System Administrator and Developer full time

Engineering Institute of Technology HQ: Perth , WA, Australia Remote job Jul 29

The Engineering Institute of Technology (EIT) is looking for a proactive and enthusiastic Developer to join our IT department as a contractor. This is a great opportunity to work as a contractor with an international education organisation on a trajectory of growth.


The role consists of the development, support, and management of EIT’s digital suite. You will be an energetic and enthusiastic individual, working directly with a great technical team based in Perth and the Philippines, but will be required to interface with people globally. EIT’s product offerings are constantly evolving; therefore, it is important to be aware of current development trends globally to ensure that the implementations are well revised.


  • Management and maintenance of EIT’s information systems.
  • Continuous improvement of all systems based on ongoing projects.
  • Supporting staff and students with queries or problems relating to the system.
  • Must be able to work effectively with a remote team.
  • Develop functionality, test, debug, deliver and support post-delivery functionality of various systems within the organization
  • Creating operational procedures and end-user documentation
  • Perform other duties as needed
  • Assist with technical decisions, develop across the entire life-cycle and take ownership of your work


  • Background in Software Development and/or Engineering
  • Experience in Linux system administration
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Strong time management, problem solving and project management skills
  • Ability to embrace continuous learning and improvement
  • Excellent work ethic and outcome focused

Desirable Skills

Familiarity with the following:

  • Functional testing
  • Knowledge and interest in computer systems and the latest technologies
  • The ability to learn new technologies quickly
  • An analytical mind
  • Ability to document in detail
  • An understanding of Learning Management Systems (Moodle) and CRM’s (SugarCRM)
  • The ability to communicate complex procedures to stakeholders
  • Commercial and business awareness
  • Good communication skills – both written and verbal
  • Attention to detail and desire to probe further into data
  • DevOps
  • Cybersecurity skills
Full-time (40 hrs/wk)
Experience levels:
Intermediate (3 - 5 yrs), Expert (5+ yrs)