Lead Support and Maintenance Specialist

Location:Sydney
Job Type:Full Time

  • Amazing opportunity for an Applications Support and Maintenance Specialist with financial services technology experience to join the University’s ICT department
  • Located at Camperdown/ Darlington Campus
  • Full-time, continuing position with remuneration package from $144k – 152k p.a which includes leave loading and up to 17% superannuation

About the opportunity

The application management team are looking for a Lead, Applications Support and Maintenance Specialist to join their team. As the Lead, Applications Support and Maintenance Specialist you will be responsible for providing support and maintenance to ICT Enterprise Applications. You will manage the technical support and maintenance of Peoplesoft Financials and associated financial related systems and SAP-Ariba (cloud) application focusing mainly on interfacing to Peoplesoft Financials and involved with SAP-Ariba upgrades provided and implemented by the vendor.

This role will see you provide consultancy and advisory services to PeopleSoft Financial designers and developers, you will conduct reviews of deliverables to make sure that standards are adhered to and the code is written in the most efficient way. Manage effectively internal and external stakeholder expectations and deliver outcomes to agreed targets and timeframes.

About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for a Lead, Applications Support and Maintenance Specialist who can demonstrate:

  • significant technical skills with systems and applications like Peoplesoft and SAP-Ariba (mainly focused on Peoplesoft integrations)
  • excellent, in-depth knowledge of application lifecycle support management
  • extensive stakeholder management skills with the ability to communicate to both internal and external stakeholders at different levels

About us

ICT is critical to achieving ongoing and continuous improvement in the University through the development, maintenance and support of the University’s enterprise IT solutions in addition to a range of small to medium solutions. ICT assists the University in achieving its strategic objectives, prioritising services that enable research & innovation, learning & teaching, and student experience. It aims to increase the University’s return on technology investment and ability to take advantage of technological innovation, balanced by managing cost and improving efficiency of University processes.

Since our inception 160 years ago, the University of Sydney has led to improve the world around us. We believe in education for all and that effective leadership makes lives better. These same values are reflected in our approach to diversity and inclusion and underpin our long-term strategy for growth. We’re Australia's first university and have an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. Across our campuses, we employ over 7600 academic and non-academic staff who support over 60,000 students.

We are undergoing significant transformative change which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking, breaking with convention, challenging the status quo, and improving the world around us.

How to apply

For more information on the position and University, please view the position description available from the job’s listing on the University of Sydney careers website.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website. Visit sydney.edu.au/recruitment and search by the reference number 2205/1019C to apply.

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position


Closing date: 11:30pm, Monday 18 November 2019

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

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