Technical Specialist (VPSG6.1)

Job posted: 18/02/2021
Applications close: 04/03/2021 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 12 Months

Organisation: Cenitex

Salary: $124,033 - $145,009

Occupation: IT and Telecommunications

Reference: VG/TBC1

Reference: VG/TBC1

Occupation: IT and Telecommunications

Salary Range: $124,033 - $145,009

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

As we evolve our technologies and services to support a modern, agile and productive public sector, the Senior Unix Engineer plays an important role in the future of Cenitex. Reporting to the Team Lead, Storage & Unix Services and working with stakeholders across functions and organisational levels, you will be responsible for delivering projects as well as operational efficiencies within the Unix and Linux technical stream.

Our vision is ‘to support a modern, agile and productive public sector'. Cenitex plays a significant role in creating the Victorian Government's direction for major systems, cyber-security, and government-wide technology capability uplift.

Cenitex continues its evolution to realign its structure with current and emerging services and ensure we're best placed to deliver high quality results that meet our customers' requirements now and in the future. We don't want to just respond to our customers' continually expanding needs for new products and services, we want to be on the cutting edge of technology and bring the ideas to them before they even know they want them.

The opportunity:

We are looking for an Exadata technical specialist with experience in setting up and migrating oracle databases from sparc to Exadata.


  • Provide inputs on initial setup of Exadata
  • Migrate Oracle databases of different versions from sparc servers to Exadata
  • Experience in working in a multi-tenant Exadata configuration.
  • Experienced in all aspects of Exadata including managing ZFS storage, InfiniBand switches and Oracle virtualisation for x86 and sparc.
  • This role will be expected to engage with customers about Oracle migrations and provide technical plans to customers for it.

To be a success in this role you will have:

  • Previous experience in complex DB migrations between different platform and a basic understanding of databases.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in dealing with large scale unix and linux infrastructure (1000+ servers)
  • Experience in patching and maintaining Solaris 10, 11, Redhat and SuSe, Oracle Ops Centre virtualisation (LDOMS & zones)
  • Configuration management using Ansible

What's in it for you:

  • You will have an opportunity to work in a dynamic and fun team environment with likeminded technical gurus.
  • You will be working in a flexible work environment where what matters is timely delivery of tasks
  • An opportunity to explore and innovate in a team that is looking to modernise its services for the Victorian Government.
  • This job would be remote working initially and then will be based in Melbourne CBD.

Next steps:

If you are an experienced Technical Specialist who is collaborative, likes having varied challenging work and can enrich our customers experience we want to hear from you!

If this role sounds like you, please click the “Apply now” button and follow the steps in the application form. Please include a cover letter and resume.

Please note:

  • Applicants are not required to provide a separate document addressing the Key Selection Criteria.
  • The successful interviewing applicants must provide their right to work in Australia.
  • All successful final stage applicants are subject to a National Police Check.
  • May need to complete a video interview as part of the selection process 

For further information please contact the Talent and Resourcing team via email cenitex.recruitment@cenitex.vic.gov.au.   Please note, applications will not be accepted through this email.

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Technical Specialist  (VPSG6.1)

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Full time / 12 Months

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Talent And Resourcing | Cenitex.recruitment@Cenitex.vic.gov.au

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