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Senior Network Engineer

Date: 15-Jan-2023

Location: ACT, Australia

Company: Singtel Group


So, Why Optus?

At Optus, we don’t sit back and let the future happen to us - we’re out there making it. By expanding into new technology and relentlessly improving every day, we’re creating a better tomorrow for all Australians. We believe in the strength of a vibrant, diverse, and inclusive workforce where the backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences of our people help us innovate and create strong connections with our customers.


About the role

As a Senior Network Engineer, you will provide technical leadership within our Managed Services environment, working with Federal Government customers. You will possess comprehensive design, solution build/ implementation, scoping, and technical in, but not limited to, the Cisco Route Switch, Aruba Wi-Fi, and Riverbed domain. With a good technical understanding of Cisco Data Centre and Aruba clear Pass, you will use strong network automation skills to help improve service delivery outcomes.


This senior role takes ownership of customer engagements, ensuring they are fit for purpose and satisfy current and future operational requirements of both client and Optus Enterprise for ongoing management.  The provision of advice and recommendations is based on both expertise and experience, to address client needs.


Internally the role will be responsible for providing technical subject matter leadership to wider Technical Operations, Sales, Professional Services and Client Delivery teams, and leveraging from broader Optus Business teams where necessary.  May also be utilised as required to assist in the verification or compilation of solutions for the sales and presales processes.


Design and Implementation.

  • Undertaking system analysis, technical design, implementation and maintenance of solutions applied to customer infrastructure incorporating technologies such as network, IP Telephony, security, systems, optimisation and wireless solutions as applicable to the role
  • Work with implementation teams and the customer, providing systems/network design and implementation support to ensure smooth and effective migration to new technology/versions;
  • Design/implement testing methodologies and manage the outcome of the testing.


Must have

  • A minimum of 4 years related technical experience with relevant vendor certifications
  • Extensive technical experience in design, installation and support of medium and large networking and IP Tel, systems, optimisation, wireless solutions
  • Experience in technical pre-sales and customer implementation as a lead engineer
  • AGSVA Security Clearance (NV1)


About you

  • AGSVA Security Clearance (NV1)
  • Experience in technical customer implementation as a lead engineer
  • Cisco Certifications in Routing and Switching (the latter can be compensated with extensive experience and minimum of CCIP/CCNP), CCIE
  • Experience in Cisco ACI, WIFI, Riverbed, Wireless Solutions, SD-WAN
  • Good experience with Network Automation tools like Ansible, RANCID, and Python


As a provider of essential services across Australia, Optus has a critical role in the community through keeping our customers connected to the people they love and the things that matter. It is also our priority to ensure we provide our amazing people and our customers with a healthy and safe workplace environment. In light of the significant risks posed by COVID-19, Optus expects all workers to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and will require vaccination for certain roles as well as access to Optus workplaces. Please speak to us if you have any questions about this policy or how it impacts you, including any concerns you might have about meeting this requirement.


Optus is a place where we let you do you. Whether you’ll be working in our corporate offices or in a retail store, we're a highly collaborative workplace, and offer a range of perks such as:

  • A competitive salary
  • Discounts on products and services
  • Ongoing training, mentoring and development opportunities
  • Up to five days of Volunteer Leave per year
  • Blended Ways of Working


We understand that flexibility means different things to different people. We're proud to offer a variety of options to work in different ways, such as our Blended Ways of Working, job share and part-time. Our Blended Ways of Working lets our people work across home and our offices. Please talk to us about how we can make this role work for you.

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