Lead ICT Engineer, Networking

Lismore, Australia
12 Jan 2021
End of advertisement period
25 Jan 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Full-time, continuing opportunity
  • Remuneration package up to $119,857 per annum, genuine 35 hour working week
  • Located in Lismore (NSW), relocation support available

About the role

Technology Services provides effective technology leadership, strategy, and expertise through proactive engagement with the University and its partners. Delivering purposeful and reliable technology systems in line with the expectations and requirements of the University and its customers. 

The Lead ICT Engineer (Networking Specialist) will provide technical leadership and expertise in designing and implementing innovative solutions and supporting the University's information technologies systems. While maintaining the versatility to adapt to the change technology landscape, the appointee will maintain and administer:

  • Wide & Local Area Networks; 
  • Cabling (Copper and Fibre); 
  • Internet access and network and application security appliances; 
  • PABX (VOIP); 
  • Call Centres service; 
  • CCTV, Wireless, Networking Protocols, Switching and Routing; 
  • Firewalls, VPN;
  • Network Management systems; and
  • Network designs.

Combined with the role's technical requirements, the Lead ICT Engineer engages with stakeholders, manages client communications and expectations, ensures solutions are fit-for-purpose, and system changes and security risks are managed effectively.  

This position is located in the vibrant regional city of Lismore, in the Northern Rivers of NSW. Our region offers the best of Australia's natural environment, with world-class beaches and world heritage rainforests on our doorstep. Whilst some of our staff enjoy living within the urban convenience of Lismore, others commute from local villages and towns, including Lennox Head, Bangalow, Byron Bay, Nimbin, and Evans Head. 

The remuneration package for this position is up to $119,857 per annum (inclusive of base salary $94,268-$102,442 per annum and 17% employer's contribution to superannuation).

  About you

To be successful in this role you will have a tertiary qualification in Information Technology and at least four years’ experience as an ICT Engineer. You will operate effectively within a multi-disciplinary team to lead the design and implementation of IT infrastructure solutions and utilise your high level of interpersonal skills to negotiate, advise and constructively engage with a range of experts and stakeholders at all levels.

You will bring to the role your experience in leading and coordinating a multi-disciplinary team in the planning, resolution of problems and development and implementation of solutions. Expert networking and systems certifications will be advantageous.

The University’s values are integrity and collegiality. Alignment with these values, along with the ability to actively contribute to the success of a team, are inherent requirements of the role.

About us

Southern Cross University is powered by passion to deliver the best learning, teaching and research possible. Our graduates stride a global stage with confidence as proud alumni. Working at Southern Cross combines a rare privilege of being surrounded by ambitious students, amazing and dedicated colleagues and an environment of stunning natural beauty. Independent benchmarks place Southern Cross at the forefront of its key research areas, student experience and graduate salaries, largely due to the tireless collaboration to create something special across our communities of the Northern Rivers, Coffs Harbour, Gold Coast and online.

Southern Cross University offers flexible work arrangements, generous parental and carer’s leave provisions, wellbeing initiatives, professional learning opportunities, mentoring programs and support to undertake further study.

Applicant information

Job applicants must be Australian or New Zealand citizens, Australian permanent residents or currently hold a visa with ongoing work rights in Australia. Employer visa sponsorship is not available for this position

Southern Cross University is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications are encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people; and equity target groups including women, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, people with disabilities, and people who identify as LGBTIQ.

Applications close at 9:00am AEDT on Monday, 25 January 2021 and must be submitted through the online portal.

To view the full position advertisement and details of the application process please click on the APPLY button where you will be redirected to the Southern Cross University website.