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Infrastructure/Linux Engineer - 40320

Technology and Engineering - Australia Lane Cove, New South Wales 

About Nielsen:
Whether you're eyeing markets in the next town or across continents, we understand the importance of knowing what consumers watch and buy. That's our passion and the very heart of our business.

We study consumers in more than 100 countries to give you the most complete view of trends and habits worldwide. And we're constantly evolving, not only in terms of where we measure, or who we measure, but in how our insights can help you drive profitable growth.

About the Role:
Nielsen’s Global Engineering organization is looking for a Systems Support Engineer to join our growing team in Sydney, Australia. This position provides critical production support for Nielsen Global application platforms.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Management and support of core Linux application platforms – CENTOS/JBOSS-EAP/PGSQL
  • Full stack application management – web, middleware and database
  • Maintain awareness of development cycles, version & release information and coordinate platform upgrades and changes with development teams
  • Application configuration and training of technical users
  • Maintain test and development environments and coordinate deployment activity
  • Monitor application health & participate in after-hours support and issue management
  • Ability to work flexibly across international time zones
  • Take ownership of incidents from monitoring platform across all infrastructure systems, Windows, Linux, Network, Security, Backup
  • Domestic and international travel may be required occasionally (passport required)

Skills & Experience Required:

  • Prior experience in JBOSS EAP and Java application environments highly advantageous
  • Hands-on experience Installing, configuring & managing Linux systems
  • Advanced/Expert level knowledge of Linux
  • Exposure to critical web hosting environments
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP fundamentals
  • Strong troubleshooting mindset and comfortable working on complex issues
  • Experience with highly critical production environments preferred.
  • Understanding of dev/test/production tiering and associated procedures well regarded

Nice to have:

  • Experience in monitoring platform Zabbix and open-source software
  • Experience with version control and other tools that compliment application development.
  • Expertise in automation ( Ansible – highly desirable)
  • Experience in technology: Cisco switching, VMware vSphere, Nextgen Firewalls, Microsoft Windows Server domain environment well regarded
  • Working knowledge of Linux server security hardening
  • AWS exposure (highly regarded)
  • Understanding of CI/CD Pipeline and GIT repositories (desirable)

Benefits & Culture:

  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Great family oriented culture
  • Flexible work environment
  • Good work/life balance
  • Wide scope for progression and development
  • Paid training on offer for certificates and courses, including study assistance



We’re in tune with what the world is watching, buying, and everything in between. If you can think of it, we’re measuring it. We sift through the small stuff and piece together big pictures to provide a comprehensive understanding of what’s happening now and what’s coming next for our clients. Today’s data is tomorrow’s marketplace revelation.

We like to be in the middle of the action. That’s why you can find us at work in over 100 countries. From global industry leaders to small businesses, consumer goods to media companies, we work with them all. We’re bringing in data 24/7 and the possibilities are endless. See what’s next with us at Nielsen:

Job Type: Regular

Primary Location: Lane Cove,New South Wales

Travel: No

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