Network Automation Specialist

  • Job Number: 10079699-001
  • Employment Type: Permanent Full Time, Flexible
  • Location: ACT: Canberra
  • Opening date: 12/07/2019 08:00 AM AEST
  • Closing date: 26/07/2019 01:55 PM AEST
  • Applications close in: 9 days time

About the role:

There’s no other communications company in Australia that has the range of opportunities on offer like at Telstra! We are a company that shapes the world of tomorrow through technology, join the team and further your career in more ways than you can imagine.

Telstra is currently evolving through a $3billion transformation. However our support for key Government clients remains critical to our future success. The Government Assurance Team provides 24x7 support to Federal Government customers that are utilising a range of Telstra products and services including Managed Data Networks.

In the role of Network Automation Specialist, you will be providing complex technical service, solutions and support to the networks, infrastructure, and products and services supplied and operated by Telstra. You will be heavily involved in Complex Fault Investigation, Project participation and operational improvement through Network Automation. Additionally, this role will provide technical leadership for Telstra Stakeholders; undertake day to day operational tasks, network audits, network activity reviews and proactive maintenance tasks.

Your key responsibilities and major tasks include, but not limited to:

  • Perform or participate in complex, specialised technical investigations to determine/confirm system and design standards and performance parameters for the networks, infrastructure, products and services supplied and operated by Telstra
  • Deliver and/or develop technical training, updates & or briefings to staff to ensure understanding of process & procedures and automation opportunities
  • Diagnose and restore complex issues with the networks, infrastructure, products and services supplied and operated by Telstra
  • Prepare process documentation to describe how networks, infrastructure, products and services operate.
  • Provide input into and maintain technical documentation.

To be successful in this role, you will have the following experience/qualifications/attributes:

  • Expert level certification in Cisco AND including either, Juniper and/or F5 products.  (CCNA or CCIE ; JNCIA-Junos and/or JNCIS-FWV; F5-CA Certification )
  • At least 5 years of experience in a technical support environment working with Cisco, Juniper, F5  Routing/Switching and Firewall products
  • In depth understanding of data communications including, but not limited to, routing, switching.
  • Server Load Balancing experience, including configuration and operational support in particular F5
  • Working knowledge of scripting languages (e.g. Python, Ansible, Pearl, Java etc.)
  • Business intelligence background working with Tableau, Splunk etc.
  • Due to the nature of the work, successful applicants MUST be Australian Citizens with a current active Negative Vetting (NV1) security clearance.

In return for all your hard work within this role, you will be given exposure to a wide variety of career pathways within Telstra, with plenty of scope for learning and development. If this role fits with your career goals and experience, click apply now!

Benefits and Career Path:

Working for the most successful Telco Company in Australia also brings with it some great benefits, including: Working with the top IT Specialists in the APAC Region who provide support and mentoring, Substantial discounts on a range of Telstra products (including FOXTEL), Financial benefits such as Telstra Share Options, Great Salary Packaging Options and discounts on various retail, health and fitness and entertainment areas, Excellent work/life balance that allows you to have an excellent divide of personal needs and work commitments and performance bonuses*. Check out our website for more information and testimonials from our Employees.

We’re committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce. To enable everyone to participate, we’ve developed an ‘All Roles Flex’ policy to consider flexible ways of working for every role. To learn more, visit https://careers.telstra.com/allrolesflex

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  • Job Number: 10079699-001
  • Employment Type: Permanent Full Time, Flexible
  • Location: ACT: Canberra
  • Opening date: 12/07/2019 08:00 AM AEST
  • Closing date: 26/07/2019 01:55 PM AEST
  • Applications close in: 9 days time