Linux System Administrator

Job Title: Linux System Administrator
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Macquarie Park
Reference: (PL)47253
Job Published: December 03, 2019 10:33

Job Description

Linux System Administrator

Who is FinXL?

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.

Who are our consultants?

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.

Who you are.

In the role of a Windows Administrator, your skills will be crucial in the following:

  • 5+ years in Linux System Administration. Must be able to demonstrate advanced troubleshooting experience.
  • 3+ years developing and deploying Linux SOEs across physical, virtual and Cloud environments. Includes secure server build and configuration in line with best practice hardening controls.
  • Exposure to working with automation and compliance tools for maintaining uniformity across Linux environments (e.g. Puppet, Ansible, Red Hat Satellite).
  • 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.


What you bring to the team.

In order to represent the best of what we have to offer, you come to us with a multitude of positive attributes including:


  • Provide technical support including installation, configuration, maintenance, security and compliance of ASX Enterprise Systems, with a focus on Linux Administration.
  • 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 & status monitoring.


What makes you stand out.

  • AWS certification
  • Containerisation experience (e.g. Docker, Kubernetes)
  • Routing, switching concepts and firewalling experience


Why work here? 

We believe a career should provide a collaborative and supportive work environment, strong employee culture and cutting-edge technology and services — so many reasons to love it here. We go the extra mile for our consultants and act with integrity, to help deliver great outcomes to our consultants.


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


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