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DHDB Systems Administrator | SA-Edinburgh Parks

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DHDB Systems Administrator

Systems Administrator

  • Highly motivated Systems Administrator needed to join a high performing team
  • Interesting work on an important project
  • Based in Edinburgh Parks, SA

The Digital Hydrographic Database (DHDB) System was developed by BAE Systems in the early 2000’s to provide the Australian Hydrographic Service (AHS) with the capability to accept and manage digital data and to enable the AHS to compile and maintain a validated, non-conflicting hydrographic data set from which all of the AHS’s services can be sourced. This project needs an experienced Systems Administrator to join this high performing team.

As the Systems Administrator, you will report to the DHDB Project Engineering Manager and provide assistance in all aspects of the DHDB Infrastructure.

In terms of more specific responsibilities, you will:

  • Provide support for the various project operating systems (Windows 7, Windows 2008R2, RedHat Linux 6)
  • Maintain/administer the System’s Virtual Infrastructure (VMWare)
  • Administer support for the Mission System, including system monitoring and deployment of software patches
  • Manage the system administration of the support system and development environments, including backup and restore activities, installing builds and patches and maintaining hardware
  • Maintain security, installation and infrastructure design documentation
  • Maintain network and infrastructure security requirements
  • Identify and analyse system obsolescence issues
  • Communicate with vendors to resolve technical issue
  • Communicate with end-users to provide efficient support

As the ideal applicant you will have:

  • Sound experience within the Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) discipline
  • A certificate or diploma courses in Information Technology (IT) with an emphasis on IT Support or Systems Administration
  • A strong client focus and a desire to assist others
  • The ability to analyse problems quickly and skilfully
  • A methodical and disciplined approach

As Defence security clearance is required for this role, applicants must be Australian citizens and eligible to obtain and maintain appropriate clearance.

International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) are applicable and as such, your nationality may be a factor in determining your suitability for this role.

Applications should be addressed to: Lesley Mackman, Senior Recruitment Specialist

Please ensure you attach a current resume and copy of your relevant qualification(s) to your application. A cover letter is preferred.

At BAE Systems you will find support for training and development, competitive benefits and family friendly, flexible work practices in addition to a genuine commitment to diversity and inclusion. 

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

BAE Systems Australia employees are encouraged to refer others for employment in line with the conditions of the Employee Referral Scheme.

Further information regarding clearances is available at:

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