Network Engineer

Job Title: Network Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Brisbane
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-10-21
Reference: JO-1910-98061
Contact Name: Pooja Deshmukh (TECH)
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 22, 2019 11:00

Job Description

About the Role:

You will participate in a series of significant and complex ICT projects in support of new and emerging technologies.
You will also ensure the successful implementation and completion of project deliverables for Client Agencies.

Key abilities required of the Network Engineer role include:

• Efficient analysis of current state networking implementations across sites   varying in size from small (single user) to very large (thousands of users);
• Modification of current state as-built design materials to reflect a desired ‘to-be’ state in line with newly updated network design standards and equipment types;
• Development of bill of materials to guide a third-party vendor in building of network equipment for shipment to sites and subsequent installation;
• Development of ‘soft’ network equipment configurations in line with the desired ‘to-be’ state for staging by third party vendors or for remote deployment via Element Management Systems;
• Development of detailed implementation plans and test cases where necessary to inform the required steps to cutover efficiently with minimum disruption to business operations;
• Active participation in on-site cutovers of network equipment replacing obsolete network equipment;
• Provision of remote support and trouble-shooting for site cutovers where required;
• Update of network design materials where necessary to reflect final ‘as-built’ configurations (post implementation);
• Development and test of new network-related deployment ‘capabilities’ if required;
• Record-keeping to ensures an accurate register of high value assets and their whereabouts can be maintained;

About You:
While there are number of mandatory requirements or qualifications required for this role, possession of the following will be considered highly desirable:

• Experienced in the programming and deployment of multi-vendor networking equipment (Cisco routers and Juniper and Cisco switches);
• Demonstrated proficiency in some or all of the following the switching and routing protocols and related technologies:
o Quality of Service,
o Spanning Tree,
o EtherChannel (LACP), VRRP, HSRP
• Strong problem-solving skills in relation to the resolution of network-related technical issues especially when under pressure;
• Able to work effectively with third party vendors (equipment manufacturers, integrators) in the delivery of project outcomes.

Highly Desirable Requirements :
• Experience with Juniper, Cisco networking equipment (MAN and WAN routers and switches);
   Experience with IP telephony and SIP trunk carriage solutions. 
•  5 years experience in a network design and implementation role within an operationally complex organisation 
• Minimum of CCNA or vendor equivalent network design proficiency;
• Experienced in the operation of Network Element or Network Management Systems (Junos Space, Enigma);
• Design and implementation of site MAN and WAN connectivity using Telstra, Optus, NBN and dark fibre services;
• Provisioning of LAN Access Control (802.1X, MAB) from both a design and implementation (roll-out) context;
• Knowledge of Service Levels and Service Level Agreements as applied to critical network infrastructure;
• Handover of network-related project materials into operational support environments;
• Previous experience in large scale ICT Projects and Programs; preferably involving multiple Government Agencies;
• Experience in delivery and co-ordination of projects with large numbers of client sites;
• Meticulous record keeping to develop and maintain an accurate register of assets and their whereabouts;
• High-level of proficiency with MS Word, Excel and Visio

To apply, click the link and upload your current resume in Microsoft Word format only (.doc or .docx). If you would like to have a confidential discussion, please contact Pooja Deshmukh on 07 3023 1078, quoting ref no. JO-1910-98061. Want to know more about Davidson? Visit us at