Linux Systems Engineer

Last updated 17 days ago
Job Type:Full Time

  • Apply your talent where it counts
  • Motivated Linux Engineer required for interesting work
  • Enjoy flexibility, innovation focus and interesting work within a strong team culture

Apply your talent where it counts as a Linux Systems Engineer as part of our Linux Engineering Team at Edinburgh Parks.
Despite COVID-19, we have a strong pipeline of job opportunities and we are still hiring. We're continuing to provide the Australian Defence Force with what they need to help protect the nation. Many of our people are now safely working from home. Of course some roles can't be done from home and in those cases, we're operating with an increased focus on health and safety on-site. We're finding new ways of working in response to COVID-19 and our workforce is still delivering the best capability for Australia.
About the Opportunity
Reporting to the Linux Team Leader the Linux Systems Engineer will perform engineering development and administration of project Linux and UNIX systems as well as performing secondary functions such as fault detection, performance monitoring, general systems management and provision of direct user level support.
In terms of specific responsibilities, you will:

  • Under general supervision, contribute to design, build, and deployment of Linux changes into the project environment.
  • Develop and implement technical solutions for Linux defects and enhancements.
  • Produce relevant artefacts associated with changes to the system.
  • Complete thorough acceptance testing of approved changes during deployments.
  • Provide input into updates and enhancements of the Linux SOE.
  • Direct user, application support and troubleshooting of system issues.
  • Assist with the resolution of Linux problems escalated to engineering, with guidance from senior team members.

About you
As an ideal applicant for this opportunity, you'll have:

  • Some previous knowledge and experience with Linux/UNIX Systems Administration, Development or Deployment.
  • An Information, Communication and Technology Degree (ICT), Engineering related degree or relevant vendor certifications.
  • A willingness to provide out of hours support as required coupled with a can do attitude.
  • A strong team focus and exceptional customer service ability.
  • A willingness to undertake other ICT tasks as directed by the Team Lead.

Don't meet every criteria listed above? Don't worry. Providing you have the right foundational experience and qualifications, we encourage you to apply. Whether it be for this role or another, your skills and competencies are of interest to us.

About us
BAE Systems' advanced defence technology solutions protect people and national security, keeping critical information and infrastructure secure. For more than 65 years we have searched for new ways to provide our customers in Australia with a competitive edge across air, land, sea, cyber, space and electronic domains.
In terms of our culture, it's safety focused and inclusive. For us that means ensuring that the voices and talents of our more than 4,100 employees are valued and that everyone has a sense of belonging. It also means providing a safe, family friendly, flexible and supportive place to work. Join us.

International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) are applicable and as such, your nationality may be a factor in determining your suitability for this role.
As Defence security clearance is required for this role, applicants must be Australian citizens and eligible to obtain and maintain appropriate clearance. To learn more about clearances, visit
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Applications should be addressed to: Simeon Whitelake, Talent Acquisition Specialist – Engineering and made online here.
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