System Administrator

System Administrator

Job Title: System Administrator
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2020-09-16
Reference: V-37919
Contact Name: Nicole McCann
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 17, 2020 17:43

Job Description

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.
Skills required:
  1. Experience in writing Operational Concept Document(s), Function and Performance Specifications (FPS) and related formative capability development documents.
  2. Five years’ experience minimum as a Business Analyst.
Major Responsibilities:
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: a. AWS or Azure b. Splunk or Elasticsearch; c. 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.
Advise senior management on issues, providing solution options, and implementing management decisions to resolve issues.
Adhere to security standards, and maintain currency of knowledge regarding the organisation's information security environment.
Work in a manner that is professional, objective, innovative and efficient.
Desirable criteria
General network knowledge and experience would be an advantage.
Knowledge of/or experience in DevOps, Orchestration/Configuration Management and continuous integration technologies (Ansible, Jenkins, Terraform, Cloudformation, Docker).
Knowledge of or experience in scripting languages such as Bash and/or Python.
Experience in delivering CRM solutions.
Knowledge of or experience in serverless architecture.
Location and Contract Term: The position is full time onsite in our Canberra offices. 12 month contract plus 12 month extension option.
Security Requirements: Current NV1 security clearance required
How to Apply:
Please upload your resume to apply.
You will be required to provide with your application:
start date
hourly rate (excluding GST)
responses to the selection criteria (up to 500 words per criteria)
references (this can be included in their résumé)
Applications open until 23 September or until position is filled.
Call Kate or Nicole 1300 944 936 for any further information.

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