Site Reliability Engineer - Federal Government Program

Posted 22 April 2022
SalaryMarket Rates
Job type Contract
DisciplineIT General

Job description

This federal government department is looking for an experienced Systems Administrator / Site Reliability Engineer with experience in Unix and Websphere server platform to join their highly dynamic team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage application environments based on Linux and WebSphere platforms.
  • Maintain and operate WebSphere servers.
  • Investigate and resolve application faults and incidents.
  • Monitor and optimise system performance.
  • Automate processes (using Ansible, Python and related tools).
  • Apply patching and configuration changes.
  • Support Hypercare arrangements.
  • Set standards for documentation and classification of incidents and problems.
  • Analyse problems and derive long term solutions and/or workarounds.
  • Develop and maintain formal procedures for consistency and increased productivity.
  • Perform and manage corrective actions related to production support function (e.g. monitoring queues, monitoring business application performance).
  • Resolve escalated problems.
  • Ensure provided solutions are documented as required in the known error database.
  • Manage the prioritisation of support issues to ensure timely resolution Support Engineering Expert Services Australia.
  • Be responsible for implementing solutions, workaround or request for change.
  • Continuously work to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the support service.
  • Other Ad-hoc duties as required.
  • Some roles will be subject to working in a roster supporting critical systems 24/7

Skills Required:

  • Experience in system administration in the following technology platforms: Unix/Linux and Websphere Application Server
  • Experience in system adminstration in the following technology platforms-Unix/Linux.
  • Experience in system adminstration in the following technology platforms-Websphere Application Server.
  • Knowledge of Automation using Shell script, Ansible, Python.
  • Knowledge of Infrastructure as code.

Job reference number is > 256001

To be considered for the role click the 'apply' button or for more information about this and other opportunities please contact Nathan Coller on 07 33395609 or email: and quote the above job reference number.

Paxus values diversity and welcomes applications from Indigenous Australians, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people living with a disability. If you require an adjustment to the recruitment process please contact me on the above contact details.