Cognitive Technical Lead

Location: Perth Posted Date: June 30, 2020
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Employer Job Id: 507113 Careermine Job Id: 1845316
Fortescue is now consistently producing more than 170 million tonnes of iron ore per year and has an exciting future ahead, establishing itself for future growth in a global market through innovation, product diversification and asset development.

Cognitive Technical Lead

Work Location: Perth

Roster: Monday - Friday

As part of the continued focus on innovation and change, Fortescue Metals Group is now seeking a Cognitive Technical Lead to work on the continued delivery of a strategic development project for our Exploration team.

As a Cognitive Technical Lead, you will be an experienced Cloud Cognitive Developer and Architect who can work with business stakeholders, progressing innovative approaches for business problems within the product suite.

Reporting into the Technology & Autonomy team, you will have the following key accountabilities:
  • Provide technical leadership in the Azure Cognitive Cloud services and support team members to provide daily support and on boarding of new global datasets
  • Solution architecture, automation pipeline and roadmap; including the definition of artefacts, deliverables, models, processes, roles and responsibilities
  • Point of contact for business stakeholders to assist with document and data needs relating to the product
  • Understand existing and new requirements and communicate these to the development team
  • Design and build of new product features
  • ensure that appropriate documentation and testing coverage is included delivered outcomes
  • Ensure adequate Standards of Completion for long term support and maintenance


  • Strong leadership and personal skills
  • A minimum of 5 years' experience building modern, internal-facing or external-facing, cloud-based applications with .NET Core, .NET Framework, and other development frameworks, languages, and tools
  • Experience with Microsoft Azure Cognitive Services
  • Development and technical support of API and data products to both internal and external software developers
  • Manae technical support documentation including formal specifications and sample code/applications
  • Experience deploying applications with a CI/CD pipeline such as Azure DevOps
  • Extensive experience running applications with the Azure platform services such as Azure App Service, Azure
  • Experience in an Agile and Large-scale environments


  • Geology/Exploration background
  • Experience with geological data types and storage
  • Experience working in an onshore/offshore delivery model
  • Some scientific background may be useful

Our values drive our culture and performance through a strong focus on safety, family and determination. We celebrate and respect people's differences and commit to providing an inclusive work environment. This is an exciting time to join Fortescue.

We encourage Aboriginal Australians and female candidates to apply.

Applications close: 10 Jul 2020 W. Australia Standard Time