Swinburne University of Technology

Swinburne University of Technology

Cloud Administrator


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  • Swinburne IT - Infrastructure Services team
  • Full time, 1 year fixed term position at our Hawthorn campus (hybrid)
  • Attractive salary and benefits with flexible working options
  • About the Role We have an exciting opportunity as a Cloud Administrator to come join us in the Infrastructure Services team at Swinburne. As the Cloud Administrator, you will play a key role in the virtualisation and automation of the Windows infrastructure as well as support complex cloud management platforms.

    You will be a strong collaborator and possess proven communications skills to deal with people at all levels within the organisation, to resolve problems and meet deadlines.

    You will possess the drive to continuously improve service delivery, working collaboratively with IT support teams to optimize efficiency of incident resolution and problem management. You will also be responsible for driving a high standard of customer service and working with stakeholders to ensure recognition of, and responsiveness to, the needs of internal and external clients.

    This position reports to the Infrastructure Services Manager in the Information Technology department. The Infrastructure Services team focuses on maintaining a high level of availability for its portfolio of services that underpin numerous corporate, research, teaching and learning solutions across the university. With a combination of on premises, virtual and cloud-based services the Infrastructure Services team provides the on-going support and maintenance of the universities IT infrastructure.

    About You To be suitable for this role you will need to have experience in the below key accountabilities:

  • Extensive experience and knowledge in the installation, configuration, and management of Windows server based operating systems.
  • Substantial experience in the management of virtual systems with strong skills using virtualisation technologies, Nutanix AHV, VMware & Hyper-V.
  • Experience in Cloud Technology such as Azure or AWS and M365 services.
  • Proven ability to build strong working relationships with key stakeholders and ability to influence key personnel on business practices and in embedding change.
  • Experience in Configuration Management and the use of automation tools such as: Puppet, Ansible, Git, PowerShell.
  • Qualifications

  • Relevant qualifications and extensive relevant experience; or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.
  • Related industry certification (Microsoft, RHCSA, RHCE), and/or equivalent experience
  • About Swinburne University of Technology Swinburne Horizon 2025 draws upon our understanding of future challenges. With this new strategic plan, we choose to build Swinburne as the prototype of a new and different university – one that is truly of Technology, of Innovation and of Entrepreneurship, and proud of it. We are committed to a differentiated university proposition in education and research, so that:

    • Every Swinburne learner gets a work experience

    • Every Swinburne graduate gets a job

    • Every Swinburne partner gets a tech solution

    • Swinburne is the prototype of global best practice

    The achievement of our 2025 moon shots depends on our capacity to work collectively, always, as One Swinburne.

    To Apply Please submit your CV and cover letter addressing your suitability for this position.

    To review the Position Description and to apply, please scroll down to the bottom of the page.

    If you are viewing this advert from an external site, please click ‘apply' and you will be redirected to Swinburne's Jobs website to access the Position Description at the bottom of the page.

    Please Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children Check.

    If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Swinburne Talent Acquisition Team on [email protected].

    Applications Close: 11pm, Sunday 1st October 2023

    Swinburne offers flexible working options, leave and parenting/carer policies to support work life balance.

    Equity and Diversity Swinburne is a large and culturally diverse organisation and we are proud of our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion through key initiatives. For further information on all our initiatives visit our Equity & Diversity website. We welcome and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

    We are committed to making the recruitment process fair and equitable for all our candidates. If you have specific accessibility or support requirements please contact [email protected]

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants We welcome and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

    For any support please contact [email protected] or for more information on our Indigenous strategies please follow the link to our RAP Reconciliation Action Plan

    We are a 2023 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant


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    Cloud Administrator


    Swinburne University of Technology




    September 13, 2023

    Application deadline

    October 01, 2023

    Job type



    Computer Science,Engineering

    About the employer

    Swinburne University of Technology (often simply called Swinburne) is a public research university based in Melbourne, Australia. It was founded in 1908 as the Eastern Suburbs Technical College by George Swinburne in order to serve those without access to further education in Melbourne's eastern suburbs. Its main campus is located in Hawthorn, a suburb of Melbourne which is located 7.5 km from the Melbourne central business district.

    In addition to its main Hawthorn campus, Swinburne has campuses in the Melbourne metropolitan area at Wantirna and Croydon as well as campuses in Sarawak, Malaysia and Sydney.

    In the 2022 QS World University Rankings, Swinburne placed 19th in Australia and moved up 50 places to 321st globally. In the 2020 Student Experience Survey, Swinburne was ranked equal 1st place in Victoria for the ’entire education experience’ for undergraduate students, with an overall satisfaction rate of 80 per cent.

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