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    Cloud Engineer - AWS & DevOps at Canva (Sydney, Australia)
    Canva Employer
    Sydney, Australia
    Job Type
    Job Location
    Full Time
    Sydney, Australia

    Job Description:

    We have a large pipeline of infrastructure projects on the horizon to ensure high availability, top-notch performance, and the continued scalability of the environment. To ensure we succeed, we've started our new Cloud Team within our Infrastructure Group.  

    The Cloud Team is responsible for all things AWS. Our job is to make infrastructure easy for all the other engineering teams at Canva. We accomplish this by optimizing existing solutions, implementing best practices, introducing global infrastructure changes, and mentoring the engineering teams on how to do infrastructure - the right way. We work as a team to find the pragmatic solutions to a wide range of performance and scaling problems to ensure Canva continues to grow and our users have smooth and seamless design experiences.


      • To be a contact point and subject matter expert with respect to our AWS environment

      • Develop infrastructure solutions with scalability, high-availability, and security in mind

      • Collaborate with other teams to work out the best solutions to their cloud problems

      • Participate in solution design meetings, hiring interviews, and code reviews

      • Propose and contribute to new approaches and solutions to ensure we future-proof Canva's distributed cloud infrastructure as we continue scaling globally

    Required Experience and Background

      • Three (3+) plus years of Systems or Cloud Support Engineering experience in the AWS ecosystem - with experience utilizing service offerings such as IAM, VPC, EC2, S3 and RDS

      • An understanding of AWS security best practice

      • Experience in building, monitoring, and deploying modern distributed microservices hosted on AWS

      • Strong scripting capability; ideally in Python and/or Bash

      • Experience working with infrastructure as code and CI/CD

      • A strong grasp of DevOps best practices

      • The ability to guide and mentor other members within the team and improve the way we collaborate, learn, and share ideas.

      • Strong written and verbal communication skills - both technical and plain language

    Beneficial (Not Required)

      • Demonstrated containerization experience - Docker, Kubernetes, etc

      • Experience with HashiCorp products: Terraform, Packer & Vault

      • Specialization in Databases (previous DBA experience) and/or AWS Aurora experience

      • Specialization in Disaster Recovery within AWS and/or Databases

    Perks and Benefits

      • Competitive salary, plus stock options via our ESOP plan

      • Flexible daily working hours, we value work-life balance

      • Breakfast and lunch prepared by our wonderful Vibe team

      • Onsite-Gym and Yoga Membership

      • End-of-Trip Facilities: Bicycle parking and showers

      • Generous parental (including secondary) leave policy

      • Pet-friendly offices

      • Internal Coaches and an Employee Wellness Program

      • Sponsored social clubs, team events, and celebrations

      • Relocation budget for interstate or overseas individuals (see below for visa information)

    The Canva workspace is set up for you to do your best work and have a great time doing so, with breakout areas, little nooks, and plenty of quiet places to retreat and concentrate.

    If you're seeking professional growth and enjoy working on large, distributed, cloud-based applications that delight our millions of individual and business users alike - then apply now to be considered for the position!

    If you require visa sponsorship, you must ensure you have at least two (2) years of post-University commercial experience as a Software Engineer and meet the mandatory sponsorship requirements laid out by the Department of Home Affairs.

    We will not accept or review any CVs from external recruitment agencies.


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