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DevOps/Senior Linux Administrator

Job Details

Western Australia
Remuneration commensurate to your experience level
Job Type
Full Time
Deborah Moreton
6 months ago
Our client and role:

Our client is a fast-growing High-Performance Computing (HPC) service provider with four major global centres and offices looking to appoint strong Linux DevOps/System Administrators capable of solving complex problems and delivering transformative projects.

We are seeking to appoint someone to become part of a global IT team to assist in multiple ongoing engineering projects to help modernize and build out global HPCaaS, improve service delivery and on-boarding of clients and generally streamlining operation and systems.


As a Senior Linux/DevOps Systems Administrator, your responsibilities will include big-picture Linux topics and projects, such as:
  • Implementing a new inventory management system
  • Deploying software defined network configurations
  • Moving system builds from custom Bash templating systems to Ansible
  • Automation of user provisioning
  • Improve system reliability, by improving Linux issue tracking, resolution, and prevention
  • Define OS requirements and procedures for running software on customer equipment, and assist with deployments
  • Serve as Level 3 support for unresolvable customer issues
You will have the following experience:
  • Very strong system-level problem solving skills
  • Strong system programming and automation skills with one or more of
    • bash
    • python
    • ansible
  • An expert in standard Linux components
    • kernel modules
    • linux networking
    • /proc and /sys tunables
    • strace, gdb, kdump
    • ssh, rsync, ftp, tftp, nfs
    • pxe, dhcp, dns, kickstart
  • Ability to build the Linux kernel and other software from source including making and testing custom patches
  • The tenacity and attention to detail to pursue a challenging, complex issue to its root cause and to drive projects to completion
  • Large scale infrastructure experience (10,000's servers)
  • Experience working with Internationally distributed systems and teams
  • Experience with deep inspection tools like BPF Compiler Collection (BCC)

If you have the level of expertise and are interested in finding out more about the position, please contact and forward your updated CV to Alice Tan by clicking the "APPLY NOW' button or calling the Talent office on 08 9221 3300. For a list of all vacant positions, please also see our website

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