Platform Engineer

  • Westpac
  • Hybrid (Wellington)
  • 16 May, 2024
Full time Information Technology

Job Description

Mō te tūranga | About the Role
Our mission is to support the delivery, resilience, and reliability of our core Financial Crime Screening application NetReveal. We are currently upgrading our core screening application to a newer version and uplifting capability. We are a cross-functional team, allowing us to work with some autonomy.

  • Help deploy and configure components for our core application from our vendor.
  • Create and maintain Jenkins / CloudBees pipelines.
  • Maintain platform observability with Splunk and Dynatrace.
  • Support the NetReveal application, including being in an after-hours on-call roster.
  • Be a contributing member of the squad to help develop the technical Financial Crime Screening capability.


Nā tāu rourou | What will you bring?

  • Must have strong troubleshooting & problem-solving skills with an ability to continuously learn and adapt to new and unfamiliar technologies.
  • Must have a strong understanding of Kubernetes & Helm.
  • Must have experience with Docker.
  • Must have strong Linux administration skills.
  • Must have experience with Database SQL.
  • Must have a good understanding of security best practices.
  • Must have a good understanding of how applications integrate with other systems.
  • Should have a good understanding of the software development lifecycle working in an Agile environment.
  • Should have a good understanding of CI/CD and source control (i.e. Git/Jenkins/Cloudbees).
  • Should have a good understanding of SSL certificate use and management.
  • Nice to have experience in scripting or programming languages (e.g. Java, Bash, Python).
  • Nice to have experience with IBM WebSphere
  • Nice to have experience with IBM MQ.
  • Nice to have experience with BMC Control M
  • Nice to have experience in the banking / payments sector.


Westpac Hei Wāhi Mahi | Working at Westpac
In addition to immersing yourself in a supportive team environment, you'll receive some great job perks and benefits including:

  • 4 weeks standard holiday + 5 additional days of wellbeing leave to support you to be your best
  • Additional purchased leave options up to 4 weeks per year
  • Banking benefits, insurance discounts and superannuation scheme
  • Growth and development – we provide opportunities for development and promote internal mobility
  • Recognition - we recognise and reward our star performers
  • School holiday subsidy - help you balance work and family during school holiday
  • 2 Volunteer days per year

Ko mātou tēnei | Our Organisation
At Westpac, we’re working together to build a fairer and stronger New Zealand for our people, customers, and communities. For over 160 years we’ve been driven by our purpose to Create Better Futures Together.

What makes us unique are the incredible people we’re lucky enough to have walk through our doors every day. The giant ‘W’ on our building doesn’t just stand for Westpac – it says, double you. We’re a place that values, rewards and recognises individuality. Where you can be your whole self, your true self, and your best self. We’re recognised as a place where talent is developed, where passions are fuelled and where ambitions of all shapes and sizes thrive. And it all starts with you!

Tono mai ināianei! | Apply Now!

Apply today with your CV and Cover Letter. 

The people of Aotearoa, New Zealand hail from many cultures and backgrounds. At Westpac New Zealand, we draw on this enormous talent pool to cultivate a team rich in ability and empowered to reach its full potential. Our aim is to be brave challengers, celebrating our differences and relentlessly advocating for our customers. It starts with us – we believe that when we care deeply and do our best for our people, they’ll do their best for our customers. We encourage people from all walks of life to apply, including those who are neurodiverse, have chronic health conditions or disabilities – your attitude and passion are as important to us as your experience, qualifications and capabilities. 

Mahi tahi tātou, kaha ake tātou | Together Greater