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Senior Systems Engineer (DevOps) at Deputy

Ultimo, NSW

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At Deputy we’re on a mission to change the way the world works & we are looking for fantastic people to help us do that.

Deputy is a SaaS Workforce Management Product company. HQ'd in Sydney (AU), with offices in London (UK), Atlanta and San Francisco (USA). We’ve helped hundreds of thousands of people across all industries in 70+ countries save time and money managing their hourly workforce so they can focus on what they do best, and be amazing.

This role is remote for the remainder of 2020, & until it is safe to return to the office.


As a Senior Systems Engineer (DevOps) you will be working closely with your peers, software engineers, product managers, designers and leadership to build platform systems (infrastructure, platform, automation, tooling, CI/CD, etc).

Your system will deliver services and products to millions of users and businesses worldwide from small, medium to enterprise.
You wake up every morning knowing with confidence the systems you build and maintain is powering the livelihood of millions of workforce worldwide.
Your day to day will focus on leading the direction, building, operating and maintaining our platform infrastructure.

What you'll do

  • Work as part of a team defining the direction of platform infrastructure by shaping it's roadmap.
  • Design, build and maintain platform infrastructure.
  • Help shape the culture of shared responsibility through the practices of DevOps & SRE by collaborating with our engineering teams to deliver and operate the services in our platform.
  • Lead by example, advocate, live and breathe our core principles in your day to day.
  • Mentor and coach others in your day to day, within and beyond your cohort.

How you'll do it

  • Expert in AWS and the use of its services, we are a multi region, multi tenant platform running on EC2, ECS, Lambda, etc.
  • Deep understanding of and can implement modern platform architectures such as CI/CD (we use Jenkins, CircleCI), container orchestrations, monitoring & observability, etc.
  • Expert in building infrastructure as code with modern automation tools, we use Terraform, Ansible, CloudFormation, etc.
  • Polyglot programmer at heart, be it scripting, SQL, applications, you can dig deep into the code (we use Bash, SQL, PHP, JavaScript, Golang, Ruby, Python).
  • Expertise and deep understanding of running storage systems at scale (we use Aurora MySQL, Redis, DynamoDB, S3, etc)
  • Expertise and experience with modern and cloud native tools, we also use Hashicorp products like Packer, Vault and Terraform.

Why join?


  • Share Options
  • Paternity/Maternity Leave Policies
  • Personal Learning & Development Fund
  • Flexible Work Policy
  • Company-wide Development & Coaching
  • Hackathons
  • Deputy Toastmasters Club
  • Awards - "Your Time to Shine & Celebrate Success"
  • Social Events & variety of social clubs (Books, LGBT, Games, Sports)
  • Mental Health Support
  • Munch & Learns
  • Food/ Drinks/ Snacks

Our mission

At Deputy, we’re on a mission to change the way the world works. Since 2008 over 200 million shifts have been rostered on Deputy, in over 90 countries, and across 245 different industries.

We’re making it easier for businesses and teams to roster staff, manage leave, complete payroll and take the admin out of work so that our customers can focus on doing what they love. We hire amazing people to do what they’re best at, and work with some incredible businesses all around the world.

Check out this video: Deputy Explained

Check out why our customers love us: GetApp and G2Crowd

Deputy believes in equal opportunity and that inclusiveness and diversity promotes innovation. Our global team members are from a variety of cultures. And we welcome different perspectives and skills. 

Interested? Apply now.

About Deputy

Office address

  • 1-3 Smail Street, Ultimo, NSW, 2007

Company size

201-500 people

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