Linux / Windows Systems Engineer - 70% Linux 30% Windows

Job Title: Linux / Windows Systems Engineer - 70% Linux 30% Windows
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Sydney C B D
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2018-12-06
Reference: JO-1810-91517
Contact Name: Alex Nguyen
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 07, 2018 10:47

Job Description

A government agency.

Our client is seeking for a Linux / Windows Systems Engineer, based in Sydney CBD to help them automate the server environments into the cloud. Contract role for 6 months can start before or after Christmas.

70% Linux and 30% Windows. Must have skills in Ansible. If you are mostly Linux it would be very useful if you can also do a bit of Windows as they are roughly 50/50 Linux / Windows 
  • Be proficient supporting a distributed LINUX server and Database environment - Virtual and Physical.
  • Evaluate, test and build solutions to address a variety of technical problems; applying relevant policies, standards, and best practice to ensure the resilience and longevity of systems and solutions.
  • Problem solve complex IT topics and take initiative to recommend and implement solutions
  • Understand and improve business processes and procedures related to implementation and maintenance of Linux systems and related applications.
  • 6-8 years' experience supporting Linux/Unix systems in an enterprise production environment.
  • Expert Linux knowledge of RedHat, CentOS, Scientific Linux or similar Linux/Unix systems
  • Experience with system administrative scripting. (bash, Python, etc)
  • SQL database experience (Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL, etc)
  • Experience implementing security best practices in production environments
  • Experience with deploying and maintaining IT automation tools (Ansible, Chef, Salt, etc)
  • Managing complex and competing demands with multiple stakeholders whilst meeting customer expectations.
  • Rapidly designing and deploying cloud and virtualised Linux based systems in a large-scale, complex, multi-platform, and constantly changing environment.
  • Working effectively within defined architectural, security and financial constraints.

Send in your application if you are a strong match to the requirements. Please note that only candidates with valid work rights (Permanent Resident / Citizen) and who match the selection criteria will be shortlisted and contacted.

To apply, click the link and upload your current resume in Microsoft Word format only (.doc or .docx). If you would like to have a confidential discussion, please contact Spencer Stirrat on 02 8093 0620, quoting ref no. JO-1810-91517. Want to know more about Davidson? Visit us at