UX Designer, Cyber ​​Range Training Center job with MACQUARIE UNIVERSITY – SYDNEY AUSTRALIA

  • Salary package: From $99,739 to $108,139 per year (HEW level 7), plus 17% employer pension contribution and annual leave
  • Appointment: Full time, 15 month CDD
  • Location: Macquarie University, North Ryde

The role

Reporting to the Project Manager, Cyber ​​Range Training Center, the User Experience (UX) Designer will plan and design the Cyber ​​Range Training Center platform for cyber attack simulation exercises and user interfaces web pages, including graphical elements and navigation components for an engaging user experience. The position will also research and analyze user needs and behaviors through cyber focus groups, map user journeys and journeys, review and update user interface design, and collaborate with the Senior Software Developer and software/web developer to improve the usability and functionality of websites. .

About the project

The New South Wales Government is funding the establishment of two pilot Institutes of Applied Technology (IATs) to provide an entirely new form of Australian higher education institution that will provide fully integrated theoretical and practical employability skills. One of these is Meadowbank’s state-of-the-art IAT-Digital Tech with Macquarie University, Microsoft, UTS and TAFE NSW collaborating to design, build and deliver courses.

Macquarie University leads the implementation of the signature discipline of cybersecurity with a distinctive and unique interdisciplinary curriculum within a live cyberrange facility. This cyber facility will also offer customizable training that can be tailored to different skill and expertise levels in online, physical face-to-face and blended/hybrid modes.

About you

You will have extensive web user experience experience and the ability to apply user behavior data and insights to create innovative designs and interfaces. You will have delivered successful user experiences across multiple platforms and designed visually appealing, user-focused web pages.

You will have excellent communication and collaboration skills, combined with strong analytical and technical skills. You will need to be agile with the ability to build relationships and manage effective relationships with diverse groups of partners and stakeholders.

To apply

This is a unique opportunity, if you would like to be considered for this position, please apply online by submitting your CV and a separate cover letter that demonstrates how you meet the following selection criteria:


  • Degree or extensive equivalent experience in web UX design, visual design or related discipline and/or extensive experience
  • Advanced understanding of user-centered design approaches, interaction design standards, and methodology
  • Knowledge of HTML, XHTML, CSS design, cross-browser and cross-platform compatibility, Access, MySQL and JavaScript
  • Experience designing, conducting and analyzing research, particularly usability and artificial intelligence testing
  • Experience creating storyboards, user flows, process flows, and sitemaps
  • Experience working on large-scale projects and delivering to tight deadlines
  • Experience applying user behavior data and insights to create innovative designs and interfaces
  • Confident use of Adobe Creative Suite including Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator with Sketch and Invision

Role requests: Michael Chen, Project Manager, Cyber ​​Range Training Centre, Macquarie University Cyber ​​Security Hub via email at michael.chen@mq.edu.au

General recruitment inquiries: Bec Newman, HR Consultant by email bec.newman@mq.edu.au

Applications closed: Thursday, October 13, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. (AEST)

Macquarie University’s goal is to increase the proportion of women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and diverse peoples from all backgrounds in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM) roles ). Applications are reviewed holistically and candidates are encouraged to apply even if they do not feel strong on each individual selection criteria.

For more information, please visit our Equity, Diversity and Inclusion page https://staff.mq.edu.au/work/diversity-inclusion

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