Advisor Network Communications

Job Description

Network Engineer

  • Great opportunity to join a global organisation at the forefront of mining
  • Work in a fast-paced environment with lots of opportunity for exposure to both highly visible projects and cutting-edge technology
  • Large scope of work supporting Aluminium Refinery
  • 9 day fortnight, residential role offering an attractive coastal lifestyle in the Gladstone Region

About the role

All progress begins with pioneers. At Rio Tinto, it begins with you.

We are looking for a Network Engineer to support and maintain the existing IT and OT networks for Yarwun operations with opportunity to work closely with Global IS&T. This role is a great opportunity to gain experience in operation networking by supporting and managing system configuration, carrying out system installations, defining, documenting and enforcing system standards as well as providing network support in a 24x7 environment.

Reporting to the Superintendent IS&T RTA Yarwun and working in a collaborative and exciting environment, you will be:

  • Providing technical support and management of Cisco WAN, LAN, WLAN
  • Designing and implementing new network solutions ensuring best practice security and practices are to a high standard
  • Maximising network performance by performing problem management, upgrades and collaborating with enterprise network engineers & architects on network optimisation and technologies
  • Maintaining network infrastructure to protect site from vulnerabilities and intrusions

What you’ll bring

To be successfully considered for this role, you will have:

  • Commitment to the safety of yourself and your team.
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) & preferably Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) certifications
  • Working towards attaining Cisco Certified Design Associate certification
  • Proven working experience with Cisco networking devices, in particular in routing, switching and firewalls
  • Experience with the use and configuration of SolarWinds
  • Experience with routing protocols in large organisational networks

It will also be beneficial if you have:

  • A Tertiary Degree in Networking, Computer Engineering or related course
  • Experience with Cisco WCS, Cisco Prime, Cisco MSE and Cisco ISE
  • Advanced level of Cisco Certification that displays expertise for network design, implementation, operations and troubleshooting
  • Experience within large enterprise data communications networks

What we offer

Be recognised for your contribution and go home knowing you’ve helped the world progress.

  • A work environment where safety and mental health is always the number one priority.
  • Competitive base salary plus annual incentive program.
  • Comprehensive medical benefits including fully subsidised private hospital insurance for employees and immediate family.
  • Attractive employee share scheme.
  • Career development and education assistance to further your technical or leadership ambitions.
  • Leave for all of life’s reasons (vacation/annual, paid parental, sick leave).
  • Exclusive employee discounts (banking, accommodation, cars, retail and more).

About Rio Tinto

Rio Tinto is a leading global mining and materials company. We operate in 35 countries where we produce iron ore, copper, aluminium, critical minerals, and other materials needed for the global energy transition and for people, communities, and nations to thrive.

We have been mining for over 150 years and operate with knowledge built up across generations and continents. Our purpose is finding better ways to provide the materials the world needs – striving for innovation and continuous improvement to produce materials with low emissions and to the right environmental, social and governance standards. But we can’t do it on our own, so we’re focused on creating partnerships to solve problems, create win-win and meet opportunities.

Where you’ll be working

Rio Tinto Information Systems and Technology (IS&T) operates to enable better alignment with customer priorities, end-to-end accountability and flexibility to prioritise critical work. The function provides solutions that are aligned with current and future business requirements through the development and ongoing delivery of IT strategy and solution roadmaps. Through appropriate governance, consultative processes, and the use of industry best practices, IS&T also ensures that emerging technologies and innovative ideas are constantly evaluated, considered, and adopted, to provide easy-to-use, best-in-class solutions and services.

Every Voice Matters

We are committed to an inclusive environment where people feel comfortable to be themselves. We want our people to feel that all voices are heard, all cultures respected and that a variety of perspectives are not only welcome – they are essential to our success. We treat each other fairly and with dignity regardless of race, gender, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, age, sexual orientation or anything else that makes us different.

At Rio Tinto, we particularly welcome and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, the LGBTI+ community, mature workers, people with disabilities and people from different cultural backgrounds.