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Senior Network Engineer

Job no: 503198
Work type: full-time
Location: Crawley
Categories: Information Technology

  • Full time and ongoing appointment
  • Salary range: Level 8, $96,934 - $106,055 p.a. + 17% superannuation

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked amongst the top 100 universities in the world and a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research-intensive universities.

About the team

UWA is making significant investments in Information and Technology Services to enable its strategic direction and goals. UWA is also looking to utilise technology advancements to expand its services and create new and innovative teaching and research models.

The redesign of the Infrastructure and Platforms unit aims to deliver design and operational services through a portfolio comprised of a Network and Systems section and an End User Compute section.

About the opportunity                      

As the appointee you will operate independently and provide support to the Manager, Network Engineering in network and communications services development and design, the implementation of best practices, project planning, and networks and communications maintenance and support.

To be considered for this role, you will demonstrate:

  • ITIL Certification or demonstrated experience in ITIL processes is desirable
  • Substantial relevant computing experience in architecture, standards, documentation, operations and technical management of network and telecommunications infrastructure and services including high availability configurations and performance analysis
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to influence
  • Excellent organisational skills and demonstrated ability to set and negotiate competing priorities and to meet deadlines
  • Proficiency in a range of computing skills including word processing, spreadsheets, databases, internet and email
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, and the ability to interpret needs and recommend appropriate solutions within a changing environment
  • Ability to build stakeholder engagement whilst always remaining fully customer focused
  • Working knowledge of the Higher Education sector is essential

About you:

To succeed in this position, it is essential that you possess expert experience in the design, documentation and configuration management of Network (Wired and Wireless) and Telecommunications infrastructure and service in a multi-campus enterprise. You will have advanced understanding of network technologies such as OSPF, BGP, RSTP, MPLS, and QoS. You will bring experience in performing root cause analysis and resolution of complex network and telecommunications incidents in an enterprise environment.

You will be well presented with excellent customer service skills and a strong communicator who is comfortable establishing stakeholder relationships.

Full details of the position's responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description.

Closing date: Friday 20th September 2019

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

Application Details: Please apply online via the Apply Now button.

This position will require a current National Police Clearance Certificate.

Please see the position description prior to applying: Download File P19 167 POSITION DESCRIPTION [Senior Network Engineer] - Level 8.pdf

Our commitment to inclusion and diversity

UWA is committed to a diverse workforce. We celebrate inclusion and diversity and believe gender equity is fundamental to achieving our goal of being a top 50 university by 2050.

  • We have child friendly areas on campus, including childcare facilities. Flexible work arrangements, part-time hours and job sharing will all be considered.
  • UWA has been awarded Platinum Employer Status for being a Top Ten Employer for LGBTI Inclusion by the Australian Workplace Equity Index (AWEI -2019).

Advertised: W. Australia Standard Time
Applications close: W. Australia Standard Time