Senior Software Engineer

Brisbane, Australia
22 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
08 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
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 Service, Team, Accountability and Results. 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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The role

The successful appointee will provide a high level of development and support for computing and network installations in ITS, client departments and organisations. This position provides technical leadership with expertise in the areas of analysis and development. The position will frequently be a major link between ITS and the client. Good communication is essential in order to ensure customer satisfaction and provide suitable explanations of highly technical matters to clients; and in order to provide training and direction to more junior staff.

The person

Applicants should possess qualifications in relevant disciplines. You should also have a strong Skills and experience in analysis, design, development, systems management and maintenance of multi-user systems or applications. Excellent problem solving skills with the ability to perform research or liaise with others to develop solutions for more difficult problems. The successful applicant will have effective interpersonal, oral and written communication skills, including the ability to effectively mentor others.

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 ( 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 the contact person listed in the job advertisement.


This is a full-time, fixed term appointment at at HEW Level 7. The remuneration package will be in the range $81,883.65 – $89,559.15 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 9.5% (total package will be in the range $89,256.74 - $98,067.27 p.a.).

Position Description

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