Linux System Administrator


An opportunity exists for a Linux Systems Administrator to join the Infrastructure Services team in Sydney. This role is a varied role that will leverage your in depth knowledge of Linux and associated hardware, in order to maintain and optimise systems.


This role will provide a positive and enthusiastic candidate the opportunity to work with a wide range of technologies in addition to Linux, for example networking, storage, and middleware platforms.


This role requires some, but rare, after hours and on call work.


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As a Linux Systems Administrator at SIG, you will be involved in: 

  • Monitoring and supporting the Linux estate on a day-to-day basis such as commissioning / decommissioning systems, responding to user requests and enhancing our monitoring systems (Nagios)
  • The continuous improvement of our environment such as optimising and extending our configuration management and build infrastructure (Puppet / Ansible)
  • Gaining in-depth knowledge and hands on experience of hardware and software configuration applicable to the trading space (NICs, kernel tuning)
  • Opportunity to support and administer our storage and backup infrastructure (SAN, NAS, DAS)
  • Major projects in the region such as rolling out new trading platforms and deploying new solutions as required by the business

What we're looking for
  • 2-5 years’ experience in Linux administration
  • Some experience in programing or scripting preferred but not essential
  • Automation experience an advantage
  • Experience in troubleshooting complex issues quickly and efficiently
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills 

We don’t post salary ranges externally so any salary estimate you see listed here was not provided by SIG and may not be accurate.

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