The Gold Coast SUNS AFL team have a primary purpose to bring a sense of belonging, connection and pride to the Gold Coast community and are responsible for ensuring the SUNS’ fans and members are entertained by a bold and exciting brand of AFL football. 

With a mission to win multiple AFL premierships and be regarded as the leading sports and entertainment brand in Qld, the Gold Coast SUNS are searching for a Senior IT Systems Administrator to join their team on a permanent basis who will promote the organisation’s vision, philosophical beliefs, principles and core values. 

This position is a stand-alone role, suiting an experienced IT Administrator who has a background working in a customer focused, autonomous environment and is looking to move into a position where they can see the benefit that they are providing. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Identify and resolve issues related to network infrastructure, hardware components, company software applications and hardware;
  • Provide operational management and support of all server systems, laptops, and desktops;
  • Provide operational management and support for all Metricon Stadium ICT systems;
  • oversee exciting upcoming IT projects 

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A strong personal brand which personifies the Gold Coast SUNS values of bold, fresh, relentless, dependable and community;
  • Tertiary qualifications in IT or a relevant field;
  • Demonstrated commercial experience as a Senior System Administrator with a strong understanding of Cisco (CCNA Certification desirable);
  • Expertise across Firewalls and Network Protocols (TCP/IP, DNS, LAN, WAN, SMTP, VPN etc);
  • A proficiency with Next Generation Firewalls and layer 2/3 managed switches, routers and Wi-Fi;
  • Knowledge of various operating systems, including; Windows Server 2012 R2 (Active Directory), Windows 7 and Apple OSX; and
  • Experience with virtual environments and backup applications such as, VMWare ESXi, and Symantec Backup Exec. 

This is an opportunity for someone with a passion for AFL to join a fantastic brand and hardworking team. If this position sounds like the one for you please email your cover letter and resume to 

We are looking to appoint this position ASAP.