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Senior Network Engineer

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The Bank is looking for a Senior Network Engineer with great Cisco network and firewall experience who are keen to develop their cyber security, automation and cloud credentials. The role is a fixed-term salaried contract until September 2023. The Bank is currently on the journey towards Software Defined networking and your skills and experience will be used and uplifted to support these key next generation networks including ACI, Zero Trust Networking with Software Defined Access, SD-WAN & Azure Cloud.

  • Undertake the provisioning, maintenance, security hardening, capacity planning and performance testing of network (data, storage) systems infrastructure
  • Participate in 2nd line IT incident and security response capability for network infrastructure
  • Produce design, automation scripts, technical documentation, reports and records regarding infrastructure solutions
  • Improve, harden, test, implement, monitor and tune networking software/hardware to ensure optimum systems performance and highlight potential issues
  • Manage the analysis of network traffic data and providing recommendations on performance and security improvements to network infrastructures as appropriate
  • Undertake acceptance tests and commissioning communications systems and equipment
  • Occasional scheduled work at our Business Resumption Site at Bella Vista will be required
  • Work with cyber security team to improve Bank’s protections and remediate vulnerabilities

To be successful in this critical role you will possess:

  • Degree preferred in IT coupled with Industry accreditations in Cisco and ITIL
  • Strong knowledge of Cisco networking infrastructure covering both Local Area Networks (LANs) and Wide Area Networks (WANs)
  • Strong experience with Firewalls Cisco and/or Palo Alto and applicable management tools to manage such as Cisco Security Manager (CSM)
  • Strong communications (data/voice/video) infrastructure experience
  • Strong experience in writing policies and procedures and other support documentation
  • Strong experience or willingness to learn : Python and relevant scripting languages to automate activities
  • Good general knowledge of IT infrastructure and service management practices
  • Good working knowledge or willingness to learn : Network management tools such as Cisco DNA Centre, Statseeker and Infoblox
  • Good working knowledge of  F5 (LTM, GTM and BIGIQ)
  • Nice to haves include Cisco SDDC and Cisco storage fabric management

Your development & career

We recognise that you may only know some of the technologies we use at the Bank and that you want to uplift your networking skills or work towards new career paths in security, automation and/or cloud. That is why we will work with you to fill any knowledge gaps and provide training where necessary to ensure you can fulfil your role. The Bank has a multitude of job progression pathways to ensure each team member has the opportunity to explore and grow their career at the Bank.

We have great office spaces with a new building refit underway in Sydney CBD, a work office out at Bella Vista for those who prefer Western Sydney, as well as offering flexible working and remote working for part of the working week.

Why RBA?

The RBA pursues national economic policy objectives and undertakes a range of associated activities in financial markets and banking. It also issues Australia's banknotes and operates infrastructure critical to the payments system, all of which contributes to the welfare of the Australian people.

Our people have a critical role to play in achieving these objectives, whether directly or in a supporting capacity. As a values driven organisation, our people conduct themselves with a high degree of integrity, while striving for excellence in the work they perform and the outcomes they achieve. We encourage intelligent inquiry, we treat one another with respect, while promoting the public interest in our efforts.

The Reserve Bank of Australia is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace and encourage applications from experienced candidates seeking workplace flexibility.

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