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Senior Systems Engineer

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Location Sydney CBD, New South Wales Salary AU$120000 - AU$130000 per annum
Sector IT Type Permanent

Progressive IT are currently representing a multi-award winning Global Marketing and Advertising Company located Sydney CBD. This well renowned client is looking for an ambitious and outgoing Senior Systems Engineer who has the ability to work autonomously and enjoys team collaboration.

  • Senior Systems Engineer
  • Permanent Opportunity
  • Sydney CBD
  • $120,000 - $130,000 base + super + bonus
  • Excellent opportunity for career growth

The successful candidate will have solid experience across Linux server administration, AWS, Docker as well as strong Python scripting skills.

What you will be responsible for:

  • Manage a highly scalable environment across 600+ servers on AWS and self-hosted environments
  • Work with Engineering teams to improve the operational readiness and raise awareness of potential risks to production stability.
  • Responding to the occasional major incident that requires your help to resolve.
  • Play an integral part of build and release in a small team

Essential skills and experience:

  • 5+ years' experience in a Systems Engineer role
  • Solid Linux CentOS experience
  • Exposure to Java web applications (E.g. Wildfly)
  • 3+ years' AWS experience
  • Solid scripting skills: Preferably Python
  • Familiarity with various databases (E.g. RDS, MySQL and Postgres)
  • Experience with Docker
  • CI/CD experience with Jenkins
  • Configuration Management - Puppet and Ansible
  • Strong verbal and written communication skill

Nice to have:

  • Experience with AWS CloudFormation
  • Experience with HAProxy
  • Kubernetes

To learn more, please contact Adam Wilkinson for a confidential discussion on 02 9285 1007 and click APPLY!


To find out more about Progressive Recruitment please visit our website.

Award Winner for:

Best Medium Recruitment Company of the Year by Recruitment International 2018

Training & Development Initiative of the Year by Recruitment International 2018