IT Network Engineer

  • Metro, WA, Australia, 6000
  • Full Time

MRL is an innovative and leading diversified mining services company, with a growing world-class portfolio of the mining operations across multiple commodities and locations.

As part of our vision to be recognised as one of the great Australian companies, we pride ourselves in our ability to provide significant opportunity for the learning and development of our people, and to open the door for them to build a long-term career within our business.

If you want to work with a company that thinks different, works different, is different... Then you want to work at MRL.

Because you’re different.

The Role

We are looking for an IT Network Engineer to provide technical and network support to the IT Infrastructure Team, as an IT Network Engineer you'll have exposure to over 35 network locations and multiple datacentres distributed across Regional Western Australia and the opportunity to work with a highly motivated and high performance team.

The role is based at our Head Office in Applecross, and will usually span traditional Monday to Friday routines. From time to time, flexibility is expected to complete actions that do not fall inside traditional office hours. Regular travel to remote sites and participation in an on-call roster is an inherent requirement of the role.

You will perform the following activities

  • Designing, Planning, implementing and maintaining corporate data communications and network services, components and associated infrastructure.
  • Creating and maintaining technical documentation, reports and records related to network solutions.
  • Providing escalated (3rd level) technical support, troubleshooting and fault rectification of high level technical issues related to network equipment and infrastructure services.
  • Analysing tenders, supervising acceptance tests and commissioning communications networks and infrastructure equipment.
  • Acting as an interface between the organisation and suppliers/carries/vendors regarding high level technical issues.
  • Providing guidelines for training in the use and maintenance of networking equipment and technical facilities.
  • Monitoring the performance of the organisations communications carriers/network providers in relation to established service level agreements and business needs.
  • Testing, implementing, monitoring and tuning networking software/hardware to ensure optimum network performance and highlight potential issues.
  • Providing the analysis of network traffic data and providing recommendations on performance improvements to network infrastructure as appropriate.
  • Participating in corporate change control procedures and methodologies.

What you will bring to the team

  • Extensive experience and specialist skills in the configuration and maintenance of networking/communications infrastructure, including the ability to support a variety of technologies.
  • Good knowledge of industry standards and regulations relevant to the data communications/networking.
  • Strong understanding of emerging technologies in the communications sphere and their potential commercial applications.
  • Strong skills in Router Hardware/Software, Switch Hardware/Software, IP Protocols, Routing Protocols, Firewalls.
  • Intermediate Project Management skills and an ability to prioritise multiple tasks.
  • Excellent troubleshooting/problem solving skills.
  • May hold a relevant technology certification (Cisco/Juniper).
  • Advanced operational knowledge of networking systems and software covering both Local Area Networks (LAN) and Wide Area Networks (WAN).
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills couple with customer service orientation.
  • Proven analytical and troubleshooting skills.

Why MRL?

Our MRL team is full of big hitters, batting for the underdog, and finding value where others can’t.

Our success relies on the ability of our people to think differently, work smarter, and find hidden efficiencies. It’s how we define innovation and what gives our people the power to grow and scale a project.

Then there’s how we do it. We know how our people get the best out of themselves and checking off a to-do list designed under heavy layers of bureaucracy just isn’t it.

Here you get noticed when you maximise opportunities and build a better project, a better team, or a better workday.

And then there’s the extra benefits

We look after our people because they look after our business. That means a range of additional benefits for choosing MRL, including:

  • Competitive salary
  • Quarterly cash bonuses
  • Generous leave options
  • Employee discounts and offers
  • Physical and mental health programs
  • Salary packaging

Ready for your next challenge? Make a fresh start with MRL.

Mineral Resources Limited is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer, and we encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.



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