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Job Title: Senior Systems Administrator
Job Type: Fulltime
Location: Australia
Industry: IT- Networks & Systems Administration
Salary Type: Annual Salary Package
Salary: Annual Salary Package
Job Published: 17-08-2017
Job ID: AUO-2017-025

Job Description

Genuine enterprise Systems Administrator/Engineer experience? Able to troubleshoot complex problems? Passionate about doing support and projects? 

  • Key technical position in an IT company
  • Great variety of work and opportunity to grow
  • Be the sys admin for a 2 or 3 key enterprise clients


Every so often a senior technical role comes along at a boutique but enterprise focused IT company. This is one of those times. If you want to be part of a solid team doing enterprise level sys admin work with the autonomy to manage large IT environments without being just a number in a very large IT company, you will want to look closely at this role.

  • Genuine senior systems administrator/engineer role
  • Strong Windows Server and Virtualisation experience
  • Proven experience in designing and implementing IT solutions
  • Strong communication skills
  • Microsoft Certified

Here is why you will like this role:

  • You will have a lot of responsibility
  • You will have a lot of autonomy
  • Close-knit and fun working environment
  • You will be respected for your technical talent
  • Great mix of projects, support and sys admin work

Attention to detail, doing a job well, and being on top of your game technically are all essential attributes for this role. You will need to have outstanding communication skills, be able to work in a team and have solid, broad tech skills. If you work for or have worked for a Managed Services Provider or IT company looking after mid market or large businesses then you are in the box seat for this role.

Reasonable support experience with the following technologies are needed or desired–

  • Windows Desktops in AD environments
  • Windows Server 2008/2012/R2 - install/support/admin experience
  • Exchange 2007/2010/2013 and Office 365- install/support/admin experience
  • Active Directory, Group Policy
  • Good network troubleshooting skills
  • Virtualisation experience – Hyper V or VMware – Replication, Design and Performance 
  • SAN storage administration, support and setup
  • Powershell and evidence of automation experience
  • Small Project Design Experience

To meet the requirements of this role, you will have most of the following:

  • Intelligent, quick thinker, mental agility is key
  • A warm yet professional manner with a genuine customer service focus.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills at all levels of business
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Be rigorous in managing daily sys admin tasks.
  • A robust sense of humour.
  • Results driven work ethic.

If this has piqued your interest - apply now! I'd be expecting candidates working as autonomous sys admins in internal roles or senior level 3 support/systems engineers at MSPs and IT companies to be interested and appropriate for this type of role... 

The Team @ Transparency