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Senior Technical Specialist

Position Profile Apply now Job no: 499049
Work type: Permanent
Location: Ipswich
Categories: ICT

About Seqwater

Seqwater is the Queensland Government Bulk Water Supply Authority, responsible for delivering safe, secure and cost-effective bulk water supply for over 3 million people across Southeast Queensland.

Seqwater is one of the largest water businesses with the most geographically spread and diverse asset base of any capital city water authority. Our operations extend from the New South Wales border to the base of the Toowoomba ranges.

We commit to delivering a high standard of customer service aligned to our strategic vision. We value working collaboratively with our internal & external customers to improve service delivery. 


About Your Opportunity

Reporting to our Supervisor of Infrastructure, you will provide high level technical expertise in the implementation, maintenance and support of computer networking and security infrastructure, and data communication services within Seqwater (on-premise and in the cloud).


Key responsibilities:

  • Leading the development, implementation and review of continuous improvement projects for Seqwater’s operational environment.
  • Providing high level expert technical support for networks (on-premise and cloud), security and data communication services.
  • Leading the provision of level three technical support for the network and security infrastructure across Seqwater.


Hours and Locations

This role will be part of team that works on a roster including weekends, public holidays and some on-call work (shift allowances apply).


About you

To be successful in this role, you will possess:  

  • Relevant Bachelor’s degree in information technology or associated business discipline or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Proven experience of at least 5 years in a senior technical role, demonstrating in-depth knowledge of:
    1. Server Administration (Microsoft Windows)
    2. Network Administration (Knowledge of Cisco networking)
    3. System Administration (Active Directory Domain Services, Microsoft Certificate Services, Vmware & HyperV, Exchange, ECM, Citrix)
    4. Cloud Services (IaC, IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, Hosting – Azure\AWS)
    5. Monitoring systems and SIEM (Solarwinds, Splunk/Sentinel.
  • Extensive experience in the development and maintenance of standards and documentation supporting network and systems administration functions.
  • Alignment with Seqwater values.

This position has a salary starting at $118,579 plus 12.75% superannuation and is a permanent opportunity.

Appointment to this role is subject to the provision of a national police check and may be subject to other medical/character requirements. Please note that people with criminal records are not automatically deemed ineligible. Each application will be considered on its merits.

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If you are looking for an extraordinary career in which you can make a real impact, we'd love to hear from you!


To apply

Submit your cover letter outlining how you meet the requirements of the role and your resume via the Apply button.


Applications close: 11:55PM AEST, Tuesday 23rd July 2024

For further information please email enquiries to


Please note – applications cannot be accepted via email.


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