Technology Manager

  • North Canberra
  • Full-Time
  • Corporate Services

About the role 

The Technology Manager will oversee the day-to-day operations of IT systems to ensure that the systems run effectively. The Technology Manager works with the Contracts Manager and Suppliers to make sure that the computer system provides sufficient computing power to deliver the desired level of business performance. 


  • Work with managerial, administrative and technical staff to determine information needs, data flows and systems definitions
  • Establish and control systems' access and security
  • Coordinate protocols for operation within multi-user IT networks that provide voice, data and text transmission
  • Check systems in order to optimise performance and initiate recovery action after system failures
  • Implement regular housekeeping procedures, including data backup
  • Manage the distribution and retention of data on various storage devices
  • Coordinate system updates and replacement of outdated versions
  • Maintain data dictionaries
  • Provide day-to-day advice to users on data structures and terminology
  • Provide assistance with testing new equipment and systems
  • Prepare technical reports on the operation of systems
  • Prepare systems' cost estimates and cost-benefit analyses
  • Coordinate the work of support staff and outsourced services
  • Provide training in systems use and access 

Skills and Experience 


  • Maintain current 'Working with Vulnerable People' registration
  • Aptitude for technical activities
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Able to quickly understand complex problems and devise effective solutions
  • Willing to maintain and update own knowledge of IT content
  • Able to work independently
  • Able to direct and oversee the work of others
  • Required to have a VET qualification in Information Technology or Computing
  • Current driver's licence 


  • Undergraduate qualifications in Information Technology or Computing with a major in Systems administration, Network engineering, Network security or Software development.


  • Do good, feel good with Communities@Work
  • Healthy activity reimbursements
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Employer funded training opportunities
  • Salary packaging options available

How to Apply

Click APPLY or contact Michelle Napier, Manager, Recruitment on 6293 6545 for a confidential discussion. 

Communities@Work encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, young people, mature-aged workers, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply for its roles. 


Closing date for applications: 23/11/2018

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