Job title: Linux/VRA Systems Administrator - NV1
Job type: Contract
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Information Technology (IT)
Skills: Linux VMware Administrator NV1 Shell Scripting Windows Server VRA
Pay interval: Hourly
Pay rate: AUD $80.00
Location: Melbourne
Job published: 17-05-2024
Job ID: 39713

Job Description

"Ready for a new challenge? Well lets chat!"

Location: Brisbane or Melbourne – other locations in AU considered too
Duration: 12m contract
Industry: International IT Vendor
Type: Residency role - Remote role (99% of the time)
Requires Australian Government Security clearance - NV1/NV2

Job Overview

Join our clients IaaS Team to provide top-notch support for IT infrastructure environments. You will be focusing on Linux system support and administration as well as VRealize Automation (VRA) Suite administration. This role involves problem resolution, technical support, and assisting in the planning and maintenance of hyperconverged & automation technology.

About the role

  • Linux System Support & Administration

    • Serve as backup for the primary Linux System Support Engineer.
    • Take a lead role in the Automation space.
    • Perform server hardware installation and configuration.
    • Update firmware and drivers.
    • Manage file systems and volume layouts.
    • Scripting for BCV, clone, and snapshot management.
    • Handle data migration and configuration management.
  • System Administration

    • Load applications on servers.
    • Register clients at websites.
    • Monitor backup success/failure and resolve issues.
    • Provide first-level support and escalate issues as needed.
    • Monitor server availability and performance, manage incidents and problems.
    • Manage server access and Access Control Policy (ACP).
    • Maintain OS and firmware.
    • Deploy application changes and monitor automated discovery and reports.
    • Ensure application backup and issue resolution.

About you

  • Essential

    • Minimum of 3 years experience as a Linux System Admin.
    • Proficiency in Linux, VMware / vSphere, and VRA.
    • Experience with:
      • Linux System Support and Administration
      • SQL
      • Shell scripting
      • User account management
      • Windows Server Administration
      • Network (LAN) exposure
  • Desirable

    • Linux Administrator Certification.
    • Experience with Hyperconverged Solutions (e.g., VxRail SDDC).
    • VMware Certification (vCenter, vCloud, vSphere).
    • Knowledge of storage solutions (e.g., Unity).
    • Familiarity with backup solutions (e.g., Networker, Data Domain).


  • Must be an Australian Citizen with security clearances such as Baseline and NV1/2.
  • Open to flexible or part-time work arrangements for the right candidate.
  • Our client values diversity and encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds, including return-to-work mothers.

If you are a cross-functional team player looking to make a significant impact and support a major managed services customer, we would love to hear from you!
Please get in touch with Steven on email

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