Unix Systems Engineer

May 8, 2022

Job Description

Provide infrastructure and operations support with responsibility for AIX, HPUX and Redhat Linux systems.

Grow your career with an ASX 200 company
Permanent, full-time role | Great team culture
Flexible location with work from home option

Insignia Financial is one of Australia’s leading Wealth Management organisations, undertaking a rapid and exciting transformation. We are a strong and resilient business, and we are investing in supporting our people to onboard and connect them remotely in the current environment. It is in this context that we are looking for an experienced Unix Systems Engineer.

The role provides an opportunity to join our nationally distributed team of passionate and diverse engineers. Working in a fast-paced environment our team of talented engineers have the autonomy to deliver their work, while working in an inclusive and connected team that celebrates success.

The Role

You will provide infrastructure and operations support in order to maintain and improve infrastructure components within the organisation. The role will have responsibility for AIX, HPUX and Redhat Linux systems across the Insignia Financial group.

There will be a requirement for After-Hours Support on a rostered basis. In addition, there will be a need to schedule work out of the normal Monday-Friday business hours, in order to minimise impact upon the business.

Key Responsibilities:

Support infrastructure systems and applications within the environment
Virtualisation, management and monitoring across all operating system platforms
Internal Security Management ‐ Anti‐Virus & Operating System platform Patch Management
Escalate any potential performance issues with the environment or service providers – internal or external
Plan and coordinate the installation, testing, and maintenance of AIX systems software and related hardware
Establish or streamline operational procedures with a focus for automation
Maintain, manage and implement the disaster recovery plan
Participate in Infrastructure Technology projects
Ensure appropriate documentation is produced/maintained to communicate the technical environment
Complete service requests and resolve IT issues within the published service level agreements, in a timely and professional manor
Management and escalation of IT incidents and requests
Provision and manage user access to IT systems and applications as per defined standards, policies and guidelines

To Be Successful in This Role You Will Possess:

Tertiary qualification in Computer Science, Information Technology, or equivalent industry experience
3+ years’ experience in a similar role in operational support
Proven skills with administration of IBM Power systems and AIX
HPUX and Linux experience advantageous
Broad knowledge of hardware and software
Scripting and some Ansible coding ability
Understanding of the AIX and VIO Technology Levels & Service packs and experience in applying them
Understanding of the HMC software levels and experience in applying them
Understanding of the Power System and device firmware levels and experience in applying them
Understanding of the AIX Technology Levels & Service packs and experience in applying them
Understanding of the AIX JFS2 file system and Logical Volume Manager
Understanding of AIX NIM master and client topology
Experience with PowerVM, Power Virtualization, HMC gui and CLI
Experience with various performance tools such as LPAR2RRD nmon
AIX LPM skills and experience


In return, we offer development opportunities at an ASX top 200 company
A professional, supportive and friendly culture
A range of corporate and lifestyle benefits