Category: Information Technology
Position Type: Permanent
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Application Close Date: 07-Jun-2021
Install, configure and maintain infrastructure Enjoy flexibility and interesting work within our strong team culture Location Adelaide or Melbourne
Apply your talent where it counts as a Senior Linux Systems Administrator in our IM&T; Infrastructure and Security team.
Despite COVID-19, we have a strong pipeline of job opportunities and we are still hiring. We're continuing to provide the Australian Defence Force with what they need to help protect the nation. Many of our people are now safely working from home.
Of course some roles can't be done from home and in those cases, we're operating with an increased focus on health and safety on-site.
We're finding new ways of working in response to COVID-19 and our workforce is still delivering the best capability for Australia. Hear about our Return to Site Plan here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lZO2QeP6r_Q
About the Opportunity
Our IM&T; department provides sustainable, best in class, end-to-end services to our customers throughout Australia. We live and breathe our company behaviours of strategic vision, creativity, adaptability, collaboration, develops people, integrity, courage and inspiration.
As the Senior Linux Systems Administrator, you will be responsible for the installation and configuration, operation, and maintenance of computing, messaging systems and infrastructure.
You will ensure that the Computing infrastructure platforms and associated data storage sub systems meet the current performance, reliability, & security requirements of the project or business. These services may include general Linux and Unix server management, Red Hat Satellite, Puppet and Ansible Automation, Web proxy, Backups, Printing and File systems.
Support the optimisation of applications operating within Server Computing platforms and associated data storage sub systems effectively and efficiently Provide system administration of the Red Hat/Oracle Linux and Solaris Unix Server Computing platforms and associated data storage sub systems for effective governance and functional requirements Propose and recommend solutions for customer requirements, particularly as they apply to the server storage and computing environments Recommend and select appropriate management tools for Server Computing platforms, and data storage systems Lead the planning and design, in both the team and as an individual, to ensure the Computing platform infrastructure is fully documented and supportable Install new servers, rebuild existing servers and configure hardware, peripherals, services, settings, directories, storage in accordance with standards and operational requirements Plan and implement upgrades and patches of operating systems by conferring with vendors and services, developing, testing, evaluating, and installing enhancements and new systems Undertake Incident and Service Request resolution for the services within the portfolio in line with service level expectations Communicate with vendors to resolve technical issues Research and recommend innovative, and where possible automated approaches for system administration, and improvements to current and new systems within budget constraints Ensure Continuity and Disaster Recovery plans and procedures exist and are current for all relevant services Lead the maintenance of accurate configuration control records of all relevant hardware and software systems Plan and monitor project, maintenance and integration activities to quality, cost and schedule Design solutions that are consistent with architectural and business needs Educate customers and support teams in systems concepts and troubleshooting techniques
As an ideal applicant for this opportunity, you'll have:
Significant experience as a Linux Systems Administrator or Engineer Demonstrated ability to manage and support the relevant computing systems Experience working with relevant computing platforms and their associated enterprise environments Experience supporting relevant computing platforms Experience with software associated with relevant computing platforms Experience managing and tuning relevant computing platforms Experience with the Solaris (Unix) Operating System will be an advantage
A degree in Information Technology or Engineering will be highly regarded.
BAE Systems' advanced defence technology solutions protect people and national security, keeping critical information and infrastructure secure. For more than 65 years we have searched for new ways to provide our customers in Australia with a competitive edge across air, land, sea, cyber, space and electronic domains.
In terms of our culture, it's safety focused and inclusive. For us that means ensuring that the voices and talents of our more than 4,100 employees are valued and that everyone has a sense of belonging. It also means providing a safe, family friendly, flexible and supportive place to work. Join us.
A Defence security clearance is required for this role, applicants must be Australian citizens and eligible to obtain and maintain a Negative Vetting Level 2 defence clearance.
International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) are applicable and as such, your nationality may be a factor in determining your suitability for this role.
Applications should be addressed to: Polly Buerano, Talent Acquisition Specialist and made online here.
We are a 2021 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant
We welcome and strongly encourage applications from women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and Veterans for these opportunities. An inclusive culture and an exciting, supportive career opportunity awaits. We are also proud to be a WORK180 Endorsed Employer for Women. If you would like to know more information about how we are supporting our employees, you can view our policies and initiatives here: https://tinyurl.com/Work180BAE-Systems-Australia
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