Systems Administrator 77-2022

Location:: Canberra
Sectors: ICT
Employment type: RFQ
Salary: Up to AU$0.00 per annum
Contact name: Danny Fleming

Contact email:
Job reference: BBBH627_1651196885
Published: 22 days ago

Defence are looking to engage multiple Systems Administrators at the TSPV level, for long term contract assignments.

The System Administrator is expected to provide support to the project area to deploy new capabilities and perform ongoing maintenance activities on the systems and hardware they are responsible for. The successful candidate will need highly developed system administration skills and a proven ability to work within an integrated team of technical/non-technical personnel.

Skills and Knowledge Required:

  • Demonstrated experience working with virtualisation technologies, such as VMware.
  • Experience with Ansible or Puppet to achieve system security patching and hardening, automation and continuous deployment.
  • Experience with Linux and Windows System Administration, for the purposes of commissioning and sustaining systems

Major Responsibilities:

  • Review system software updates, identify those that merit action, test and install these updates.
  • Document technical processes in accordance with ASD policies and procedures.
  • Document and carry out agreed operational procedures, including system configuration, installation and maintenance.
  • Ensure release processes and procedures are maintained.
  • Identify, investigate and coordinate the resolution of system outages and operational problems following agreed procedures.
  • Actively contribute to team dialogue that drives best practice outcomes for the section.
  • Coordinate the preparation of status reports and prepare other project documentation, including work packages and support plans
  • Develop and maintain scripts and applications used for automation of systems administration tasks, including deployment, update, and monitoring of systems.
  • Assist with the day-to-day operations, including investigation and remedy of faults in relation to systems within the environment.
  • Specify user/system interfaces, and translate logical designs into physical designs taking account of target environment, performance and security requirements and existing systems.

Due to the nature of the work, you will need to hold a current or inactive TSPV Clearance. This is non-negotiable. Canberra based, with limited travel required within Australia.

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