DevOps Engineer - Work from Home or Remotely

Engineering · Australia, New South Wales
Department Engineering
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

About Prospection

Prospection is a pioneer in healthcare data analytics. Using predictive analytics and machine learning with real-world healthcare data to unearth insights that help research, develop and target better healthcare outcomes for patients.

We analyse large health care data sets (script claims, EMR, Registry, Insurance, Supply Chain, CRM) to provide real-world evidence insights, improve medication utilisation and health outcomes.

Founded out of Sydney’s Cicada Innovations in 2012, Prospection works with government, pharmaceutical companies and the medical community across more than 70 therapy programs, including immuno-oncology, HIV and hepatitis, in Australia and Asia Pacific. Prospection is backed by investors including Main Sequence Ventures, and Horizons Ventures.

Vision & Values

Integrity - Always do the right thing 

Collaboration – Everyone plays, everyone contributes

Customer focus – Get to the heart of the matter, create impact beyond expectations

Innovation – Bring the future into the present

Expert – Be the “go-to” person

The Opportunity

At Prospection, we follow DevOps principles. Software Engineers are responsible for creating and maintaining the infrastructure required to get their services up and running.

The DevOps Engineer will be the custodian of best practice and Prospection Standards for Cloud architecture, look at cost optimisation and have Security in mind for every change in the infrastructure proposed by the engineers.

Along with that, you will maintain and support the core of our infrastructure with services like RDS Database Instances, VPCs / VPC Peerings, NAT Gateways, Subnet, Route Tables, Security Groups, ECS Clusters, Application Load Balancers, Service Discovery.

It is also your responsibility to make sure that all the services are being monitored and have a proper backup and recovery strategy.

We work with sensitive data that, by data governance requirements, must stay in the country of origin. You ensure that these requirements are met and provide tools for our internal team to work efficiently within those restrictions.

This is a great role to make a difference. Our rapid growth provides the opportunity to practice advanced concepts, and we are open to new ideas and solutions.


To be successful in this role you will have:

    We are looking for someone with strong verbal and written communication skills - you will be working with a variety of people and teams. It is essential that you possess strong oral and written communication skills to ensure that people and teams are on the same page. The use of diagrams is encouraged to make the communication clear.

    • Strong project management and people skills
    • Strong experience with AWS - many of its various services from setting up, managing and maintaining: in particular EC2, RDS, S3, ECS/EKS and networking
    • Experience with cloud security and compliance
    • Experience working in a dynamic, cross-functional agile environment with various stakeholders
    • Highly proficient inTerraform, & best practice in “Infrastructure as Code”
    • Experience in automation CI + Deployment pipelines
    • Experience in secure design and multi-region workloads
    • Experience in Linux administration and shell scripting
    • Experience in Docker or similar container technology
    • Experience with monitoring tools and services such as the ELK stack



    • Flexible and remote working options
    • Stimulating and diverse problems to solve
    • Great team culture
    • Lots to learn


    As a team player, you enjoy learning new skills from your colleagues and sharing your knowledge with others. You should have a strong work ethic, whilst making time to have fun at the end of the day.

    If you are interested in applying for this opportunity, please submit your most up to date resume

    *Note: For the time being our team is fully supported and successfully working and delivering on projects remotely or from home. The health and wellbeing of our employees and clients is important to us, we have implemented and continue to practice COVID safe policies, informed by the health advice obtained from NSW Health and Federal Government Health Agencies.


    We respectfully acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the land on which we work and learn, and pay respect to the First Nations Peoples and their elders, past, present and future.

    Thank You

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