Technical Consultant

$92,216 - $102,536 yearly
  • Brisbane City Council
  • 266 George St, Brisbane City QLD 4000, Australia
  • Jan 07, 2021
Full time Information and Communications Technology

Job Description

Req ID: 511481
Personnel Area: Organisational Services
Branch: Information Services Branch
Salary Range: AUD $92,216 to $102,536 Remuneration stated is for the full-time positions

Work type: 1 x Permanent Full-time

  • Key network services role
  • Large enterprise network organisational structure
  • Life cycle and delivery of end-to-end ICT services

Information Services branch (ISB) is responsible for development of ICT strategy, information management and ICT service delivery in Brisbane City Council. This supports Council’s business objectives, improves business functions and ultimately delivers benefits to the community.

We currently have a requirement for a Technical Consultant to join Council’s Network Services team. This is an interesting and challenging role for a technical specialist with proven skills and experience supporting data network infrastructure and services within a large and complex enterprise environment.

As the Technical Consultant you will:

  • manage, maintain and troubleshoot Council’s data network infrastructure and associated services
  • proactively monitor the performance of the network to ensure high availability and redundancy
  • troubleshoot network performance issues
  • undertake routine and ad-hoc software patching of network infrastructure
  • respond to allocated incidents, work orders and escalations, ensuring that these are resolved within SLA with a strong focus on customer satisfaction
  • work collaboratively with vendors and staff
  • provide 24 x 7 on-call support on a roster basis
  • develop and maintain the relationship between external and internal stakeholders to ensure operational and technical alignment and provide continuous service improvement
  • maintain accurate documentation and contribute towards knowledge base and operational procedural improvements.

What you will bring to this role:

  • CCNA/CCNP level routing and switching certification or demonstrated equivalent experience in the configuration, troubleshooting and fault analysis of network infrastructure and services
  • proven experience and proficiency in configuring, installing and managing Cisco routers, switches and wireless access points within a large enterprise environment
  • demonstrated experience in troubleshooting layer 2/3 routing/switching issues
  • experience performing software vulnerability management activities
  • demonstrated experience in the analysis and investigation of network utilisation and performance issues including proactive trend analysis
  • proven problem solving, research and analytical skills
  • demonstrated ability to establish and grow collaborative relationships with key stakeholders
  • proven ability to prioritise and manage tasks to meet deadlines.

Working in Council means delivering excellent customer service to the people of Brisbane.

How to apply: Click on the 'Apply' button below to complete your online application. Please upload your current resume and covering letter (of no more than one page) that demonstrates how you meet the key selection criteria for this role.

This role will require a Criminal History Check.

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Benefits of working at Council: Benefits of Working in Council

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For more information: Please call Lindsay Peacock 3178 7506

Closing Date: Sunday 17th January 2021 at 11:59pm

Brisbane City Council is a multi-award winning accessible and inclusive workplace where our people represent the diverse communities we serve, are supported and can feel safe. Council has been awarded Employer of the Year at the National Disability Awards and since 2018 has been recognised with ‘Gold Employer’ status from the Australian Workplace Equality Index for LGBTI inclusion.”

Employees must apply for internal vacancies using one of the following options:

  • while at work signed into Council’s system (Single Sign On) using a Council desktop, laptop or Surface Pro
  • from home using a Remote Connection Service using an RSA SecureID token to log into the system
  • the SharePoint app - download the SharePoint app onto your mobile device (make sure you have the multifactor authentication (MFA) app as well)
  • using office.com to access SharePoint.

Job Closing Date

Jan 17, 2021