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Job no: 0042888
Work type: Continuing
Location: Parkville

Infrastructure Services, University Services

Salary: Total remuneration package on offer up to $150,872 (inclusive of 17% super) for the right candidate

About University Services
University Services comprises of 1,600 professional staff focused on providing client centric and innovative services to the University. The group is providing transformational change, defining and influencing future service enhancements within the University of Melbourne. The Team Leader – Network Core is a member of the Applications Management & Technology Management team which sits within the Infrastructure Services portfolio.

About the role
To lead a team of technical resources who perform monitoring, management and maintenance of Network Core environments across Melbourne University campuses to ensure the technical and operational stability, functionality and currency of the systems and infrastructure are maintained in order to facilitate delivery of quality outcomes in the achievement of Business Unit and Divisional objectives. To support projects and operations by providing technical leadership and expertise throughout the lifecycle of projects and systems.

Apart from having a strong command in Routing & Switching (including MPLS, BGP & VXLAN), the candidate for the role is expected to have in-depth experience in automation & scripting (e.g. Ansible, Python, Puppet, etc), Software Defined Data Centre and exposure to VMWare NSX deployment.  Basic UNIX/Linux scripting skills, familiarity with bash, awk, sed and basic Linux administration would be advantageous.

The Network Core encompasses, but is not restricted to, the following areas: Core routing and switching equipment in the Data Centre (including Research environment), F5 Load Balancers, VPN gateways, Firewalls, Citrix Netscalers, DNS, DHCP, RADIUS and University‐wide IP Address allocation.

About you
-  Experience in managing and maintaining large network infrastructure, including Routing & Switching, within a complex environment.

-  In-depth experience in automation & scripting (e.g. Ansible, Python, Puppet, etc).

-  In-depth experience in Software Defined Data Centre.

-  Experience in VMWare NSX deployment. 

-  Basic UNIX/Linux scripting skills, familiarity with bash, awk, sed and basic Linux administration.

-  Subject Matter Expertise in one or more of the following vendor technologies: Cisco Nexus Switches, VMWare NSX, Palo Alto and F5. 

-  Maximise your benefits through our Salary Packaging scheme

-  Flexible family friendly policies, providing generous leave and working conditions

-  The opportunity to work in a culturally rich environment

-  A substantial discount to eligible staff and their immediate families in undertaking further studies at the University of Melbourne

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Close date: 24th June 2018

Position Description & Selection Criteria

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