Senior Network Engineer

Updated: about 1 month ago
Job Type: FullTime

Job Reference: 10556589

In the wider business, Curtin is undertaking one of the most exciting digital transformations across Australia today. We are building a revolutionary digital services data centre powered by Amazon Web Services, revamping our approach to identity management and designing a roadmap of ground-breaking innovations that will transform our digital experiences for our students and staff.

We are looking for top talent who are excited about the power of digital and want to be part of an exciting transformation project, while participating in our industry-leading team development program called ElevateU.

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Network Engineer to manage an industry-leading network infrastructure environment.
In this role, we are seeking someone with extensive experience in Cisco routing, switching and wireless, including complex troubleshooting capabilities. In addition, experience in Cisco IP Telephony, Cisco SD-Access, , firewall technologies and python/PowerShell programming knowledge are desirable.
As a Senior Network Engineer, you’ll focus on:

  • Providing technical leadership in the specification of functional, technical and system design specifications as required by the needs of business areas.
  • You will be responsible for being the lead in technology projects.
  • Guiding, developing, and supporting team members through high-level technical advice and support.
  • Taking the lead in the planning of ongoing capacity improvements to networks to ensure that the technological infrastructure continues to provide services required by the business
  • Lead the planning and implementation of service continuity measures to ensure that business goals are still achievable even if incidents or faults occur.

You’ll need to have a relevant completion of a degree with subsequent relevant work experience or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.

You will require working rights that match the tenure of the role.

You’ll receive:
  • Opportunity to gain experience latest technologies in the networking industry, including SD-Access, WiFi 6/6E and Security (Firewall, IPS/IDS) and network authentication.
  • Access to training opportunities in technologies, including Cisco and AWS
  • Leading the operational and project activities.
  • Vibrant working environment.
  • Being part of a great team.
  • Work-life balance

To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Shamila Ratnayake, Network Infrastructure Manager on

About us

Curtin University offers a competitive remuneration and benefits package, a friendly and collaborative work environment, generous leave entitlements (including parental leave), flexible working arrangements, generous superannuation, and salary-packaging. Our vibrant campus also includes an art gallery, gym, childcare, medical centre, and endless food options.
For more information on our university, please visit 

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Your application should include:

  • Your CV
  • Cover letter, outlining the key highlights of your career and why you are suitable for this position

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Applications close:Friday, 28 April 2023, 10pm AWST
Applicants should note that prior to appointment, you will need to have a current National Police Records check, undergo character, integrity, and reference checks. Please note that this position may be subject to a WA state government vaccination mandate. If requested, you will be required to provide evidence of your vaccination status prior to employment.

If you have any queries in relation to this application process, please contact our careers team on 08 9266 9000 (option 3,1).

Please note we are not accepting applications from recruitment agencies at this time.

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