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Midrange Technical Specialist

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Brand: Australia Post
Categories: Digital
Work type: Permanent Full Time
State: VIC
Location: Melbourne

You might think you know us, but we’re transforming.  

In this rapidly evolving commercial landscape, we’re changing too.

And we’re only getting started.

Australia Post’s Part of Tomorrow strategy involves helping our people, customers and communities build a better future delivering to everyone, everywhere, every day. We have strong opportunities ahead to better connect people as we pivot to a digital world.

Responding to customer expectations, enabling our business to take advantage of digital and technology capabilities and maintaining trust and reputation are critical to the success of our Part of Tomorrow strategy.

We’re on the lookout for a Tech savvy Engineer to manage our midrange services across the organisation.

What does the role involve?

As a hands-on technical Engineer, you will be accountable for designing, delivering and running Midrange Services on premise and through public cloud providers. You will also carry out maintenance, monitoring and support for infrastructure to ensure the stable operations of our Midrange Services environment. 

Some of your day-day responsibilities will include:

  • Creating and implementing practical, flexible detailed designs ensuring they meet the business requirements and remain aligned to the technology roadmap and high-level design created by architects;
  • Assisting with the integration and optimisation of Australia Post Group’s Midrange Server environments;
  • Providing subject matter expertise and thought leadership to the broader Technology organisation regarding Australia Post’s Midrange Services technologies;
  • Being available and participating in Midrange Services support on a 24 x 7 basis to ensure stable operation of IT services aligned to business and customer needs;
  • Planning, risk analysis and delivery of Midrange Server upgrades, patches, maintenance releases and all major product enhancement releases to IT infrastructure components to minimise the impact to business;
  • Providing continuous improvement of Midrange Services processes, procedures and support operational excellence using automation;
  • Being responsible for Midrange Services components of the Technology Infrastructure Disaster Recovery Plan;

What are we looking for in you?

  • Extensive experience in managing large, complex and critical Operational IT environments in a 24/7 capacity using Midrange technologies (UNIX & LINUX), deployed both on premise and in Cloud environments;
  • Experience with automation using puppet and Ansible – good to have;
  • Knowledge and experience with SAP and SAP Hana;
  • Hands-on experience in the design, implementation and support of infrastructure solutions;
  • Demonstrated successful operation of an enterprise grade Midrange services environment (500+ servers) in a 24/7 operational capacity;
  • Knowledge for CI-CD - Git, automated builds, Automated tests, automated release pipelines, Infrastructure-as-code, cloud, APIs, Orchestration;
  • Advanced scripting knowledge using object orientated methodologies and proficient with IBM hardware, virtualisation and containers;
  • Excellent management of high volume change management requirements
  • Tertiary qualification in Information Technology or related discipline – good to have

Needless to say, you will have excellent planning, communication and negotiation skills with ability to influence and drive outcomes not within direct control.

We believe investing in our people is good business.

That’s why we have team dedicated to career coaching and support for our employees. And we know that your life outside of work matters. So, while we work hard, we also have a culture that promotes a genuine work/life balance.  

Together, our differences make us stronger.  

With a reach across Australia and beyond, we’re building a workforce that’s as diverse as the communities we serve. Learn more about how we're supporting inclusion at Australia Post - https://mypo.st/Diversity If you require adjustments at any stage of the recruitment process, please reach out to the Talent Acquisition Diversity Team at inclusivecareers@auspost.com.au

Australia Post welcomes applications from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islanders. Check out this short video https://mypo.st/WelcomeToCountry to find out how we acknowledge and pay our respects to the Traditional Custodians of the land we operate on.   

We are a FUN and collaborative team who support each other in achieving some hefty goals together. For an opportunity to join our team and shape our tomorrow, click apply now.     

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