Network Engineer

Boroondara, Australia
02 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
16 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Enable us to reach our strategic direction
  • Attractive salary and benefits
  • Customer centric role

Swinburne IT has a strategic focus, partnering with the business to deliver programs of work that align to each of the University’s three strategic pillars: Future Ready Learners, Research with Impact and Innovative Enterprise. Swinburne IT is a key enabler for the University to achieve its vision and deliver the 2025 Strategic Plan.

As a technology centre of excellence, Swinburne IT also participates in the teaching, learning and research functions of the University. Through this integrated partnership, we aim to improve the experience of students and researchers, delivering on opportunities through the application of IT and digital innovations made possible by emerging technologies.

The Infrastructure Services and Operations function focuses on the delivery of day to day support and service to staff and students. The team works collaboratively across the IT function, partnering with other teams in the provision of a high quality, responsive and seamless service, and works to continuously improve services.

About the job

Reporting to the Networks and Telephony Manager, we are seeking a Networks Engineer in the Information Technology department. You will have responsibility for installation, configuration and management the University's network infrastructure. You will also be required to analyse and diagnose complex network problems and ensure the integrity and the performance of the network infrastructure is maintained.

The ideal candidate will possess strong experience in routing & switching, collaboration technologies, security, wireless, cloud services, and load balancers.

You will have opportunity to work with emerging technologies and assist in the planning and design of the University's network infrastructure.

The position performs an important technical role within the Information Technology Infrastructure Group and is expected to provide strong technical skills and a commitment to customer service.

Please refer to the position description for full details

About you

To be successful in the role, you will have:

  • A degree level qualification in information technology, information systems, or equivalent
  • Strong experience in collaboration technologies
  • Experience in automation tools and framework
  • Related industry certification (CCNP, CCIE), and/or equivalent experience
  • Substantial experience in the design and management of large multi-site computer networks.
  • Substantial experience with the installation, configuration and ongoing maintenance and upgrading of Cisco network routers, switches, and other network hardware.

A full list of the selection criteria is available within the position description

What we offer

The diverse culture within Swinburne is a source of strength. We are proud to be recognised by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality 2015 and of key initiatives such as our Pride@Swinburne Strategic Action Plan and our Reconciliation Action Plan which are integral components of our 2025 vision to be world class university creating social and economic impact through science, technology and innovation.

To find out more about the extensive benefits offered to Swinburne employees please visit:

As we are a Child Safe Organisation, all appointments are subject to a valid Working with Children’s Check, therefore it will be a mandatory requirement to have and maintain a current Working with Children Check.

Please do not email or send paper applications, all applications must be submitted online.

For further information about the position, please contact Sang Nguyen (Networks & Telephony Manager) on +61 3 9214 8518.

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Recruitment team on +61 3 9214 8600 (option 2).

Position number: TBC
Applications close at 5pm, Monday 16 October 2017.