Unix Systems Manager

  • Post Date: November 7, 2018
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Job Overview

Unix Systems Manager


  • Permanent position
  • Circa $160,000 inc. Super
  • Northern shores based
  • Baseline Clearance will be required



My client has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Unix Team Leader who is looking to take a step up into a management to manage a close and experienced team of 5 Unix System Engineers. The successful candidate will need to be enthusiastic, have some solid Unix experience and have some level of management experience.


The Role


  • Works directly with the Business Owners, Product Owners, Business Analysts, and subject matter experts to ensure that any requirements are identified impact assessed and implemented effectively.
  • Possess strong planning and organisational skills with the ability to effectively plan and manage multiple work streams simultaneously. This may include the development of project plans, work schedules and budget estimates.
  • Exhibit highly developed interpersonal skills with the ability to build effective working relationships with key stakeholders and diverse technical / business teams
  • Have the ability to approach complex technical issues and problems in an analytical and methodical manner.
  • Display excellent communication skills both written and verbal with demonstrable experience in the following:
    • Preparation of technical design and ‘as built’ documents
    • Ability to convey technical concepts and principles to a non-technical audience
  • Manages the transition and adoption of organisational project outcomes to/by business through change management initiatives and operational readiness
  • Utilises effective engagement and management of internal and external stakeholders

Required Skills and Experience


    • Expert level skills in the management, support and administration of complex Unix & storage environments such as;
        • Red Hat Linux
        • Storage Area Networks – Fibre Channel and IP
        • Oracle Exadata Hardware
        • Disk to Disk Backup Solution (prefer EMC Data Domain)
        • Virtualisation (prefer VMWare)
    • Solid understanding of TCP/IP and Internet Technologies in an open source environment.  HTTP/S, SMTP, NTP, DNS, SSH, SFTP, proxy services, etc.
    • Extensive experience with encryption, security technologies and directory services such as host and corporate firewalls, PKI, Certificates, LDAP, Kerberos, etc.
    • Exposure to Security Event and Incident Management (SIEM), IDS and content filtering technologies.
    • Exposure to big database technologies such as Cassandra and Greenplum.
    • Exposure to Elasticsearch and Splunk
    • Exposure to Docker and Kubernetes
    • Exposure to Ceph Clustered Storage
    • Knowledge of DevOps tools (Ansible preferred)
    • Knowledge of open source monitoring tools (Nagios, Graphite/Grafana preferred)


  • Permanent position
  • Circa $160,000 inc. Super
  • Northern shores based
  • Baseline Clearance will be required

Next Moves

Our client is currently accepting applications and are keen to commence interviews – Please Apply for this role NOW!



To be considered for the role click the ‘Apply’ button or for more information about this and other opportunities please contact Daniel Savva on 02 9464 5912. Please quote our job reference number: 200183056.

Job Detail
  • Salary150000 - 170000
  • Reference Number200183056_1
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