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Published on January 30
Senior Cloud Operations Engineer

Catalyst Cloud



At Catalyst Cloud, our mission is to enable the growth of New Zealand's digital economy with state-of-the-art cloud services delivered onshore. We operate multiple public and private cloud regions across New Zealand and need your help to ensure they are the most advanced and stable local options.


We are looking for Senior Cloud Operations Engineers to join the team and help us build and maintain the Catalyst Public and Private Clouds. As a Senior Cloud Operations Engineer, you will help us deliver reliable, ever-evolving, and growing cloud services. Your systems and network administration, architecture, site reliability engineering, and communication skills will help you thrive in this role.


We are a diverse team of curious engineers who love to solve problems. In this role, you will be surrounded by friendly open source technologists who believe in data, process, new technologies, and a healthy work-life balance.


Your responsibilities will be:


  • Design and implement services and infrastructure to support the Catalyst Cloud platforms

  • Maintain existing Catalyst Cloud platforms (Virtualization, Container Orchestration, APIs, Infrastructure, backups, etc...)

  • Participate in out-of-hours support roster

  • Participate in incident response and blameless postmortems

  • Configuration and change management


For this role, we are looking for previous experience with or an interest in any of the following:


  • Problem solving and complex distributed systems

  • Cloud platforms: OpenStack, AWS, Google, Azure

  • Automation tools: Ansible, Pupppet

  • Scripting and compiled languages such as Python, Bash, and Golang


Good interpersonal and communication skills are essential as you’ll be working on complex topics with colleagues and clients.


Being a good employer is really important to us. We make sure our staff have all of the support they need to grow their skills. We get together every Friday afternoon to relax, share company news from around the world and celebrate the achievements of our staff.


We also offer health insurance, flexible working hours, plenty of training, and conference opportunities.


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