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Sr. Operations Engineer



Sydney, Australia
Posted on Wednesday, March 15, 2023
Xpansiv provides the market infrastructure to rapidly scale the world’s energy transition. The company’s main business units include CBL, the largest spot exchange for environmental commodities, including carbon credits and renewable energy certificates; SRECTrade, one of the largest transaction and management firms in the solar renewable energy market, APX, the leading provider of registry infrastructure for energy, power, and environmental markets, and H2OX, a leading spot exchange for Australian water allocations. Xpansiv also provides end-of-day and historical market data and operates the leading multi-registry portfolio management system for environmental commodities.
Job Description
We are seeking a Sr. Operations Engineer to work within our organization to be responsible for the
maintenance, improvement, design, and monitoring of core production services. Always on the lookout
for scalability and automation, the Operations Engineering team is responsible for solid, reliable
performance and quick responses to all operational issues. This role is responsible for selecting
technology and introducing solutions that will guide and set up the team for long-term success. The
Operations Engineer, Sr. will contribute to the success of the deployed production services.


  • Cooperate with the Platform Engineering team on company-wide infrastructure projects.
  • Participate in rotating on-call duties and respond to issues promptly
  • Improve the deployment process to make it more streamlined and reliable
  • Execute/contribute to disaster recovery drills and planning
  • Debug production issues across services and levels of the stack
  • Configure Security monitoring and react to alerts for the same
  • Own, maintain, and continuously improve all system monitoring, alerting, and dashboards
  • Deployment of releases to UAT, Production, and DR environments
  • Executing OS patching activity as per the patching policy
  • Research and implement changes to increase site reliability and help us operate more efficiently
  • Work in coordination with the CISO office to execute security testing, such as penetration testing
  • Help design and implement the tools and processes used for deployment and change management
  • Assist in service capacity planning and demand forecasting, anticipating performance bottlenecks

Skills and Qualifications

  • Strong abilities with at least one and preferably both AWS and Azure cloud services
  • Experience with logging, monitoring, and dashboards
  • Familiarity with one or more of the following: Ansible, Terraform, Docker, Kubernetes
  • Proficiency in programming languages like Java/Groovy/Python/TypeScript
  • Previous operational responsibility for business-critical production systems
  • Strong understanding of Linux systems and networking concepts
  • Documented understanding of the value of great logging, proper monitoring, and error tracking
  • Strong problem-solving and analysis skills
  • Experience with change management/incident management and the associated tools
  • Either a Bachelor’s degree (IT-related major preferred) OR 5 years experience in an IT-related role (Master’s degree a plus)
  • At least 3+ years of experience working with SQL or relational database

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with services such as Datadog
  • Proven experience running apps in production with Engineering best practices in place
  • You have a systematic problem-solving approach
  • You have a strong sense of ownership and drive
  • You have a can-do attitude and an exceptional ability to execute
Here at Xpansiv, we cultivate diversity, celebrate individuality, and believe unique perspectives are key to our collective success in building trust and transparency in global efforts toward net-zero future. Xpansiv is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.
Note to Recruiters: Xpansiv does not accept unsolicited resumes or referrals from placement agencies, staffing vendors or other external parties seeking recruiting fees without a signed formal agreement.