Associate Network Engineer - Melbourne, VIC

Associate Network Engineer - Melbourne, VIC

About the Role


The Associate Network Engineer is responsible for providing services to customers in relation to implementing, managing, operating and supporting their technologically diverse IT environments. This includes;


  • Assisting with implementation and deployment of customer projects
  • Coordinating technical activities with key internal and client stakeholders
  • Developing technical change requests, migration and test plans
  • Supporting Project Managers in managing project scope and risks effectively
  • Reviewing as-built and handover documentation to ensure seamless transition to BAU
  • From time to time, perform On Call or Planned Work outside of core business hours
  • Assisting in maintaining vendor certification levels such as Cisco Gold, by acquiring new certifications



Key Skills


  • Hold current CCNA or higher-level certification(s) in Routing & Switching, Voice, Data Centre or Security.
  • Basic Cisco skills. Ideally skills in Juniper, HP, Aruba, Fortinet or Palo Alto
  • Product skills with Cisco ASA, ISR, Catalyst, Nexus or WLC
  • Scripting skills such a Python
  • Skills and basic experience in these key technologies:
    • Telco/ISP WAN services such as Ethernet, Fibre, DSL, VDSL and Copper.
    • LAN and WiFi
    • Firewall Security
    • Data Centre and Site racking, stacking & cabling
    • Protocols such as iBGP, eBGP, OSPF, EIGRP, DMVPN, IPSEC & Spanning Tree



Key Personal Attributes


  • Possess good verbal and written communication skills, with attention to detail;
  • Independent/autonomous worker, with ability to self-motivate;
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Flexible to work remote, onsite and after hours as required
  • Logical thinker, with an ability to review and understand processes and use accurately;
  • Takes a creative approach to problem solving and not afraid to tackle problems beyond their skill set;
  • Interested in growing by taking on challenging and rewarding projects or assignments; and
  • Possess a drive to learn, a desire to develop skills and learn from more senior members of the team.



This role will amount to $60,000 plus superannuation for a Graduate working full-time for 12 months.



Foundation Job


Telecommunications Company

Amount ($)

$60,000 PLUS superannuation

Undergrad or Postgrad


Length (M)

12 months

Working hours

Full Time

Required Residency

Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident

Application closing date 


Expected start date



Melboure, VIC