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Network Engineer Job in Brisbane

  • 1-year contract
  • Brisbane 
  • Large government organisation


  • 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
  • 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;
  • Staging and testing of equipment to specification where required; and
  • Update of Enigma/Netbox records pertaining to site infrastructure where required.

Required Skills

  • 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 OSPF, BGP, MPLS, VRF, VRF-lite, VLAN
    o DMVPN,
    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;
  • Experience with Juniper, Cisco networking equipment (MAN and WAN routers and switches);
  • Minimum of 3 years ‘hands-on’ experience in a network design and implementation role within an operationally complex organisation preferably sustaining the delivery of mission-critical or public safety services;
  • 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;
  • Change management experience particularly in an ITIL environment; 

Tender closes on 24 May 2019. Selection Criteria to be completed on 23 May 2019.  

Please send your CV in Word format to cvs@synergyplacements.com.au.

Stephen Johnstone 0415 234 886

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