First listed on: 28 February 2024

Senior Network Engineer

  • Uplift your networking skills or work towards new career paths in security, automation and/or cloud.
  • 12 months fixed term contract

More flexibility, less one-size-fits-all

Working with modern and resilient technology in a hybrid work environment. We’re focused on significant projects and innovations over the next few years. Use modern collaboration tools to operate seamlessly in a hybrid and flexible environment.

The Bank is looking for a Senior Network Engineer (for 12 months on a Fixed Term contract) with great Cisco network and firewall experience who are keen to develop their cyber security, automation and cloud credentials. 

The Bank is currently on the journey towards Software Defined networking and your skills and experience will be used and uplifted to support these key next generation networks including ACI, Zero Trust Networking with Software Defined Access, SD-WAN & Azure Cloud.

You will:

  • Undertake the provisioning, maintenance, security hardening, capacity planning and performance testing of network (data, storage) systems infrastructure
  • Participate in 2nd line IT incident and security response capability for network infrastructure
  • Produce design, automation scripts, technical documentation, reports, and records regarding infrastructure solutions
  • Improve, harden, test, implement, monitor, and tune networking software/hardware to ensure optimum systems performance and highlight potential issues
  • Manage the analysis of network traffic data and providing recommendations on performance and security improvements to network infrastructures as appropriate
  • Undertake acceptance tests and commissioning communications systems and equipment
  • Occasional scheduled work at our Business Resumption Site at Bella Vista will be required
  • Work with cyber security team to improve Bank’s protections and remediate vulnerabilities

Your background

  • Degree preferred in IT coupled with Industry accreditations in Cisco and ITIL
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Cisco networking infrastructure covering both Local Area Networks (LANs) and Wide Area Networks (WANs)
  • Strong experience with Firewalls Cisco and/or Palo Alto and applicable management tools to manage such as Cisco Security Manager (CSM)
  • Strong communications (data/voice/video) infrastructure experience
  • Proficient in writing policies and procedures and other support documentation
  • Strong experience or willingness to learn: Python and relevant scripting languages to automate activities.
  • Good understanding of IT infrastructure and service management practices.
  • Knowledge or willingness to learn: Network management tools such as Cisco DNA Centre, Statseeker and Infoblox
  •  Cisco SDDC and Cisco storage fabric management experience is desirable

Be More

Working for an organisation that truly makes a difference to the people of Australia, we can offer development and career opportunities in a collaborative environment that supports your growth, wellbeing and promotes flexibility. Your individual growth and success drives the Bank forward as an organisation. Be more means you can do more, for yourself and for Australia.

Why RBA?

Through the pursuit of national economic policy objectives and associated activities in financial markets and banking, the RBA makes an important contribution to the Australian economy. We also issue Australia's banknotes and operates infrastructure critical to the payments system, all of which contribute to the welfare of the Australian people.  

Made up of specialists across a wide range of fields, our people have a critical role to play in achieving these objectives, whether directly or in a supporting capacity. As a values driven organisation, our people conduct themselves with a high degree of integrity, while striving for excellence in the work they perform and the outcomes they achieve. We encourage intelligent inquiry and we treat one another with respect, while promoting the public interest through our efforts.  

Your application should include a resume detailing your experience and qualifications.

The Reserve Bank of Australia is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace and encourage applications from experienced candidates seeking workplace flexibility.

Few places give you the balance of professional challenge and a management culture that not only supports but encourages you to live a full life outside of work and be more. 

Application Close: March 12, 2024


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