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DevOps Engineer

Date:  Jun 15, 2024

Milton, QLD, AU, 4064

Req ID:  30261
Onsite or Remote:  Onsite Position

Komatsu is an indispensable partner to the construction, mining, forestry, forklift, and industrial machinery markets, maximising value for customers through innovative solutions. With a diverse line of products supported by our advanced IoT technologies, regional distribution channels, and a global service network, we tap into the power of data and technology to enhance safety and productivity while optimising performance. Komatsu supports a myriad of markets, including housing, infrastructure, water, pipeline, minerals, automobile, aerospace, electronics, and medical, through its many brands and subsidiaries, including Joy, P&H, Montabert, Modular Mining Systems, Hensley Industries, NTC, and Gigaphoton.
Modular Mining Systems is the global leader in mine management technology and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Komatsu LTD. Our innovative technology powers mine operations in every corner of the globe. The products we cultivate, the solutions we engineer, and the service we deliver set us apart in the Mining Technology industry. 
We’re more than a company, and we’re a community of passionate, creative professionals striving toward a shared vision: revolutionizing the way the mining industry operates. With a presence stretching from Johannesburg to Vancouver, Sydney to Lima, you are part of a global brand that supports creativity, fosters innovation, and encourages you to think big, share ideas and be yourself. 


Job Purpose

Komatsu Mining Technology Solution’s Engineering teams are responsible for crafting innovative solutions for some of the world’s largest mobile mining equipment. Working with our partners around the globe, you can help build the next generation of technology & platforms that will deliver sustainable changes in the mining industry for generations to come.


The DevOps Engineer will assist with the design, deployment and maintenance of internal test and deployment environments to enable system wide integration and testing of Engineering’s software development.


Reporting to the Director of Innovation & Applications, the role supports multiple engineering teams who are developing a distributed microservice ecosystem for Komatsu’s next generation of Mining solutions.


This role is full-time, fixed-term for 12months and will be based at Milton, QLD.

Travel Requirements


Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide front line support of the division’s managed development environments ensuring availability, cost, and access is maintained.
  • Adopt, promote and implement a cyber-security first approach.
  • Perform updates of infrastructure, platform services, and 3rd party components.
  • Establish and maintain deployment version control tooling to provide environment integrity.
  • Work with IT to ensure communication between on-prem and cloud resources is maintained and optimal.
  • Take ownership of the environments providing recommendations on enhancements and improvements based on facts.
  • Establish KPIs targeted to measure security, uptime, availability, use, and access.
  • Participate in agile ceremonies and planning processes.

Required Skills

  • Bachelor's Degree Computer Science or equivalent
  • Proven experience and skills in a programming language, preferably Java, Kotlin, C#.
  • Proven experience with cloud hosting platforms including Microsoft Azure.
  • Proven experience with Docker and Kubernetes.
  • Proven experience with source control and branching strategies.
  • Proven experience with Software Testing concepts, frameworks, and best practices.
  • Proven experience with Configuration Management concepts, challenges and best practices. 
  • Strong analytical, debugging, problem-solving, and root-cause analysis skills.
  • Strong collaboration skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Willingness to learn new technology and stay updated with latest industry trends.

Desired Skills

  • Understanding of distributed and OS agnostic computing technologies.
  • Cloud deployment and hosting technologies.
  • Microsoft DevOps, GIT.
  • Agile project delivery.
  • Experience with planning software packages such as Microsoft DevOps, or relevant equivalents.

Why Work With Us

  • We Live by Our ‘SLQDC’ Vales: Safety, Compliance and Law, Quality and Reliability, Delivery and Cost  
  • Insurance Cover: Death and Income Protection Insurances provided during your employment  
  • Healthy Lifestyles: Reimbursements for a healthy lifestyle (gym memberships or sporting activities) 
  • Work life balance: Hybrid work and 9 day fortnight options 
  • Study: Educational Reimbursements for study applicable to your role or future progression within the company 
  • Inclusivity and Diversity: We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we value diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We welcome all candidates to apply. 
  • We Care: Our peoples’ health & wellbeing is imperative to us, so we offer a Wellbeing Program for confidential psychology services for the whole family. 

Closing Date

Applications will be reviewed as they are received.


Modular Mining Systems Pty Ltd is an Equal Opportunity Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, race, age, disability, sexual orientation, or religion.

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