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Systems Administrator - FT

Department: Technical

Within the IT Department, the Systems Administrator is employed to assist and maintain all network & server facilities on site at Australia Zoo. This position works closely with the IT Manager and plays a vital role.
As the Systems Administrator you must have a high level of problem solving skills, along with the ability to promptly learn new systems and networks.

Key Responsibilities:

• Develop and maintain IT related infrastructure
• Implement, configure and maintain:
• Zimbra mail servers
• Remote web servers (Redhat, Plesk, PHP, MySQL)
• NAS/SAN systems (SMB, NFS, ISCSI)
• VMware ESXi
• Linux servers
• Windows servers
• Routers, switches, VLANs, WANs, VPNs
• Scripting/automation (Bash/Perl/PHP)
• Wireless networks
• Interface with other departments to provide services such as web and database
• Troubleshoot and assist promptly with any technical issues that may arise in related departments. (i.e POS system/email/server )
• Perform daily backup and maintenance tasks
• Complete daily email filter checks
• Configuration of network routers, switches
• Installation of new software
• Undertaking other duties as requested by Senior Management
• Provide a high level of assistance to the IT Manager
• Create, distribute and manage staff email accounts, ensuring the access and security of these are at all times current

Essential Criteria:

A demonstrated ability to work in a highly flexible environment that can sometimes be high pressured and to deliver all communications to a high level
• Must have the ability to learn new systems and develop the knowledge of products quickly
• Exceptional attention to detail
• Well developed organisational skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks
• A high level of interpersonal skills and the ability to negotiate and communicate effectively with staff at all levels
• Current drivers licence and own transport


Apply for this job below. Applications close 6th of May 2018

Here is a checklist of information you will need to have ready before you start to complete the employment application form:

  • Education history
  • Employment history
  • References
  • Any qualifications you may have eg First Aid
  • Any achievements you may like to tell us about
  • your availability (what hours can you work)
  • A resume in .pdf or .doc format
  • Any other info that may support your application

Please allow 20 minutes to complete the application.