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Senior Network Engineer - Wireless

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Permanent Full-time
Aus - Brisbane
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Our people are central to our success.

With a global business, we offer diverse and rewarding careers. We are committed to Thiess being a company and a culture where great people can excel and where they are developed and supported to reach their highest potential.

Join our team of industry leaders – because with us, your skills, knowledge and experience will make a difference to the benefit of our clients, communities and project partners.

About us

With a history since 1934, Thiess is the world’s largest mining services provider. We offer the widest range of in-house surface and underground mining capabilities in leading commodities across Australia, Botswana, Canada, Chile, Indonesia and Mongolia. Every day, we optimise the mining lifecycle to create lasting value.

Our Head Office Operation, located in South Bank Brisbane, has an exciting new position for a Senior Network Engineer - Wireless.

About the role

As our next Senior Network Engineer, you will be required to design, document and coordinate implementation of Wireless and Wireless Mesh networks (including in-pit and underground) adhering to Network Policy and standards with the express purpose of providing the business with an exceptional communications environment.

In this role, you will:

  • Provide timely & quality support, investigation, response, feedback, escalation, assistance and resolution to incidents logged by the Thiess helpdesk
  • Ensure all incidents and work tasks are updated and maintained in a timely and informative manner to promote SLA compliance and knowledge
  • Provide feedback to clients on the status of faults and services requested
  • Ensure all systems and network services are available when required by the business and are performing as expected
  • Monitor the efficiency and effectiveness of the network and provide recommendations to improve performance and value to the Business
  • Ensure wireless networks adhere to security best practice
  • Assist procurement needs by obtaining prices and sourcing ICT supplies as required
  • Report at team meetings on project activities and support tasks

About you

You will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Information Technology
  • Advanced wireless certifications (e.g., CCIE Wireless Certification)
  • Minimum 5 years’ demonstrated experience in the operation and design of enterprise level wireless and wireless mesh networks (Autonomy and Pit Wireless highly regarded)
  • At least 3 years’ experience with on or more of the following wireless vendors or technologies: Ubiquiti, Cambium, Rajant, Cisco, LTE)
  • Experience working in an environment that is tracked via an incident management tool
  • Demonstrated experience in working with cloud networking and cloud applications
  • Expert level knowledge of all 802.11 wireless and RF standards (Australia and International) including antenna technologies
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Security concepts 802.1x and Cisco ISE in a production environment
  • Demonstrated experience with low loss wireless networks required to support autonomous vehicles
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Network Design fundamentals
  • Ability to communicate effectively to all levels of the organisation

Our commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce

We recognise the value of an inclusive and diverse workplace through our vision: everyone matters always.

Through this vision, we will build a community where respect, value and thoughtfulness toward each person will underpin their ability to bring their full self to work because here they will be empowered, safe and included.

How to apply

This role is an opportunity to make the next step in your career. With our culture of recognition, development, and a stimulating and satisfying work environment there is no better time to join Thiess.

To apply for this role please follow the below link. Applications close 5pm, 28 May 2019.

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