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DevOps Engineer (Sydney or Canberra)

Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Sydney, New South Wales Job ID SAS20220111-92783
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L3Harris is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers’ mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.

L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across space, air, land, sea and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 47,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.


Job Title – DevOps Engineer

Job Location – Sydney or Canberra, Australia

Job ID – SAS20220111-92783

Your next role

Are you looking for an opportunity to grow and enhance your skills as a DevOps Engineer in a dynamic industry that is constantly developing and delivering innovative, next-generation capabilities?

L3Harris Trenchant is an elite global team of Engineers and Security Researchers charged with building world-class computer security products.

Trenchant’s expertise is the by-product of the L3Harris acquisition of two highly regarded information security businesses – Azimuth Security and Linchpin Labs. United under Trenchant, we are a key component of L3Harris’ Intelligence and Cyber International Division.

We are a trusted, discrete partner furnishing security products, consultancy, training and integration services to allied security, defence, and law enforcement agencies. Working at L3Harris Trenchant means working alongside the best security researchers and product engineers from across the security research and intelligence communities. You will be engaged on the most challenging problems in the toughest environments and delivering solutions supporting the cutting edge of cyber security research.

We are a small team that achieves world-changing results, and is driven to provide unparalleled cyber capability by utilising technical prowess, innovation and our commitment to a noble mission.

The DevOps Engineer's role is to understand the software development lifecycle of products and to bring efficiency to these processes through automation, and collaboration with other departments.

What the role will involve

The responsibilities of your role will include the following:

  • Study health of software pipelines and design interventions where anti-patterns or cumbersome processes are detected
  • Institute reliable and automatic mechanisms for accelerating software deliveries, generally embracing continuous integration and continuous delivery strategies
  • Develop insights into the metrics that drive software development lifecycle outcomes and work to capture and exploit them with help from engineering leads
  • Increase development team productivity through elimination of error-prone manual integration, test and deployment steps wherever possible
  • Work with the software foundations and quality assurance teams to define and evolve a software development ecosystem focused on continuous improvement
  • Work with business unit IT team to understand resource demand and ensure adequate capacity and high availability of services that underpin automation

What you’ll bring

The role of DevOps Engineer requires the following experience and skills:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in software engineering, computer science or related field
  • Substantial experience developing software or automating software processes
  • Knowledge of high-level programming languages and mechanics, with preference for experience with Python
  • Experience with containerization technologies, e.g. Docker or similar
  • First-hand experience with mobile device, Windows, embedded or web application development
  • Experience with git and associated workflows in a production environment
  • Experience with a continuous integration and delivery platform such as Bamboo, Jenkins, Gitlab, etc
  • Knowledge and practical experience with agile software development methodologies
  • First-hand experience with strategies for accelerating software delivery timelines and increasing reliability including continuous integration, continuous delivery and/or DevOps practices
  • Knowledge of unit or component testing frameworks

Additional benefits

At L3Harris, we value and appreciate everything our people do for us and offer an attractive package. A few of our benefits are:

  • Flexible working hours and hybrid working where possible
  • Superannuation benefits
  • Employee Incentive Program
  • Training and development opportunities

Important to know

Many of our roles require the ability to obtain a security clearance relevant to the country of the position. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information and may be subject to government security checks.

L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination and offers equal opportunities for all. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, and marriage and civil partnerships.

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