Senior System Administrator - Active Directory

  • Canberra ACT, Australia
  • Full-time
  • Job Type: Permanent

Company Description

Our name isn’t the only thing that’s unique about Leidos Australia. We’re a complex systems integration company building world-class solutions across government and defence that ensure peace of mind for the entire nation. Supported by global backing from our US network, we’re trusted by our customers to deliver the most innovative answers to their most complex challenges. Seriously interesting work that benefits and safeguards every Australian. That’s where you come in.

Job Description

About your new role

We currently have an exciting opportunity to assist us in our team! This opportunity will require you to work with the respective business technology groups to administer, support and manage existing AD infrastructure deployments & functions. 

With the ability to work in a demanding environment with an enthusiastic sense of customer support, you will need to communicate and coordinate with users as well as other technology groups in a complex and
highly governed environment.

  • Maintenance and enhancement of our current infrastructure, evaluating new technologies and making/implementing recommendations to improve operational efficiencies;
  • Managing problems and requests in line with the ITIL framework by utilising customised in-house toolsets;
  • Providing a minimum of tier 3 infrastructure and application support;
  • Project implementation and working with both the business IT teams & subject matter experts;
  • Developing and deploying solutions as part of projects or initiatives according to organisation standards;
  • Producing and maintaining technical system documentation.

About you and what you'll bring 

  • Must hold current NV2 clearance;
  • Microsoft Active Directory;
  • Powershell and VB scripting desirable;
  • Windows Active Directory and other related technologies such as WINS, DHCP, DNS, etc.;
  • Outstanding ability to build and maintain effective working relationships across all levels;
  • Willing to be on-call and perform weekend work as required;
  • Some infrequent travel may be required to support data centre operations.


Bachelor Degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with professional experience; or experience with a related Master’s degree.

Additional Information

Due to the nature of the work we can only consider applicants that hold a current NV1 or NV2 Australian Security clearance.

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