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Senior Network Engineer - 2 Year Fixed Term

Do work that makes a difference


Our Information Technology department is looking for a Senior Network Engineer for a 24 month contract who will provide support and development services in relation to planning, designing, testing and implementing the Bank's network infrastructure platforms including traditional network routing and switching, wireless, storage networking, firewalls and telephony. The Bank is currently on the journey of a Software Defined network and your skills and experience will be required to support key next generation networks including ACI and Software Defined Access as well as the relevant sub systems. You will also:


  • Undertake the provisioning, upgrading, capacity planning and performance testing of network (data, storage) systems infrastructure
  • Participate in a 2nd line incident response capability for network infrastructure operational issues
  • Produce design, technical documentation, reports and records regarding infrastructure solutions
  • 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 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


To be successful in this critical role you will possess:


  • Degree preferred in IT coupled with Industry accreditations in ITIL, Cisco and F5
  • Strong knowledge of communications infrastructure in Cisco
  • Strong knowledge of networking systems and software covering both Local Area Networks (LANs) and Wide Area Networks (WANs)
  • Understanding of networking and enterprise design
  • Knowledge of data, storage networks (Cisco)
  • Strong communications (data/voice/video) infrastructure experience
  • Strong experience in writing policies and procedures and other support documentation
  • Good working knowledge of Python and relevant scripting languages to automate activities
  • Strong experience with Firewalls Cisco/Palo Alto) and applicable management tools to manage
  • Good working knowledge of F5 (LTM, GTM and BIGIQ)


Your development & career

Working for an organisation that truly makes a difference to the Australian people, we can offer development and career opportunities in a collaborative environment that supports people’s growth, wellbeing and promotes flexibility.


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

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