Network Engineering Specialist

  • Job Number: JR-10021968
  • Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
  • Location: VIC: Melbourne
  • Opening date: 15/10/2020 12:00 AM AEST
  • Closing date: 29/10/2020 11:59 PM AEST
  • Applications close in: 3 days time

We’re an iconic Australian brand with a strong footprint globally. We have a proud past and an even more exciting future. As we transform to become a leading innovator in tech and telco – we know our customers, employees and communities we work with thrive in a connected world.

We’re at the forefront of technology innovation with one of the most advanced networks in the world. Our tech teams have the exciting responsibility of radically simplifying and digitising our core business: our network. And, with our network continuing to lead the industry, we’re also focused on developing scalable and innovative products to empower our customers to thrive globally. 

As a Network Engineer Specialist, you will provide analysis, design, development and deployment in specific technology domains, having due regard for how this technology inter-works with other technologies, to deliver products and infrastructure to defined service level standards. Specifically, you will focus on the various Government Wireless Network P25 land mobile radio and the needs of the Government customers that use those networks. The role extends to identifying customer needs and developing solutions to meet those needs with the P25 voice and data radio network and subscriber units, onboarding new customers, identifying and resolving interference causes, consulting on the deployment of network coverage extension and expanding the network as required.


In this role, your key responsibilities are…

  • Design, source, build, commission, handover and support a substantial number of two-way radio sites over the build period and into the support phase of a long-term managed radio contract
  • Integrate those sites into a P25 network over a diverse transmission network backhauled to a network operations and dispatch centre
  • Develop a customer facing portal where end users can self-serve performance information
  • Document existing processes and identify areas for improvement in quality and efficiency through automation.
  • Identifying and implementing improvements for data validation.
  • Manage expectations of stakeholders and delivery partners (including internal and external customers), drive change and negotiate successful project outcomes within a complex environment.
  • Actively engage and maintain external and internal stakeholder involvement and communication required to deliver effective project delivery outcomes for Telstra Operations, Networks and Delivery such as project progress risks and manage appropriate mitigation strategies.
  • Develop and provide integrated reports from a variety of systems and complex processes as required.
  • Identify process improvements and cost benefits with systems and process expertise.
  • Drive business improvements across Networks and Telstra Operations through strong process improvement capability and stakeholder engagement.
  • Establish and lead cross-functional and/or virtual teams to deliver project outcomes, coaching and mentoring the teams to take responsibility for and meet regulatory requirements and project objectives. 

To be successful in the role, you must have…

  • Tertiary level degree in Electronics & Communications Engineering or related course
  • Experience in scripting and automation, particularly with languages such as Python, Tableau
  • Strong experience in Two-way radio and good understanding of various technologies of providing land mobile two-way radio communications – including simulcast, receiver voting, conventional and trunking architectures such as MPT1327, P25, TETRA, DMR, DPMR, NXDN
  • Experience in RF combining and multicoupling with understanding of various techniques required for two-way radio transmitter combining and receiver multicoupling, minimising interference, intermodulation and noise sources and their effect on land mobile communications
  • High level of technical expertise relevant to the network delivery program of work
  • Sound knowledge of IP networks as they pertain to two-way radio systems, backhaul, redundancy and availability
  • Extensive knowledge of EME legislation, Telstra’s requirements on EME, and Federal/State specific legislation such as the Telecommunications Act 1997, land mobile radio standards & other relevant acts under Victorian and Federal Government codes
  • Proven experience in project management and process improvement initiatives with strong process design and governance skills
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written) with the ability to influence and drive change at all stakeholder levels
  • Excellent research and analysis skills, with experience in writing senior executive reports
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and a high attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to act with urgency and responsiveness to issues and risks
  • Awareness of Telstra’s processes and specific knowledge of key business functions would be advantageous

Join us as we bring government, industry, enterprise and providers together to solve the biggest emerging challenges using the latest technologies.

If this role sounds like you, then we would love to hear from you to discuss this great opportunity.

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 our Telstra Careers Website: tel.st/allrolesflex

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  • Job Number: JR-10021968
  • Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
  • Location: VIC: Melbourne
  • Opening date: 15/10/2020 12:00 AM AEST
  • Closing date: 29/10/2020 11:59 PM AEST
  • Applications close in: 3 days time