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Senior Desktop Specialist – Application Packaging

  • Join RBA’s Infrastructure Services team that has a strong focus on technology and new technology within end-user services
  • Work with a team that collaborates closely
  • Permanent full time contract


We are currently looking for a Senior Desktop Specialist in Application Packaging to join RBA’s Infrastructure Services team, End-User Services.


This role will enable a standard, stable and robust desktop environment for users in the Bank. This includes the plan, design, testing and implementation of client infrastructures.


The Information Technology Department is responsible for transforming and developing the core IT functions that support the Reserve Bank’s policy, operational and corporate objectives.


As part of the team you will:


  • Be a member of the desktop services team that package/repackage desktop software for installation with SCCM or other methods
  • Manage the Bank’s Standard Operating Environment (SOE)
  • Undertake problem diagnoses, correction and escalated support of Microsoft and desktop application technologies across the Bank
  • Facilitate the quality assurance and testing of desktop application installations and deployment of established criteria
  • Monitor new releases and patches to desktop applications and making recommendations on implementation and testing strategies
  • Set up and maintain an effective testing environment and test changes to production desktops in a controlled environment
  • Develop policies, procedures and other documentation required to support the Microsoft desktop environment


The successful applicant will have the following skills and capability:


  • Experience with Windows 10 operating system
  • Industry accreditations (Microsoft MCSA and MCSE) that have been maintained to current levels; or working towards within 12 months
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft desktop technologies and server application systems
  • Extensive knowledge of application packaging and deployment
  • Demonstrated experience in the planning, implementation management, configuration and maintenance of Microsoft desktop infrastructure
  • Extensive large organisation experience in application packaging and deployment
  • History of completing tasks and projects with minimal supervision


Prior experience working with secure information will be regarded.


By joining the RBA, you’ll have the opportunity to:


  • Work for an organisation that truly makes a  difference to the Australian people
  • Develop your career in a collaborative environment
  • Access to a wide-range of benefits


About the RBA

The Reserve Bank of Australia pursues national economic policy objectives and undertakes a range of associated activities in financial markets and banking. It also issues Australia's banknotes and operates infrastructure critical to the payments system.


How to Apply

Your application should include a resume detailing your experience and qualifications.  A supporting statement addressing the selection criteria would also be welcomed.


The Reserve Bank of Australia is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace and encourage applications from experienced candidates seeking workplace flexibility.

Applications close AUS Eastern Standard Time