devops engineer (senior) - python, kubernetes, aws - auckland in Auckland

joseph foy, randstad
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DevOps Engineer (Senior level) - Python, Kubernetes, AWS - Auckland

  • Super fast growing technology business
  • Passionate, high growth data driven business
  • Brand new offices, CBD location, collaborative culture

About the company

This highly technology-driven business is looking to the future and unlocking the powers of big data analysis to help drive business and/or industry growth across sectors including retail, hospitality and utilities as well as much more. This tech company based here in Auckland are well-backed by international investors and are expect to grow rapidly for the foreseeable future.

The Role

In a newly created role, this business is on the hunt for an experienced Senior DevOps engineer to join their team. The technology stack is modern backed by Python, Openshift, Kubernetes, PowerBI, AWS & Selenium.

At present the engineering team has been handling the DevOps which has been taking away valuable time hence, the business is now looking for someone experienced and knowledge in this area to do the heavy work.

This company believes all their engineers need to know the inner workings of the technologies they use (which is why they prefer to avoid AWS products and instead run infrastructure on EC2) so they’re not looking for someone to shield engineers from infrastructure and take over. They are looking however for talented DevOps focused engineers who can recommend technologies, upskill software engineers, keep systems updated, improve monitoring, recommend good practices and more.

This is not a role for the faint hearted; it is challenging, complex and requires innovative thinking!


  • Previous commercial experience working in a DevOps focused engineering role
  • Experience programing in Python is a real plus
  • Previous experience working with at least one of the following - Docker, Kubernetes, Openshift
  • Familiar working as part of a high functioning software engineering team
  • Confident being able to recommend solutions for low-latency, high-availability, reactive and performant systems.
  • Experience with CI/CD pipelines
  • Knowledge of working in a cloud environment (ideally AWS)
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools (Git preferred).
  • Being the ‘go to person’ for infrastructure and DevOps.
  • Take ownership of system security and best practice.
  • Write reusable, testable, and efficient code for the API and other backend systems.
  • Aptitude for research and learning new things.
  • Good organisational skills.
  • Polished communication and interpersonal skills

What are the benefits?

Work within a high performing technology business taking on the world. They offer some of the best opportunities for research and development within New Zealand. You will be handsomely rewarded with a strong competitive salary and benefits package including medical insurance, strong saving schemes, flexible working, top of the range equipment and much, much more.

How to apply: Follow the link or call Joe Foy for more information on 09 336 0353 or alternatively email

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.


DevOps, Python, Docker, Openshift, Elasticsearch, AWS, Kubernetes, Helm, CICD, security

educational requirements

Associate Degree/Diploma