Senior Network Engineer

Full Time

Website Datacom Datacom Group Ltd

We proudly bring together technology and expertise to deliver sustainable solutions for some of New Zealand and Australia’s largest and most successful corporations.

Our Why: Datacom works with organisations and communities across Australia and New Zealand to make a difference in people’s lives and help organisations use the power of tech to innovate and grow.

Welcome to the team! Network Operations is a fast-paced environment, hustling and bustling with highly autonomous, collaborative and nurturing team members. Teamwork makes the dreamwork and communication is key! Our team has the confidence to develop and maintain strong working relationships with the wider team, and with managing/engaging their stakeholders. The work is hands on and involves various operational teams, project managers, developers & BA’s, it also provides continuous learning experiences that encourages growth and development. Our team is very diverse team that works as one unit. Everyone bringing something to the table and is being looked after by the peers. If you have what it takes – go no further, apply now!

The Role: Our offices are based in Auckland. We like to bring people together in person when we can, but we are mindful of the benefits of working from home for work/ life balance. We therefore leave it to you and the team you join to figure out what works best!

Our continual expansion in the industry means that our Networks team is developing at a fast pace, opening the door to work with the latest of network technologies and delivering the best breed of solutions.

This role will be situated within our Network Operations Centre where you will get to work alongside a dedicated network services group. We provide a challenging and sophisticated environment using a range of technologies to achieve our goals with a strong focus on Cisco solutions including, firewalls, routing & switching, UCS, wireless, voice and security. This role will be a full-time position with rostered on-call and only open to those that have NZ working rights.

The Person: As a Senior Network Engineer, you will be an enthusiastic team player who understands what needs to be done to turn business requests into solutions. You won’t be afraid to roll up your sleeves and be involved in the sorting of the problem not just the design. We need people who can talk about business – be it small, medium of large – it’s all relevant and can build networks across our greater Datacom team so that you have a wealth of knowledge available for your local customer.

To join our team, you’ll have good trouble shooting knowledge and ideally have:

Proven experience as a Network Engineer (3-4 years)

CCNA and CCNP full certification or equivalent

Hands on implementation with vendors such as: Aruba, Cisco, Arista, Juniper, Check Point, Palo Alto, Fortinet and F5.

We’re looking for smart people, who get things done. If you are agile minded, passionate about technology and thrive in a modern trust-based environment then Datacom is the place for you!

Why Datacom?

We are local at heart, yet world-class in capability. We’ve managed to maintain our local family feel whilst expanding globally across Australia, and ASIA. In the regions we continue to grow and actively support local workforces and their families, and we are focused on being a great place to work to facilitate an environment that encourages our employees to strive to imagine what’s possible, challenge the status quo and put forward fresh, diverse thinking. For our employees, this results in such fantastic perks as:

Salary – A competitive salary package with annual performance reviews with the goal of taking care of and retaining the best talent.

Benefits – Amazing benefits such as free Healthcare and Life Insurance from leading providers and access to online training portals to help you gain any industry certificates that you might want and we even cover the examination costs if you pass!

Development – Due to our strong focus and dedication towards employee development, we have the aforementioned in-house training plus our meticulous ‘career framework’, which helps map the next steps of your career and what you need to do to get to where you want to be.

Opportunities – Having a large scale, globally respected IT organisation on your resume will do wonders for your prospects, and with a 6000+ strong workforce, there are many long-term opportunities to progress within.

Flexible Working – we offer flexible working arrangements to ensure work/life balance.

Why join us here at Datacom?

Datacom is one of Australia and New Zealand’s largest suppliers of Information Technology professional services. 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.

We care about our people and provide a range of perks such as social events, chill-out spaces, remote working, flexi-hours and professional development courses to name a few. You’ll have the opportunity to learn, develop your career, connect and bring your true self to work. You will be recognised and valued for your contributions and be able to do your work in a collegial, flat-structured environment.

We operate at the forefront of technology to help Australia and New Zealand’s largest enterprise organisations explore possibilities and solve their greatest challenges, so you will never run out of interesting new challenges and opportunities.

We want Datacom to be an inclusive and welcoming workplace for everyone and take pride in the steps we have taken and continue to take to make our environment fun and friendly, and our people feel supported.

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