DevOps Engineer (Contract) at Whispir

DevOps, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia melbourne engineering contract
Posted 23 days ago

A bit about Whispir

Whispir is a cloud software and communications platform that seeks to help organisations communicate like people. Our platform enables our customers to build powerful communications workflows and automate interactions between systems, business, devices and people - with no coding required.

The outcomes are powerful – people everywhere can have access to the right information at the right time so that they can make informed decisions, take action, engage and communicate with each other.

Organisations can finally start to behave how they have always wanted to – they can engage with people the way people do... in a timely, personal and contextually sensitive way with actionable, useful insights that promote richer and deeper engagement.

We know this because leading organisations use Whispir’s technology locally and globally every day for this reason. Whispir becomes their competitive advantage as they streamline their operations, improve their resilience and bring innovative new services to market quickly. We also see first-hand the capacity of these innovative solutions to assist saving lives and materially improve community outcomes.

About the role

We're growing. Fast. Our global expansion necessitates a talented and experienced Platform Engineer to help optimise and support its globally expanding on premise and AWS presence, with a record of building & maintaining high performance, resilient systems. On a six-month fixed term contract, you'll be working in a growing, Agile DevOps environment dedicated to our cross-channel cloud communications software.

You will be responsible for

  • Migrating handcrafted IaaS legacy systems to commodity PaaS technology in AWS environments
  • Setup, configuration and deployment of infrastructure, in AWS environments
  • Participation and leadership in solution design and architecture in collaboration with developers and other DevOps engineers

You will need

  • Strong experience with Amazon Web Services or similar cloud services
  • Expert skills in Linux and Linux internals
  • Expert skills with Configuration Management and Infrastructure as Code tools. Preferably Ansible, Packer, Terraform, Kubernetes, and Docker
  • Knowledge of best practices for implementing security and compliance controls in cloud environments

Development and Delivery

  • Understand technical and functional design requirements to build solutions
  • Identify system deficiencies and recommend solutions with a consistent leaning towards automation


  • Adhere to operational procedures such as time keeping, task allocation, status reporting
  • Actively contribute to internal programs