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Linux Systems Administrator

Continuing (Contingent Funded)
Location: Canberra / ACT
Categories: Professional
Classification: ANU Officer 8

Classification: ANU Officer 8 (Information Technology)Salary package: $99,612 - $106,517 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Terms: Full time, Continuing (Contingent Funded Contract)
Position overview
National Computational Infrastructure (NCI) is Australia"s leading national provider of high-end computational and data-intensive services, with a well-respected reputation for its services, expertise and innovation. NCI is an operating unit of the Australian National University and is built on and sustained by a formal collaboration of national research organisations, ANU, CSIRO, Bureau of Meteorology, Geoscience Australia, other research-intensive universities and eResearch support organisations nationally.
NCI seeks a Linux Systems Administrator to administer and maintain cloud systems (including operating systems, filesystems, storage, networking, software licenses and other system software), service and security monitoring, and fault rectification; be centrally involved in cloud system hardware deployment, configuration and maintenance; and support users and staff of the service through improved access, documentation, training and proactive advice. 
Skills and Experience:
Unix/Linux experience, particularly network and filesystem configuration and management, including performance tuning. 
Scripting language experience such as bash, python or perl and C
Knowledge of IT security in Unix/Linux environment
Demonstrated awareness of HPC and scientific computing applications
Team player with excellent oral and written communication skills
For further information please contact Amanda Walker, Business Manager, National Computational Infrastructure, E: 
ANU values diversity and inclusion and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to those of all backgrounds and identities. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit
Application information
In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

A statement addressing the selection criteria.

A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.

Other documents, if required.

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.
Please note: The successful applicant must have rights to live and work in this country.
Position Description & Selection Criteria

Advertised: 19 Sep 2019 09:00:00 AM AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 09 Oct 2019 11:55:00 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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Category: Jobs : Education Jobs
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Linux Systems Administrator The Australian National University


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