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Senior Windows System Administrator

  • 556313
  • Canberra / ACT, ACT, Australia, 2601
  • Fixed Term
  • Closing at: Jun 23 2024 at 23:55 AEST

Title: Senior Windows System Administrator
Division: Information Technology Services
Classification: ANU Officer Grade 8 (Information Technology)
Salary package: Competitive remuneration package including 17% superannuation
Term: 2x Full Time, Fixed Term (Up to 3 years)  
Location: Canberra (opportunity for flexible working arrangements)

About the Role
As a Senior Windows System Administrator, you will work as part of the Cyber Resilience Squad within ITS and establish effective working relationships with business areas and technical teams to deliver security-related objectives and improvement initiatives that directly contribute towards achieving the University’s strategic objectives. The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Actively monitoring and maintaining our Windows and related environments
  • Diagnosing and resolving cybersecurity related issues or implementing recommendations of the ANU Information Security Office
  • Supporting the design and implementation, innovation and hardware/software maintenance and upgrades
  • Working across teams to build holistic end-to-end solutions to reduce cybersecurity risks and reduce the University’s attack surface driving continuous improvement of our processes and client service

About You
We welcome applications from individuals who possess the following attributes:

  • Strong technical skills in the support of Windows Server Systems
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with Active Directory and Group Policy
  • Strong PowerShell skills
  • A deep knowledge of cybersecurity concepts
  • Strong record-keeping and documentation skills

Also desirable is:

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Configuration Manager and VMware ESXi
  • Familiarity with Agile project management methodologies
  • Experience with Azure cloud
  • Understanding or experience with Essential 8 Cybersecurity model
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a range of stakeholders, including managers, technical and non-technical staff, academics, and research teams
  • An interest in working in a changing and developing environment

For further information about this position, please contact the Windows System Manager, Rebecca Wang, 

About Us
ANU is home to some of the most remarkable people from across the world: visionaries, influential leaders, researchers and advocates creating impact and change nationally, regionally and globally.
ANU attracts exceptional staff and students and, through education and enrichment programs, helps them to achieve ambitious goals, and pursue brilliant careers. Ranked in the top 30 universities globally, the first Australian university to be recognised in this elite tier, ANU continues to be an academic resource for the whole of Australia.

About ITS: Information Technology Services (ITS) delivers digital solutions that enable the Australian National University to achieve its strategic goals: a student experience equal to the world’s best, and research that transforms society and creates national capability.  ITS is responsible for the University’s digital ecosystem and is leading the delivery of the Digital Master Plan, a 10-year strategic roadmap for the transformation of the University’s digital capability.

Digital Transformation:  Informed by extensive consultation with ANU students and staff, the ANU Digital Master Plan (DMP) is a 10-year vision to transform the way our University does business - how we work and think. Our digital future will transform the experience of ANU for our students, researchers, academics, professional staff and the wider community, and we are seeking great people to be a part of this history-making journey. Click here to learn more. 

Our Campus
The University's Acton campus is in the heart of Canberra. From here it's an easy walk, bike ride or drive to some of Australia's most significant political and cultural institutions including Australian Parliament House. You'll find all the conveniences of a small suburb including cafes, bars, supermarkets, childcare centres, a newsagency, post office and even a medical centre right on campus! The Acton Campus is well renowned for its landscape setting, with over 10,000 trees and a commitment to maintenance of open space. It's 'park like' environment is a feature that is internationally recognised. 

What we can offer you
Our staff enjoy some amazing employee benefits:

  • ANU offers competitive remuneration packages including 17% superannuation and regular increases.
  • We support flexible and hybrid working, with access to our beautiful, green campus.
  • We offer discounted study, with 75% off ANU courses for staff and 25% for your spouse and children (see eligibility).
  • We have many professional development initiatives including training, mentoring & upskilling opportunities.
  • We have on-site Gyms with staff discounts as well as oval spaces and ANU sports clubs.
  • We are a family friendly campus with access to childcare facilities, designated parent rooms and quiet spaces.
  • ANU offers salary sacrificing including laptops, childcare, novated car leasing, additional superannuation, and more!
  • We offer affordable onsite parking from $34 / fortnight with salary sacrificing options.
  • We care about your wellbeing, with access to the Employee Assistance Program, vaccinations and health insurance plan options.
  • We are one of the leading employers in Australia for parental leave entitlements. 

ANU is committed to workforce diversity, creating an inclusive workplace, and providing equal employment opportunities to people with diverse backgrounds and identities. As part of this commitment, we welcome applications from all diversity groups. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability and people who identify as LGBTQIA+ are particularly encouraged to apply. Click here to learn more.

Our Vision: Support the development of national unity and identity, improve our understanding of ourselves and our neighbours, provide our nation with research capacity amongst the best in the world, and education in areas vital for our future is our mission.

Our Values: Excellence, Original Thinking, Integrity, Respect, Inclusivity, Diversity 

How to Apply
To apply for this role please ensure that your submission includes the following documents:

  • A statement addressing the selection criteria showing how your skills, experience and approach align with the role in no more than 2 pages.
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV).
  • The names and contact details of 2 referees. You may include these in your CV or complete these online when prompted in the application form.

Applications which do not address the selection criteria will not be considered for the position.

Reasonable adjustments to support applicants through this recruitment process can be made available upon request. Requests for adjustments will be treated with the strictest of confidentiality.

Please note: The successful candidate must have rights to live and work in Australia and will be required to undergo a background check during the recruitment process, in accordance with the Background Checking Procedure. An offer of employment is conditional on satisfactory results.



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