ABC Darwin Senior Technologist

Work type: Ongoing Full Time

Location: Darwin
Categories: IT/Technology

  • Be a part of Australia’s independent national broadcaster
  • Permanent Full Time
  • $96K – $105K Plus 15.4% Nominated Super
  • Darwin Location
  • Working in isolated locations attracts allowances above the base salary rate

The ABC strives for diversity and inclusion in the workplace, and to promote a culture of opportunity. Through its services the ABC seeks to represent, connect and engage with all of the Australian community. In line with our focus on diversity, applications are strongly encouraged from Indigenous Australians, people from a range of cultural and linguistic backgrounds, people with disability and LGBTIQA+ individuals. The ABC also aims to achieve a gender-balanced workforce.

For more information on inclusive employee networks within the ABC please refer to Life Page on ABC LinkedIn.

About the ABC

The ABC is the nation’s most trusted and independent source of Australian conversations, culture, and stories. With over 4,000 employees from diverse backgrounds across over 50 locations around Australia and overseas, we are proud to create, curate and deliver high-quality content that informs, educates and entertains Australian communities.

About the Role

  • Work for the ABC – your home for Australian stories, conversations and events that shape our nation.
  • Join the Technology Support team – providing vital support services to our content makers and audiences.
  • Support technologies undergoing transformational change within the media industry.
  • Live in Darwin in Australia’s exotic frontier territory – where you can enjoy fresh produce markets that have a myriad of Asian vegetables, cycle through waterfront parks, go fishing for Barra, or go for a short drive to stunning national parks where you can swim in waterfalls.

Technology Support provides vital support services to ABC content makers and audiences.  Our team located onsite in Darwin is searching for a Senior Technologist to be part of a team of approximately 10 people, to provide technical support to around 120 NT based employees.

Darwin ABC is a unique workplace with a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. On an average day you will be providing technical support for content creation, live television and radio broadcasts, desktop support, and project installations of new IP based broadcast technologies.  You will have face to face contacts with internal clients based in Darwin, as well as supporting the two NT regional bureaus, Katherine and Alice Springs, which will involve travel, phone and video support.

As the Senior Technologist you will also mentor entry level and less experienced technologist by providing on the job training and guidance, as well as acting as the contact point for clients when the team lead is unavailable.

About You

You’re an experienced technologist with relevant tertiary qualifications and/ or equivalent solid hands on experience in technology support.  Your years of experience of working in a technical role have helped you develop excellent problem solving and customer service skills.

You’ll have excellent communication skills, the ability to provide mentoring and guidance to team members, and to collaborate with support teams located across the country.

If you are seeking a role where you can utilise your high level technical experience and demonstrate your customer service focus, then we encourage you to apply.

For further details on the role and requirements, please refer to the full position description: ABC Darwin Senior Technologist 12jan2022

For further information on this position please contact Peter Skewes, Technology Support Lead NT on 08 8943 3260

We are unable to accept email applications, please ensure you submit your application through our online portal

We respectfully request that Recruitment Agencies do not submit applications for this position.

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Applications Close: 11:55 pm, Saturday 5 February 2022

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