Senior Network Designer

Location:Camperdown, Sydney
Job Type:Full Time

  • Fantastic opportunity to join the ICT Communications Services team and assist with the delivery and design of Data, Voice and Wireless network environments
  • Located at Camperdown/ Darlington Campus
  • Full-time, fixed term (24 month) position with a base salary $121k p.a plus generous superannuation

About the opportunity

We are seeking a Senior Network Designer to join our ICT Communications Services team. This role will see you take on the responsibility for defining the standard designs and delivery of Data, Voice and Wireless network environments for use across all University campuses, ensuring they are designed and executed in a standard, sustainable and innovative way to effectively enable the University to meet its strategic objectives.

The environment supports systems for over 60,000 enrolled students, 14,000 staff, and over 30,000 people on campus every day. Working collaboratively across the Communications Services teams, this role defines and maintains the technical standards and delivery of Campus Telecommunications that lead the sourcing, integration and delivery of campus network assets as fully integrated, end-to-end environments that enhance the University’s technology experience for students, lecturers, researchers and professional services units.


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 who can demonstrate:

  • the ability to think conceptually and transform concepts into technological infrastructure deliverables through a technical team
  • strong technical competence and experience in communications technologies in large environments including Data, Voice and Wireless networking technologies, ICT infrastructures
  • experience with Cisco routing and switching
  • ability to liaise and negotiate with internal and external clients, contractors and suppliers at all levels of an organisation


About us

Information and Communications Technology (ICT) is the University’s central IT department and is responsible for keeping the University connected through continuously improving the reliability and effectiveness of its information and communications technology. ICT is responsible for ensuring the University realises technology-enabled change by developing strong partnerships with educators and researchers; using existing and emerging technologies innovatively throughout the University; and cultivating communities and forums for educators, researchers and students to collaborate and share their technology innovation within the University.

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 Australias 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 074/0120C to apply.

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position

Closing date: 11:30pm, Wednesday 12 February 2020

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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