Network Engineer

QinetiQ employs more than 6000 people in 51 locations around the world, offering our customers premier expertise in advice, services and creative technology-based products.QinetiQ Australia, part of the global QinetiQ group, is a consulting and engineering services provider, giving independent and trusted advice to Government, Defence and Industry. Our success is founded on the industry-leading knowledge, integrity, performance and dedication of our people. Even though we are part of a global company, our offices have a very local feel; we employ more than 380 employees in Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Sydney, Newcastle, Western Sydney and Melbourne.An opportunity exists for a Network Engineer within our Advisory division, reporting into our Canberra office.Advisory Services For our Advisory Services division, everything starts with a problem that needs a solution. We act as an independent, technical partner for customers looking to procure defined services and develop specific capabilities. We help them diagnose, rationalise and solve intractable problems by providing analysis, advice and assurance. Whether operating on the ocean floor, or in orbit, we get under the skin of a problem to enable our customers to make sound decisions about cost, time and performance.About the roleThe Network Engineer is responsible under general direction to devise strategies, provision the planning, implementation, and sustainment of a Test, QA and production environment for use in a complex software, hardware and network project.As a Network Engineer you will be responsible for:Monitor systems and infrastructure and provide assistance with sustainment support requests, fix and troubleshoot issues.Monitor and action security alerts and incidents.Maintain and upgrade device software and firmware versions and create, implement, and provide feedback on system designs.Implement new IT infrastructure. Use public/private cloud APIs to provision, scale and destroy infrastructure as required. Develop tools that allow automation systems to provision infrastructure without assistance. Create and maintain testable infrastructure, including racking, cabling and labeling of current and new infrastructure.Assist in the continuous improvement process by developing and enhancing procedures. Design, support, and update documentation and standard operating procedures.To be successful for the role of Network Engineer you will require:A detailed understanding and ability to design and configure complex IP based networks with a heavy focus on Cisco or Juniper. Qualifications are advantageous, including experience with routing technologies (OSPF, ISIS, BGP, etc.), switching technologies (STP, VLANNTP, FabricPath, etc.), carrier technologies (VPLS, MPLS etc.) and security technologies (IPsec, firewall etc.).Experience with network security including enterprise proxy and load balancing systems and experience with different systems and architecture.Experience deploying network systems that form part of virtualisation solution from vendors such as VMWare.An understanding of Linux based systems and how to integrate them within the network environment.Experience in AWS, Azure, OpenStack, VMware, 1G/10G networking. Detailed experience in CI/CD, Jenkins, Bamboo, Ansible, Puppet and Chef.Experience in IT systems design including detailed experience in building testable and maintainable systems using continuous integration and deployment technologies.This role requires NV1 Security Clearance. Applications close on 17 January 2020.What we offerWithout the collective smarts of our people, we would not be able to achieve what we do. The importance that we place on each and every employee shows in the working environment we offer: We value everybody’s contribution; we encourage innovation, diversity and development; we empower people to challenge themselves and the status quo; we foster growth, both personally and professionally. We look after our people and have an attractive compensation package which supports all our employees through different stages of their careers, some of these include:Individual Professional Development AllocationFlexible WorkingSalary Continuance (Income Protection)Up to 16 weeks Paid Parental LeaveStudy Leave (Up to 5 days paid leave per year)Leave Purchase and Loyalty LeavePerformance based rewardsSalary Sacrifice and Novated LeasingReferral bonusesDress for your dayA full list of our employee benefits and further information can be found here: https://www.qinetiq.com/au/Careers/Benefits  140000 AUD Australia - ACT ACT
Job Opportunity | Network Engineer | QinetiQ

Network Engineer

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QinetiQ employs more than 6000 people in 51 locations around the world, offering our customers premier expertise in advice, services and creative technology-based products.

QinetiQ Australia, part of the global QinetiQ group, is a consulting and engineering services provider, giving independent and trusted advice to Government, Defence and Industry. Our success is founded on the industry-leading knowledge, integrity, performance and dedication of our people. Even though we are part of a global company, our offices have a very local feel; we employ more than 380 employees in Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Sydney, Newcastle, Western Sydney and Melbourne.

An opportunity exists for a Network Engineer within our Advisory division, reporting into our Canberra office.

Advisory Services

For our Advisory Services division, everything starts with a problem that needs a solution. We act as an independent, technical partner for customers looking to procure defined services and develop specific capabilities. We help them diagnose, rationalise and solve intractable problems by providing analysis, advice and assurance. Whether operating on the ocean floor, or in orbit, we get under the skin of a problem to enable our customers to make sound decisions about cost, time and performance.

About the role

The Network Engineer is responsible under general direction to devise strategies, provision the planning, implementation, and sustainment of a Test, QA and production environment for use in a complex software, hardware and network project.

As a Network Engineer you will be responsible for:

  • Monitor systems and infrastructure and provide assistance with sustainment support requests, fix and troubleshoot issues.
  • Monitor and action security alerts and incidents.
  • Maintain and upgrade device software and firmware versions and create, implement, and provide feedback on system designs.
  • Implement new IT infrastructure. Use public/private cloud APIs to provision, scale and destroy infrastructure as required. Develop tools that allow automation systems to provision infrastructure without assistance. Create and maintain testable infrastructure, including racking, cabling and labeling of current and new infrastructure.
  • Assist in the continuous improvement process by developing and enhancing procedures. Design, support, and update documentation and standard operating procedures.

To be successful for the role of Network Engineer you will require:

  • A detailed understanding and ability to design and configure complex IP based networks with a heavy focus on Cisco or Juniper. Qualifications are advantageous, including experience with routing technologies (OSPF, ISIS, BGP, etc.), switching technologies (STP, VLANNTP, FabricPath, etc.), carrier technologies (VPLS, MPLS etc.) and security technologies (IPsec, firewall etc.).
  • Experience with network security including enterprise proxy and load balancing systems and experience with different systems and architecture.
  • Experience deploying network systems that form part of virtualisation solution from vendors such as VMWare.
  • An understanding of Linux based systems and how to integrate them within the network environment.
  • Experience in AWS, Azure, OpenStack, VMware, 1G/10G networking. Detailed experience in CI/CD, Jenkins, Bamboo, Ansible, Puppet and Chef.
  • Experience in IT systems design including detailed experience in building testable and maintainable systems using continuous integration and deployment technologies.

This role requires NV1 Security Clearance.

Applications close on 17 January 2020.

What we offer

Without the collective smarts of our people, we would not be able to achieve what we do. The importance that we place on each and every employee shows in the working environment we offer: We value everybody’s contribution; we encourage innovation, diversity and development; we empower people to challenge themselves and the status quo; we foster growth, both personally and professionally. We look after our people and have an attractive compensation package which supports all our employees through different stages of their careers, some of these include:

  • Individual Professional Development Allocation
  • Flexible Working
  • Salary Continuance (Income Protection)
  • Up to 16 weeks Paid Parental Leave
  • Study Leave (Up to 5 days paid leave per year)
  • Leave Purchase and Loyalty Leave
  • Performance based rewards
  • Salary Sacrifice and Novated Leasing
  • Referral bonuses
  • Dress for your day

A full list of our employee benefits and further information can be found here: https://www.qinetiq.com/au/Careers/Benefits

 

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