May 2022
DevOps Engineer
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Based in Melbourne, Ming is a DevOps specialist, working on Salsa’s hosting platform and our client platforms. 

As a Dev Ops Engineer, Ming manages our platforms on a day-to-day basis, providing support, building out new capabilities and managing performance. 

His time is split between Salsa’s hosting platform and our client platforms, specifically Victoria’s Single Digital Presence and, to a lesser extent, the Federal Government’s GovCMS. 

Ming works with project managers and client stakeholders to identify customer needs, provide service and support, and effectively communicate technical information to all parties. 


  • Web frameworks and platforms (Drupal, Express)
  • Docker (Docker Compose, image management)
  • Kubernetes cluster management (OpenShift, Lagoon, etc.)
  • AWS technologies (S3, EC2, RDS, Elasticache, SES, etc.)
  • Shell scripting (Bash, Sh, etc.)
  • PHP, Python, Javascript, Swift, C#, Assembly and Pascal
  • Web-serving architectures (NGINX, Apache, Varnish)
  • CDN technologies (CloudFront and
  • Ansible
  • Elasticsearch
  • Email security 
  • Communicating technical information to various stakeholders
  • Jira administration 

Previous experience

Ming has over 3 years’ experience as a DevOps engineer. 

Before working for Salsa, Ming worked for Victoria’s Department of Premier and Cabinet (DPC), working on the Single Digital Presence platform. He started at DPC as a support developer and then moved to support lead. 

Ming has also co-written and published a paper on a research project he was involved in. The paper, VisCrime: A Crime Visualisation System for Crime Trajectory from Multi-Dimensional Sources, was presented at the Twelfth ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining.


  • Bachelor of Computer Science, majoring in cybersecurity


  • Visiting beaches around Melbourne
  • Catching up with friends
  • Gaming — Ming’s favourite game is Final Fantasy XIV 
  • Going to the gym