Senior Systems Administrator


Senior Systems Administrator

Datamine Limited
  • Auckland, New Zealand


We’re seeking an experienced Systems Administrator to join our busy Auckland team. Datamine is a leading analytics consultancy who works with businesses across New Zealand and Australia. We empower people to use data analytics – giving people power through the ethical use of technology to make decisions that transform their work, lives, and communities for the better.

This is a key role responsible for ensuring Datamine’s infrastructure is robust and reliable both today and in the future.

You will join our tight-knit Infrastructure team responsible for maintaining the integrity of our existing tools, infrastructure and data security. The objective of this role is to support and improve our existing technical environment, but also engage in future planning and organisation to support the efficient running of infrastructure for Datamine.

Main responsibilities
• Maintain and optimise Datamine's systems and network infrastructure
• Identify and resolve hardware and network performance issues
• Present new ideas and solutions to the business
• Engage and contribute to Datamine’s long-term technology strategy
• Investigation of technical issues, the ability to diagnose root causes of issues and plan to initial and long-term resolutions
• Ensure our data security measures are robust
• Remain up-to-date with information security best practices (Firewalls/Network)
• Maintain Datamine’s infrastructure, network, and AWS server systems
• Actively manage, improve, and monitor resources in local and cloud (especially AWS), including backups, patches, and scaling
• Build and maintain hardware and operating systems (Linux and Microsoft environments including Windows server- PNS, Exchange, Office 365)
• Support and improve Datamines virtual environments (Virtualisation with VMware)
• Create and maintain infrastructure documentation
• Conduct systems monitoring to prescribed SLA’s
• Facilitate backups of Datamine’s systems

You would fit right in at Datamine if you have:
• 5 years of experience working in a commercial environment as a Systems Administrator/Engineer or Infrastructure Support role
• Good understanding of network and secuirty technology and principles
• Hands-on experience with configuring and maintaining resources in AWS
• Experience automating cloud-infrastructure, storage back-ups and systems monitoring
• Strong experience working with AWS, Linux, Windows server, VMware. Also experience with Office 365, networking, database technologies and firewalls
• Experience improving, implementing and enforcing processes
• Experience designing, implementing and maintaining systems
• The ability to be organised and focus on the task at hand
• Strong logical thinking and problem-solving skills, and the ability to take a methodical approach to solving problems
• Tenacious and positive attitude
• A curiosity for systems and technologies
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills and bedside manner
• A genuine passion for all things IT

At Datamine you will enjoy:
• A work environment where you’re challenged and supported every day
• Free lunch every day (yes, there is such a thing!) work in an exceptionally cool office space
• A tight-knit team of smart people engaged in advanced analytics and delivering solutions
• Exceptional work experience with a highly respected company
• An amazing and diverse company culture
• Advancement based on merit

At Datamine we believe we are better together – so if you are motivated, awesome, and looking for that next step up in your career, we would love to hear from you. To apply, please send your CV and cover letter (yes, we read them all!) to Jesse Whitehouse at [email protected]


Category : System Administrator
Posted : October 12, 2023
Salary : N/A
Experience : 5 Months

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