Football Technology Support Engineer (Vflm&w)


Tullamarine, VIC

Posted 1/14/2020

Essendon Football Club is committed to our vision of being recognised as the most respected, inclusive and successful sporting club in the country, consistently setting the benchmark both on and off the field. We currently have a fantastic opportunity for a Football Technology Support Engineer – VFL/VFLW to ‘Don the Sash’ and join our Information Technology team based at our club headquarters at The Hangar at Melbourne Airport.

The Opportunity

Reporting to the Head of Technology, you will be responsible for:

  • Providing IT support to all VFL/VFLW Football staff at the Essendon Football Club, including VFL and/or AFL game days.;
  • Mac OS and PC troubleshooting;
  • Managing Helpdesk tickets;
  • Support to VFL/VFLW Football Department staff; and
  • Setup and support at Football games, as required.

What We’re Looking For

The successful candidate must have the following skills experience and attributes:

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Windows Desktop and Apple Mac Operating Systems, incl. support and deployment;
  • Familiarity with end-user support and Active Directory;
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, Printers, Laptops, Desktops, and other hardware;
  • Knowledge and experience with information and communication technology (ICT) and terminology, and an interest in keeping abreast with the latest developments in Technology;
  • Availability to work evenings and weekends regularly and travel interstate when required;
  • Have drivers’ licence and be willing to travel to VFL and/or AFL and/or VFLW games;
  • Understand the rules and requirements of AFL;
  • Achieve outcomes within available resources and within a set time frame;
  • Demonstrated ability to solve problems and exercise judgment; and
  • Ability to prioritise tasks meet deadlines and maintain a high level of attention to detail.

Other skills, experience and attributes which are highly desirable, but not essential include:

  • Audiovisual equipment set up (knowledge of HDSDI/SDI or ability to learn)
  • Sportscode, video-editing, code windows and output windows
  • Champion Data (or ability to learn)
  • Edge10 Athlete Management System (or ability to learn)
  • Look at multimedia technology from both a football and holistic view
  • Research and recommend technological trends

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