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ICT Research Support Officer

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Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Melbourne (Bundoora)
Categories: Information Technology

  • Day to day management of specialist research ICT infrastructure and services
  • Full time, fixed term position (24 months), based at the Melbourne (Bundoora) campus
  • $91,330 - $104,909 plus 17% superannuation

About La Trobe

La Trobe University’s success is driven by people who are committed to making a difference. They are creative and highly motivated, pursue new ideas and create knowledge. La Trobe is one of Australia’s research leaders, and the largest provider of higher education to regional Victoria. La Trobe University turns 50 in 2017, and over the half century of its existence it has established a reputation as an innovative and accessible university, willing to take risks and take on challenges.  Our teaching and research address some of the most significant issues of our time and we’re passionate about driving change through operational excellence to benefit the communities we serve.

About the role

Reporting to the Manager, Unix Systems, the ICT Research Support Officer will have responsibility for day-to-day management of specialist research ICT infrastructure and associated services including the management of the university high performance computing platforms.  This position will ensure that the research needs of research groups are met efficiently and effectively in compliance with University and Government regulations.

You will also be required to collaborate with La Trobe researchers and the research community to identify, design, document and implement, improvements to existing services, new services, specialist solutions and decommissioning of unused services.

Skills & Experience

To be considered for this position you would have completed tertiary qualification in Computer Science or Software Engineering with at least four years relevant work experience, or a combination of both education and training including broad experience in scientific teaching and or research environment.

Demonstrated knowledge of ICT infrastructure, systems, programming languages and database systems as well as expert experience in the conduct of ICT service development, research, evaluation and design.

You will possess high level analytical skills, demonstrated capacity to mentor, train and support other technical staff or researchers in the use of ICT.

All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005.  If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.


Please click on this link for a full list of Benefits http://www.latrobe.edu.au/jobs/working/benefits

How to Apply

Closing date:  Sunday 27th August 2017

Position Enquiries: Peter Harms, Manager, Unix Systems on (03) 9479 5163

Position Description below:

 Download File Research Support Officer - HEO8.pdf

This position is open to people with a valid full-time working visa.

Please address Key Selection Criteria and attach these with your application.

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La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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