EL1 Senior UNIX Infrastructure Expert - NV1

EL1 Senior UNIX Infrastructure Expert - NV1

Job Title: EL1 Senior UNIX Infrastructure Expert - NV1
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2020-02-07
Reference: V-37073
Contact Name: Joanne Finchett
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 07, 2020 13:06

Job Description

Seeking a EL1 Senior UNIX Infrastructure Expert to be responsible for recommendations, evaluations and deployment of hardware, hardware related software and other related assets and for the support and resolution of complex infrastructure related incidents and issues.

The Role:

The Requirement, at a high level, is for resources who are specialised in the technology stacks used within the department's infrastructure architecture and familiar with implementation of AIX/Linux. This is required to ensure the successful transition of operating systems, Delivery Modernisation programme and SAP HANA 2.0 project.
This position has a focus on automation of these tasks, using Ansible. We are looking for a motivated and skilled UNIX/Linux specialist to contribute to a small but focused enterprise laaS team. Duties will include skills in design, management and all aspects of administration of a large and complex midrange infrastructure. Services provided by this environment will include integral citizen facing applications and highly critical systems.

Key duties will include:

  • Linux system administration and have a functional knowledge of Red Hat enterprise
  • services such as OpenShift, Ansible
  • Assist UNIX team to automate highly complex IT workflow by using Ansible, Tower etc. Automation tools
  • Write, test, debug, deploy, and sustain scripts to automate major Unix/Linux jobs
  • Assist with building/decommissioning servers and Linus/Solaris OS patching/upgrading
  • activities
  • Break fix and working in high pressure situations with critical thinking and an ability to manage/delegate functions for quick resolutions
  • Prepare, review and maintain documentation which may include design documentation implementation plans, test plans, and support procedures

Skills and Experience Required:
Essential Criteria

  • Over 5 years of Unix/Linux experience specially with RHEL/SUSE and Solaris
  • Over 3 years of experience with Ansible Automation
  • Demonstrated abilty to create shell scripts and automate tasks
Weighted Criteria

  • Demonstrate experience with Ansible Automation and orchestration
  • Demonstrate experience with RHEL/SUSE Linux and Solaris
  • Demonstrate experience with scripting languages for automation, administration, data collection and reporting
  • Demonstrate experience in resolving UNIX incidents and problems in a high-pressure situation both inside and outside of hours
  • Demonstrate experience with building/decommissioning servers and OS patching/upgrading activities
Location and Contract Term:

Canberra based. 3 Month Contract, with 3 x 12 Month possible extensions

Security Requirements:

Must be an Australian Citizen. A NV1 Security Clearance is required.

How to Apply:

Applications close 13 February 2020  

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

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