Senior Network Engineer

Posted 25 April 2024
Salary Up to US$110000.00 per annum
Job type Permanent
Discipline Portfolio Technology
Contact NameJillian Kirk

Job description

The Network Engineer will be responsible for the provisioning, deployment, configuration, and administration of many different pieces of network and security-related hardware and software. These include firewalls, routers, switches, various network-monitoring tools, and virtual private networks (VPNs).


  • Manage the setup, deployment, configuration, and maintenance of a range of network and security hardware and software components, including firewalls, routers, switches, network monitoring tools, and VPNs.
  • Design and implement new network solutions, enhance existing networks' efficiency, and ensure smooth operation of network equipment like routers, proxy servers, WAN accelerators, and DNS/DHCP servers.
  • Procure network equipment and oversee subcontractors involved in network installation.
  • Configure firewalls, routing, and switching to optimize network performance and security.
  • Conduct ongoing network monitoring, troubleshoot issues, and update equipment firmware.
  • Report network status to stakeholders and analyze security systems for continuous improvement.
  • Identify and address network vulnerabilities, report potential threats, and research cost-effective cybersecurity solutions.
  • Tailor software, hardware, and internet resources to meet business needs and develop security standards and best practices.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Install, configure, and support phone hardware and systems, ensuring minimal downtime for telecommunications.
  • Supervise data communications equipment installation and attend to help desk tickets for quick issue resolution.
  • Monitor network performance, plan for capacity needs, and maintain detailed documentation.
  • Stay updated on network security methods, tools, and technologies to protect systems from cyber threats.
  • Conduct internal vulnerability scans and support mobile device management.
  • Implement disaster recovery systems and enhance network security measures as per company policies and objectives.


  • Associate's degree or equivalent with 5+ years of relevant experience, including a strong understanding of routing protocols, TCP/IP, DNS, VLANs, and network technologies.
  • Proficiency in Cisco networking, wireless technologies, and CCNA/CCNP certification preferred.
  • Familiarity with fiber networks, T1 connectivity, and other certifications like CCIE and CCDA are advantageous.