AWS Solution Architect at Swyftx

Full-Time, R&D, Milton, Brisbane, AU brisbane full-time
Posted a month ago

Swyftx is an innovative fin-tech scaleup, rapidly building a name for itself as Australia’s most feature-rich and best-priced digital currency exchange. With over 300,000 users and growing fast, we are building an exceptional team to support this fantastic growth. We’re putting our people’s values, and our customer’s experience first, with our sights set on becoming Australia’s largest cryptocurrency trading platform and next billion-dollar success story.

Our platform is evolving continuously, and we work hard to uphold our high standards for new and improved features. To support our growth, Swyftx is searching for an AWS Solutions Architect to drive the design, documentation, automation, configuration, administration, monitoring, maintenance, and security of our cloud environments.

About the opportunity:

You will implement the AWS Well-Architected Framework and help influence best practices and procedures within our engineering environment. Specifically, we are seeking to impact the 5 Pillars of the AWS Well-Architected Framework: Security, Reliability, Performance Efficiency, Operational Excellence & Cost Optimization.

What you’ll do:

  • Design and implement short and long-term strategic goals for managing and maintaining our systems and software.
  • Ensure all planned and in-place system architectures are aligned with the company’s goals
  • Provide expertise and architectural assistance to other groups including our security team, our software development teams, product owners, scrum masters & engineering management.
  • Conduct research on new technologies in the field of systems development and create and develop plans for investing in such systems that will increase cost effectiveness, scalability and flexibility.
  • Design, create, and monitor the implementation of end-to-end integrated systems.
  • Review new and existing system designs and make recommendations for improving or altering the systems.
  • Consult with department heads and end-users to further infrastructure development.
  • Develop and execute test plans to check technical performance of infrastructure and report findings. Make recommendations for improvement based on those findings.

About you:

  • Expert-level skills across core (compute, storage, network) AWS services.
  • Expert-level skills across all domains of cloud solution architecture.
  • Strong skills across a broad range of other cloud-related technologies:
  • AWS database, server-less, container services.
  • AWS identity, security and operational services.
  • Config Management, Infra as Code and CI/CD tools.
  • Experience architecting and delivering AWS-based cloud solutions.
  • Experience delivering cloud solutions in mid-to-large scale environments.
  • Ability to create high-quality technical architectures and documentation.
  • Clear, collaborative communication style and stakeholder management skills.
  • Growth mindset, enthusiastic about learning new technologies quickly.
  • AWS Professional and/or Associate level certifications.
  • Excellent knowledge/experience in the application of Agile and Lean approach.

Life at Swyftx:

You will experience first-hand what it means to say “I did that” as you watch your ideas and visions become a reality, impacting thousands of people every day. The open-plan office based in Milton creates a relaxed, flexible and supportive environment with stand-up desks, music, a fully stocked kitchen and end of trip facilities. We plan regular engaging group activities, after hours sport activities and celebrate our wins with every month. We are a culture that values learning and training, career growth, and setting our people up for success.

At Swyftx we are focused on creating a diverse and dynamic environment that embraces and values differences. We value the variety of unique experiences, qualities and characteristics that our people possess, and we are committed to providing a working environment where everyone is included and treated with respect.

Interested? Please the 'Apply Now' button and we look forward to hearing from you.

You will have the rights to legally work in Australia, sponsorship options are not available for this role. We have an internal Talent Acquisition function, and therefore are not accepting approaches from recruitment agencies.