First listed on: 26 March 2024

ASD EL1 HPC Linux Systems Administrator

$118,193.92 – $133,332.80 (plus 15.4% super)

Canberra - ACT

The Role
A HPC System Administrator will lead or assist system administrator activities supporting the Linux and software services in the High Performance Computing environment, provision and configure servers and services across a variety of platforms. The HPC System Administrator will be required to write support and security documentation, and work cohesively and communicate effectively with High Performance Computing Infrastructure project, technical and engineering staff, and stakeholder groups.

About our Team
ASD’s High Performance Computing (HPC) Infrastructure team is a small group of talented, highly motivated and dedicated IT Professionals, who sustain, design and build high performance computing infrastructure for production, test, development, and research functions supporting ASD’s missions.

The team comprises ASD and industry people, who support all HPC systems, servers, interconnect fabrics, file systems, Operating Systems, virtualisation and container platforms in ASD’s HPC environment.

The team works closely with software engineers, developers, data scientists and researchers who together underpin ASD’s High Performance Computing capabilities used in signals Intelligence and cyber missions.

Our Ideal Candidate

  • Works under broad direction, often with self-initiated tasks.
  • Has significant influence over the allocation and management of resources appropriate to given assignments.
  • Implements and executes policies aligned to strategic plans.
  • Demonstrates leadership in operational management and advises on available standards, methods, tools, applications and processes relevant to group specialism(s) and can make appropriate choices from alternatives.
  • Influences organisation, customers, suppliers, partners and peers on the contribution of own specialism.
  • Makes decisions which impact the success of assigned work, i.e. results, deadlines and budget.
  • Leads on user/customer and group collaboration throughout all stages of work.
  • Ensures users’ needs are met consistently through each work stage.
  • Builds appropriate and effective business relationships across the organisation and with customers, suppliers and partners.
  • Creates and supports collaborative ways of working across group/area of responsibility.
  • Facilitates collaboration between stakeholders who have diverse objectives

Application Closing Date: Sunday, 7 April 2024

For further information please review the job information pack, reference ASD/02380/24 on

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