Location Sydney, Australia
Job type Permanent
Salary AU$90000 - AU$120000 per annum
Specialisation ICT
Contact person Ignatious Chopamba
Reference BBBH46374
Call Email Ignatious

Our Client is looking for a Linux or Windows Systems Administrator with a clearance. You will be working on a diverse range of defence projects on behalf of our client. There are a number of spots open which will start of as contracts and progress to long term contract or permanent positions.


Responsibilities for System Administrator

  • Responsible for the maintenance, configuration, and reliable operation of computer systems, network servers, and virtualization
  • Install and upgrade computer components and software, manage virtual servers, and integrate automation processes
  • Perform server administration tasks, including user/group administration, security permissions, group policies, print services, research event log warnings and errors, and resource monitoring, ensuring system architecture components work together seamlessly
  • Maintain internal infrastructure requirements including, laptop and desktop computers, servers, routers, switches, firewalls, printers, security updates; support intranet, LANs, and network segments
  • Troubleshoot hardware and software errors by running diagnostics, documenting problems and resolutions, prioritizing problems, and assessing impact of issues
  • Provide documentation and technical specifications to IT security manager for planning and implementing new or upgrades of IT infrastructure
  • Perform regular backup operations and implement appropriate processes for data protection, disaster recovery, and failover procedures



Qualifications for System Administrator

  • Associate or Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, System Administration, or a closely related field, or equivalent industry experience required
  • 3-5 years of network administration, or system administration experience
  • System administration and IT certifications in Microsoft, Linux or other network related fields
  • Working knowledge of virtualization, VMWare, or equivalent
  • Strong knowledge of systems and networking software, hardware, and networking protocols
  • Highly experience with Windows Microsoft Active Directory.
  • Strong knowledge of Patch management (Windows, Linux & VMware) & System hardening.
  • Working knowledge of corporate Anti-virus (Symantec Endpoint Protection)
  • Networking knowledge (Cisco & Netgear Switches, Cisco ASAs ). CCNA/CCNP certification is desirable
  • Event log monitoring tool (Splunk) is highly desirable but not essential
  • Applicants must have the Australian Government Negative Vetting-1 clearance (NV-1)or above.

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below and attach your resume as a word document. Alternatively, please contact Ignatious Chopamba on 02 9492 7571 quoting the Job Title for this position. #LI-IC
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