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Systems Engineer - Linux
Systems Engineer - Linux
  Full-Time @ Animal Logic

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Love movies? Want to work with both highly creative and technical people? We are looking for a Systems Engineer, specialising in Linux to join the IT infrastructure team.

As a Systems Engineer you will be primarily responsible for the Linux Infrastructure including SOE design, installation, troubleshooting and configuration using a deployment and configuration management. You will also assist with storage-related and other areas of the IT Infrastructure operational activities, take actions to ensure maximum performance, availability and reliability of the supported platform/technology.

You will be working in a fun, creative, dynamic and fast paced environment!

What you bring: 

  • In depth understanding and experience in the design, implementation and sustainment requirements for Information Technology systems in general and Linux platforms in particular (e.g. RedHat / CentOS Linux, DNS, directory services, mail servers, web servers, etc.), accompanied by broad knowledge in a number of other technical areas (e.g. virtualization, networking, security etc.)
  • Experience in capacity planning, performance and tuning, volume and file systems management, clustering, replication and mirroring, backup/archive and recovery solutions, high availability and storage consolidation/migration.
  • Knowledge of information life-cycle management concepts and best practices.
  • Experience with High Performance Computing environments.
  • Ability to design, code, test and enhance scripts for automation and management of architecture services (e.g. Python, Shell, Powershell).
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills, sound work methodology.
  • Ability to plan, coordinate or run special projects and meet deadlines.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated SFIA skills 
    - Solution architecture: Level 4
    - Methods and tools: Level 4
    - IT infrastructure: Level 3
    - Problem management: Level 3
  • Demonstrated SFIA Levels of Responsibility
    - Influence: Level 3
    - Complexity: Level 3
    - Knowledge: Level 4
    - Business Skills: Level 4

 The following will be beneficial:

  • Strong interest and knowledge of information security standards, technologies and practices.
  • Practical NAS experience, with an emphasis on concurrent NFS and SMB client access, is very important. Experience with at least one of Dell/EMC Isilon or NetApp FAS storage in a NAS environment is desirable. Experience with Veeam backup solutions and IBM Spectrum Protect (Tivoli Storage Manager) are highly desirable.
  • Strong understanding of the Microsoft environment including common suites and core applications, Active Directory, file/folder permission and DFS.
  • Ability to provide direction to others in analyzing and solving system and workflow issues and problems.
  • Ability to effectively adapt to rapidly changing technologies and methodologies and apply them to technological and/or business needs of significant scope.
  • Bachelor degree in Information Science or a related field.

 Other responsibilities include:

  • Implementing and supporting a wide variety of software and hardware including but not limited to:
    - RedHat/CentOS Linux and Microsoft Windows for desktop and server,
    - VMWare vSphere and Horizon,
    - Palo Alto Firewalls,
    - Brocade & Dell Networking,
    - Veeam.
  • Using common system operational and maintenance tools without assistance.
  • Working as an active team member for joint success of a project, taking responsibility, and providing timely updates, documentation for assigned action items and deliverables.
  • Providing input for the preparation of the department’s operational budgets for the fiscal year.
  • Sharing knowledge and providing best practices.
  • Providing technical/cross training to team members and other IT teams or departments as needed through informal and formal training sessions.
  • Monitoring, diagnosing, resolving problems and providing analysis in relation to storage in the integrated IT environment.
  • Keeping abreast of new technologies to recommend solutions, and deliver proposals to meet business requirements.
  • Encouraging collaboration and communicating well with peers.
  • Working with various stakeholders and clients to come up with efficient and effective suggestions/solutions.

 You will need to be an Australian citizen or permanent resident to be eligible to apply for this role.

This job posting was last updated on Nov. 19, 2019