Cyber Security System Administrator

Job Description

Contract Length: 12 months (2 x 12 month extensions subject to role suitability)
Location: Canberra
Security Clearance Requirement: NV1

About the Position

The System Administrator is responsible for complex activities and tasks relating to design, development, integration, configuration, hardening, and documentation of Cyber Security Systems. The System Administrator will conduct these activities whilst working cohesively and flexibly with related stakeholders.

Essential Criteria

  • Design, install and maintain all server hardware and software systems

  • Conduct Linux systems administration including Operating System installation, configuration, integration, hardening, software and patch management and producing documentation

  • System patching including Red Hat Ansible, Red Hat Satellite automation, configuration management and deployment tools

  • Design, develop and maintain all system tools for all scripts and automation processes and monitor system capacity and usage

  • Identify and analyse system performance issues, and work in close coordination with related stakeholders to recommend and implement remediation actions

  • Identify any configuration discrepancies in the system, assess security risks, and implement solutions by adhering to security standards

Desirable Criteria

  • Knowledge and experience in Authentication and Authorisation technologies (experience with Red Hat IPA is preferred)

  • Understanding of various protocols (i.e. DNS, DHCP, NTP) and proxies (i.e. web proxies)

  • Experience in one of the following preferred technologies:

  • Software defined storage technologies (i.e. CEPH)

  • Cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS, e.g. Red Hat OpenStack, AWS

  • Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS, e.g. Red Hat Open Shift)

  • Containers (e.g. Docker) technologies

  • Splunk

  • Elastic Search (ES)

This position is no longer available