Network Engineer

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Network Engineer
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Date: 8 Apr 2024

Job Location: Rockhampton, QLD, AU

Company: Central Queensland University

About this Opportunity
  • Continuing, Full Time
  • Digital Services Directorate
  • CQUniversity Rockhampton (Relocation support available)
  • Higher Education Worker Level 7
  • Total Remuneration $113,224 to $123,474 pa (including salary of $95,676 to $104,338 plus 17% superannuation and leave loading)

Join an organisation with an unbreakable belief that quality education, training and research should be available to everyone – regardless of background, location or life circumstances.

Working at CQUniversity

The Digital Services Directorate delivers future-focused digital solutions, infrastructure and services that aim to improve experiences for our staff, researchers, students and prospective students at CQUniversity. As a Network Engineer you will work as part of a team that oversee the planning, development, provisioning, and support of CQUniversity's Information Communication & Technology (ICT) infrastructure. Your responsibility will be to uphold the University's communication and security technologies, guaranteeing the reliability, efficiency, and accessibility of the current communication and security systems. This entails strategizing and executing beneficial enhancements and addressing unforeseen urgent issues.


In this role, you will assume responsibility for Level 2 and 3 ICT problems (according to the Digital Services Division Definitions), working autonomously or collaboratively whilst meeting established service deadlines by analysing and diagnosing intricate application and infrastructure environments. Your technical expertise is essential for delivering designated ICT services effectively; stay updated with industry trends and build strong communication channels and relationships integral to your role.


We are seeking a passionate professional to take on the role of Network Engineer and play a vital role in shaping the future of technology-driven education. This is your chance to lead, innovate, and collaborate in a dynamic environment and contribute to the success of CQUniversity's ICT infrastructure.


Be rewarded:

  • 6 weeks annual leave
  • Generous paid carers, maternity and paternity leave 
  • 17% superannuation (with the choice of joining an award-winning superfund) 
  • Flexible and inclusive work / life balance 
  • Fantastic staff professional / career development opportunities
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program

Position Requirements
  • A degree with at least four years subsequent relevant experience; or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.
  • Knowledge of latest trends and innovations in your technical area.
  • Using high-level problem solving and critical thinking skills to analyse and design a broad range of complex technological solutions that meet business needs.
  • Using excellent oral and written communication skills with a variety of stakeholders to achieve positive outcomes for all affected parties.            
  • Extensive experience in using the following technologies: Routing/Switching (Aruba or Cisco preferred), Wireless Networks and supporting client endpoints, Unified Communications and Firewalls and VPN.
  • Demonstrated network security awareness and application within network systems.
  • Achieving critical deadlines and working effectively under pressure both autonomously and as part of a team.
  • Experience working on small to medium projects, for timely and successful outcomes.

Position Description

For further information about this position, please refer to the position description .

Apply today for a career that changes lives


Applications Close: 11:59pm, Sunday, 21 April 2024. 


Job Requisition ID: 4475


Contact Details: 

Julianne Weekers

(07) 4930 6583

[email protected]


When submitting your application, please include: Your Current CV or Resume, and a 1-2 page Cover Letter highlighting your relevant skills, experience and suitability for the position. Please note, applicants for the position must have full time work rights.

CQUniversity is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes diversity in the workplace. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and CQUniversity’s domestic and international student graduates with post-study work rights are encouraged to apply.

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