Asia Pacific / Australia / / Macquarie Park

Technology & Engineering

#: 68621-en_US / 68621



Senior Systems Engineer – 68621

Technology and Engineering – Australia Macquarie Park, New South Wales 


About the role
Nielsen’s Global Engineering organization is looking for a Systems support engineer to join our growing team in Sydney, Australia. This position provides critical production support for Nielsen Global application platforms.  

Management and support of core Linux application platforms – CENTOS/JBOSS-EAP/PGSQL
Sever management, application administration, and overall system support
Full stack application management – web, middleware, and database
Maintain awareness of development cycles, version & release information and coordinate platform upgrades and changes with development teams
Application configuration and training of technical users
Maintain test and development environments and coordinate deployment activity
Monitor application health & participate in after-hours support and issue management
Ability to work flexibly across international time zones
Domestic and international travel may be required occasionally (passport required)

A Little Bit About you 
Common design patterns and industry standards are second nature to you. Developing complex applications? You’re up for that, too. You’ve honed your tech skills alongside your people skills and can work closely with other teams as well as you lead your own. You’re ready to put your experience to work and take ownership of projects on a global scale—after all, you’re fluent in quite a few languages. You have the vision to strategize for the next generation of back-end service and processing engines that’ll drive tomorrow. You’re ready for what’s next.


Bachelor Degree in IT, Computer Science or related discipline
Hands-on experience configuring & managing Linux systems and writing complex scripts
Exposure to critical web hosting environments
Prior experience in JBOSS EAP and Java application environments highly advantageous
Basic understanding of network fundamentals and open source infrastructure technologies (IP, DNS, routing, firewalls, Load balancing, SFTP, HTTPS)
Strong troubleshooting mindset and comfortable working on complex issues
Prior experience working with infrastructure monitoring systems (Zabbix) well regarded
Experience with highly critical production environments preferred. Understanding of dev/test/production tiering and associated procedures well regarded

Benefits & Culture

  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Great family-oriented culture
  • Flexible work environment
  • Good work/life balance
  • Wide scope for progression and development
  • Paid training on offer for certificates and courses, including study assistance



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We like to be in the middle of the action. That’s why you can find us at work in over 100 countries. From global industry leaders to small businesses, consumer goods to media companies, we work with them all. We’re bringing in data 24/7 and the possibilities are endless. See what’s next with us at Nielsen:

Job Type: Regular 

Primary Location:  Macquarie Park,New South Wales