Senior Linux Specialist

Job Title: Senior Linux Specialist
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 239835_1633414400
Contact Name: Josie Bandiola
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 05, 2021 17:13

Job Description

Our client requires a motivated Linux specialist who's looking to broaden their knowledge with a variety of technologies in an environment where security matters. This unique role will allow you to work to your strengths while gaining experience in automation, open-source applications, systems and security controls uncommon in most Linux roles.

You will be responsible for design, development, automation, integration and some maintenance of on premise Linux based-systems and applications in a mission-critical environment. You'll work in a great team with Linux and Kubernetes specialists.

This role is an opportunity to obtain a Federal Government security clearance. To commence in this role a Negative Vetting Level 1 (NV1) clearance is required, with an option to progress to a Negative Vetting Level 2 (NVL2) clearance.

To be successful in the role, you will have:

  • Experience with Linux systems;
    • Designing,
    • Integrating,
    • Scripting,
    • Securing and
    • Maintaining RHEL servers.
  • Equivalent experience with Ubuntu servers is desirable.
  • Experience with "Configuration as Code" through performing;
    • Linux OS or Application deployment
    • Configuration and
    • Administration

with automation tools, like Ansible, Terraform or equivalent.

  • Experience with;
    • Linux container technologies (like Kubernetes)
    • Or in maintaining containers with Docker or Podman.
    • Or Cloud native technologies
  • Experience developing and maintaining a Linux Standard Operating Environment with security hardening. Linux Workstation SOE experience is a bonus.
  • Experience building and administering Apache 'NIFI' logic flows.
  • SELinux troubleshooting experience.
  • Experience integrating Linux operating systems, fileservers and applications with Microsoft Active Directory

For more information or to apply, please contact Josie Bandiola on 02 9054 8710 quoting Job Reference: 239835