The role

We are looking for an AWS and Platform Engineer who can own and champion the devSecOps space for our new platform and empower other developers.

Your key responsibilities will be:

  • Implement and champion AWS well-architected framework and processes
  • Establish and own the monitoring, alerting, and response plans for our AWS platform
  • Collaborate with teams to drive changes in behaviour towards devSecOps
  • Takes a hands-on approach to identify and respond to platform, security, performance and cost issues in the AWS platform
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About us

FifthDomain is a young and ambitious Australian scale-up tackling the global cyber skills shortage. We create cutting edge virtual learning environments that deliver hands-on education and training content to future and existing cyber operators at a time and place that suits them.

Our virtual learning platforms are flexible and agile, delivering critical and up-to-date cyber security content and practical learning exercises in a safe virtual environment with just a browser.

About you

FifthDomain is at the forefront of creating innovative technology in cyber security training. To succeed in this role, you will:

  • Have experience working in an AWS Cloud environment
  • Thrive in a team environment
  • Have great communication skills
  • Have the ability to work both autonomously and as part of a small team in a fast-paced and evolving environment

Applying Expertise & Technology

  • Applies specialist and detailed technical expertise
  • Develops job knowledge and expertise through continual professional development
  • Shares expertise and knowledge with others
  • Uses technology to achieve work objectives
  • Demonstrates an understanding of different organisational departments and functions

Learning & Researching

  • Rapidly learns new tasks and quickly commits information to memory
  • Gathers comprehensive information to support decision making
  • Demonstrates a rapid understanding of newly presented information
  • Encourages an organisational learning approach (i.e. learns from successes and failures and seeks staff and customer feedback)
  • Manages knowledge (collects, classifies, and disseminates knowledge of use to the organisation)

Planning & Organising

  • Sets clearly defined objectives
  • Plans activities and projects well in advance and takes account of possible changing circumstances
  • Manages time effectively
  • Identifies and organises resources needed to accomplish tasks
  • Monitors performance against deadlines and milestones


  • Analyses numerical data, verbal data and all other sources of information
  • Breaks information into component parts, patterns and relationships
  • Probes for further information or greater understanding of a problem
  • Makes rational judgements from the available information and analysis
  • Produces workable solutions to a range of problems
  • Demonstrates an understanding of how one issue may be a part of a much larger system

Adapting & Responding to Change

  • Adapts to changing circumstances
  • Accepts new ideas and change initiatives
  • Adapts interpersonal style to suit different people or situations
  • Shows respect and sensitivity towards human differences
  • Deals with ambiguity, making positive use of the opportunities it presents.


  • Located in a newly refurbished building in Braddon with easy access to public transport
  • Close proximity to the Canberra Centre and an array of high-quality restaurants and bars
  • Fast paced start-up environment
  • Enthusiastic and passionate team
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