Senior Cloud Ops Engineer at Catapult Sports

Technology, Melbourne, Australia melbourne engineering
Description
Posted 11 days ago

Our mission is to improve the performance of athletes and teams, which we do by engineering the premier technology platform for sport. We've been at the forefront of sports technology and science since 2006 - we don't just work in the sporting industry, we are actively changing its future.  Our solutions are designed to help athletes and coaches “play smart” in a world where 1% can literally mean the difference between winning and losing.

We work with over 3,000 teams around the world, empowering coaches, managers and trainers in premier teams in the NFL, NBA, NHL, MLS, EPL, AFL, NRL, NCAA and more. We provide the information they need to optimise athletes’ health, game-day readiness, and performance, as well as in-game tactics.  Our solutions include wearable technology, video analytics, and athlete monitoring solutions, and we are passionate about helping sports organizations at all levels to better scout, recruit, teach, and win.  

WE WANT PEOPLE WHO ARE PASSIONATE ABOUT BUILDING STATE OF THE ART TECHNOLOGY

We are looking for a talented and inquisitive Cloud Engineer whose drive for learning and determination for continuous improvement aligns with our ambitious, fast-growing and transforming company. Based in Melbourne, you will be a key player in planning, designing, building and testing the features of our next generation cloud platform that combines digital video assets, wearable data and athlete information to provide insights and analytics to coaching/support staff, sports scientists and athletes to assist in optimizing athlete performance. We believe that our customers deserve the best platform and we are on a mission to maximise and enhance their performance through delivering a high quality experience. Our engineers match this ethos by taking responsibility for constantly improving productivity and development of self and be able to excel in a fast-paced environment with your short project timelines from conception to deployment.

WHAT YOU’LL DO 

  • Design, deliver and support highly available, secure and scalable applications and infrastructure on cloud compute and storage platforms
  • Work closely with engineering teams to support application builds, continuous integration, deployments, migrations and new features and services
  • Identify and resolve performance bottlenecks, conduct performance tuning and tweaking
  • Coordinate and contribute to the continuous improvement of infrastructure and DevOps-related processes
  • Implement and support orchestration tools for the automation of key processes across the entire stack
  • Audit and optimise infrastructure for security, performance and cost
  • Provide key stakeholders with visibility of solution performance and your plans for continuous optimisation
  • Stay up to date with relevant technologies, balancing risk with effort and helping engineering identify opportunities to use the best of what’s new

WHAT YOU’LL NEED

  • Experience running mission-critical application infrastructure on AWS
  • Experience with CI/CD, Infrastructure-as-Code, containerisation strategies and tools, including provisioning with Terraform 
  • Experience in deploying, maintaining and optimising Kubernetes clusters.
  • A passion for solving problems through automation and tools 
  • Strong understanding of security best-practices
  • Highly developed, process-oriented skills for troubleshooting and problem solving 
  • Ability to excel in an agile and collaborative software development environment

WHY CATAPULT? 

  • We have amazing people. We can promise you will work with some of the most ambitious and intelligent people in an exciting industry, and you will do some of the best work of your life.
  • We encourage our people to have constructive, open and honest communication in order to make Catapult extraordinary; innovate and create smart solutions; establish a collaborative, yet challenging, environment to develop our performance and the performance of our customers.
  • Our workforce spans more than 20 countries, you'll have the opportunity to work across multiple nationalities and cultures, and build your global awareness and capability 
  • We value improvement and development. We are challenging ourselves to continuously grow and become a high-performance company. That means we maintain a growth mindset in everything we do, and our people are always looking for ways to do things better.  There is unlimited opportunity to grow, do more, and do better.

Whether you’re interested in sports or not, you’ll have the satisfaction of knowing your work is supporting some of the most successful teams and athletes on the planet! 

Research shows that while men apply for jobs when they meet an average of 60% of the criteria, women and other marginalised groups tend to only apply when they check every box. So if you think you have what it takes, but don't meet every single point in our job ad, please still get in touch! We would love to have a chat and see if you could be a great addition to our team. We are building the future of sports performance, our priority is to find the brightest talent that can add to our team culture, those who actively contribute and who are excited about what they do.