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This is an exciting opportunity for an analytical IT professional to join a dedicated team, ensuring Council’s ICT environments are operating in a cost-effective manner.

Our Business

Brisbane City Council is one of the largest local governments in the Asia-Pacific region and one of the biggest employers in Queensland. A job with us offers skill development, career mobility and access to benefits that matter.

Within Council, Information Services Branch (ISB) supports and enables nearly all of Council’s day-to-day activities and services through efficient, flexible and innovative ICT solutions.

ISB leads the ICT strategy that supports business objectives of Council as a whole, as well as information management and ICT service delivery in Council.

Benefits of working for Council include:

  • flexible working hours
  • working from home arrangements
  • competitive salary and superannuation
  • 17.5% annual leave loading
  • career development and training opportunities
  • access to a free and confidential Employee Assistance Program
  • free gym and wellness centre.

For more on the benefits of working for Council, CLICK HERE

The Role

ISB is currently seeking a permanent full-time ICT Environments Analyst to assist with ensuring Council’s ICT environments are operating in a cost effective and efficient manner.

This role would see you analysing data to identify cost savings opportunities and facilitating the implementation of cost savings initiatives to maximise the value of ICT in Council.

Strong relationship building skills are key as the role will work with service and technical managers in both Council-managed and outsourced environments to deliver the desired outcomes that meet the goals and needs of Council.

Day-to-day you will also contribute to the administration of cloud tooling including automation, orchestration, code repository, code security analysis products and services.

To be successful in the role you will have:

  • ability to identify, analyse, and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets
  • highly developed interpersonal, negotiation and communication skills including the ability communicate effectively with technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • ability to influence information technology and business decisions
  • outstanding customer service and relationship building skills
  • strong organisation and time management with the ability to work effectively under pressure
  • experience in cost optimisation of ICT environments
  • experience administering tools such as GitHub, Terraform and Veracode
  • experience working successfully as part of a wider team.

Please note if you do not possess all these expertise but are a hard-working team player with excellent relationship management skills who holds a background in analytics and general IT, then we would still love to hear from you!

Additionally, possession of a FinOps certification would be highly desirable but is not mandatory.

Job no: 655888

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  • Company: Brisbane City Council
  • Published: 15th April 2024
  • Closing Date: 29th April 2024
  • Country: Australia
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Entry-level Contributor
  • Salary: $108,005 - $119,507 per annum plus superannuation
  • FinOps Certifications Required: Certified Practitioner