Network Engineer

  • Kelburn
  • Permanent
  • Tue May 10 01:27:23 2022
  • 4107

  • Do you want to be a part of a small team working on one of NZ’s most advanced networks?
  • Ready to work with cutting edge technologies such as Cisco ACI and DNA.
  • Are you a people person with excellent communication skills?
  • Do you have a passion for cutting edge Networking technologies?

Mō Te Herenga Waka - About Our University

Te Herenga Waka - Victoria University of Wellington is a global-civic university with our marae at our heart. This iho draws off our heritage and is further defined by our tūrangawaewae, in particular Wellington, Aotearoa, and the Asia-Pacific, all of which are expressed in our position as Aotearoa New Zealand's globally ranked capital city university.

Our core ethical values are respect, responsibility, fairness, integrity, and empathy. These core ethical values are demonstrated in our commitment to sustainability, wellbeing, inclusivity, equity, diversity, collegiality, and openness. With, and as, tangata whenua, we value Te Tiriti o Waitangi, rangatiratanga, manaakitanga, kaitiakitanga, whai mātauranga, whanaungatanga, and akoranga.

Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role

Te Herenga Waka - Victoria University of Wellington is currently recruiting a Junior / Intermediate Network Engineer within our Digital Solutions group, The role sits in the small Network team responsible for the design, and operation of the University wired and wireless network.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Provide 24 x 7 network operational support on incidents and problems in accordance with DS standards, service level agreements and client needs.
  • Provide support to ensure the network in maintained and monitored to ensure maximum uptime.
  • Execute day-to-day network activities as part of Incident management and Change management.
  • Proactively evaluate new and emerging technologies that will add value to our existing infrastructure.
  • Create and Maintain network related documentation.
  • Undertake other tasks or assist with projects as directed by the Network Manager. This will include from time to time assisting with other teams across DS.

Ō pūmanawa - About you

You will be a motivated, customer-focused individual who can take the initiative, providing excellent end user support and assistance. 

You will thrive in this role with an excellent manner with people, and with strong attention to detail & self-management skills. This role is busy, challenging, extremely rewarding and interesting for the individual with the right temperament. 

Key Requirements: 

  • Experience in the support of Networks (LAN, WAN Security).
  • Experience with the Cisco suite of networking technologies.
  • Knowledge / Experience of Cisco ACI, DNA, CMX
  • Outstanding people and communication skills including the ability to adjust to different audiences. 
  • Ability to build strong working relationships with a variety of stakeholders. 

Ētahi kōrero hai āwhina i a koe - Why you should join our team

Our team likes sharing ideas and working in a collaborative style. We offer you flexible working arrangements, learning & development programs for Te reo Māori, and job-sharing options. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who wants to develop their IT knowledge and skills, and that enjoys working with a diverse range of interesting people across VUW’s campuses.

Role Description

Close Date for Vacancy: 06/06/22

Contact Details for Vacancy: If you have any questions regarding this role please get in touch with . But applicants should follow all steps listed below.

Important - Application Steps and information

For applicants who are not NZ Citizens or Permanent Residents, we recommend you check the NZ Immigration website for updates related to Covid19 restrictions on entry to New Zealand:

Download and complete the University Application Form.

Click Apply Now Button at the base of the advert, follow the process to enter your contact details and add your CV in the online form.

Please include a cover letter in your application, telling us why you’re a great fit for this position then email the completed application form, cover letter and any other supporting documentation to stating the reference number and position title from the advert in the subject line.