IT Systems Engineer

Permanent full-time position

Based in Toowoomba

Russell Mineral Equipment (RME) is a unique engineering, design, technology and manufacturing company. We invent machine systems and provide service-based solutions for problems encountered in the world’s mining and mineral processing industries. With a history spanning more than 35 years, RME has grown from being a very small company with just one employee to one which today operates in 57 countries, has eight international Regional Service Centres and employs more than 450 personnel worldwide. RME is a multiple award-winning Australian exporter, attaining induction into the Australian Exporters Hall of Fame in 2009 and is a global employer of choice

There is now an exciting opportunity for an IT Systems Engineer to join the Information Systems team on a permanent full time basis.

Major duties

The IT Systems Engineer is responsible for the following:

  • Undertake planned changes to servers, storage and network systems
  • Undertake changes and patching on assigned dates
  • Commission and decommission new items to servers, storage and network systems
  • Support project work with appropriate technology solutions
  • Planning and design of additional technology capability
  • Identify, troubleshoot and debug defects in designated application code

Skills, qualifications and experience


  1. At least 3 years’ experience in a similar role
  2. At least 3 years’ experience in Microsoft Hyper-V
  3. At least 5 years’ experience Windows Server technologies, including AD, DNS, Kerberos and TCP-IP
  4. Experience with Microsoft Azure and Office365 administration
  5. Strong written and spoken communication skills, with the ability to prepare and present professional reports and proposals
  6. Demonstrated ability to work well within a cohesive, team-based environment
  7. Demonstrated ability to work within a security-centric environment


  1. Degree-qualified in Information Technology or other relevant discipline
  2. Experience with Dell server and storage hardware
  3. Experience with Dell switch hardware
  4. Experience with Sophos Wi-Fi and UTM / XG hardware

All applications must include a short cover letter addressing the skills, qualifications and experience as outlined above and be submitted by email to by 11 January 2021.

Please note: We will have limited staff working through the Christmas/New Year period (18 December to 4 January) and therefore there may be a delay in response to your application during this period.

Candidates applying for this role must be prepared to undergo a recruitment process, which may include a medical screening with drug and alcohol testing and a police check.

Candidates submitted via recruitment agencies will not be accepted.