Linux Engineer

Location: Sydney CBD
Job Type: Contract
Posted: 21 days ago
Contact: Priyanka Arora
Reference: 261551

  • 12 Months Contract
  • Sydney - CBD
  • Client required AU Citizen only for this role.

The Linux Engineer is part of the Technology and Platform Solutions and is responsible for ensuring that the server environment is secure, stable and effectively maintained.

About the role:

The role is within a team responsible for the design, implementation, maintenance, and security of:

  • All Linux instances (~600) spread mostly across Ubuntu and RHEL.
  • Base services consumed by other technology teams such as: virtualisation (VMware), block and file storage (Pure Storage), backup (Cohesity) and index/search (Splunk).
  • Core services relied on by the entire agency such as: DNS (BIND), NTP, SMTP (Postfix), web proxying (Squid and Forcepoint/Websense), RSA SecurID.

About the team:

  • Work with project teams developing business solutions. In this regard you will be responsible for low level design and implementation relating to the above-mentioned technologies up to the platform layer.
  • Work on intra-departmental and intra-team projects aimed at the uplift or maintenance of existing technology solutions. You will likely work on deploying these solutions completely up to the service layer.
  • Work closely with other technical teams (Development, Platforms, Networks, Windows, Service Desk) to identify and resolve issues and escalations.
  • Occasionally get your hands dirty unboxing and racking equipment; it is not unusual that you will own a deployment from such a low level all the way through to service delivery.

Selection Criteria

  • A solid understanding of Linux including networking, package management, auditd, SElinux/AppArmor, IPTABLES/NFTABLES, TLS, PKI.
  • Experience in the strategies and techniques required to implement the ACSC's Essential Eight in a Linux environment.

If this sounds like you, please APPLY NOW!! For more information, contact Priyanka Arora at 02 9409 4723 and quote job# 261551.

Diversity and inclusion are strongly supported at Peoplebank. People of all nationalities, gender identities, and cultural backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, are encouraged to apply.