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Senior Cloud Platform Engineer

Job No.:563527

Work type:Continuing

  • Full time
  • Continuing position
  • Based at Bundoora campus
  • Attractive Remuneration Package

About the position

The Cloud Infrastructure & Service Delivery department within Information Services is responsible for the design, implementation and management of all core IT services utilised by all Information Services (IS) teams and University stakeholders. Critically, the Cloud Infrastructure & Service Delivery team is also the day to day ‘front of house’ for the University Community through the provision of the IS Customer Service Desk.

Skills and Experience

To be considered for this position, you will have;

  • The design of our cloud infrastructure, both Infrastructure as a Service, storage, database (SQL), backup services, and cloud native application hosting through a tier one cloud services provider.
  • Technical leadership to transition our on-premises servers, storage and databases to a cloud native environment.
  • Technical leadership to transition our Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) services to a cloud native environment.
  • 2nd and 3rd level incident and problem management including timely response and appropriate resolution of all issues and work requests (and escalating complex problems, when required), for cloud based and on-premises hosting and services.
  • Knowledge transfer to the Service Desk, including providing expertise, identifying and documenting workarounds, check lists, and updating the knowledge base.

Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.

About La Trobe

La Trobe University’s success is driven by people who are committed to making a difference. They are creative and highly motivated, pursue new ideas and create knowledge. La Trobe is one of Australia’s research leaders, and the largest provider of higher education to regional Victoria.  Our teaching and research address some of the most significant issues of our time and we’re passionate about driving change through operational excellence to benefit the communities we serve.

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Flexible working arrangements on offer for the right incumbent.

How to apply

Closing date:  11pm Sunday 10th July 2022

Position Enquiries:  Kenny Lim:  mailto:kenny.lim@latrobe.edu.au

Recruitment Enquiries:  Recruitment@latrobe.edu.au

Position Description below:

Download File PD - HEO8 - Senior Cloud Platform Engineer.pdf

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements

The University’s Health and Safety Procedure – COVID-19 Vaccination and Other Measures, requires staff engaged to perform work onsite at La Trobe University to be Fully Vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they are exempt from being vaccinated due to a recognised medical contraindication.  This position will require the incumbent to work onsite.  As such, an offer of employment will be conditional upon the applicant being Fully Vaccinated against COVID-19 or medically exempt from receiving a COVID-19 vaccination, and providing satisfactory evidence of their vaccination or exemption status to the University.

Please submit an online application ONLY and include the following documents:

  • Cover letter;
  • An up to date resume; and
  • A separate document addressing each essential and desirable bullet point in the Key Selection Criteria which is located in the position description.

Please scroll down to apply.

Why La Trobe: 

  • Develop your career at an innovative, global university where you’ll collaborate with community and industry to create impact. 
  • Enjoy working on our inspiring and stunning campuses – the perfect hub for industry, students and academics 
  • Help transform the lives of students, partners and communities now and in future


All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005.  If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.


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