Network Engineer

Posted 25 November 2021
SalaryAU$110000 - AU$145000 per annum + 10% super
Job type Permanent
DisciplineCloud + Infrastructure

Job description

The role

Our client is seeking multiple experienced Network Engineers for a permanent position. You will work in a flexible environment which will challenge you to think more broadly than your role at times and analyse information from varying sources and rationalise conclusions. This role includes, but is not limited to, technologies like:

  • Routers
  • Switches
  • Firewalls
  • Intrusion Prevention Systems
  • VPN Concentrators

Our client provides work-life balance with WFH flexibility, professional development, and mentoring. They also focus on creating an environment where everyone can do their best work and make you feel like you belong and there's always opportunities to lead or grow into leadership.


  • Day-to-day operations include tasks such as monitoring and responding to alerts, managing customer queries and/or incidents to conclusion, as well as providing SME advice to both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Monitor networking performance to ensure operations in accordance with the functional and non-functional requirements of the system.
  • Assist customers in the design and development of solutions on the IaaS platform.
  • Liaise with vendor technical support to resolve or mitigate bugs in software or hardware.
  • Upgrade or patch software as per the appropriate internal policies.
  • Create reports based on service up-time, resource utilisation, security events, and other common key metrics.

Essential Competencies

  • Familiarity with common networking protocols and applications such as TCP, UDP, ICMP, HTTP, TLS, and DNS.
  • Knowledge of conceptual models like OSI or TCP/IP and their application in tasks such as troubleshooting and system design.
  • Familiarity with project management methodologies.

Desirable Criteria

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Relevant Industry certification from organisations such as Cisco, Juniper, Fortinet, Palo Alto, VMWare, Redhat, ISC, Microsoft, CompTIA etc

This role may require national travel, overnight stays, and liaison with or client's partners and suppliers.

To be eligible for this opportunity you must hold or can obtain a baseline clearance or higher.

Reference No.:200204843

To be considered for the role click the 'apply' button or for more information about this and other opportunities please contact Chimi Tshering on 02 6151 9201 or email and quote the above job reference number.

Paxus values diversity and welcomes applications from Indigenous Australians, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people living with a disability. If you require an adjustment to the recruitment process please contact me on the above contact details