IT Systems Engineer – Australia
Take on an IT role with a global impact on mission. Do you have experience of working in a team environment helping with: Linux system's engineering, network administration, security engineering, monitoring, file and mail servers, backups, VPN, and secure communications.
WEC needs just such a Systems Engineer, preferrably to be based in Brisbane.
Qualities & Gifts Sought
Experienced in Linux, open source, virtualisation. Knowledge of international Christian mission agency trends will be helpful, as we seek to anticipate growth areas needed within the agency.
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The Commonwealth of Australia in Oceania, comprises the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands. The capital city is Canberra, and its largest urban area is Sydney.
Before the first European settlement, Australia was inhabited by indigenous Australians, who spoke around 250 different languages. The current population of around 25 million is highly urbanised and heavily concentrated on the eastern seaboard. Australia has the world's 9th largest immigrant population, with immigrants accounting for 26% of the population.
Australia currently hosts a total of 183 people groups, twenty of which are considered unreached. The evangelical population is around 14.5% of the total.
[source: Joshua Project]
WEC Australia’s vision to see Australians and their churches passionately involved in strategic roles so that multiplying churches are planted among unreached people groups.
WEC Australia come alongside local churches to help them understand cross-cultural church planting, providing vocational training, so that they can see first-hand what is involved, and work with sending churches to provide effective member care for Australian missionaries.
[source: WEC Australia website]