IT Systems & Network Engineer

Job title : IT Systems & Network Engineer
Location : Melbourne
Job type : Permanent / Full Time
Contact name : Vincent Cote-Boucher
Contact email :
Job reference : 1140114 - 13

Permanent job opportunity.

The IT Systems and Network Engineer operates within the IT Operations Team to deliver a stable, secure, high performing Technology Platform and Wide Area. They will be responsible for ensuring that performance benchmarks for the network and business critical systems are met.
Key responsibilities
  • This role will focus on IT Infrastructure, Information Security, Stability, Performance, End User Support, Project Delivery
  • Actively protect information systems and technology environments from security breaches and threats, from both internal and external sources.
  • Development and testing of disaster recovery plans
  • Maximise uptime of networks, servers and information systems.
  • Actively monitor and report on network sensors
  • Create and edit network monitoring sensors and structures within the Network Operations Wide Area Network monitoring platform.
  • Implement risk minimisation / mitigation procedures for all system modification and IT project work.
  • Proactive scaling of the Wide Area Network, IaaS and SaaS solutions as well as self-hosted server infrastructure
Required experience/qualifications
  • Previous administration of large scale environments for a medium to large organisation.
  • Experience in infrastructure management (Veeam, Mimecast, VMWare, Backups)
  • Experience in Cloud Services management (AWS AND/OR Azure
  • Expert knowledge of TCP / IP networking, routing protocols and DNS principles.
  • High level knowledge of the Microsoft server environment and Active Directory management.
  • High level knowledge and enterprise experience in development, testing and deployment of Windows network configuration via Microsoft Group Policy.
  • High level knowledge of Microsoft Powershell to administer Microsoft server based systems and applications.
  • Ability to administer corporate level LAN, Wi-Fi and WAN solutions.
  • High level knowledge of network security, e.g. UTM, DMZ and firewall solutions.
  • Experienced in administration of numerous server operating systems and hypervisor including but not limited to Linux / UNIX, Windows, VMware / Hyper-V.
  • First hand exposure to cloud solutions, IaaS and/or SaaS administration, including but not limited to Office 365, AWS and Salesforce.
  • Some programming / scripting / coding capability.
Preferred experience/qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology / Computer Science related fields
  • Industry Certifications in Microsoft Server, Cisco, Juniper, Sophos

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Vincent Cote Boucher at