Tape Ark is bringing the management of offsite, archive tape data into the 21st century by providing the secure and safe, high-volume migration of aging corporate data from tape media directly to the public cloud. At Tape Ark, we offer an innovative solution embracing digital and virtual data storage technologies, through high-quality data migration services, data integrity, future growth, innovation and strategic alliances that align with our business purpose.

The company faces growing demand for its services. We are seeking someone who can help Tape Ark meet this challenge; both through general cloud development capabilities and particularly by expanding our Azure expertise. We need a person who is able to; contribute to the team’s Azure capabilities, conceive of cloud and on-premise solutions and follow through with technical implementation and deployment of such solutions.

Tape Ark is a small to medium-sized company with a straightforward, can-do attitude towards challenging projects. We offer an alternate working environment to the bureaucracy often found in larger traditional companies. We’re an inclusive, industrious, helpful bunch of individuals, helping one another and taking pride in what we do. We undertake both bespoke and more general solutions to projects and offer an opportunity to see your endeavours bear fruit through the delivery of both long and shorter-term customer deployments.

  • Assess customer requirements and suggest appropriate solutions.
    Maintain a keen eye on production projects and look for ways to assist using your software skills to drive productivity and throughput efficiency.
  • Take the lead on the design, setup and implementation of customers’ Azure storage migrations.
  • Preparedness to implement pragmatic solutions for once-off customer-specific projects, whilst developing and/or expanding existing general solutions where appropriate.
  • Hands-on problem-solving and enhancements to the current system.
  • Play a participatory role in the development team through code reviews, project reviews, knowledge base contributions and collegial development advice.
  • Professional attitude towards development, particularly with respect to source code control and documentation (both in-code and contribution to the knowledge base).


  • Comfortable working with Azure (Storage, Databases, VM, Networking, IAM, authentication, Active Directory), based upon commercial development experience.
  • Commercial experience working in a development or DevOps environment.
  • Confidence to work with, consider and examine existing code, rather than opting to rewrite or new code as the preferred solution, where appropriate.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently or in small teams.
  • Development experience in one or more of; Python, Java, C#, C, C++, Rust, Perl.
  • Comfortable with scripting languages.
  • Familiar with source code versioning, preferably git.

Desirable (one or more of):

  • Administrator Associate certification (AZ-104 or equivalent).
  • Working knowledge of AWS.
  • Experience with Enterprise Backup software.
  • Working knowledge of tape storage technology.
  • Deep networking knowledge.
  • Microsoft Windows Admin experience.
  • Experience with mass data migrations (100’s TB).
  • UNIX System Admin experience.


  • Azure DevOps Engineer and/or Azure Solutions Architect Certification.
  • AWS Certifications.

If you are interested please send your resume and covering letter to  jobs@tapeark.com or apply through Seek: https://www.seek.com.au/job/59838729