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Systems Administrator / Team Leader | ACT-Canberra

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Systems Administrator / Team Leader

  • An exciting opportunity to join a leading defence organisation
  • Consultative, people focused approach and experience in Solaris and Linux, essential
  • Based in Canberra, ACT

Looking for a dynamic and passionate Team Leader with extensive experience in customer and stakeholder management, and providing critical systems administration related duties. This exciting and dynamic role will be involved in working within a customer focused environment whilst managing a team remotely and onsite. We are building something great, a model for the future, and a new standard of excellence. Highly collaborative and agile in approach, we are engaging, consultative and solutions focused; we are looking for likeminded professionals to join our team.

As a member of our team, you'll enjoy competitive benefits, family friendly and flexible work practices, interesting work, unique career development opportunities and a culture that is built on trust, teamwork and pride in what we do.

You contribution to the team will include

  • Leading and managing a small team providing Level 2 support to users, including problem resolution
  • Providing guidance to technical leads and customers during the analysis, development and resource planning of projects
  • Advising and leading recommendations on leveraging both existing and new systems and technologies for customer benefit
  • Developing overall team skills and technical performance to drive specific support objectives that are aligned to business goals, resulting in maximum customer benefit
  • Contributing to short and long term resource planning
  • Liaising with senior defence officers to ensure support efforts are correctly focused
  • Training existing team members in supporting unique applications
  • Training Canberra-based resources in supporting unique applications
  • Day-to-Day Administration of Unix and Windows applications
  • System Administration of the Unix and Windows platforms and data storage sub systems to meet Information Systems governance and functional requirements
  • Administration of systems and user accounts for the Unix and Windows Servers
  • Backup Administration of the Unix and Windows Servers in line with Support Services policy and procedure
  • Assisting with the planning and design, in both the team and as an individual, to ensure the Computing platform infrastructure is fully documented and supportable
  • Liaising with vendors, for maintenance support of Unix and Windows server hardware / software for repair and replacement
  • Ensuring effective data protection measures are implemented for the Unix and Windows Servers. Technical Investigations

As the ideal applicant, you will have

  • Significant experience in either Windows 2008/2012 server, Solaris 10 or Red Hat Enterprise Linux, with a preference for Solaris 10
  • Experience in SQL2008 and VMware is desirable
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and team skills
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate complex technical information articulately, work under pressure, and manage conflict and influence stakeholders and tailor messages to audience
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and lead a team of permanent and contractor staff
  • Must hold Negative Vetting Level 2 Security Clearance

Applications should be addressed to Polly Buerano, 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.

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