Infrastructure Engineer

Location: Canberra
Discipline: Government
Job type: Temporary
Salary: $AU$120 - AU$140 per hour
Contact name: Alister Pardew

Contact email:
Job ref: BBBH7984_1658901084
Published: about 1 year ago
Startdate: ASAP


  • Long term 12-month contract with 24 months extension
  • Exciting wireless network project for a well-known and respected Government agency
  • Make an impact to the Australian community by working on a major project connecting rural Australia to key services

About the Company
This Government Department is responsible for providing key services, with high quality IT systems in place to support Australian's located in all locations across the country.
Having gone through major digital transformation over the past 5 years, continued improvement to connectivity and useability is at the forefront of their IT agenda.
About the role
You will be supporting a large team of Network Engineers to design, build and deploy over 50 deployable systems with wireless networking, encryption and high-latency capability to remote locations, and new offices being built for the Department.
You will be involved in:

  • Managing infrastructure requirements to support the deployable communications capability.
  • Provide operational support to networking hardware, software and deployable assets.
  • Manage the prioritisation and escalation of infrastructure issues to ensure timely resolution.
  • Communicate the end-to-end implications of configuration changes.
  • Analyse the quality of requests for change management.
  • Provide specialist technical advice on networking and deployed communications.
  • Proactively share knowledge and expertise as the subject matter expert.
  • Undertake research on emerging technologies and provide recommendations on product suitability for the agency.
  • Lead and manage operations of a team, including overseeing work priorities and resource management.
  • Contribute to technical documentation, implementation plans, test plans, and support procedures.
  • Engage and partner with other agencies and service providers to build capability.

Mandatory Criteria

  1. Minimum of 5 years' experience in Cisco Wireless network design, implementation, and troubleshooting.
  2. Hold Cisco CCIE and CCNP certifications.
  3. Experience with satellite communications supporting the delivery of enterprise applications over high latency links.

How to apply
If you think that you want to make a real impact for a leading company, then APPLY NOW or contact Alister on 0478 176 553 or for a confidential chat.