MAXIMUS Network Engineer in Eight Mile Plains, Australia

MAX Solutions is committed to improving the lives of others. Providing employment, health, training and humanitarian services in more than 250 locations around Australia, MAX Solutions invests strongly in the development of our people. We foster strong relationships between staff, clients and the community and are driven to make a difference.

Position Overview

As a member of the Infrastructure Team, the Network Engineer is responsible for the management of the organisations Network and security systems. This includes the design, planning, development, installation, configuration, maintenance, support, optimisation and vulnerability management of all network, applications and security systems, working closely with the other IT Teams, Audit and other corporate teams to ensure business continuity, governance and compliance for the business.

Key Responsibilities

  • Emerging technology monitoring: Monitors the market to gain knowledge and understanding of currently emerging technologies. Identifies new and emerging hardware and software technologies and products based on own area of expertise, assesses their relevance and potential value to the organisation, contributes to briefings of staff and management.

  • Information analysis: Independently validates internal and external information from multiple sources. Specifies and applies appropriate analytical techniques and reports results to clients and management.

  • Customer Service: Works with members of the business in helping resolve technical issues in a professional manner.

  • IT operations: Provides technical expertise to enable the correct application of operational procedures. Uses network management tools to determine network load and performance statistics. Contributes to the planning and implementation of maintenance and installation work. Implements agreed network changes and maintenance routines. Identifies operational problems and contributes to their resolution, checking that they are managed in accordance with agreed standards and procedures. Provides reports and proposals for improvement to specialists, users and managers.

  • Security administration: Investigates identified security breaches in accordance with established procedures and recommends any required actions. Assists users in defining their access rights and privileges, and administers logical access controls and security systems. Maintains security records and documentation.

  • Problem management: Ensures that appropriate action is taken to anticipate, investigate and resolve problems in systems and services. Ensures that such problems are fully documented within the relevant reporting system(s). Coordinates the implementation of agreed remedies and preventative measures. Analyses patterns and trends.

  • Change management: Assesses, analyses, develops, documents and implements changes based on requests for change.

Personal Attributes

  • Strong communication skills.

  • Shows judgement, intelligence and common-sense.

  • Takes responsibility for managing work projects to achieve results.

  • Nurtures internal and external relationships.

  • Engages with risk and shows personal courage.

  • Have an ability to work flexible hours as required.

  • Strong team player.

Key Skills

  • Strong technical knowledge of Network firewall, WAN / LAN, monitoring, management and acceleration.

  • Be degree qualified and/or previous experience in a similar role.

  • Firewall management and monitoring with IPS and IDS experience.

  • Network access and vulnerability management & scanning.

  • Hold network and security qualifications highly regarded.

  • Strong skills with Palo Alto, Cisco, HP and SDN technologies.

  • Excellent diagnostic and analytical ability with strong documentation skills.

  • Experience with Citrix WAN acceleration and Netscaler highly regarded – desirable.

  • Project Management – desirable.

Required Experience

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a large corporate ICT environment.

  • Familiar with multiple auditing disciplines, Project management and PMBOK guidelines – desirable.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in Information Technology or related discipline with a security focus, or equivalent level of expertise gained from a combination of experience, training or professional accreditation.

At MAX Solutions we welcome employees from diverse backgrounds and aim to create a work environment where

Employee differences such as gender, age, culture, disability and religion are valued.

MAX Solutions applies the principles of reasonable adjustment for people with disability. Workplace adjustments are changes introduced into the workplace that take account of a person’s disability so that they can use their skills effectively and access the same benefits, terms or conditions of employment as other employees. If you are a candidate considering a role with MAX Solutions and require a workplace adjustment for this position, please advise the MAX Solutions Recruitment Consultant or contact MAX Solutions Recruitment on 07 3727 1306.

Requisition ID: 2017-23286

External Company Name: MAXIMUS

External Company URL: www.maximus.com

EEO Statement: At MAX Solutions we welcome employees from diverse backgrounds and aim to create a work environment where Employee differences such as gender, age, culture, disability and religion are valued.

MAX Solutions applies the principles of reasonable adjustment for people with disability. Workplace adjustments are changes introduced into the workplace that take account of a person’s disability so that they can use their skills effectively and access the same benefits, terms or conditions of employment as other employees. If you are a candidate considering a role with MAX Solutions and require a workplace adjustment for this position, please advise the MAX Solutions Recruitment Consultant or contact MAX Solutions Recruitment on 07 3727 1306.