Linux System Administrator

Job Title: Linux System Administrator
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Macquarie Park
Reference: (PL)47253_1
Job Published: January 08, 2020 17:21

Job Description

FinXL IT Professional Services is an established, innovative Australian company, providing technology enabled business solutions and consulting services across a number of industries. These include; Government, Telecommunications, Commercial and Finance. We currently have more than 1200 consultants assisting our clients across Australia and are continuing to grow at a rapid pace. Through the delivery of services and implementation of new systems, processes and technology, we assist our clients to gain competitive advantage and reach new heights.

The Role

Our client, a large Artamon based financial organisation, is looking for an experienced Linux System Administrator.

Please note, the role has out of hours work and has rostered On-Call components.

• Provide technical support including installation, configuration, maintenance, security and compliance
• Support various infrastructure platforms such as Backup, DNS, Logging and Monitoring
• Accommodate software installation and upgrade projects for application owners
• Intel Hardware configuration, maintenance, troubleshooting, installation and upgrade of physical servers
• Development of technical standards and associated documentation
• Infrastructure design / architecture and environmental review
• Security and operational incident response
• OS Patch Implementation, administration and status monitoring

Who you are

You will have the following skills/experience

• 5+ years in Linux System Administration including troubleshooting experience
• 3+ years deploying Linux SOEs across physical, virtual and cloud environments
• Exposure to working with automation and compliance tools for maintaining uniformity across Linux environments (e.g. Puppet, Ansible, Red Hat Satellite)
• Good understanding in scripting languages, preferably Python
• Familiarity with using modern Linux based monitoring and logging platforms
• Familiarity with configuring and maintaining physical Intel server hardware
• Strong understanding of storage concepts and FC/IP based storage protocols
• Strong understanding of networking concepts and TCP/UDP based protocols
• Good communication skills

What’s on offer

This is a 6 months’ engagement with a high profile organisation working on a fast pace project.

What’s next

If you would like to be considered, please send your application to Julia Leung on or click the apply button.