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Kent Recruitment

Network Engineer

Perth – Australia
Date Published
Join us. Unleash your energy within.
If you have world-class ambitions to reach the stars while keeping your feet on the ground, we’re the team for you. We've created a new breed of company – future-focused with reimagined ambition across all disciplines within the energy sector.
We love people who know their own potential and are not afraid to use it. We know that together, we’re far more than the sum of our parts. So, we celebrate people who want to grow and develop as we work together on some of the largest projects on the energy world stage.

Our Purpose and Beliefs:
As Kent, we’re tackling the greatest challenge of our time - to bring our world the energy it needs in the most responsible way ever imagined.
It’s the energy of every member of our team driven by our beliefs that is making this happen. Whatever our skill, our language, or our culture. These beliefs define and direct us every day to be the very best - for ourselves, our clients, our key stakeholders, the communities we operate in and the planet:


Read more about the Purpose, Beliefs and Guiding Principles that drive us:

Our vision for Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging:
We recognise that diversity & inclusion are catalysts for success. We’re heightening awareness on the benefits of people diversity, diversity of experiences and diversity of our perspectives. Creating a culture of inclusivity where all employees feel a sense of belonging. Our combined energy is fueled by different nationalities, across 34 countries. Our commitment is to celebrate character – no matter what ethnic background, gender, age, religion, identity, or disability.

About the role:
Do you have the drive, skills and ability to work with us as part of our Telecommunications team? To help shape the future of our business, our technology and our systems? You will be involved in working as a member of our well-respected team in our Perth office, working collaboratively with our client to successfully deliver projects in the energy industry.

The Opportunity:
Kent is looking to for a Network Engineer to join our team, supporting our Oil & Gas clients. We are looking for a Network Engineer to work on an initial 12-month contract, with high chance of continued extension.
This role is based in Perth on a standard 5-day week starting ASAP with occasional trips to Site.
This is a Resources Sector role so we will need to see at least 5 years post-graduate experience in this field. Ideally you will have at least 3 years in Oil & Gas.

In this role, you will undertake the following duties:
  • Help designing, implementing, maintaining, and supporting network infrastructure according to business requirements and objectives.
  • Install, commission, maintain, replace, and decommission network equipment and hardware components when required.
  • Ensure compliance with cyber security policies and procedures in the provision and operation of systems.
  • Help to develop short and long-term plans for updating equipment, adding capabilities, enhancing existing systems and providing improved telecommunications systems
  • Develop and document low level designs and bill of materials across multiple technology functions such as WAN, LAN, Wireless, and Security.
  • Develop, document, represent and execute technical change management and testing to ensure successful solution delivery.

Show Us Your Skills!
We would need to see this qualifications & experience…
  • Tertiary Qualification in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology or equivalent (highly regarded)
  • 5+ years of experience managing the Network Infrastructure in enterprise environment.
  • Designing and maintaining VLANs, SANs, WANs, and LANs.
  • Design of routing protocols with BGP, QoS and MPLS
  • SD-WAN experience
  • Firewall upgrade - Cisco Checkpoint experience - Must
  • Good understanding of Data Centre networking architecture
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) or equivalent skills
  • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) (desirable)
  • Experience in stakeholder management & collaboration
  • Previous offshore/ onshore IT management experience
  • Strong written & verbal communication

  • Attractive salary & benefits
  • Work/Life balance friendly workplace
  • Health & Wellbeing Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Inclusion & Belonging Program
  • Health insurance discount
  • Work for a brand that's been in the industry for over 100 years.
  • Great Culture | Safety Focused | Collaborative Team
  • Opportunity to work on some of the largest Projects on the energy world stage.

We foster an environment where you are challenged professionally and empowered to take the lead on your career development with the support and guidance of our Leaders. We’re committed to making sure that every single person uses their time with us to gain valuable experience and skills for their future, so why not pursue your career with us today!

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