Systems Administrator

Systems Administrator

Job Title: Systems Administrator
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-09-05
Reference: V-36598
Contact Name: Joanne Finchett
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 06, 2019 10:32

Job Description

Seeking a System Administrator

The Role:

The System Administrator is responsible for complex activities and tasks relating to design, development, integration, configuration, hardening, and documentation of Cyber Security Systems. The System Administrator will conduct these activities whilst working cohesively and flexibly with related stakeholders to the department.

Selection criteria
Essential criteria
  • Knowledge and experience in Authentication and Authorisation technologies.
  • Understanding of various protocols (i.e. DNS, DHCP, NTP) and proxies (i.e. web proxies).
  • Experience in the following preferred technologies:
                       AWS or Azure
                       Splunk or Elasticsearch;
                       Linux (Red Hat, Ubuntu, CentOS)
  • Demonstrated experience in conducting systems administration including operating system installation, configuration, integration, hardening, software and patch management, and documentation of Cyber Security Capability systems.
  • Ability to design, develop and maintain all system tools for all scripts and automation processes and monitor system capacity and usage; including identifying and analysing system performance issues, and work in close coordination with related stakeholders to recommend and implement remediation actions.
  • Ability to identify any configuration discrepancies in the system, assess security risks, and implement solutions by adhering to security standards.
Desirable criteria
  • General network knowledge and experience would be an advantage.
  • Knowledge of or experience in DevOps, Orchestration/Configuration Management and continuous integration technologies
                            o Ansible, Jenkins, Terraform, Cloudformation, Docker
  • Knowledge of or experience in scripting languages such as Bash and/or Python.
  • Knowledge of or experience in serverless architecture. 
Location and Contract Term:

The role is based in Canberra, 6 Months Contract with 1 x 6 Months extensions.

Security Clearance Required:

Must be an Australian Citizen. Baseline Security Clearance is required.

How to Apply:

Applications close 15 September 2019  

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 Jo Finchett 1300 944 936 for any further information