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University of Melbourne

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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Job Posted: 04/10/2017

Job Category:

IT and Telecommunications / Network Engineer

Job description:

- Join Australia's number 1 University †

- Career opportunities, professional development, work-life balance.

- Use your expertise and innovative thinking to truly have an impact.

Who says you can't change the world? We expect to do nothing less.

Infrastructure Services, University Services

Salary: $115,726 - $120,404 p.a. plus 17% superannuation

About University Services

University Services comprises of 1,600 professional staff focused on providing client centric and innovative services to the University. The group is providing transformational change, defining and influencing future service enhancements within the University of Melbourne. The Team Leader – Network Core is a member of the Applications Management & Technology Management team which sits within the Infrastructure Services portfolio.

About the role

To lead a team of technical resources who perform monitoring, management and maintenance of Network Core environments across Melbourne University campuses to ensure the technical and operational stability, functionality and currency of the systems and infrastructure are maintained in order to facilitate delivery of quality outcomes in the achievement of Business Unit and Divisional objectives.

Provide leadership by ensuring efficient management and utilization of resources within the team to achieve the service delivery (projects) and service management (operational) components within Infrastructure Services.

The Network Core encompasses, but is not restricted to, the following areas: Core routing and switching equipment in the Data Centre (including Research environment), Load Balancers, VPN gateways, Firewalls, DNS, DHCP, University-wide IP Address allocation, CSM, LMS, DCNM, Statseeker & Scrutinizer.

About you

- Experience in managing and maintaining large network infrastructure, including Routing & Switching, within a complex environment.

- Subject Matter Expertise in one or more of the following vendor technologies: Cisco Nexus Switches, ACI, Palo Alto and F5.

- Proven ability to thrive in a changing and fast paced environment.

- Industry certification would be advantageous.


- Maximise your benefits through our Salary Packaging scheme

- Flexible family friendly policies, providing generous leave and working conditions

- The opportunity to work in a culturally rich environment

- A substantial discount to eligible staff and their immediate families in undertaking further studies at the University of Melbourne

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The University is a vibrant campus. We have well established clubs and networks giving the opportunity to engage and collaborate with other staff around the University. We strive to create an environment where staff and students promote culturally inclusive behaviour and activities, ensure cultural differences are heard and explored, and actively seek to learn from other cultures.

† The University of Melbourne is the Number 1 University in Australia and among the leading Universities in the world, according to The Times Higher Education world reputational ranking, the National Taiwan University ranking, The Times Higher Education world university ranking and Shanghai Jiao Tong Academic Ranking of World Universities.

Close date: 18 Oct 2017

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