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A Late-Career Senior Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT) earns an average salary of AU$90,000 per year.

AU$54,045 - AU$126,000
MEDIAN: AU$90,000
Salary AU$54,045 - AU$126,000
Bonus AU$5,000
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XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
AU$50,335 - AU$131,115
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 14 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 19

Job Description for Senior Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT)

Senior systems engineers (computer networking/IT) are generally responsible for managing and maintaining computer systems and tools; finding and fixing issues within systems; and implementing, monitoring, and building tools that automate repetitive tasks to minimize errors and prevent downtime. They develop automation frameworks using tools such as Chef and Puppet, and they generally must be familiar with version control systems such as git, relational databases like Oracle or MySQL, web servers (Apache and NGINX), and CMS applications (Drupal or Wordpress). Knowledge of Linux and/or Solaris is necessary. They must also be proficient in at least one programming language such as Ruby, Python, Perl, or PHP. They must be able to use Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and must be comfortable at a command line using vi.


Senior Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT) Tasks

  • Document help desk troubleshooting procedures, operations manuals, and user guidance.
  • Research, design, implement, and troubleshoot information systems and technology solutions in support of business needs.

Senior Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT) Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$85,814

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Key Stats for Senior Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT)


17 %
83 %
20 years or more

Skills That Affect Senior Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT) Salaries


17 %
83 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 8%
dental benefits
Dental: 8%
vision benefits
Vision: 23%
no benefits
None: 77%