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Assistant Director, Infrastructure and Technology Operations - Executive Level 1 (Ongoing)

Job No: 495914
Work Type: Full time
Location: Canberra

The National Archives is seeking highly motivated and experienced information technology professionals to fill a range of roles within our Infrastructure and Technology Operations section. 

The Infrastructure & Technology Operations section is responsible for providing advice to National Archives’ management on the efficient and effective use of technology and to enable National Archives staff through the provision and support of end user devices. The section also supports infrastructure relocation projects and is responsible for providing data storage infrastructure and managing its availability and capacity to meet business demands.

This recruitment process will be used to fill two immediate vacancies within the Infrastructure and Technology Operations section:

  • Assistant Director, Data Storage (Fulltime, Ongoing)
  • Assistant Director, Database and Desktop Services (Fulltime, Non-ongoing until 31 December 2021 with possible extension)

The skillsets sought are:

  • Database Administration: Oracle and SQL
  • Data Storage Administration (Hitachi, NetApp)
  • Desktop SOE Engineer (Microsoft SCCM)

Under broad direction the main duties of the roles include providing technical leadership and expertise to improve and maintain the National Archives’ ICT services to meet business needs and security requirements. The successful applicants will have a strong technical background as well as the ability to manage and lead a small technical team, in supporting the branch in the delivery of ICT solutions.

Eligibility: Applicants must be Australian citizens and be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance to Negative Vetting Level 1 (NV1) with the ability to obtain NV2 or PV if required.

How to apply: Applications must be submitted via our online e-recruitment system. Applicants must in 1000 words or less outline the skills and relevant experience you would bring to this role. Please refer to the position description for this role.

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