System/ Network Administrator

Job Title: System/ Network Administrator
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Salary: AU$90 - AU$130 per hour
Reference: BBBH43663_1588744970
Contact Name: Ross Webb
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 06, 2020 16:02

Job Description

SIGINT and Network Operations Group - Systems Project Office (SNO-SPO) within the Australian Signals Directorate (ASD), will deliver cutting edge capabilities to Defence through a variety of different programmes and projects. To facilitate this ASD has a requirement for a System/Network Administrator.

The System/Network Administrator is expected to provide support to the Project Management Office (PMO) with the primary focus being on ongoing maintenance activities and the hardware they are responsible for. The types of hardware involved may include servers, blade centres, network devices and other related peripheral components, including PCI-e cards and media convertors.

  • Must hold an active or inactive TSPV clearance (Any Agency)
  • 12 Contract or 24 month contract on offer
  • SFIA Lvl 4

Skills and Knowledge:

Understanding of datacentre and/or telecommunications hardware and the environments they are used in, including cabling options (CAT6, DACs and fibre) and infrastructure variants
Understanding of configuration of other hardware devices such as servers
Experience with Systems Administrative work conducted on RHEL systems, for the purposes of commissioning and sustaining systems
knowledge of Government, and or Defence procurement procedures is highly desirable
Experience with simple network protocols, languages and embedded operating systems, such as Cisco IOS.
Experience with configuration monitoring software that utilizes SNMP traps

Major Responsibilities:

Configure network connected equipment and perform basic fault investigations as they arise using device logs or fault codes.
Undertake work on RHEL systems of a Systems Administrative nature including; ILO connectivity, server kickstarting, software version upgrades, CLI remote control and fault finding activities.
Upgrade firmware using several installation techniques / options on devices, for example, network switches, routers, power distribution units
Undertake activities to transition delivered capability to operations
Assist with Installation and integration activities or the decommissioning of hardware
Undertake procurement activities necessary to enable successful delivery of capability.
Undertake and resolve System/ Networking issues tasking asallocated by the Team Lead.
Assist with the preparation of status reports and prepare other project documentation, including work packages and support plans
Document technical processes in accordance with ASD policies and procedures
Ability to conduct sustainment activities (hardware / software) and associated documentation updates

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below and attach your resume as a word document. Alternatively, please contact Ross Webb on 02 9492 7530 quoting the Job Title for this position. #LI-RW
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