Full Name Nick Airey
Languages English (native), German (proficient)
Citizenship & Work rights Australian Citizen, Right of abode in UK


  • 1992
    B. E. Electrical Engineering (Honors II.I)
    University of Sydney, Australia
    • Major project in biomedical devices and embedded neural networks
  • 1990
    B. Sc. Bachelor of Science
    University of Sydney, Australia
    • double major in Computer Science, Pure Mathematics
  • 1986
    NSW High School Certificate (HSC)
    Sydney Grammar School, Australia
    • top 1% of students in NSW

Cerfiications & Professional Associations

  • 1992 - PRESENT
    M. IE Aust.
    Engineers Australia
    • Member of Engineers Australia, the peak body for the engineering profession in Australia
    AWS Amazon Web Services
    • Solution Architect Professional Certification
    • Security Specialty Certification
    • ML Speciality (in progress)

Experience Summary

  • Sep 2018 - PRESENT
    Engineering Director, Cloud Engineering, Deloitte Australia
    Director of Cloud Engineering. Responsibile for engineering leadership, large scale project design and delivery. Cloud Engineering has 100+ IT professionals.
    • Jan 2021–Jun 2023 - Multinational Biotech Firm - Technical Leadership, Cloud Solution Architecture, Infrastructure Design
      • Lead blended (Deloitte/client) team on domain driven decomposition and rebuild of monolithic software architecture of core systems
      • Designed multi region AWS cloud infrastructure & networking to enable infrastructure-enforced data regionalisation and regional administration.
      • Designed associated operational model and devops strategy
    • Jan 2022–July 2022 - Major Australian Bank - Technical Leadership, Systems Migration and Modernisation
      • Led team to migrate critical systems acquired as part of a business purchase into the bank
      • Lead system modernization to redesign and adapt systems to be hosted on AWS cloud, including migration to native cloud services and integration with internal systems.
    • July 2020–Dec 2020 - Australian Government - Services Australia - Technical Leadership, API Design and Delivery
      • Led team to design and deliver critical public facing REST APIs for public interaction with government
      • part of the larger myGov initiative
    • Jan 2019–Dec 2019 - Major Media/Publishing House - Technical Leadership, Systems and Data migration
      • discover, analyse and deliver a cloud migration to AWS including a full data centre exit; without business disruption.
      • The project migration scope of 130+ applications, 350+ workloads, and petabyte scale data was delivered ahead of schedule and under budget, with world class execution and management.

Pro-Bono & Community Work

  • Narwee Baptist Church, Sydney
    • Narwee Baptist Church is one of the largest Baptist Churches in Australia (1200 attendees, 200 volunteers, 9 staff)
    • Diaconate (board) member; Infrastructure and software design and development. IT policy development.
  • Oatley Public School, Sydney
    • Oatley Public School is a state primary school in Sydney's southern suburbs.
    • IT consulting generally, and for student interest group in technology. Former president and long term member of the school Advisory Group.