Manager, Server Platforms

RMIT University

Location
Australia: Melbourne - CBD
Reference #
591149
Closing Date
06-07-2021
Sector(s)

Education & Training

Vacancy Type

 

  • Full-time, ongoing position   
  • Remote onboarding and flexible Working Arrangements 
  • Great opportunity to lead a high performing technical team

 

About us 

RMIT is a multi-sector university of technology, design and enterprise with more than 91,000 students and 11,000 staff globally. RMIT offers postgraduate, undergraduate, vocational education and online programs to provide students with a variety of work-relevant pathways. 

Our purpose is to offer life-changing experiences for our students, and to help shape the world with research, innovation, teaching and industry engagement. With strong industry connections forged over 130 years, collaboration with industry remains integral to RMIT’s leadership in education, applied and innovative research, and to the development of highly skilled, globally focused graduates. 

 

About the role 

Working as part of ITS UniOps stream, the Manager Server Platforms is responsible for managing a team of technical staff responsible for a large range of database, Midrange platforms and Windows Servers, including responsibility for resourcing and effective financial management of the Platforms.

In the role you will be accountable for monitoring critical server and database operations, prioritising and delivering enhancements, as well as driving continuous operational improvement to uplift capability for the business to enhance the student learning experience.

You will also use your strong technical understanding in windows, midrange & database platforms to develop future-focussed capability across the team and providing thought leadership and input into the strategic and operational direction of database and server capabilities, contributing to the evolution and implementation of the IT Strategic Plan.
 

 

About you 
 
You will showcase strong Technical knowlege and team leadership of a Server Team in an Enterprise sized environment, including building, managing and developing a team of experienced technical staff, prioritising work effectively to meet demand.

Possess well-developed organisational skills with the ability to meet deadlines, planning team activities to meet goals and to be able to make concise, rational decisions.

Strong Financial Management skills having managed an operational budget to agreed KPIs and experience in reporting on services, measured against agreed service level targets, liaising with senior management to provide continuous service improvements. Proven ability to negotiate with and influence a wide range of stakeholders.

 

 HEW 9 - Manager, Server Platforms (3).pdf

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter outlining your interest for this role. For more information on the role or a confidential chat please contact Margaret Cook, Senior Talent Advisor, on 9925 9092 or margaret.cook@rmit.edu.au

 

Culture 

Our Values inspire us, wherever we are in the world, and guide how we live and work together. 

Imagination. Agility. Courage. Passion. Impact. Inclusion. 

What unites us is our purpose and our values; they are at the heart of who we are, what we stand for, how we make decisions and connect with each other.  

Our people make everything at the University possible. We encourage new approaches to work and learning, stimulating change to drive positive impact. RMIT exists to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work. You will be a part of a productive and collaborative team, who values working relationships and outcomes through open and inclusive planning, continuous information sharing and transparent work practices. 

 

Bring your whole self to work 

We are better for our diversity. When we listen to those who are different to us, or challenge us, we grow stronger together. When we feel like we belong, we can achieve so much more. We respect each other, embrace our differences and build a sense of belonging in our team and beyond.  

We are proud that our dedication to diversity has been recognised by a broad spectrum of external organisations. Visit our Linkedin Life pages to learn more and see some of our most recent wins. 

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RMIT is a Disability Confident Recruitment Team and we are happy to adjust the recruitment process for your accessibility requirements. Please contact us at TalentSupport@rmit.edu.au telling us your preferred type of communication and we will be in touch as soon as possible to discuss your requirements. 

RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community. 

 

Please note that whilst we still accept applications from any persons interested in our roles, due to the impacts of COVID-19, we are currently prioritising applications from those with current working rights in Australia and who are not affected by travel restrictions. Please see the latest updates to Australia’s immigration and border arrangements during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak: https://covid19.homeaffairs.gov.au/ 

 

 

 

Trans and Gender Diverse applicants

Inclusion is at the durrung (or heart) of who we are. We aim to create an environment where staff and students who identify as trans and gender diverse feel supported to succeed and belong.

We recognise the challenges faced by the trans and gender diverse community when applying for a new role.

At RMIT, we aim to support you from the start. Our Talent Acquisition team are active members of the RMIT Ally network.

For enquires or support through the application, recruitment and onboarding process, applicants who identify as trans or gender diverse are invited to contact Mat Lewis at mat.lewis@rmit.edu.au

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