Senior Systems Administrator - Solaris/Redhat - Enterprise IT Resources

• Large Enterprise Environment
• Newly Created Project
• Potential for long term contract

About the Company

My client is a large, and respected Higher Education organisation based in NSW. This client is constantly forging ahead with new projects in the name of innovation and progression.

About the Role

The role reports to the Enterprise Systems Operations Manager. The Enterprise Systems team is part of the IT Infrastructure Portfolio. They are actively looking to hire an experienced Unix/Linux Systems Administrator to join their team. Within this role, you will oversee many of the larger and more complex tasks and projects undertaken by the team. The role covers a wide range of server related activities including server installation, operating system configuration and optimisation, server performance, capacity monitoring, system security, account administration, network printing and aspects of application implementation and support.

Essential Skills & Experience
• High level of technical knowledge and experience with both Unix (Solaris) and Linux (Redhat) server operating systems
• Knowledge and understanding of data network protocols (TCP/IP in particular), and their associated services
• Knowledge and experience with data storage systems, including server and storage hardware, tape library and/or SANs, and the ability to use complex diagnostic tools to analyse server performance
• Knowledge of IT Security issues and trends in the areas of enterprise servers, data storage solutions, data centre operations and IT generally
• Experience managing medium to large scale IT projects, and a sound understanding of project management principles
• An understanding of the principles relating to change control, project management and disaster/recovery
• Demonstrated experience in medium to large scale data centre operations
• Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team, to provide technical leadership to the team, and coach/mentor less experienced team members when required

• Exciting large scale/enterprise wide project environment
• Excellent opportunity for career progression

• Excellent work-life balance
• Western Sydney location, with cheap parking on-site

• 3 month contract, with possible extension beyond
• Rates in the region of $75-$88 per hour (commensurate with skills and experience)
• Immediate start

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