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Network Administrator/ Senior Network Administrator

Job no: 503199
Work type: full-time
Location: Crawley, Perth CBD
Categories: Information Technology

Network Administrator / Senior Network Administrator

  • Full time and ongoing appointment
  • Salary range: Level 6, $79,200 - 83,763 p.a. or Level 7, $ 86,801 - 96,427 p.a. or Level 8, $96,934 - $106,055 p.a. depending on experience, skills and knowledge

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.

About the team

UWA is making significant investments in the 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.

The redesign of the Infrastructure and Platform Services unit aims to deliver design and operational services through a portfolio comprised of a Network and Platform section and an End User Compute section.

About the opportunity

As the appointee you will operate independently and provide support to the Manager, Network Administration in network and communications services development and operation, the implementation of best practices, project planning, and networks & communications maintenance and support.

To be considered for this role, you will demonstrate:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification or equivalent competency
  • ITIL Certification or demonstrated experience in ITIL processes is desirable
  • Substantial relevant computing experience in standards, documentation, operations and technical management of network and telecommunications infrastructure and services including high availability configurations and performance analysis
  • Highly developed written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly developed organisational skills and demonstrated ability to set and monitor competing priorities and to meet deadlines
  • Proficiency in a range of computing skills including word processing, spreadsheets, databases, internet and email
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills, and the ability to interpret needs and recommend appropriate solutions within a changing environment
  • Ability to establish positive stakeholder relationships whilst always remaining fully customer focused
  • Working knowledge of the Higher Education sector is desirable

About you

You will have experience in working in a team environment, self-motivated, show willingness to learn and grow as well as the ability to manage conflicting priorities and take ownership of work. Additionally, you will be able to Identify and deliver on opportunities to improve operational efficiency.

A current National Police Clearance Certificate is required.

Full details of the position's responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description below.

Please see the position description prior to applying:  318057, 318060, 318064, 318066, 318072, 318074, 318077, ~.pdf

Closing date: Sunday, 25th August 2019

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

Application Details: Please apply online via the Apply Now button. Candidates are asked to indicate in their application the level they are applying for.  

Our commitment to inclusion and diversity

UWA is committed to a diverse workforce. We celebrate inclusion and diversity and believe gender equity is fundamental to achieving our goal of being a top 50 university by 2050.

  • We have child friendly areas on campus, including childcare facilities. Flexible work arrangements, part-time hours and job sharing will all be considered.
  • UWA has been awarded Platinum Employer Status for being a Top Ten Employer for LGBTI Inclusion by the Australian Workplace Equity Index (AWEI -2019).

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