First listed on: 25 September 2018

Junior ICT Technician 

  • Apply your knowledge to provide ICT support
  • Be part of a supportive and talented team
  • Join internationally-renowned CSIRO Astronomy and Space Science

The Position:  

The Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex (CDSCC) hosts the ground-based facilities needed to support continuous spacecraft telecommunications as part of NASA’s Deep Space Network (DSN). For more information on CDSCC, please visit:

This position is part of the Server/Desktop sub-group within the ICT team and works under routine to broad supervision and guidance.

The Junior ICT Systems Support and Help Desk Administrator has varying levels of responsibilities, determined in consultation with the ICT Team Leader and Systems Administrators, across these areas:

  • Administration of site Desktop Laptop environment
  • Assist with Server installations and updates
  • Assist in configuration management and systems technical planning

Your duties will include:

  • System administration
  • Help Desk administration
  • General enterprise IT tasks
  • Produce clear system documentation
  • Liaison with internal and external clients                                                                        

Location:  Tidbinbilla, ACT
Salary:      AU $62K to AU $72K plus up to 15.4% superannuation
Tenure:     Indefinite
Ref no:      58353

National Police Check: The successful applicant will be required to undergo a National Police check. Applicants must either hold, or have the ability to obtain a National Police Check provided by the Australian Federal Police.

To be considered you will have:

  • Associate Diploma, Diploma in information technology
  • Experience with Windows Desktop environment
  • Helpdesk and fault diagnosis experience within an enterprise environment
  • Highly developed interpersonal communication skills with the convey technical information; in addition to proven experience in providing quality customer service
  • Demonstrated ability to write technical documentation
  • ACT Driver License (or qualified to be able to obtain)

To see all the criteria required for success in this role, click on the ‘Position Details’ link below. Apply today! Position Details


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We work flexibly at CSIRO, offering a range of options for how, when and where you work. Talk to us about how this role could be flexible for you.  Find out more Balance

How to apply: Please load one document containing your CV and a brief cover letter which outlines your experience as relevant to the role and your motivations for applying (Maximum 2MB). At the end of the online application process, you may be required to respond to some screening questions. 

Applications close: Monday 15 October, 2018

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