Micron21 is an outer-eastern Melbourne highly redundant Data Centre based in Kilsyth that specializes in server co location, virtualization, enterprise-grade webhosting, DDoS mitigation and custom IT services.

We have two entry level positions for upcoming super heroes relatively fresh in IT, Datacentres or the hosting industry that already have some talented skills. If you’re keen on accelerating and further mastering your skills to become a leader within our industry using world-class equipment then this is the job for you.

We want highly motivated individuals who want to learn what it is like to operate a core part of the Australian internet (we run the sixth most interconnected autonomous system in Australia and have some pretty cool clients).

Not only will you learn what it is like to run a datacentre, support other IT professionals and operate one of the most mission critical networks in Australia. You will also be surrounded by passionate people who are already at the top of their game in IT.

You WILL need to have:

• A good deal of knowledge when it comes to Windows and Linux based Operating Systems
• Genuine and keen interest in cutting edge service provider technology
• Passion about expanding your skills and becoming one of the best in this field.
• The absolute best customer relationship and written English skills including excellent phone manner
• Certifications such as MCSA, MCSE, RHCA, VCP, IT Diploma/Bachelors would be highly regarded or a large amount of related experience / skills.
• A deep understanding of how the internet works (TCP/IP, DNS, Routing, Firewalls)
• Ability to learn on your feet with an existing grasp of the technical concepts related to being a support staff member at a Service Provider.
• Corporate personal presentation when dealing fact to face with customers
• Flexibility to adapt your skills and multitask in a fast moving work environment
• Willingness to work on call outside business hours and in a shift arrangement as we provide 24 X 7 support

Knowledge of the following would be useful:

Apache / IIS Skills, PHP, ASP, Perl, Bash Scripting, VB Scripting, Domain names, MySQL, MSSQL, SQL Queries, Sharepoint, High-availability, Executive/ Desktop Support, Exchange, Windows 2003, 2008, 2012, Openstack, cPanel, Plesk, Group Policy, bind, Active Directory, SSL Certificates, Server hardening, Dell / HP / IBM Servers, VMware vSphere, Xen, KVM, Cisco / Juniper Networking
What you will get out of this role:
• The role is a full time permanent position
• This position will never be dull, boring, or repetitive, something new and exciting happens every day at Micron21
• You will learn how to run nearly every aspect of a fully-fledged Data Centre
• You will have a large amount of exposure to VMware's vSphere Virtualization platform and high-level Linux and Windows based Systems Administration skills.
• A career, not just a job.

How to apply:

In order to filter the out candidates who do not really want this job and are just applying automatically within your cover letter please outline why you want this job and make sure you include Micron21’s corporate colours are (pretty easy to guess)

Please also let us know the benefits we will attain from employing you and how your skills match up with those in this job description.

We will not include nor read your resume if the above information is not included in your cover letter.

Please email your cover letter and resume through to employment@micron21.com

Oh, and if your email comes from a Hotmail or Gmail account, you’re probably not our person either