2x Senior Systems Administrator - Apple Solutions

$113,343 - $139,077 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Sydney NSW, Australia
  • 12 May, 2022

Job Description

Organisation / Entity: Department of Education
Job category:

Information and Communications Technology | Systems Administration

Job location:

Sydney Region

Job reference number: 00008WX9
Work type: Full-Time
Number of positions: 2
Total remuneration package: $139,077 Package includes salary ($113,343 - $124,901), employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.
Contact: garry.richards1@det.nsw.edu.au - Garry Richards
Closing date: 25/05/2022 - 11:59 PM


  • 2x Temporary Full-Time from 16/6/2022 to 30/6/2023
  • Location: Sydney Region

Do you have a flare for Apple solutions?

Would you enjoy working in one of the largest network environments in NSW?

Can you make a difference in shaping the technology behind today’s Apple classrooms?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, then our Senior Systems Administrator - Apple Solutions position is for you.

The position contributes to and is responsible for, centralised Apple solutions, remote infrastructure deployment, Jamf MDM cloud configuration, and working within an exciting team focused on influencing Apple technology in todays NSW public schools. If this is the type of work you enjoy, prepare and submit your application and join the team.

About the Department of Education

The Department of Education is the largest provider of public education in Australia with responsibility for delivering high-quality public education to two-thirds of the NSW student population.

For more information about the Department of Education, please visit NSW Department of Education

About the role

The Senior Systems Administrator - Apple Solutions, provides technical and subject matter expertise in the effective development, implementation and modern operational requirements for the Departments Apple landscape.

This includes problem management, technical installation, integration and maintenance of the environment, utilising tools such as Jamf Pro and industry recognised Modern Device Management cloud solutions to ensure stability and scalability within the service.

For further information please click here to view the role description

Essential requirements of the role

  • Industry certification in relevant technologies or equivalent industry experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in modern Apple desktop and device management technologies and associated applications
  • Proven experience in solution delivery, product lifecycle and customer service.

Key knowledge and experience

Knowledge of and commitment to implementing the Department’s Aboriginal Education Policy and upholding the Department’s Partnership Agreement with the NSW AECG and to ensure quality outcomes for Aboriginal people.


  • Opportunity to make a difference at Department of Education
  • Flexible work-life balance
  • Competitive salary
  • 35 hour week

How to apply
When applying you will need to:

Attach a resume (maximum 5 pages) and a cover letter (maximum 3 pages) outlining how you meet the requirements and capabilities of this role as well as providing answers to the 2 pre-screening questions below:

Targeted Question 1

Describe a situation where you or your team were responsible for the design, development and implementation of an end-to-end service within an Apple eco-system.

Explain the technical analysis behind the solution, your approach to ensure the business needs were met, challenges you overcame and how you managed your deliverables to achieve a quality outcome. (400 words)

Targeted Question 2

Provide an example of a time where you collaborated with either an internal or external stakeholder/vendor, to either remediate or develop a creative solution to a technical issue.

Explain how you built relationships and overcame barriers, facilitated the engagement and met the needs of the customer by delivering a positive outcome. (400 Words)

Note: the selection process will include a range of assessment techniques to assist in determining your suitability for the role. Successful candidates will be required to undertake pre-employment screening for this role which includes a National Criminal History Check.

Closing date: Wednesday 25th May 2022 at 11:59pm.

For role enquiries please contact Garry Richards at garry.richards1@det.nsw.edu.au