Linux Systems Administrator

Canberra, Australia
04 Jul 2019
End of advertisement period
21 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Classification: ANU Officer 8 (Information Technology)
Salary package: $99,612 - $106,517 per annum plus 17% Superannuation
Terms: Full Time, Continuing (Contingent Funding)

Position overview

National Computational Infrastructure (NCI) is Australia's leading national provider of high-end computational and data-intensive services, with a well-respected reputation for its services, expertise and innovation. NCI is an operating unit of the Australian National University and is built on and sustained by a formal collaboration of national research organisations, ANU, CSIRO, Bureau of Meteorology, Geoscience Australia, other research-intensive universities and eResearch support organisations nationally. NCI engages in a dynamic range of projects across a number of areas that focus on Development and Innovation. The activities span a range of HPC developments that require both a well-developed understanding of advanced and commodity ICT technology and scientific computing environments - particularly within the earth system and geospatial sciences.

The successful applicant will enable complex scientific workflows across domains such as Climate, Weather and Earth Observation Systems, Geoscience, Astronomy and other nationally significant research areas.

We are looking for a candidate with experience in Linux environments, proficient with one or more scripting languages (Bash, Python), expertise provisioning and deploying services on cloud platforms who and someone who has a willingness to dive deep into third party, scientific domain specific software packages.

For further information please contact, Amanda Walker,


Closing date: 21 July 2019

Position description: Linux System Administrator

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Application information

In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

  • A statement addressing the selection criteria.
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.
  • Other documents, if required.

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.

Please note: The successful applicant must have rights to live and work in this country.

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