SOE Architect

Boroondara, Australia
28 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
14 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Contribute to our strategic direction
  • Attractive salary and benefits
  • Continuous improvement driver

Swinburne IT has a strategic focus, partnering with the business to deliver programs of work that align to each of the University’s three strategic pillars: Future Ready Learners, Research with Impact and Innovative Enterprise. Swinburne IT is a key enabler for the University to achieve its vision and deliver the 2025 Strategic Plan.

As a technology centre of excellence, Swinburne IT also participates in the teaching, learning and research functions of the University. Through this integrated partnership, we aim to improve the experience of students and researchers, delivering on opportunities through the application of IT and digital innovations made possible by emerging technologies.

The Infrastructure Services and Operations function focuses on the delivery of day to day support and service to staff and students. The team works collaboratively across the IT function, partnering with other teams in the provision of a high quality, responsive and seamless service, and works to continuously improve services. 

About the job

Reporting to the SOE Manager, in the newly created role of SOE Architect, you will be responsible for designing the Standard Operating Environment for desktop, mobile and BYOD devices, including macOS, Windows and Linux, providing a simple to use environment that meets the business need, permits customisations to tailor for individual needs, and ensures Swinburne security standards are adhered to.

With a strong focus on client driven service, you will strive to ensure the installation and configuration of user hardware and software is efficient and effective. Using your technical expertise, you will be a key contributor to the future direction in terms of the Swinburne IT SOE offering, the way it is managed, and how the Standard evolves to take advantage of emerging technologies and meet maturing demand.

About you

To be successful in the role, you will have:

  • Completion of a degree with subsequent relevant experience; or extensive experience and management expertise in technical or administrative fields; or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education.
  • Relevant industry certification (Microsoft and Apple).
  • Demonstrated experience in servicing and managing various operating systems for client computers in a large scale network environment (especially macOS, Windows, Linux)

A full list of the selection criteria is available within the position description

What we offer

The diverse culture within Swinburne is a source of strength. We are proud to be recognised by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality 2015 and of key initiatives such as our Pride@Swinburne Strategic Action Plan and our Reconciliation Action Plan which are integral components of our 2025 vision to be world class university creating social and economic impact through science, technology and innovation.

To find out more about the extensive benefits offered to Swinburne employees please visit:

As we are a Child Safe Organisation, all appointments are subject to a valid Working with Children’s Check, therefore it will be a mandatory requirement to have and maintain a current Working with Children Check.
Please do not email or send paper applications, all applications must be submitted online.

For further information about the position, please contact Steven Valle, SOE Manager, on +613 9214 8834. 

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Recruitment team on +61 3 9214 8600 (option 2).

Position number: TBC

Applications close at 5 pm Wednesday 14th March 2018.

Please note that at this time Swinburne is not accepting referrals from employment agencies. We have a preferred supplier panel in place and will partner with them in the first instance