Linux Systems Administrator

Linux Systems Administrator

Job Title: Linux Systems Administrator
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-07-02
Reference: V-36373
Contact Name: Kelly Shockley
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 03, 2019 17:48

Job Description

The Role:

The Linux Systems Administrator will assist with the  day to day infrastructure tasks and project related activities including but not limited to: 
• Provide daily monitoring and maintenance of servers, systems and services for optimal system performance and functionality; 
• Provide administration, monitoring, optimisation, documentation and problem resolution related to Linus, AIX, Solaris and  Debian server operating systems;
• Undertake regular maintenance to ensure  business continuity and system recovery plans for Linux platforms; 
• Test and apply new software patching and configuration changes of servers and systems accordingly; 
• Develop procedure for on-going maintenance in the Department;   
• Work effectively in a small team environment;
• Provide knowledge/skills transfer to other team  members; 
• Record and maintain files/information in  accordance with Department requirements; and
• Out of hours work on occasion   

Skills and Experience Required:

• Formal qualifications in information and communication technology from a recognised tertiary institution or extensive demonstrated equivalent skills and experience. 
• Demonstrated experience working with Linux and *nix operating systems 
• Demonstrated knowledge or Windows operating systems and virtualisation technologies 
• Understanding of ISM and associated legislative requirements   

Highly Desirable 
• RHEL certification
• Linux, AIX, Solaris and Debian server operating  systems.  

Location and Contract Term: Canberra based role. 12 month contract with 1 x 12 month contract extension pending budget and delegate approval.

Security Requirements: Applicants must be Australian Citizens to apply for this role. A NV1 security clearance or the ability to obtain is required.

How to Apply:

Applications close 9 July.

Please upload your resume to apply. Please note you may need to complete selection criteria to complete this application process. We will be in touch with instructions for suitably skilled candidates

Call Kelly Shockley 1300 944 936 for any further information