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Systems Engineer

Full Time, Permanent — Sydney, NSW

Brighter Together
Our mission is the make sustainability affordable and accessible for everyone.
By offering financial solutions to homeowners, we’re making renewable energy and home improvements more accessible to the everyday Aussie.
Between Nov 2016 and Feb 2022, Brighte has facilitated the installation of solar systems for over 110,000 households. Currently we have 1700 GWh generated by our customers each year which is saving 1 million + metric tons on C02 emissions per year!
Our founder and CEO, Katherine McConnell, has been awarded Telstra Business Woman of the year in 2020 as well as winning the Sustainability Crusader award at B&T's 2023 Women Leading Tech Awards. She is a passionate and humble leader who has a human first approach to business. As a business we have been awarded AFR Sustainability Leader in the Banking and Finance category and won the inaugural Sustainability Award at the Affies!
We value different perspectives, skills and backgrounds and have been recognised for our strength in creating a diverse and inclusive workplace, winning Best Workplace Diversity (Finnies 2021).
About the role
Manage a wide range of systems within an organisation including servers, networking equipment, storage devices, and other hardware components.
· Optimise the infrastructure to ensure it is scalable, and performs efficiently.
· Bridge the gap between development and operations. Implement the automation for infrastructure provisioning and configuration, promoting collaboration between development and operations teams.
· Ensure the reliability and availability of systems and applications. Set up monitoring tools, establish alerting mechanisms, and respond to incidents to minimise downtime.
· Implement security best practices to protect systems and data.
· Develop and maintain automation scripts and tools for routine tasks, such as system provisioning, configuration management, and updates.
· Assist with documentation of systems configurations, processes, and procedures is essential for knowledge sharing, onboarding new team members, and disaster recovery planning.
· Assist with incident response, helping to diagnose and resolve problems promptly.
· Ensure that internal systems and infrastructure meet regulatory and compliance requirements is a critical responsibility, particularly in industries with specific standards and regulations.
Qualifications and about you:
· A Bachelor’s or Masters degree in computer science, or a related field of equivalent work.
· Relevant certifications and/or hands on experience.
· A self-starter, who can work autonomously and takes initiative to improve and grow with the company.
· You are proficient in managing various domains, including system administration, network management, cloud services, automation, security, and database management.
· You are expert in managing and optimising cloud platforms like AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud.
· Knowledge of cybersecurity best practices and the ability to implement security measures to protect systems and data.
· Strong problem-solving skills to troubleshoot issues and implement effective solutions.
· A commitment to staying up-to-date with emerging technologies, industry trends, and best practices
Named LinkedIn’s #10 Top Australian Start Up (2021), we know we wouldn’t be anywhere without our investors, who believe in our mission and the opportunities that lie ahead for a brighter future.
Airtree Ventures, Mike Cannon-Brookes’ Grok Investments, Kim Jackson and Scott Farquhar’s Skip Capital, and Qualgro Partners all continue to support Brighte in making this dream a reality!
If you want to join this mission-driven, inclusive, and highly collaborative team, click apply and upload your resume! All applicants will receive a response.
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“Simply the best place. you wont regret here. Lot of stuff to do and learn and you're free to do so.”

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Brighte acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the traditional custodians of our land - Australia. We pay our respect to them and their cultures and to the elders past, present and emerging. The Gadigal of the Eora Nation are the traditional custodians of the land on which Brighte’s office stands.