First listed on: 15 February 2024

Systems Administrator


The National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA) is Australia's independent expert regulator for health and safety, structural integrity, well integrity and environmental management for all offshore energy operations and greenhouse gas storage activities in Commonwealth waters, and in coastal waters where regulatory powers and functions have been conferred. NOPSEMA also administers the functions of the Offshore Infrastructure Regulator (OIR), for the offshore renewables industry. This includes the regulation of work health and safety, infrastructure integrity, and environmental management for offshore renewable energy infrastructure activities.

Working with NOPSEMA provides an opportunity to make a real difference to people working in Australia’s offshore energy industry.

We are looking for an experienced and motivated Systems Administrator to join our Information Management and Technology Team on a permanent basis at our Perth Office.

The Systems Administrator is a key member of the Information Management and Technology team responsible for procuring, implementing and administering computer systems and network infrastructure.

The role involves collaborating with ICT systems support and solution development staff and contractors in the assessing, selecting, building configuring, managing and maintaining ICT systems and networks.

Working as part of a busy dynamic team, you will be accountable for administering access, monitoring information security controls and responding to security incidents together with recommending innovative solution and practices to system administration activities and business processes.

You will play a lead role in the day to day system administration activities and provide advice and guidance on emerging ICT technologies and the development and implementation of fit for purpose solutions.

You will have demonstrated experience in Microsoft Windows Server, Microsoft SQL Server and Windows 10/11 environments. Experience of emerging security risks and controls and implementing security risk management policies and procedures is an essential requirement for this role. Experience of Linux administration would be advantageous. Experience with the offshore and onshore oil and gas industry would also be beneficial.

Why work for NOPSEMA?

As a highly skilled, agile and competent regulator, our people are our number one asset. NOPSEMA offers highly competitive remuneration packages, five weeks annual leave, 15 personal leave days per annum, 15.4% superannuation contribution and flexible working arrangements.

Guided by our values of professionalism, ethics, independence and leadership the decisions we make and the actions we take affect individuals, businesses, communities and the environment. Our people can make a difference. Grow your career in the offshore energy sector. Be a part of Australia’s future and apply today.

NOPSEMA is committed to a fair, flexible, safe and rewarding workplace which allows for diversity amongst all its employees. Applicants who are First Nations people, come from a diverse cultural or linguistic background or have a disability are encouraged to apply.

If you are an experienced Systems Administrator, apply now and take the next step in your career with this exciting opportunity.

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Please note that the closing date for this position is 26 February 2024.

Applications must be submitted by the closing date. Any applications received beyond the closing date will not be considered.

Please note this recruitment process will be valid for a period of 18 months and may be used to fill ongoing and non-ongoing positions within the Australian Public Service at this level or similar that arise over the 18 month period.

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