Network Administrator

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

Company Description


The first thing you learn at Leidos Australia is to leave current thinking at the door. Our aim is to make the world a safer, healthier and more efficient place, but we won’t get far using existing ideas.

Due to our ongoing success, the Leidos family is growing rapidly across Melbourne and Canberra. This year is has been an amazing year of growth and we need incisive minds like yours to keep highly complex systems functional and secure. 

Job Description

Your New Role

We are looking for a Network Administrator capable of maintaining the solution for mission critical business systems. This role will work closely with the business analysis and software engineering teams to provide seamless, all-round support. 

Under the direction of a designated supervisor, perform the following functions as individual assignments or as part of a team:

  • Install, configure, upgrade and maintain network systems and services
  • Support the installation, configuration and upgrade of software tools including virtualization and application discovery tool-sets, and commercial user tools
  • Set up administrator and user accounts, maintain system documentation, monitor and tune system performance
  • Interact with users and evaluate vendor products
  • Manage incidents and requests in line with the set framework by utilising customised in-house toolsets
  • Investigate and resolve user requests and problems for the support system
  • Identify problems in the infrastructure environment and action them accordingly, 
  • Liaise with the respective business technology groups to administer, support and manage existing infrastructure deployments & functions.

This role does require the successful applicant to be an Australian Citizen and to hold a NV-1 AGSVA Security Clearance.


About You and What You'll Bring

You will be a customer oriented Network Administrator with the ability to communicate face to face as well as at the help desk – your main aim is to learn and grow within the organisation while supporting our client base. 

Coupled with your education and practical experience, you will demonstrate a pro-active approach with the ability to understand the business, identify issues and develop relationships to achieve the company’s objectives. You will also have:

  • Thorough knowledge of network devices and network configuration to support a small but complex ICT system
  • A comparable amount of experience of administering a multi-domain/Active Directory user environment over a wide area TCP/IP network
  • Some working experience in server, desktop & active directory administration and support in a medium-to-large scale environment.  Preferably in the public sector
  • A comparable amount of experience of administering a multi-domain/Active Directory user environment over a wide area TCP/IP network
  • Windows Active Directory and other related technologies such as DHCP, DNS, etc.
  • Previous experience with Storage and Backup support
  • Experience with SCCM, SCOM ,SQL, and SharePoint (desirable)

Additional Information

What You'll Love

At Leidos we look after our staff. Flexible working practices, great team building initiatives, consistent learning and development opportunities, employee discounts and excellent exposure to a variety of technologies and projects are just some of the perks. We are growing and evolving, so it’s an exciting place to be. 

Our diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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