Senior Information Technologist: Developer (HEO 7) Multiple Positions

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Deadline: 24 Nov 2021

  • Based in Information Strategy and Technology Services at the Mawson Lakes campus
  • Two (2) positions, One (1) full-time continuing position and one (1) fixed term contract up to 6 months
  • Commencement Salary: $90,234 per annum (plus 17% superannuation)

About the Role

We are seeking two Senior Information Technologist: Developers to join UniSA’s Information Strategy and Technology Services unit in the Corporate Information Systems (CIS) team who manage, develop, and support a large portfolio of enterprise-wide and bespoke systems including Finance, HR and Facilities Management, ensuring robust, responsive and high availability of corporate applications.

The role of the Senior Information Technologist: Developer is to design, develop, implement and support the corporate information systems, and provide technical advice to team members, managers and key business stakeholders. The successful incumbent who will occupy the position on a fixed term contract will be responsible for the design, development, testing, implementation and integration of services in support of the University’s Safety Management platform project.

About UniSA

The University of South Australia is Australia’s University of Enterprise. Our culture of innovation is anchored around global and national links to academic, research and industry partners. Our graduates are the new urban professionals, global citizens at ease with the world and ready to create and respond to change. Our research is inventive and adventurous and we create new knowledge that is central to global economic and social prosperity.

Core Responsibilities

  • Provide technical leadership and development in all stages of the software development lifecycle which includes working with key business stakeholders
  • Actively participate in the development of standards and promote their implementation across the team and unit
  • Provide specialist advice, consult, and collaborate with stakeholders on business requirements and service levels expected and negotiate priorities as required
  • Act as mentor and trainer to less experienced team members including graduates
  • Manage small projects with University wide impact by providing leadership to project steering committees and managing University and external consultants

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Extensive relevant professional information technology experience in a complex information environment comparable with that of the University
  • Demonstrated experience in ICT project management including the application of software development lifecycle methodologies to deliver software solutions
  • Demonstrated experience in the implementation and service management of complex software systems including the facilitation of cloud services to customers
  • Proven understanding of technical architecture, security issues and authentication technologies in complex multi-tier software systems delivered both on-premises and in the cloud
  • Ability to lead, train and mentor less experienced information technology staff


Getting a great job working with the best is just the start. UniSA rewards its staff with a wide variety of benefits such as:

  • Access to great personal development opportunities
  • Generous superannuation contributions of 17%
  • Employee assistance and development programs
  • Corporate health insurance
  • A variety of leave arrangements


As a University of Enterprise, we offer a dynamic and agile workplace culture, one that embraces challenges and thrives on breaking new ground. Our staff are creative and innovative thinkers, communicating with clarity, conviction and enthusiasm. We embrace diversity and inclusion in a vibrant, engaging environment. Our people are authentic, resilient, and influential, and we deliver results.

How to Apply

For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit Working at UniSA . The online application form will list the specific selection criteria that you need to address.

Please address your cover letter to Jessica Frisari, Recruitment Consultant. For further information about the position or the recruitment process, please contact UniSA Recruitment Central on +61 8 8302 1700 or via email at using job reference number 3541.

Applications close: 11.30pm Wednesday 24 November 2021

Applications welcomed from Australian or NZ citizens, Australian permanent residents and those who have the legal right to work in Australia for the term of appointment.

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Applications must be lodged online, please note UniSA does not accept applications via email.

UniSA is committed to developing a diverse workforce and a constructive enterprising culture in which everyone can thrive.

For further support, contact Recruitment Central on +61 8 8302 1700 or email and you will receive a response within one working day.

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