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Systems Engineer

Job Title: Systems Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Canberra
Industry:
Salary: Annual Salary
Start Date: 2019-04-02
Reference: JO-1904-11895
Contact Name: Hannah Mlynar
Contact Email: hmlynar@launchrecruitment.com.au
Job Published: April 02, 2019 13:54

Job Description

My client, an Australian ICT company is seeking a Systems Engineer who is particularly skilled in Linux and cloud/ virtualisation technology to join their team in Canberra.

Please note due to the nature of the clients you would be working with, all candidates must be an Australian Citizen to be considered.

You will be working on a mixture of project work including design and implementations and BAU activities.

To be successful in this role you must have experience in the following:
  • Experience with deployment and operation of OpenStack, Cloud Stack/Cloud Platform and other Cloud platforms
  • Significant understanding of and experience in designing/building/running environments incorporating combinations of (highly available or not):
  • Nginx/Apache
  • PHP/Python/Tomcat
  • Varnish
  • MySQL/PostgreSQL
  • Solr/ElasticSearch
  • Experience with open source application suites (e.g. WordPress, Drupal, CKAN, Nagios)
  • Experience using modern orchestration/automation technologies (e.g. Puppet/Chef, Salt, Ansible, Jenkins, etc)
  • Experience with analysis, evaluation and preparation of recommendations for system improvements, optimisation, development, and/or maintenance efforts

The perfect person for this role will have:
  • A passion for virtualisation, cloud and technology, as well as learning and staying on the cutting edge
  • Ability to thrive in a mix of autonomous and team based work, including technical leadership
  • Ensuring customer services are always up and running efficiently, including potentially guiding or directing other resources to achieve this outcome where necessary
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills with a focus on root cause analysis and remediation
  • A keen interest in working closely with customers and ability to develop a deep understanding of our customers' end user requirements
  • Excellent communication skills - written, verbal and interpersonal
  • Ability to lead a technical delivery project and to manage internal and external stakeholders
  • Experience providing expert support, analysis and research into exceptionally complex business and technology problems
  • The ability to think critically in a high-paced environment; a sense of urgency is essential

You will also have the opportunity to work with the following, so any experience is highly desirable:
  • Knowledge and experience with clustered compute technology such as Hadoop (e.g. Apache, Cloudera, MapR)
  • Knowledge and experience with software defined storage (SDS) services (e.g. Ceph, ScaleIO, OpenStack Swift)
  • Experience with layer 2/3 switching from Dell, Juniper and Cisco, or OpenNetworking switching such as Cumulus or BigSwitch
  • Experience with Fortinet firewalls
 
This is a permanent position and my client is keen to meet with people as soon as possible.

If you are interested, please apply online or contact:

Hannah Mlynar
02 802 35601
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