Senior Information Technologist: Network Services (Projects) (HEO 7)

University of South Australia
March 03, 2024
Offerd Salary:$96,696
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Contract Type:fixed term contract
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  • Based in Information Strategy and Technology Services Unit at the Mawson Lakes campus

  • Full-time, fixed term contract until June 2025
  • Commencement Salary: $96,696 per annum (plus 17% superannuation)
  • About You

    You are a values-driven Senior Information Technologist in Network Services, embodying strong soft skills that are pivotal for success in your role. As a leader, you have an innate ability to motivate and inspire your team, placing a high value on fostering positive relationships. Your attention to detail is unmatched, ensuring the meticulous execution of projects under your guidance. Your passion for technology is reflected in your commitment to delivering innovative information technology network services.

    About the Role

    Reporting to the Manager: Network Services, you will design, implement, and support cutting-edge enterprise solutions utilising industry-leading network and security technologies such as Cisco or equivalent platforms. Your expertise will not only contribute to the operational excellence of the University's Network Service technologies but also position you as a key figure providing specialised advice on their operation and development.

    As a technical leader, you will play a vital role in fostering the professional growth of team members, end users, IT support, and other staff through comprehensive training initiatives. Collaborating closely with business users, you will uncover their future Network Service requirements, enabling the delivery of IT solutions that are not only timely but also secure and well-supported.

    About the Information Strategy and Technology Services Unit

    Information Strategy and Technology Services (ISTS), comprises approximately 160 staff in 9 key areas and has the primary strategic and operational responsibility for the provision of the UniSA's considerable IT infrastructure and services. ISTS contributes to the University's strategic goals and objectives by providing, university wide IT support for staff and students. This includes technical support, development and management of the information systems that underpin online teaching and learning, research management and research education, student experience, administration, data integration and business intelligence, the staff and student portals, and the corporate web.

    About UniSA

    The University of South Australia is Australia's University of Enterprise. Our culture of innovation is anchored around global and national links to academic, research and industry partners. Our graduates are the new urban professionals, global citizens at ease with the world and ready to create and respond to change. Our research is inventive and adventurous, and we create new knowledge that is central to global economic and social prosperity.

    Essential Skills and Experience

  • Relevant tertiary qualification (normally a degree), current Cisco CCNP, current Palo Alto PCNSE and experience supporting Enterprise grade networking products or equivalent knowledge and skills
  • Significant relevant experience in the development and support of enterprise information systems within a complex networked computing environment comparable to the University, including competency in the following technologies:

  • Enterprise firewall and gateway application security (Palo Alto)Software defined data centre networking (Cisco ACI) 2. Software defined campus network security (Cisco SD Access) 3. Advanced routing (MPLS) and switching 4. Experience supporting Cisco Catalyst (C9K series) and Nexus (N9K)
  • Demonstrated experience in a senior networking technical role providing guidance and leadership to team members

  • Demonstrated experience in capturing business and technical requirements to document detailed designs for stakeholder acceptance
  • Benefits

    Getting a great job working with the best is just the start. UniSA rewards its staff with a wide variety of benefits such as:

  • Access to great personal development opportunities
  • Generous superannuation contributions of 17%
  • Flexible working conditions including 40% working from home
  • Staff study support
  • A variety of leave arrangements
  • Culture

    As a University of Enterprise, we offer a dynamic and agile workplace culture, one that embraces challenges and thrives on breaking new ground. Our staff are creative and innovative thinkers, communicating with clarity, conviction and enthusiasm. We embrace diversity and inclusion in a vibrant, engaging environment. Our people are authentic, resilient, and influential, and we deliver results.

    Start Your Unstoppable Career

    For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit Working at UniSA. The online application form will list the specific selection criteria that you need to address.

    Please address your cover letter to Shelley Lunn, Senior Consultant: Recruitment Central. For further information about the position or the recruitment process, please contact UniSA Recruitment Central on +61 8 8302 1700 or via email at [email protected] using job reference number 5850.

    Applications close: 11.30pm Sunday 3 March 2024

    Applications welcomed from Australian or NZ citizens, Australian permanent residents and those who have the legal right to work in Australia for the term of appointment.

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