Senior Systems & Network Engineer

Full Time
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About Sentrian

Do you want to join the team of an officially great place to work?  We are proud to be number 18 in the Under 100 Employee Category for 50 Best Places to Work in Australia.

Sentrian is a Technology Services Provider delivering cloud technology as-a-service for a diverse range of organisations based on the East Coast. In a nutshell, we deliver IT outsourcing, cloud and professional services. We specialise in designing, implementing, maintaining & supporting network infrastructure.  See our website for more details about us.

We are a team of over 40 with a proud reputation for providing exceptional service to our clients. Based in Brisbane, we have been operating for over 25 years with the same philosophy – to have fun providing innovative technology solutions to our clients.

The Position

You will play a key role in our networking team to provide all round technical skills across the cloud, networking and security functions provided to our clients.  You will be required to troubleshoot connectivity issues in addition to managing our private cloud and you will have experience in deploying and managing infrastructure in Azure and AWS.

The role will include a diverse variety of tasks to support networks, systems and data through telephone, email, ticketing systems and remote means.  You will provide advanced technical support across a diverse range of technologies from end-user support to complex line of business applications and network topologies.

The Person

The successful candidate must have a minimum of 5 years of experience working with an MSP or systems integrator or in a multi-network environment.  To be successful you must demonstrate experience with the following:

  • Advanced troubleshooting and configuration of networking infrastructure including firewalls, routers and switches
  • Knowledge and experience with Brocade (FastIron), Cisco IOS, Cisco NX-OS & Mikrotik RouterOS
  • Fundamental understanding around MPLS, OSPF, BGP and VRFs
  • Advanced technical support of server operating systems such as Microsoft Server 2016, 2019 and virtualisation platform VMware.
  • Provide an escalation point for our Systems Engineers.

In addition, the following will be well regarded:

  • Understanding of working with wholesale service providers (AAPT, Telstra etc)
  • Experience with a multihomed network consisting of multiple transits and peering partners
  • Ansible
  • NSX, vCD, vRealize
  • Experience with Sophos, Cyberhound and Untangle
  • SAN, Fibre Switching

This position will be based in our Brisbane office with opportunity to work from home. You will also frequently work onsite with our clients, as such, your communication skills and presentation will be paramount to your success. Additionally, you will be a problem solver who is passionate about client service and motivated to stay up to date with current and new technologies to continue delivering innovative solutions.

Only candidates with current working visas or permanent residents of Australia or New Zealand will be considered.

Sentrian Perks!

Our vibrant work environment ensures you will enjoy social activities, fresh fruit, great coffee and regular office lunches with your colleagues.  We have a strong culture supporting work/life balance and we try to have fun at work every single day.  In addition to a competitive salary package, you will also receive attractive allowances including paid hourly over time, paid internet and laptop allowance.

Paid to train! We believe that our staff need to be the best that they can be in order to deliver high quality solutions to our clients.  We encourage continual professional development through fully supported training – including paid training leave!  All Sentrian staff have a training plan in place to ensure continued growth.

Most importantly, you will work with a group of professionals who will enable you to grow in your career.  You will enjoy being an important part of a team who know how to work smart and still enjoy themselves.

Sentrian is a place where dedication and skills go hand in hand with learning and enjoying work.


The application form will include these questions:

  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • How many years' experience do you have as a network engineer?


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