System Administrator - LINUX, AWS


$100000 - 120000 / annum


Sydney CBD

Date posted:

30 April 2019

Employment type:


Job reference:



IT and technology



This company is a well-known and highly successful ASX-listed education-based organization with offices in over 25 countries around the globe.

They offer a positive working culture that actively invests in IT and offers clear career progession opportunities once you've proven yourself.


As the System Administrator you'll be working alongside a global team to manage, develop, maintain and provide support to business-critical systems, including the Linux (Ubuntu & Debian) servers, database servers, web applications and the public cloud environment.

You'll be involved in a mix of projects and BAU support.

Key elements of the role include:

  • Linux System Administration:
  • Provide 3rd level support for various systems implemented in the network.
  • Monitor and maintain these systems.
  • Participate in the implementation new of systems as required.
  • Administer, maintain and provide support for services hosted in AWS.

  • Database Admin - Administer, maintain and provide support for Microsoft SQL databases systems.

  • Application Stack Admin - Administer, maintain and monitor application stacks including monitoring for usages and performance issues.

  • Design & Documentation - create and contribute to technical documentation relevant to Global Systems.

  • Assist in providing backup support for general business systems where required (Windows Server, AD, Azure IAAS etc).

  • Act as a project technical resource for the implantation of business systems as needed.


This role is suitable for a System Administrator / System Engineer with broad IT infrastructure experience on enterprise level technology. Strong Linux Admin skills and experience with AWS is a must.

It's ideal for someone who thrives working in an autonomous capacity managing their own priorities.

The following is required:

  • Strong Linux administration experience (preferably Ubuntu and/or Debian)
  • Strong AWS platform experience (e.g. EC2, S3, IAM, RDS, CloudWatch, CloudFormation, Systems Manager)
  • Automation experience, preferably Ansible
  • Experience hosting PHP applications
  • VMware ESXi/vSphere skills
  • SQL experience
  • Exposure to Windows Server, Active Directory, Azure etc is beneficial
  • Well developed documentation skills

This is a full time permanent role based in the heart of the Sydney CBD and offering $100,000 - $120,000 (plus super) - depending on experience.

*Please note, full permanent Australian working rights are required to be considered for this position and successful applicants will be contacted.

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