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Senior Network Engineer

Job Location: Sydney

Regional Description: Australia

Job Number: 00472547


- Job description

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We are looking for a Network Engineer to implement, maintain, and support our growing network infrastructure.  You will be part of a Network Engineering team that is responsible for designing and developing scalable, maintainable, highly available network architectures that meet business objectives and SLAs.



  • Configure and install various network devices and services (e.g., routers, switches, firewalls, load balancers, VPN, QoS)

  • Participate in 24/7 on-call rotations within team

  • Perform network maintenance and system upgrades including code upgrades, patches, hot fixes and security configurations

  • Monitor performance and ensure system availability and reliability

  • Monitor system resource utilization, trending, and capacity planning

  • Provide Level-2/3 support and troubleshooting to resolve issues

  • Work within established configuration and change management policies to ensure awareness, approval and success of changes made to the network infrastructure

  • Select and implement security tools, policies, and procedures in conjunction with the company’s security team

  • Liaise with vendors and other IT personnel for problem resolution





  • 5-7 Years proven hands-on Network Engineering experience within a high availability Data Center environment

  • Hands-on experience with Load-Balancing technologies preferably F5.

  • Hands-on experience with Cisco ASA, Firewall, checkpoint firewall, Cisco ASR Routers and Cisco ASA SSL VPN, FW’s.

  • Hands-on experience with Cisco 7K/5K/2K Switching

  • Hands-on experience with Arista switching products

  • Understanding of SDN technologies preferably with hands-on experience in VMWare NSX technology.

  • Deep understanding of networking protocols (e.g., IPSEC, HSRP, BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, 802.11, QoS)

  • Solid understanding of the OSI or TCP/IP model

  • Hands-on experience with monitoring, network diagnostic and network analytics tools


  • We are looking for passionate and talented resources with interest, skills and experience in contributing to a team-oriented environment.

  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment

  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills 

  • Ability to manage multiple engagements and conflicting priorities

  • Ability to manage self and others

  • Bachelor’s Degree from university preferably IT related

  • Preferable CCNA and CCNP certification. CCIE certification would be a advantage


Accenture is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace.  All suitably qualified applicants will receive equal and fair consideration for employment.


Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.










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