Senior Systems Administrator

Job posted: 30/11/2023
Applications close: 21/05/2024 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Western Region | Grampians

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Grampians Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: IT and Telecommunications

Reference: 17690

Reference: 17690

Occupation: IT and Telecommunications

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Western Region | Grampians

Senior IT Systems Administrator
Full time - Permanent
80 hours per fortnight including a monthly ADO
$93,000 - $100,000 p.a plus Super
Ballarat or Horsham
Participation in IT On-Call roster

About the role

As part of the Digital Health Infrastructure team, the Senior Systems IT Administrator has responsibility for administering and maintaining application, database, web, file and print servers as well as general operation of business and health applications across all Grampians Health sites.

Reporting to the Systems Administration Team Leader you will provide excellent customer service and support the Junior IT System Administrator and Field Services Engineers. You will be responsible of managing server-based operating systems, database management systems and application/web servers along with general operation of business and health applications across the Grampians Health Service.

Key Responsibilities

  • Troubleshooting and fault rectification for server-based operating systems, database management systems, and application/web servers.
  • Performing regular maintenance activities on server hardware, server operating systems, application servers, database management systems, file storage, print servers, backup, and back-office applications.
  • Working as part of the service team to provide remote and face to face service
  • Systems Software Administration & Production Services (Regional Campuses)
  • Monitoring the performance and availability of servers and core applications running on those servers.
  • Development of scripted/automation solutions for systems and data management tasks.
  • Perform remote troubleshooting through diagnostic techniques and pertinent questions

Skills & Experience


  • 3 -5 years of experience in delivering IT services in medium to large organisations.
  • Tertiary degree in information technology, computer science or computer systems engineering discipline, or relevant Industry experience and / or Certifications such as MCSA/MCSE, VCP, etc
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively autonomously with minimal supervision as well as part of a team
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills to enable effective identification and resolution of IT related issues.


Experience in 5 or more of the following areas:

  • Microsoft Windows server environments.
  • Active Directory.
  • Microsoft Exchange.
  • Microsoft SQL.
  • Microsoft 365 and other core Microsoft infrastructure services.
  • VMware enterprise solutions.
  • Virtual app/desktop and thin client solutions (such as Citrix or VMware).
  • Network infrastructure and load balancing technology.
  • Hybrid cloud solutions and technologies.

About Grampians Health

Grampians Health provides healthcare to a large region at our campuses based in Ballarat, Dimboola, Edenhope, Horsham and Stawell.

Our mission is to deliver sustainable healthcare tailored to evolving community and workforce needs. We strive to enhance services and careers, providing quality healthcare to rural and regional communities. Joining Grampians Health means being part of a diverse team, with a variety of career opportunities in acute, maternity, mental health, allied health, aged care and support services.

Grampians Health Culture & Benefits

At Grampians Health, we recognise our staff are our greatest asset.  We are committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for our staff, patients, residents, visitors, volunteers and contractors at all sites.

  • Flexible work arrangement and purchase leave opportunities
  • Salary packaging for living expenses such as rent/mortgage plus meals, entertainment & holidays
  • Staff rewards and recognition programs
  • 5 weeks annual leave per year

How to apply

Click APPLY or contact: Paul Mibus - IT Systems Manager on03 53204600 for a confidential discussion.

All appointments are subject to a satisfactory police records check, immunisation clearance and Working with Children check and/or NDIS Worker Screening Check.

All employees must be willing and able to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when required, which at a minimum is a surgical mask.  Additional PPE requirements are role-dependent.

Grampians Health is a child-safe organisation, committed to the safety and well-being of all children and young people.

Grampians Health is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, mature age workers and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (or questioning), intersex and asexual LGBTQIA+

This role is being actively recruited for. Candidates will be reviewed as they apply. This position may be filled before the job closing date.

Senior Systems Administrator

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Paul Mibus - 03 5320 4600
Shaun Haywood - 03 5320 6886

Senior Systems Administrator