DevOps Engineer | NSW - Sydney

Job reference number: ALL/1421758

When you work at Allianz, you're part of a strong global insurer, helping to protect over 3 million Australians. We value diverse thinking, so your ideas and innovative mindset will be warmly welcomed. You'll experience a friendly environment working with talented people, where you'll be included and have your capabilities recognised. And you'll be supported to reach your full potential and enjoy an enriching career.

DevOps Engineer

Allianz Australia is looking to engage a DevOps Engineer to sit within our IT Development team based in our new state-of-the-art offices in North Sydney.

The DevOps engineer role is crucial in rolling out best practice automation across on premise and cloud applications. The role will include an expansion in automation across provisioning, development, testing and operational monitoring of applications. The shift towards DevOps technology and practices is aligned to a significant program of work within Allianz Australia.

Joining Allianz in a period of change and transformation – this is your opportunity to make an impact and take your career to the next level

The successful candidate will deliver the following role objectives and deliverables:

  • Manage build jobs across Jenkins/SVN and GIT/Bamboo
  • Ensure the smooth running of Linux build servers (Disk space / CPU / Agents / backups etc).
  • Administration of CI build pipeline tools including security scanning (SONAR/NexusIQ/AppScan)
  • Assist with rollout of key IT systems onto cloud (OpenShift / AWS) and configure optimal CI/CD toolchain.
  • Assist development teams with code branching/merging/build failures
  • Assist development teams with production of release notes
  • Assist with the release process, from the planning of a release through to production deployment
  • Assist with the automated provisioning of environments.
  • Pioneer new technology and automation in CI space

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills, experience and attributes:


  • Strong stakeholder engagement skills with the ability to effectively liaise with and influence diverse stakeholder groups across both the Business and IT.
  • Expert understanding of Java build technologies (Java / Maven).
  • Familiarity with continuous integration and version control tools, (Bamboo/Jenkins / GIT/CVS/SVN)
  • Expert understanding of Linux and shell script. Installing software, setting up services, and troubleshooting.
  • Exposure to Openshift and AWS
  • 3 years' + experience with development processes / methodologies (agile, RUP, waterfall, etc)
  • 3 years' + experience troubleshooting end-to-end application environments within complex distributed environments


  • Experience logging frameworks Splunk, Elk or similar.
  • Experience across Atlassian build tools (Bamboo, Stash, JIRA), Sonar, Nexus, Jenkins
  • Container platforms Openshift/Pivitol Cloud Foundry, AWS
  • IBM Websphere, DB2, IBM MQ, IBM Message Broker, Tomcat, Springboot
  • 3 years + delivering software into production ideally within Financial Service or the Insurance Sector

More about us:

Allianz is the home for those who dare – a supportive place where you can take the initiative to grow and to actively strengthen our global leadership position.  By truly caring about people – both our 83 million private and corporate customers and 147,000 employees – we foster a culture where our employees are empowered to collaborate, perform, embrace trends and dare to challenge the industry.  Our main ambition is to be our customers' trusted partner, instilling them with the confidence to grow.

Allianz is committed to employment equity and therefore welcomes applications from men and women regardless of race or ethnicity, age, nationality, religion, disability, sexual orientation or philosophy of life. Please advise us if you require any reasonable adjustments to fully participate in the recruitment process or perform the requirements of the role.


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