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Senior Systems Administrator

  • Join a team focused on remaining at the forefront of technology
  • Fast paced and dynamic environment
  • Sydney CBD location

We are currently seeking a Senior Systems Administrator to join our Infrastructure Services team to provide support, service delivery and proactive maintenance of key operating systems, platform systems, and virtualisation systems to enable business critical applications with a particular focus on the Bank’s payments and Banking Systems. Other responsibilities will include:

  • Provide technical support to achieve effective implementation of server hardware and system software including virtualised infrastructures.
  • Ensure the provisioning, upgrading, capacity planning, and performance testing of server operating system environments including virtualisation infrastructure.
  • Contribute towards maximising the availability of systems minimising the impact of component failures.
  • Maintain a service approach towards systems infrastructure - participate in a 2nd line incident response capability for infrastructure system operational issues and establish strong processes in line with industry standards.

Skills and Experience

  • Advanced knowledge of Red Hat Enterprise Linux and/or Microsoft Windows Server operating system is a must have.
  • Strong knowledge of virtualisation technologies (VMware) would be beneficial.
  • Strong understanding of Microsoft Active Directory.
  • Solid experience in the support of server operating systems.
  • Experience in Perl, JavaScript, Powershell, Python, JSON/YAML/XML or other similar will be beneficial.
  • Experience in writing policies and procedures and other support documentation.

What’s on offer?

  • Work for an organisation that truly makes a  difference to the Australian people
  • Develop your career in a collaborative environment
  • Access to a wide-range of benefits
  • The opportunity to work flexibly with occasional work from home, an early start of 7 am or late finish of 7 pm and weekend overtime.

About the RBA

The Reserve Bank of Australia pursues national economic policy objectives and undertakes a range of associated activities in financial markets and banking. It also issues Australia's banknotes and operates infrastructure critical to the payments system.

How to Apply

Your application should include a resume detailing your experience and qualifications.  A supporting statement addressing the selection criteria would also be welcomed.

The Reserve Bank of Australia is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace and encourage applications from experienced candidates seeking workplace flexibility.


Applications close AUS Eastern Daylight Time