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Network Engineer

Network Engineer

Job Title: Network Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Melbourne
Start Date: Immediate
Reference: 3339143
Contact Name: Cheri Randell
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 11, 2021 18:48

Job Description

Public Sector People (PSP) are currently looking to speak to a Network Engineer join a Local Government on a contract.  
  • Hybrid working style, may be required to be in the office
  • Inner Melbourne location
  • Immediate start
  • 6-month contract
  • $700 - $750 daily rate + super  
  • Day to day operational role, NOT an architect role
This role is for a 6-month duration and is to assist with the day-to-day operations within the organisation. You will be joining a large progressive team and will be the first point of contact for any network issues therefore the knowledge is crucial!
Key Responsibilities:
  • Provide high quality operational support by maintaining and running the technology network environment.
  • Participate in major incidents and ensure restoration of service, investigations on root cause and continuous improvement.
  • Ensure network equipment firmware is updated and there is patching compliance, exception monitoring and remediation actions.
  • Fix and troubleshoot incidents/ faults and action service requests through the ticketing tools.
  • This role is NOT an architecture role and you will be responsible mainly for trouble shooting, fixing issues, responding to requests, configurations, backups, monitoring, reporting and maintenance of the technology.
Requirements Include:

The following qualifications and/or experience are required for the position:
  • Related Tertiary qualification or relevant experience.
  • Strong ITIL knowledge and experience (certification would be beneficial)
  • Excellent customer service and engagement skills to assist the organisation to understand how technology can deliver to their requirements and business needs.
  • Excellent technical knowledge and demonstrated experience of networking LAN, WAN, WiFi, protocols, SD-LAN, SD-WAN, PoE, NAC, content filtering, DDoS protection and associated devices (switches, WAP’s, firewalls, routers, load balancers, DMZ’s etc).
  • Experience of networking products such as Cisco and Aruba.
  • Able to commit to the 6-month duration.
Get in touch for more information!

For a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity or other positions within Local Government, please contact Cheri Randell on 0466 699 297.


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