First listed on: 08 May 2020

DevOps Engineer

The Opportunity
  • Design and implement the next phase of CI/CD for ASKAP software.
  • Grow your skills with a highly skilled and diverse team 
  • Join CSIRO – Australia’s premier science & technology research organisation

The Position
Research Projects staff in CSIRO collaborates in scientific and technological activities with other research staff usually by assisting with detailed planning, undertaking or assisting with experimental, observational or technology development work, and in carrying out the more practical aspects of the work.

The DevOps Engineer will extend and support CASS’s (CSIRO Astronomy and Space Science) observatories complex software system. The Engineer position will provide independence in building the development, deployment and assist with release strategies. The role will provide the opportunity to learn new things and grow your skills with a highly skilled and diverse team. 

Your duties will include:
  • Build and manage software delivery, systems integration, and developer support tools. 
  • Design and implement the next phase of CI/CD for ASKAP software.
  • Automate processes and procedures to continuously improve the way we work.
  • Work collaboratively with developers and engineers to deliver software and support for observatories.

Location:  Marsfield, NSW | Kensington, WA 
Salary:  AU$98k - AU$106k plus up to 15.4% superannuation
Tenure:  Indefinite
Reference:   66534

To be considered you will need:

Under CSIRO policy only those who meet all essential selection criteria can be appointed.

  • A tertiary qualification in a scientific or technical discipline such as Computer Science or a similar technical field.
  • Solid experience with CI/CD processes and tools, e.g. Jenkins.
  • Experience with configuration management tools, e.g. Ansible.
  • Proficiency with setting up and maintaining virtualised environments, e.g. HA systems.
  • Proficiency in Python and shell dialects such as Bash.
  • Experienced with troubleshooting complex problems in distributed systems.
  • The ability to collaborate and grow with a multi-disciplinary, geographically dispersed research and engineering team.

For more information please view the Position Description. 


The successful applicant will be required to obtain and provide a National Police Check or equivalent.

Flexible Working Arrangements

We work flexibly at CSIRO, offering a range of options for how, when and where you work. Talk to us about how this role could be flexible for you. Balance

Diversity and Inclusion

We are working hard to recruit diverse people and ensure that all our people feel supported to do their best work and feel empowered to let their ideas flourish. Diversity and Inclusion Strategy

We are committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people.


At CSIRO, Australia's national science agency, we solve the greatest challenges through innovative science and technology.

Join us and start creating tomorrow today!

How to Apply

Please apply on-line and provide a cover letter and CV that best demonstrate your motivation and ability to meet the requirements of this role.

Applications Close

AEST 11:59pm Sunday, 31st May 2020.

For the selection documentation and details on how to apply, visit or call 1300 984 220

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