Positions in IT

System Administrator

SMASH! IT is looking for a new System Administrator who will hand in hand with the Marketing department, DPS and IT team members. As a System Administrator, you will be for ensuring smooth and reliable of the organisation's servers and networks throughout the year, and for configuration and monitoring of services and networks required during the convention itself. The candidate is expected to provision the new software and services required by the organisation, ensuring that security upgrades are applied in a timely manner, and making performance improvements as required.This position is also involved with software, hardware and services procurement.

IT is responsible for all the technical issues and matters prior during and after then SMASH! weekends. From managing the internal background and software of the SMASH! website to on-the-day technical exercises and duties, many of the systems help make SMASH! the great success it is as they have been developed in-house and we continue to streamline existing processes and develop new solutions to emerging needs. The IT team is an important role to ensure all our software and programs are running smoothly and fully functional without delay, and all members of the SMASH! IT team have an important role in advising the IT Director and CTO on general and specific technical matters relating to our areas of expertise. This is a collaborative environment where all team members are part of developing projects and direction within the department.

(!!!) “ Please note that this is an unpaid role and the majority of work will be take-home. As a wholly volunteer-run organisation which shares a collective passion for putting together an event for fans by fans, we endeavour to maintain a positive working environment based on team support and fostering professional growth. We offer references after the event as a testament to the unique skills and experiences you will develop through working with SMASH!. If you believe that you have all the skills, knowledge and attributes to be a part of SMASH! 2018, apply now!”

Software Developer

SMASH! IT is looking for a new Software Developer who will hand in hand with the Marketing department, DPS and IT team members. As a Software Developer, you will be responsible for writing application software, both web-based and client-based ensuring the IT system and SMASH site are fully functional, bug free and easy to navigate behind-the-scenes. The ideal candidate will be reliable, organised, self motivated, highly organised, demonstrates initiative and has exceptional communication and presentation skills whether you work independently or as a team. The candidate is expected to assist the IT Director and Coordinators in management of the SMASH! website and IT-related issues throughout the year and completing other side projects/tasks.

IT is responsible for all the technical issues and matters prior during and after then SMASH! weekends. From managing the internal background and software of the SMASH! website to on-the-day technical exercises and duties, many of the systems help make SMASH! the great success it is as they have been developed in-house and we continue to streamline existing processes and develop new solutions to emerging needs. The IT team is an important role to ensure all our software and programs are running smoothly and fully functional without delay, and all members of the SMASH! IT team have an important role in advising the IT Director and CTO on general and specific technical matters relating to our areas of expertise. This is a collaborative environment where all team members are part of developing projects and direction within the department. Our department consists of two sub-departments Web developers and Systems developers.

(!!!) “ Please note that this is an unpaid role and the majority of work will be take-home. As a wholly volunteer-run organisation which shares a collective passion for putting together an event for fans by fans, we endeavour to maintain a positive working environment based on team support and fostering professional growth. We offer references after the event as a testament to the unique skills and experiences you will develop through working with SMASH!. If you believe that you have all the skills, knowledge and attributes to be a part of SMASH! 2018, apply now!”