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Senior Systems Engineer



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Information & Communication Technology


$120000 - $140000 per annum

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Jarryd Clifton

Talent International is currently seeking a Senior Systems Administrator to contribute to and oversee the development of discreet and covert systems for our Federal Government client.  The Senior System Administrator will be a senior member of a team responsible for the design, build, test and deployment and integration of technical solutions for official online activities.
  • 3 year non-ongoing contract
  • NV1 clearance required or ability to obtain one
  • Prior Government Experience Mandatory
The candidate will contribute to and oversee implemented Linux and Windows desktop and laptop solutions, including contributing and overseeing server deployments, software updates and maintaining solutions through group policies and automation scripts using Powershell, Bash and Python. This role requires high level skills and experience in the following:
  • VMWare
  • Deployment and Scripting
  • Cloud Implementation
  • Linux and Citrix

  • Formal qualifications in information, communications or technology from a recognised tertiary institution or extensive demonstrated equivalent skills and experience
  • Intimate knowledge of VMware and the VMWare automation suite
  • Extensive experience with rollouts, deployments and scripting (PowerShell, Bash and Python)
  • Extensive knowledge of cloud implemented solutions
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Operating Systems (OS) architecture
  • Extensive knowledge of cloud implemented solutions
  • Sound knowledge of Citrix environments
  • Extensive experience with Linux system administration and the development and deployment of Standard Operating Environments (SOE)
  • Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Windows Operating Systems and associated applications and platforms
  • Experience with containerised solutions
  • Demonstrated knowledge of IT security principles and experience designing secure systems in line with Information Security Manual (ISM) guidelines 

Applicants must be Australian Citizens and hold a high level security clearance to apply for this position. Please click "Apply Now" to be considered for this position. Alternatively you can contact Jarryd Clifton on 02 6285 3500 or email Jarryd directly at for more information.

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