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Senior Network Engineer (Australia based role)

Johannesburg, Gauteng, ZA

Company: Datacom

Category: Computer and Mathematical Occupations

Published on 2022-04-14 13:40

Our purpose

Here at Datacom we connect people and technology in order to solve challenges, create opportunities and discover new possibilities for the communities we live in.

About the role

The Senior Network Engineer is responsible for providing onsite and offsite network support for our clients’ environment. You are expected to provide exceptional levels of service and assistance to rectify and solve issues as they are reported. This will be achieved by your ability to work across variety of teams to provide high-level technical support for data network systems, including an ability to create and maintain network documentation, maintains hardware and software standards.

The role is open in Perth and Adelaide.

What you'll do

The core objectives and responsibilities of the Senior Network Engineer include:

Support customer network environment/s Establish and nurture relationships with appropriate staff both within Datacom and our clients Provide guidance and technical leadership to more junior staff Liaise with Professional services and Sales Teams Documentation & reporting as required

You’ll have the opportunity to continue developing your expertise in working with a variety of technologies including Routing, Switching, Firewalls, VPN & Remote access, VoIP, WLAN, Load Balancers, WAN. You will have the opportunity to be exposed to the latest in technology and to continue learning as we introduce new services and products for our clients.

What you'll bring

To be successful in this role, you must have a broad and comprehensive knowledge of Network Infrastructure including demonstrated skills and experience in:

Engineering and administration of multiprotocol routers, multilayer switches, network security devices and network management systems Contributing to continuous improvement of Network security processes and strategies that identify and help implement tools for better vulnerability management and tracking Providing technical solutions through project delivery and design teams to contribute continuous improvement of designing technical solutions to meet operational needs

In additional to your technical expertise, you will be a strong team player and an open and effective communicator with the ability to work autonomously and contribute to overall team outcomes. The nature of this role will suit a person who works with a sense of urgency and has a proactive work ethic.

Ideally, you will be CCNP qualified and will have had hands-on experience in Switching, Routing, Firewalling and Load Balancing.

Why Datacom?

Datacom is ones of ANZs largest suppliers of Information Technology professional services. As an ANZ company, we have managed to maintain a dynamic, agile, small business feel that is often diluted in larger organisations of our size. It's our people that give Datacom its unique culture and energy that you can feel from the moment you meet with us.

At Datacom you'll be recognised and valued for your contributions. We're growing year on year and can provide stability, career opportunity and a collegial, agile, flat-structured environment that empowers people and promotes autonomy. We care about our people and provide a range of perks such as social events, chill-out spaces, a gaming zone, remote working, flexi-hours, professional development courses and health insurance to name a few. We operate at the leading edge of technology to help ANZ’s largest enterprise organisations explore possibilities and solve their greatest challenges, so you will never run out of interesting new challenges and opportunities.

If you would like to know more and this sounds like you. Please apply online today!


Datacom is committed to the health and safety of its people and the wider community. Based on our site access requirements for this role, and/or potential customer site and customer’s vaccination requirements which are constantly developing, the successful applicant will need to be able produce evidence of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or a valid exemption. Datacom will consider whether any accommodations can be made for candidates who are partially vaccinated (with remaining vaccine doses booked), or who are unable to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and hold a valid exemption.

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