Midrange Systems Engineer

Leidos May 3, 2022
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Full Time  
Systems Engineering  


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Company Description
Every person at Leidos plays an important and valued role bringing science, engineering and technology together to produce practical solutions for our customers' most complex problems. It's how we help to make the world safer, healthier and more efficient - work that matters and a mission, like those of our customers, we are passionate about. We're open minded, ambitious and committed to enabling our people to do their best work, to be inspired by what they can achieve and the impact they can have.
Here in Australia, we're agile and growing fast. Our 1,400 employees are busy building an enviable reputation for innovation and delivery. And, as part of a US-based organisation with 37,000 people and a 50 year history, we are able to draw upon world-leading technical expertise to help us provide the best solutions to our customers.

Job Description
The first thing you learn at Leidos Australia is to leave current thinking at the door. Our aim is to make the world a safer, healthier and more efficient place, but we won't get far using existing ideas. We need incisive minds like yours to weave together information technology, engineering and science skills into practical solutions for the most complex and high risk challenges.

Your New Role
You will be implementing and supporting the accreditation of a new, large enterprise environment. Reporting to the Program Engineering Lead, the main responsibilities of this role will include building a customer platform, tuning system performance, installing system wide software, and supporting middleware hardware and software. There will be times when you will need to be 'hands on', going out to site and aiding work to ensure both the logical and physical components of the system function as expected.
You will be expected to perform the following functions as individual assignments or as part of a team:

  • Interpret customer requirements to produce detailed design documentation required to build out multiple supporting services to support a complex PaaS solution.
  • Extensive knowledge on Cisco UCS solutions, integration with network and other services
  • Installing, configuring, upgrading, and maintaining various Microsoft or RHEL platform services and toolsets on VMWare and Citrix
  • Tuning of system performance
  • Using various automation techniques to streamline build activities and regular process such as configuration deployment and health checks.
  • Producing and maintaining technical system and operational documentation.
  • Your knowledge of midrange servers will see you provide SME support and advice on the project and resolve complex technical issues.

This role requires the successful applicant to be an Australian Citizen and able to hold a minimum NV-1 level Australian security clearance.

Coupled with your education and practical experience, you will demonstrate a pro-active approach with the ability to understand the business, identify issues and develop relationships to achieve the company's objectives. You will also have:

  • VMware virtualisation software
  • Cisco UCS
  • Server Administration Experience
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012, 2016 & 2019
  • Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, DFS
  • Enterprise level backup products
  • Storage technologies, usage and administration desirable. NetApp experience an advantage.
  • Infrastructure as code experience will be highly favourable

Following Certifications an advantage:

  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) or MCTIP
  • VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
  • ITIL Foundation

This role requires the successful applicant to be an Australian Citizen and able to hold a minimum NV-1 level Australian security clearance.
The successful candidate may need to meet International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) requirements applicable to this role, and your nationality may be a factor in determining your suitability for this role.

Additional Information

What you'll love
This is a fast growing business currently implementing a range of business improvement initiatives, so you'll have the chance to see some market leading technologies implemented across the function along with contributing to building further on the progressive work currently being developed. We offer a flexible working environment where it's possible to design your ideal work week.
You'll be joining a fun and friendly team who support each other closely and love to celebrate together.

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