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Senior Network Development Engineer - Permanent - Sydney CBD

Job Title: Senior Network Development Engineer - Permanent - Sydney CBD
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Sydney, New South Wales
Salary: Super + Performance Bonus
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 0000059250-1_1563152983
Contact Name: Mike Clarke
Contact Email: Mike.Clarke@modis.com
Job Published: July 15, 2019 11:09

Job Description

We have been engaged by a major client in the Cloud Services industry who is looking for a talented Senior Network Development Engineer. You will be responsible for the following:

  • Automate select network administration tasks through creation and maintenance of scripts and tools
  • Deliver simple, sustainable and repeatable solutions and processes while supporting and maintaining next generation data centre networks.
  • Drive exceptional standards across the network and ensure fully compliance to those standards and policies.
  • Monitor and manage communications during large-scale events utilizing an established Event (Incident) Management process and provide critical on-shift network operations support to its customers to diagnose of large-scale networking events
  • Identify and troubleshoot recurring platform issues, deliver effective escalation of same to mid- and senior-level engineering teams for full resolution
  • Troubleshoot networking, routing and interconnectivity issues, including troubleshooting of network device configuration and low-level application interaction
  • Mentor more junior staff in basic network administration, including involvement in the formulation of a structured training plan

Essential Skills & Experience Required:

  • Minimum five years relevant experience in a large-scale network operations environment
  • Relevant degree in a related technical discipline and certifications (for example, CCIE)
  • Substantial background in large scale datacentre network implementations and support
  • In-depth knowledge of and experience with major Internet routing protocols, BGP, OSPF
  • Excellent Ethernet and IP networking knowledge and extensive experience in the application of IP protocols.
  • Significant past experience with the following protocols and concepts:
    • TCP/IP, TCP/IP Flow control,
    • UDP,
    • DNS, ARP, HTTP, SSL, STP, Trunking, & Port Channelling,
    • IPsec and TLS
  • Strong Unix/Linux skills (previous experience working in Unix/Linux environment and the ability to script in Python, Perl, shell, C or C++.

Some of the great things about joining our client's team include;

  • Working vigorously to earn and keep customer trust.
  • Thinking long term and don't sacrifice long-term value for short-term results.
  • Acting on behalf of the entire company, beyond just their own team and never say "that's not my job".
  • Looking for new ideas from everywhere, and are not limited by "not invented here".
  • Always seeking to improve, staying curious about new possibilities and acting to explore them.
  • Staying connected to the details and auditing frequently. No task is beneath them.

If you think you have what it takes to thrive in this role and want to know more. Please reach out to Mike Clarke on 0429 181 233

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My Client is focused on creating a diverse and dynamic environment that embraces and values differences. They value the variety of unique experiences, qualities and characteristics their people possess. Because of this Modis equally is committed to all forms of Workforce Diversity and we invite and encourage applications from LGBT+, Women and Indigenous Australians.

Senior Network Development Engineer - Contract - Sydney CBD