexibility, best practices, high performance and continuous improvement
  • You will champion new improvements, experimentation, products and tools.
  • You will work across multiple technologies and clouds (AWS and internal).
  • You will contribute to a Develop a collaborative and agile culture the focuses on behaviour


Skills & Experience

  • Public Cloud automation and orchestration (AWS CloudFormation, Terraform, Packer, Ansible etc.)
  • Containers at scale, experience building, managing and administering Kubernetes (or container) clusters in Public Cloud environments (e.g AWS EKS, Azure AKS, GCP etc.) Rancher or similar.
  • Development in Python, Ruby, RESTful web services using JSON
  • Atlassian suite – Jira, Bamboo, Stash, Git etc
  • Tertiary qualification in Information Technology, Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent Cloud and IT industry experience.
  • Must have capability to learn, experiment, research and willingness to contribute to the community and must Love Technology and Automation.


About Us

At IAG, we believe that everyone has a unique point of view to share, shaped by their life experiences, cultures & passions. We celebrate and commit to:

#Proud to be me – we value difference, not sameness

#Together – harnessing our collective wisdom enables us to be our best for our customers & each other

#No boxes – it’s not about labels, boxes or categories. It’s about building a diverse and inclusive mindset into everything we do

IAG is the largest general insurance group in Australia and New Zealand. We own some of the region’s most trusted brands, including NRMA Insurance, CGU, SGIO, SGIC and WFI.


Let’s Talk

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In addition to a diverse and inclusive culture, some of our benefits include 13% superannuation, 50% insurance discounts, flexible work and leave options, generous parental leave and return to work program, recognition and reward program, and various corporate partner discounts.

We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to apply for this position. #LI-AU