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Storage and Systems Administrator (Linux)

Apply now Job no: 497753
Work type: Full time
Location: Hobart
Categories: Information Technology

  • Become part of a progressive team
  • Develop your skills and experience
  • Receive excellent benefits and 17% super

­­­­­­­­­­­­­Your New Role

We are seeking to appoint a Linux Systems Administrator, with a focus on storage technologies. In this newly created role, you will benefit from being mentored by all team members with specialties including high-performance computing, storage, advanced networking and security. This position is a combination of in-depth Linux usage and an exciting broad spectrum of leading-edge hardware devices to deliver effective solutions to the Tasmanian research community. You will be trained to architect storage solutions within one of the broadest and most in-depth technology environments in Tasmania. You will interpret, design, develop, operate, and maintain innovative data storage solutions for UTAS researchers, collaborators and stakeholders.

About the University

The University of Tasmania is building a vision of a place-based University with a mission to enhance the intellectual, economic, social and culture future of Tasmania, and from Tasmania, contribute to the world in areas of distinctive advantage. We work in a unique setting and actively partner with the communities in which we live, in support of a healthy, civil and sustainable society. We subscribe to the fundamental values of honesty, integrity, responsibility, and trust.  The role is within our IT Services portfolio and part of Digital Research which is responsible for the infrastructure and service delivery of our eResearch enabling platforms, including high-performance computing (HPC), research data storage, cloud solutions and cybersecurity. 

What You’ll Need to Succeed

Your ability to successfully engage with highly focused team of specialist will lead to successful outcomes in this role. Experience with Linux ecosystems and programming skills will be highly regarded.  You will bring to the role familiarity with open-source environments and objectives as well as understanding infrastructure-as-code. Ability to investigate, discover, introspect and troubleshoot unanticipated behaviour in complex digital systems. As an inquisitive and active learner, your demonstrated ability to acquire new skills will enable you to further progress and develop your knowledge in this career progression role.

What’s on Offer?

The University of Tasmania is one of the largest employers in the State and people are at the heart of everything we do. We strive to create nurturing, inclusive and collaborative working environments, enabling us to nurture a vital & sustainable community.  The University recognises that achieving this vision is dependent on the people we employ as well as creating a people-centred University that is values-based, relational, diverse, and development-focused.

On offer is a full-time opportunity, with a total remuneration package of up to $96,794 comprising base salary within the range of $74,080 to $82,730 plus 17% superannuation.

We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people and are committed to inclusive principles. We celebrate the range of diverse assets that gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability, age and life course bring. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community. Tell us how we can make this job work for you.

How to Apply?

If this role is of interest, we look forward to hearing from you. Please provide your up-to-date resume and a cover letter outlining your suitability and motivation for the role. For further information about this position, please contact Jac Charlesworth, Associate Director Digital Research, or +61 3 6226 4607

Applications close 11:55pm Friday 26 August 2022

Download File Position Description - Storage and Systems Administrator (Linux).pdf

COVID-19 Update: The University of Tasmania recognises that this is critical for the workforce at the University to protect the safety of our workforce and vulnerable Tasmanians. Applicants for this role must be prepared to provide evidence of Covid-19 vaccination as a condition of employment.

To be eligible for this position, you are required to have Australian citizenship, permanent residence or a current valid visa that allows you to fulfill the requirements of this role.

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