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ICT Client Platform Specialist

Adelaide, Australia
Closing date
29 July 2022
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About us

Saab Australia is a defence, security and cyber solutions provider, specialising in the development and integration of major defence and security systems. For over 30 years in Australia, we have built a reputation for delivering complex systems integration projects that provide proven and advanced capabilities to keep us ahead of today’s challenges.

From combat, communications, security and underwater systems, to mixed reality, cyber security and deployable health solutions, our extensive portfolio of products and services provide high-technology solutions for defence forces and civil industries across the globe.

Apply today to join our crew and deliver solutions with purpose.

The role

As part of the Client Platform team, within Saab’s IT group, the Client Platform Specialist plays a key role in designing, developing and sustaining Saab’s Enterprise Client and End-User Platforms across Saab’s computing environments.

The Client Platform Specialist will contribute to the design and development of creative and innovative solutions that align with Saab’s architectural principles and strategies ensuring fit-for-purpose solutions are delivered that support Saab’s operational environments and user community.

Further, the successful candidate will:

  • Design, Implement and Sustain Saab’s Enterprise Client Platforms and Management Systems;
  • Support system installations, problem solving and testing to ensure the availability, validity and reliability of Saab’s computing environments;
  • Work with and liaise with business and project teams to develop suitable solutions across a varied array of technologies;
  • Liaise and maintain working relationships with key staff, projects and third party partners to ensure fit-for-purpose solution outcomes; and
  • Troubleshoot and resolve assigned incidents and/or service requests whilst ensuring prompt professional service;

Flexible work arrangements such as hybrid work from home / office will be considered for this role.

About you

Your skills and experience will include:

  • Hands on experience working within a Client / End User Computing platform team, or similar;
  • Broad knowledge and experience deploying, administering and managing enterprise environments;
  • Technical understanding and working knowledge of many of the following technologies:
    • Virtualisation, i.e. VMware vCenter, ESXi, Citrix VDI
    • Microsoft technologies, i.e. Windows Server 2019/+, M365, Active Directory
    • Endpoint Control/Management Systems, such as Application Control, DLP
    • Networking Services, i.e. IPAM, DNS, DHCP, 802.1x
    • Mobile Management Technologies, such as Intune, SCCM
  • Experience and knowledge in adopting and complying to cyber-security best practices;
  • High level problem solving skills including the ability to obtain and interpret information and make specific recommendations;

As Defence security clearance is required for this role, applicants must be Australian citizens and eligible to obtain and maintain an NV1 clearance.

Culture and benefits

We employ over 600 Australians and are committed to fostering a culture of excellence and enriching the employee experience.

By joining Saab, you’ll be a part of a collaborative and supportive organisation, where your professional growth and work-life balance are emphasised.  You’ll work within an innovative and vibrant workplace, while having the opportunity to develop a long-term, fulfilling career.

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Click ‘Apply’ to submit your CV and cover letter in support of your application. You may contact our careers team at for a copy of the full position description. Kindly observe that this is an ongoing recruitment process and in exceptional circumstances, the position might be filled before the closing date of the advertisement. We encourage applications as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

Saab Australia is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to apply. We also welcome applications from individuals with culturally diverse backgrounds.

Saab Australia is a proud supporter of the Veterans’ Employment Program and welcomes the interest of ex-service members, veterans and their families.