Senior Network Engineer at Xero

Platform, Permanent, Melbourne, AU melbourne engineering full-time
Description
Posted 7 days ago

Xero is a beautiful, easy-to-use platform that helps small businesses and their accounting and bookkeeping advisors grow and thrive. 

At Xero, our purpose is to make life better for people in small business, their advisors, and communities around the world. This purpose sits at the centre of everything we do. We support our people to do the best work of their lives so that they can help small businesses succeed through better tools, information and connections. Because when they succeed they make a difference, and when millions of small businesses are making a difference, the world is a more beautiful place.


Network Engineering at Xero 

Platform Elements is a cross-functional agile infrastructure development team. The Platform Elements team builds platform products to enable Xero development teams to build and ship software in a fast, reliable and secure manner.  Platform Elements leverages modern cloud computing tooling and continuous integration practices. Through our customer centric approach we aim to reduce the cognitive load for Xero Product teams. 

As a Senior Network Software Engineer specialising in AWS infrastructure, you will design, develop, and maintain network solutions and critical infrastructure patterns leveraging cloud-based technologies. Your expertise in AWS services, Terraform, Gateways, Connectivity, DNS management, WAF (Web Application Firewall), and CI/CD (Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment) practices will be instrumental in designing and optimising our network infrastructure for scalability, performance, and security.

What you will bring with you

  • Proficiency in AWS services, including VPC, EC2, S3, IAM, and Route 53
  • Strong experience with infrastructure-as-code (IaC) tools such as Terraform or AWS CloudFormation
  • Knowledge of DNS management, including domain registration, DNSSEC, and DNS routing policies
  • Understanding of CI/CD principles and experience with CI/CD tools such as Jenkins, Github Actions, or AWS CodePipeline
  • Proficiency in programming languages such as Python, Javascript or Golang
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively in agile environments, contributing to team success and fostering a culture of continuous improvement
  • Why Xero? 
    Offering very generous paid leave to use however you’d like (plus statutory holidays!), dedicated paid leave to care for your physical and mental wellbeing as well as an Employee Assistance Program to access mental health care for you and your family, health insurance, life insurance, and income protection, wellbeing and sports programmes, employee resource groups, 26 weeks of paid parental leave for primary caregivers, an Employee Share Plan, beautiful offices, flexible working, career development, and many other benefits that reflect our human value, you’ll do the best work of your life at Xero.