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Senior Systems Engineer (See Advertisement)

Job posted: 07/09/2021
Applications close: 26/09/2021 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time / Fixed Term - Full Time

Organisation: Emergency Services Telecommunications Authority

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: IT and Telecommunications

Reference: ESTA/1561217-1

Reference: ESTA/1561217-1

Occupation: IT and Telecommunications

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

ESTA is actively seeking experienced a Senior System Engineer is a key to join the Emergency Communications Information Services (ECIS) team. This is a contract position suits a skilled system engineer who loves problem solving and improving systems with experience of project rollouts.

About ESTA

ESTA is the critical link between the Victorian community and the state's emergency services agencies and it partners with the agencies to improve service delivery to the community. It provides Victoria's 24-hour emergency call-taking and dispatch services for police, fire, ambulance and VICSES and manages the provision of advanced, operational communications for police, ambulance, fire services and the SES.  Its vision is to be a high-performing team trusted by the community and our partners to deliver the right emergency response. And its central goal is to save lives and prevent harm through speed and accuracy in emergency operations.

 

About the role

ESTA is actively seeking experienced a Senior System Engineer is a key to join the Emergency Communications Information Services (ECIS) team. This is a contract position suits a skilled system engineer who loves problem solving and improving systems with experience of project rollouts.

Reporting to the Product Owner Infrastructure, specific accountabilities will include project-scoping, design, planning of systems, deployment, and testing of new technology and transition to support documentation. Incident and problem management support for day-to-day operation of systems and mentoring other ECIS team members.

Key accountabilities will include:

  • Participate in system design and review services in relation to ESTA corporate and call taking and dispatch environments
  • Evaluating and designing solutions and implementing innovative systems
  • Incident and problem management support for day-to-day operation of systems and mentoring other ECIS team members.
  • Manage and monitor all installed systems and infrastructure whilst effectively maintaining a highly available environment.
  • Register/remediate any security risks, manage patching and updates through automation and rules
  • Write and maintain PowerShell scripts to increase system efficiency
  • Maintenance of virtual and physical servers, hosted across our multiple data centres
  • Implement security systems and redundant backups to maintain data safely
  • Install, configure and test operating systems, application software and system management tools
  • Conduct asset coordination activities ensuring asset records are updated to reflect any changes

 

About you

To be considered for this fantastic opportunity, you will have:

  • Experience supporting a 24x7 work environment
  • Infrastructure Monitoring Systems. Good working knowledge of basic networking principles
  • Demonstrated ability and understanding in change management, continuous improvement, and delivery implementation
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills with capacity to assess and resolve technical issues and initiate improvements
  • Strong skills in MS software and platforms including Microsoft Server 2008-16 systems including Active Directory / and main infrastructure components such as GPO, File/Print, DHCP, DNS, IIS, VMWare vSphere, SAN storage, Citrix, Veeam Backup, Powershell
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with capacity to assess and resolve technical issues and initiate improvements
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build rapport with stakeholders
  • Be a self-starter, who takes initiative and has a passion for working in a high performing team

 

What we can offer you

  • A job that's challenging and exciting
  • An opportunity to develop and grow a high performing team
  • A role that makes a vital contribution to the Victorian community through a high-performance workforce
  • Belong to a connected and highly supportive team
  • Competitive pay and benefits
  • Flexible working arrangements to work around our business needs and your lifestyle

 

How to Apply

Applicants should prepare a statement outlining their expression of interest.   This statement should outline why you are interested in the role as well as addressing the selection criteria outlined in the position description.

 

Click the 'apply' button to be taken to ESTA's online application portal.  

Applications will close at midnight on Sunday 26 September 2021.

Senior Systems Engineer (See Advertisement)

Job type:

Full time / Fixed Term - Full Time

Job classification:

See Advertisement

Contact:

Shahira Bryant | shahira.bryant@esta.vic.gov.au

Senior Systems Engineer (See Advertisement)