Network Engineer

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia | IT | Full-time | COVID-19 remote

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Founded in 2002, Quantium combines the best of human and artificial intelligence to power possibilities for individuals, organisations and society. Our solutions make sense of what has happened and what will, could or should be done to re-shape industries and societies around the needs of the people they serve.

As one of the world’s fully diversified data science and AI leaders we operate across every sector of the economy and we’re growing fast - with growth comes opportunity! We’re passionate about building out our team of smart, fun, diverse and motivated people.

We combine a team of experts that spans data scientists, actuaries, statisticians, business analysts, strategy consultants, engineers, technologists, programmers, product developers, and futurists – all dedicated to harnessing the power of data to drive transformational outcomes for our clients.

We actively foster a culture where our people can stretch themselves to reach their full potential.

We also know that work has to work for you, and modern life is fast-paced and balance can be tricky. You want to work where you are respected and valued as an individual, not a number. Quantium embraces a flexible and supportive environment dedicated to powering possibilities for our team members, clients and partners.

 

The Role

The Network Engineer is responsible for providing high-quality support for Quantium’s network infrastructure and unified communications platforms across the globe. This role is key to delivering Quantium’s technology strategy moving forward. A fundamental understanding of current network technology and carrier connectivity is essential. Experience and knowledge of SDN, Cloud networking and network virtualisation would be highly beneficial. The Network engineer is key to delivering IT operations network services and essential in evaluating new technology to build future capability. Self-reliance, a drive to learn, and the ability to find innovative solutions to problems are crucial, as is the ability to build strong working relationships, understand business requirements and process as they relate to the Network.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Support, manage, and maintain the voice and data networks with the aim to meet Quantium’s business requirements with maximum uptime and zero defects.
  • Maintain and operate real time and historical network reporting systems/procedures to ensure accurate capacity planning and fast identification of problems.
  • Work under the guidance of the IT Operations Lead and Senior Network Engineer to contribute in the development and implementation of new technology solutions.
  • Lead the implementation and operationalization phases of new deployments of standard solutions.
  • Work alongside the infrastructure engineering team (server/storage/EUC) and service desk personnel to provide network related input in all projects, BAU, and support activities.  
  • Providing capacity reporting to IT Operations Lead.
  • Process improvement within the Network team.
  • Liaise with external vendors as required

 

Key Activities

  • Successfully manage faults to return service to normal as promptly after an incident, in a way that has little to no negative impact on Quantium or its clients
  • Effectively manage the lifecycle of all problems to prevent incidents and resulting problems from reoccurring, minimizing the impact of issues that cannot be prevented
  • Successfully manage changes to the environment adhering to our rigorous change management processes
  • Attend business stakeholder meetings with the IT Operations Lead to understand requirements from a network perspective

 

Experience and Education Required

Essential

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent tertiary qualification in the technology field
  • 4+ years’ experience in a similar role
  • Team working and collaborative nature, tolerance for ambiguity
  • Mid-level industry certifications such as CCNA, CCNP
  • Ability to demonstrate fundamental knowledge of common network technologies such as IP routing, ethernet switching, stateful firewalling, remote access VPN and IP telephony
  • Awareness of network security policy in an enterprise environment
  • Checkpoint and ASA Firewall administration
  • Cisco Router, WLC and Switch administration

Desired

  • ITIL certification
  • Worked in an ISO27001 certified environment
  • Citrix ADC or other load balancer administration
  • Exposure to Cisco SDN technologies such as DNAC
  • Exposure to GCP PI, Azure Express Route, or other cloud connection services
  • Experience working with virtualisation technologies such as VMWare
  • Experience working with public cloud environments such as GCP or Azure
  • Experience working with Data Centre networking technologies such as VXLAN EVPN
  • Experience working with automation technologies such as Ansible or Terraform

 

More about Quantium

As one of the world’s fully diversified data science and AI leaders we operate across every sector of the economy and we’re growing fast - with growth comes opportunity! We’re passionate about building out our team of smart, fun, diverse and motivated people.

We actively foster a culture where our people can stretch themselves to reach their full potential. We also know that work has to work for you, and modern life is fast paced and balance can be tricky. You want to work where you are respected and valued as an individual, not a number. Quantium embraces a flexible and supportive environment dedicated to powering possibilities for our team members, clients and partners.

Quantium are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We are a multicultural team of various beliefs, sexual orientations and gender identities. We celebrate our diversity of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status and disability status.

Please note, this role is not suitable for Graduates. If you are a graduate and you’d like information about our Graduate Academy please visit https://au.gradconnection.com/employers/quantium/about-us/

If you submit an application or expression of interest to The Quantium Group Pty Ltd, we may disclose your application or expression of interest on a confidential basis to our related companies, and joint venture companies, including Quantium Health Pty Limited.  We will only make such disclosures for the purpose of considering your application or expression of interest and opportunities in those organisations.