Lead Cloud Engineer


Location: Melbourne

Job Type: Full time


About us!

Sportsbet's purpose is to bring excitement to life for its customers and we do this by over-delivering on excitement through serious fun, disrupting the status quo and living our values. We’re a flexible, progressive, open-minded, and inclusive employer with over 7000 cool, clever and curious people around the world. We’re a global player, but in Melbourne, Sydney and Darwin we’re tight knit, with 800 of us bringing excitement to life every day.

Our commitment to responsible gambling is genuine and demonstrated through the wide range of responsible gambling initiatives and tools – take a look: https://responsiblegambling.sportsbet.com.au/hc/en-us

About the role

This is an exciting role within our Betting and Generosity team, responsible for keeping the platform at the forefront of distributed computing.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Lead research and implementation of emerging AWS technologies
  • Working within a team of software engineers, taking the lead in influencing and mentoring the team in regards to AWS solutions.
  • All solutions perform at their optimum levels and systems are instrumented to alert within set tolerance levels
  • A commitment to best practices. We’ll want your expert opinion on things like operational processes, DevOps, deployment checklists.
  • You will work with our business development teams to design best practice AWS solutions for new products
  • Any opportunity to provide a self-service capability to your stakeholders is welcomed.
  • You will be a trusted partner in the development of new product seeing solutions delivered from inception to live.
  • You will deliver solutions that comply with the company patterns and standards.
  • All solutions developed remain secure and are compliant with company standards.
  • Stay abreast of the ever-evolving security landscape and ensure deployed solutions remain secure.
  • Stay abreast with current opportunities to enhance our cloud offering.
  • Ability to develop code to automate all things cloud.
  • Continually develop your ability to grow and learn new technologies and impart your knowledge to the broader technology teams.

About you

  • Experience with AWS services such as ECS, ECR, EC2, IAM, S3, Cognito, RDS, Neptune, ElastiCache, MSK, CloudWatch, Certificate Manager, System Manager, Lambda, Secrets Manager, Parameter Store
  • Working knowledge of networking within AWS and services like VPC, Route 53, Transit Gateway, Security Groups etc
  • Experience in developing CI/CD pipeline with Jenkins, GitHub actions, Docker, CloudFormation (YAML), CDK (Typescript), Gradle, or similar tools.
  • Working knowledge of at least one programming language, preferably Java.
  • Experience with streaming platforms utilising Kafka (both self-hosted and MSK)
  • General understanding of Linux, Bash scripts and Powershell/Windows.


We don’t expect you to do all this for free, so along with a very competitive salary we will also provide you with:

  • 25 days annual leave (a whole extra week of holidays)
  • Tailored career development programs, as well as a commitment to developing Thought Leader and Specialist Talent programs
  • Genuine flexible working and remote working policy
  • Discounted gym memberships, free breakfast and loads of event and conference tickets and many more
  • Best in class Parental Leave program with six months paid leave for Primary Carers

We’re a flexible, progressive, open-minded, and inclusive employer who welcomes you for who you are, as you are.

If this all sounds good, then we can’t wait to connect with you… so please apply now!


You’ve got this!