Senior Network Operations Engineer

Last update 2024-02-23
Expires 2024-03-23
ID #2028794761
Senior Network Operations Engineer
New Zealand, Auckland, Auckland,
Modified February 13, 2024


Senior Network Operations (Net Ops) Engineer Fusion is a team of mavens all connected by a drive to improve the lives of New Zealanders through ideas and technology.

We enable government agencies and businesses to operate, thrive and grow.

The Role We're looking for a skilled engineer who balances the operation and design of complex networks with effective communication skills.

From operational support to design documentation and workflow development, we are looking for an active team player with an ear for listening and a knack for communicating technical concepts internally and to our customers.

This key position involves input through the full cycle of network engineering, from design, customer engagement and delivery, to the operation and analysis of our national networks.

Responsibilities Operate Fusion's national service provider network Collaborate with team members and participate in active network discussions and solutions.

Create quality network design documentation and draft network processes, procedures and policies.

Engage customers, service delivery and design teams, translating workflows into measurable business outcomes.

Develop and maintain automations to resolve alerts and incidents.

Review and operate monitoring and alerting systems, identifying gaps to increase visibility and improve operations.

Perform root cause analysis on complex network problems, interacting with vendors towards resolution.

Perform incremental day-to-day provisioning changes and failure testing to validate service stability.

Participate in on-call rotation supporting the network.

Your conversational skills are excellent, and you love to take ownership of everything you do.

You stay up to date with the latest tech developments and love to challenge the status quo.

You intuitively are: A quick thinker and natural troubleshooter with extensive knowledge and diagnostic skills, Very high skill in routers and firewalls, Professional and well-presented, Able to work autonomously and prioritize effectively, Passionate about IT and continuous learning, and Adept at resolving complex issues and communicating outcomes.

Your experience You have broad technical experience with a proven track record as a Network Operations Engineer, with extensive knowledge of: Proven experience in advanced routing and switching, MPLS in an ISP environment Advanced Routing, switching, firewall, and other security technologies and effective troubleshooting methods at all layers of the OSI and TCP/IP models, such as copper and fibre cabling standards, VLANs, VXLAN, LAGs, MTU issues, BGP, OSPF, IPv6, IPVPNs/VRFs, IPSEC/SSL VPNs, firewall troubleshooting, Vo IP/SIP.

Familiarity with "network and infrastructure as code" toolsets, such as source control (e.g., Git), CI/CD pipelines, automation frameworks and configuration management platforms (e.g., Ansible, Terraform).

Experience in network coding or automation in at least one language, such as Python, Power Shell, or a Linux shell.

Hands-on experience supporting repeatable, reliable, and scalable network architectures including fault tolerance, performance tuning, monitoring systems, statistics/metrics collection, high availability and disaster recovery.

Analytical and troubleshooting experience in enterprise or service provider networks, public cloud networking & security (Azure/AWS/GCP), Io T/OT networking, software-defined networking (e.g., SD-WAN), demonstrating task prioritisation to solve complex network challenges.

Industry-leading certifications preferred, such as CCNP, CCIE, JNCP, etc A Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or similar fields would be advantageous but is not a requirement, we value experience just as highly.

The formalities Clean driver's licence, own car, clean criminal record and legal right to work in NZ.

About us Fusion Networks are passionate about IT, we are true technologists who love what we do.

We are a forward-focused company that thrives on being innovative and future aligned, as we grow into new areas of work.

If this sounds like your next step, please apply online ensuring your CV/Cover letter clearly identify how your technical experience aligns with our requirements.

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Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Senior network operations engineer

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