Network Engineer - 12 Month Contract - Sydney CBD
A financial client of ours is searching for a hands on Network Engineer to join their team based in Sydney CBD.
The successful incumbent will be hands on from day 1, working on the companies primary and secondary Data Centres across APAC. You will work across their data network infrastructure and application network.
Data Centre Management
Provide day to day management of facilities and IT infrastructure within the primary and secondary Data Centres.
Provide support to the ITI teams for implementation of infrastructure and project planning within the Data Centres, including the co-ordination and supervision of contractors and suppliers.
Contact and interface between the bank and the Data Centre providers for the management of the facilities and infrastructure - Inclusive of out of hours emergency issues.
Be the primary contact for third parties who are engaged to render a service at the Data Centres. Responsible for the co-ordination of all work carried out at the Data Centre by the bank or Third party staff.
Capacity planning at the Data Centres for space, power, cooling, fibre and Ethernet connectivity.
Maintain the Configuration Management Database (CMDB) asset registry for all equipment residing at the Data Centres.
Maintain the Data Centre tools used to administer the facilities.
Provide strategy and overall design of the primary and secondary data centresNetwork Engineering
Manage and participate in projects as required by the business, Test and benchmark converged/data network infrastructure and application network impact to ensure network performance is adequate.
Maintain good working relationship with all providers of Telecommunications services.
Develop processes and structures for Service Providers to meet Service Level Agreements.
Design, develop and maintain a stable network infrastructure (Core & Edge) consistent with the corporate goal of 99.9% availability.
Provide advice on enabling advance services with a focus on customer experience and savings on cost delivering return on investmentRelevant Tertiary qualification desired
CCNA and 3+ years in LAN/WAN troubleshooting experience.
Experience with the use of remote network management and monitoring tools highly regarded.
Experience in managing converged network services highly regarded
In depth Knowledge of Nexus and Cisco Catalyst products
Vendors including - F5, Juniper and Checkpoint
ASA Firewall Design and support for converged services
WAN and LAN network design, implementation and maintenance for the VoIP infrastructure
Vendor Management (Ordering, Billing, and Maintaining relations with Service Providers, Cabling Vendors)
Data Centre Management
Knowledge of industry Data Centre standards. Racks, cabling, capacity management.
Data Centre tooling and environment monitoring.
This is a fantastic opportunity for a long term contract at a leading financial client. If you are interested in the above and have relevant Nexus and Catalyst experience, please APPLY and your application will be handled ASAP.
Applicants must have full working rights for this position.