IT System Engineer

Location: Carlton, Victoria
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Technology
Salary: AU$80000.00 - AU$95000.00 per annum
REF: BBBH216760_1511315374

My client is a joint enterprise of employer associations and industry unions in the commercial building, construction and civil allied industries in Victoria and Tasmania. They manage the Building Construction/Contracting for industry workers.

It is a full time position which reports to the Head of IT.

Position title: Systems Engineer

Key Responsibility:

  • Support Operational Systems (11)
  • Support and improve devops technologies in conjunction with the dev team
  • Procure hardware and software as required for users
  • Liaise with external providers for IT projects and support on systems
  • Provide support to internal users for desktop issues, upgrades and system access

Technical Knowledge

  • Must be able to deal with internal end-users (all levels)
  • Experience with deploying servers, supporting production systems.
  • Networking knowledge to allow reconfiguration of VLANs, Firewalls, DNS.
  • Experience in IP-based phone systems
  • Experience in designing and carrying out patching strategies.
  • Experience managing private cloud infrastructure
  • Desirable to have experience in migrating on-premises servers to external cloud.

Expertise with the below technology stack:

  • Two virtual environments running on Hyper-V, plus Azure services.
  • 17 servers, almost entirely Windows (2008/2012)
  • 4 internet connections (to be consolidated)
  • ~60 human users
  • Sharepoint, Dynamics GP, Exchange (365/on-prem hybrid), Office 365, Sophos Firewall, 3CX Phone system, Kaspersky AV, Umbraco CMS, VLANs, Firewalls, DNS.
  • Open to change as several upgrades planned and a healthy budget available for improvements.

Attributes :

  • Flexible, good communication, happy to work
  • Someone who can spot problems with process or IT systems and push for change


  • Secure car park - just outside the CBD and available 24/7
  • Phone & contract
  • Additional week's leave (Melbourne Cup Eve and Xmas-NY gap)
  • Fruit, coffee avaliable


Microsoft/Cisco certification preferred (MCP, MCSE, CCNA or CCENT) - or currently working towards.


Due to a high number of applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for a further discussion, please submit your updated CV in a Word Format via the apply button. For all enquires contact Daniel Hoang on 03 86291015.