Senior Linux Specialist (NV1)

Senior Linux Specialist (NV1)

Job Title: Senior Linux Specialist (NV1)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2021-10-04 00:00:00
Reference: V-40005
Contact Name: Kate Kornsasi
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 05, 2021 14:16

Job Description

Our large government department client requires a motivated Linux specialist who’s looking to broaden their knowledge with a variety of technologies in an environment where security matters. This unique role will allow you to work to your strengths while gaining experience in automation, open-source applications, systems and security controls uncommon in most Linux roles.
You will be responsible for design, development, automation, integration and some maintenance of on premise Linux based-systems and applications in a mission-critical environment. You’ll work in a great team with Linux and Kubernetes specialists.
An Occupational Suitability Assessment (OSA) is a mandatory requirement for this role.
Skills and Knowledge required / Major Responsibilities:
  1. Experience with Linux systems;
  • Designing,
  • Integrating,
  • Scripting,
  • Securing and
  • Maintaining,
  • RHEL servers.
  • Equivalent experience with Ubuntu servers is desirable.
  1. Experience with “Configuration as Code” through performing;
  • Linux OS or Application deployment
  • Configuration
  • Administration
  • with automation tools, like Ansible, Terraform or equivalent.
  1. Experience with;
  • Linux container technologies (like Kubernetes)
  • Or in maintaining containers with Docker or Podman.
  • Or Cloud native technologies
  1. Experience developing and maintaining a Linux Standard Operating Environment with security hardening.
  • Linux Workstation SOE experience is a bonus.
Excellent documentation skills.
understand an Occupational Suitability Assessment (OSA) is a required for this role: (Yes/No)
Desirable criteria
  1. Experience building and administering Apache ‘NIFI’ logic flows. (optional)
  2. SELinux troubleshooting experience. (optional)
  3. Experience integrating Linux operating systems, fileservers and applications with Microsoft Active Directory (optional)
Location of work: Australian Capital Territory
Length of contract: 12 months that includes an initial 3 month probation
Contract extensions: 12 months subject to an Organisational Suitability Assessment and funds availability
Security Requirements: Due to the nature of the work, we require the NV1, with an option to progress to a Negative Vetting Level 2 (NVL2) clearance.
How to Apply:
Please upload your resume to apply. Please note you will need to complete selection criteria to complete this application process. We will be in touch with instructions for suitably skilled candidates.
Applications open until 20 October 2021.
Call Kate 0480 002 456 for any further information.