Environment and Release Manager

Brisbane, Australia
11 Feb 2019
End of advertisement period
24 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

The Division of Information Technology Services (ITS) at The University of Queensland provides an information environment that supports the teaching, learning, research and engagement objectives of the University and contributes positively to the student experience and the University’s reputation, in line with our values of excellence, creativity, honesty, accountability, supportive, respect and diversity. It delivers network, systems and IT infrastructure support to the University, and application development. Also located within ITS is the internationally recognised network security group, AusCERT, which provides Internet security services throughout Australia and New Zealand.  ITS manages core networks not only for the whole of The University of Queensland but also works with other Queensland universities to manage access to the national university network (AARNet). ITS also operates research computing infrastructure and hosts many of the University’s largest servers.

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Information for Prospective Staff

Information about life at UQ including staff benefits, relocation and UQ campuses is available at - http://www.uq.edu.au/current-staff/working-at-uq

The role

The successful appointee will be accountable and responsible for the governance around the movement of all enterprise applications and changes across all environments from development to production. This role will manage and communicate environment availability and resolve conflicts between competing demands for environments and prioritise work schedules.

The person

Applicants should possess qualifications in relevant disciplines. You should have extensive experience working as an Environment and Release Manager within a medium to large corporate entity, managing multiple development test environments with conflicting demands. Experience in governing both waterfall as well as Agile/DevOps project lifecycles and Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) is also essential. You should have a strong technical awareness and background within testing / QA and production.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion and actively encourages applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Please refer to the University’s Diversity and Inclusion webpage (https://staff.uq.edu.au/information-and-services/human-resources/diversity) for further information and points of contact if you require additional support.

This role is a full-time position; however flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to Lauren Bourke, lauren.bourke@uq.edu.au


This is a full-time, continuing appointment at HEW Level 8. The remuneration package will be in the range $94,667 - $106,298 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17%

The University of Queensland also offers other competitive options including salary sacrificing, on campus childcare, leave packaging and discounted private health insurance as well as many other benefits.

Position Description

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To discuss this role please contact Kerrie Coogan on k.coogan@uq.edu.au

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, Resume and Selection Criteria responses.

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You must have valid Australian work rights to apply for this role. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.