Linux Engineer

Location Canberra
Discipline Software Development, Testing & QA
Job reference 165050
Salary Negotiable

Role: Linux Engineer

Initial contract duration: 12 Months
Extension term: 12 months
Number of extensions: 2
Location of work: ACT


Our large Federal Government client are seeking for an experienced Linux Engineer on an urgent basis!

The role will include:

  • Working as part of a small team to manage the assurance and integrity of Linux based systems
  • Implementing cyber security related patches for applications and operating systems based on urgency and applicability
  • Development of a RedHat Linux SOE with applicable hardening for deployment in Multiple cloud environments
  • Liaising with Application Development and Third-Party Vendors for the implementation, deployment, or modification, of software and configuration.
  • Contributing to the documentation of systems
  • Participating and coordinating in design workshops for future strategy and modernisation of systems
  • Perform additional duties or assume responsibility of functions as directed from time to time


Essential Criteria

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in IT systems administration.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in Linux system management toolsets.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in patching, testing, and maintaining an enterprise sized Linux environment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in supporting Linux based Software, Systems, and databases.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of risk management principles and processes in context of security patch management
  • Knowledge and experience in Application deployment, including change and release management processes
  • Sound knowledge and experience in successfully managing and delivering results within time restraints and with competing priorities.
  • Ability to communicate with influence and manage stakeholder relationships.?
  • Proven conceptual and analytical abilities with sound knowledge of change management practices and techniques to enable innovation
  • Demonstrated personal drive and integrity whilst achieving results within legislative and budget parameters.

Desirable criteria.

  • Relevant qualifications in Linux administration or similar.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Forman, Satellite, Puppet, and Ansible.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of IT frameworks, such as ITIL and TOGAF
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Commonwealth frameworks, including the PSPF and ISM.

Please note, due to the nature of the work Australian Citizenship is mandatory

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Shwetha Bhaskar
Candidate Manager

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