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Windows Systems Administrator

Posted 26 days ago by Clicks IT Recruitment

We are recruiting Windows Systems Administrator for our large Federal Government client.

Clicks is a specialist IT Recruitment Company with offices in Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane. A home-grown Australian business with global capability, Clicks has been providing contract and permanent recruitment services to Australia's leading government and blue-chip organisations since 1990.

  • Federal Government client
  • Long Term Contract
  • Must Be an Australian Citizen

**These positions are available in Canberra, Sydney CBD, Melbourne CBD and Brisbane CBD, Adelaide**


  • The Windows Systems Administrator will be a part of a small team supporting and working towards delivering an automated, robust and secure environment. Your main goal will be to minimize the amount of unplanned downtime in the Development, Test and Production environments hosted on Windows platforms and to achieve a high level of end user satisfaction. This includes the lead or participation in technical issues, consulting and development of standards in your area of expertise as well as the delivery of support services.

The successful candidate will:

  • Represent the Cloud Services group as a Subject Matter Expert to provide advice and assistance relating to the Windows operating stack to management and stakeholders.
  • Build and maintain Windows SOE's over multiple cloud providers.
  • Provide advance administration of the Windows operating stack and 3rd party management tools.
  • Proven ability to write operational, architectural and user documentation.
  • Assist with the third level support team to provide Windows technology support including:
    -Complex incident and problem resolution
    -System upgrades, patching and installations
    -System security
    -Application support
  • Provide strategic guidance, leadership to team members including developing, coaching and mentorship of junior or less experienced staff
  • Assess and comment on Architectural and Design documentation as required for new systems proposing to use Windows platforms.
  • Work in agile team environment to deploy and troubleshoot infrastructure in Development, Test and Production environments
  • Apply technical skills to design, implement and support workable solutions to meet business requirements.

Core Skillset:

  • Extensive experience in administering and troubleshooting Windows platforms in a large and complex environment.

Demonstrated experience in:

  • Windows automation using;
  • Network troubleshooting with native and 3rd party Microsoft toolsets
  • Active Directory design, implementation and support within a complex environment with both windows and Linux clients.
  • Environment management using advance group policy management
  • Windows patching, security and administration.
  • Windows roles and features support
  • Understanding of virtualization technologies.
  • SOE design, build and maintenance

Desirable experience:

  • Good experience in networking technologies including DNS, TCP/IP, TLS, DHCP and Load Balancing
  • Experience in Azure and Amazon cloud technologies
  • Orchestration and provisioning, infrastructure as code
  • Strong documentation skills, including documenting standard operating procedures and build and configuration guides.
  • Some exposure to Agile / SCRUM environments
  • Good understanding of high availability environments is a plus
  • Ability to develop and provide training to staff.

If you wish to apply for this position, please submit your resume by clicking the 'Apply Now' button. For further information please contact Gayathri Rajmohan at Clicks IT Recruitment on 02 6202 7755.

At Clicks we embrace diversity, inclusion and equal opportunity.

We provide reasonable adjustments, including alternate formats to the recruitment process for individuals with disability. If you require an adjustment to be made during the recruitment process, please call 1300 254 257 or email adjustments@clicks.com.au

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