Technical Specialist, Cloud

Brisbane, Australia
12 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
20 Apr 2018
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 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 Technical Specialist, Cloud will be the senior technical resource for all infrastructure-as-a-service and platform-as-a-service environments. It will work closely with the technology and application architects to design cloud environments and with other technical specialists within the Infrastructure team to deliver effective services. It is a senior escalation point within the team, supporting more junior team members in delivering services.

The Person

Applicants should possess qualifications in relevant disciplines. You should also have significant experience in business analysis, technical solution design and advising and coordinating IT projects. Whist also having Knowledge of other cloud technologies such as Azure or GCP.

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, continuing appointment at HEW Level 8. The remuneration package will be in the range $92,811.16 - $104,214.40 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $108,589.06 - $121,930.85 p.a.).

Position Description

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