Here at Datacom we connect people and technology in order to solve challenges, create opportunities and discover new possibilities for the communities we live in.
The Platform Engineering team are focused on a number of existing and emerging technologies. We cover technologies from VMware, Linux, and Microsoft and other associated vendors. We are forward thinking, love automation and are on a mission to make infrastructure and services easy for our customers.
About the Role
As a Linux and Applications Automation Engineer you’ll be responsible for the continual delivery of compute, platform and infrastructure services to customers. You’ll also be responsible for the timely action of customer service requests, within the agreed service level agreement (SLA) whilst maintaining accurate and timely updates to technical documentation and ticket notes. All while maintaining excellent relationships and ensuring effective and professional communication with all relevant parties.
You will work closely with our Windows and Core Automation teams. You will be absolutely focused on automation and will leverage toolsets such as Puppet, Ansible, Bigfix and Python to continually accelerate customer delivery. Your strong expertise with Linux technologies helps your automation, and you continually look for more areas to automate as you undergo your daily duties.
In this role there is variety and career opportunity, we like to see our people continue to learn and grow. You will be combining excellent technical skills and experience with your strong customer focus and ability to meet customer expectations as well as forming great relationships with our internal teams. There is a focus on meeting SLA’s and priority incidents. There is also an element of on call in this role.
Every day is different, so you will be able to shift focus based on team priorities ad work across a wide range of initiatives.
What you’ll do
Some of your day to day tasks may include responding and resolving incident, requests and issues raised by customers, and internal teams. You’ll be familiar will and follow ITIL methodologies and best practice. Ensuring systems and infrastructure are available within agreed SLAs. You will work in project sprints to bring new capability to the customer, and continually create content, scripts and documentation to assist your colleagues accelerate delivery by automation.
What you’ll bring
What does success look like in an exciting role like this? You’ll have 5 years or more experience in a technical role where you will have gained experience and knowledge of Linux Operating Systems (Server & Desktop), an understanding of core automation technologies including, advanced understanding of Linux Server software suites, previous experience in a Type 1 Hypervisors. You’ll also have a strong understanding of fundamental concepts such as DHCP, DNS, et al.
Your problem solving and troubleshooting experience will be strong, having solved incidents (level 2/3) raised by the service desk, assisting end users. You’ll be a clear communicator, including documentation writing and standard operating procedures and your excellent customer focus will be key.
It is essential that you are an Australian citizen to be considered for this role and will need NV1 security clearance. If you do not presently hold a NV1 clearance, you will be willing to undergo that clearance within the first three months.
We have over 6,200 people across our global offices, and generate an annual revenue of over $1.2 billion, this makes us one of Australasia’s largest professional IT services companies. We have extensive expertise in operating data centres, providing IT services, software engineering and application management, as well as payroll and customer service design and operations. With this comes a long list of significant clients Datacom is committed to hiring, developing and promoting the best talent from a diverse range of backgrounds. We are local at heart, yet world-class in capability.