Contract Observability Engineer | 6 month rolling | Melbourne | Hybrid

  • 6 month rolling contract based in Melbourne
  • Strong Observability experience needed
  • Experience in Kubernetes, OTel, Azure & C# highly regarded but not necessary

One of our enterprise clients is looking for an Engineer with strong experience in Observability here in Melbourne. This role will be an initial 6 month contract, working in a hybrid workplace working on a crucial platform to the business. This role will be there to monitor the systems, investigate, implement alerting and proposing an uplift to increase the reliability of this platform. 

Skills & Experience:

  • Strong experience in best practices around monitoring and alerting i.e “4 golden signals” 
  • Work with the Engineering team and business to define SLO and metric’s that are appropriate for the system.
  • Experience investigating systems and being able to propose uplifts around performance and reducing bottlenecks. 
  • The ability to create compelling visualisation on relevant systems data with dashboarding technologies such as Grafana and Kibana.
  • Strong experience with configuring observability platforms like Dynatrace, Lightstep, New Relic, Honeycomb or Datadog.
  • Working knowledge of Open Telemetry traces and metrics.
  • Experience with using DORA metrics to drive improvement across the business  

Technology stack We use:

  • Azure, and Cloud hosted workloads experience with Azure Synapse would highly desired
  • Kubernetes ( AKS)
  • CI: Github Actions CD: Octopus Deploy
  • Terraform for IAC
  • Observability tooling; Datadog, Dynatrace, ELK, Grafana, Jaeger, Chronosphere, Prometheus
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