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Solutions Lead, Research & Education

Job no: 499130
Work type: full-time
Location: Crawley
Categories: Information Technology

Solutions Lead – Research & Education

  • Ongoing full-time appointment
  • Dynamic fast paced team environment
  • Salary range: Level 8 $  95,737 - $104,746 
                         Level 9 $110,749 – $117,255

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked amongst the top 100 universities in the world and a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research-intensive universities. With an enviable research track record, vibrant campus and working environments, supported by the freedom to ‘innovate and inspire’ there is no better time to join Western Australia’s top University.

The team

UWA is making significant investments in Information and Technology Services to enable its strategic direction and goals.  UWA is also looking to utilise technology advancements to expand its services and create new and innovative teaching and research models.

About the opportunity

You will be responsible for leading a small technical team through the whole of lifecycle management of a portfolio of software solutions, including both internally developed and commercial offerings. This includes the design, development, integration, ongoing maintenance and support of all solutions within the team portfolio.

Ensuring reliable, stable and operationally sound applications that meet business requirements, the Solutions Lead will work closely with Business Analysts and Solution Architects, and business stakeholders to ensure suitability and sustainability of the solutions to adequately deliver UWA’s strategic and operational outcomes.  The ability to manage the lifecycle of the solutions within the portfolio is essential, as is a responsive client focussed attitude.  Working in a dynamic and highly technical team, this role offers interesting and engaging outcomes and focused project opportunities directly supporting UWA goals and vision.

To be considered for this role, you will demonstrate in your application:

  • Relevant University degree or equivalent industry experience
  • ITIL certification or demonstrated experience in ITIL processes
  • Demonstrated leadership experience in technical solution design including business process integration in large and complex environments with the ability to plan and manage team workloads.
  • Extensive experience translating technical requirements into the design of new solutions or adapting existing solutions and integration of new features.
  • High level ability to develop conceptual diagrams, wireframes, visual mock-ups, usage scenarios, navigation maps and prototypes.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with proven high level consultation and negotiation skills.
  • Working knowledge of the Higher Education sector is highly desirable

Full details of the position’s responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description.  Please see the position description prior to applying for the role: Download File POSITION DESCRIPTION Solutions Lead

Closing date: Friday, 27 April 2018

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

Application Details: Please apply online via the Apply Now button.

  • UWA has been awarded Top Ten Employer for LGBTI – inclusion of the Australian Workplace Equity Index (AWEI -2016).
  • The University is also a proud member of the Athena SWAN/SAGE Pilot for Gender Equity.


Advertised: W. Australia Standard Time
Applications close: W. Australia Standard Time