Network Engineer
Auckland, NZ
5d ago

At AIA, our promise is to help people live Healthier, Longer, Better Lives by encouraging them to make positive lifestyle changes one step at a time.

Our firm belief is that by following our Operating Philosophy of doing the right thing, in the right way with the right people, the results will come.

AIA Insurance for Life, Health and Wellbeing.

The opportunity :

The Network Engineer is a pivotal member of the team who will contribute to the successful enablement of the AIA ANZ enterprise-wide IT strategy, vision and roadmap.

You’ll be an experienced Network Engineer where you’ll design, configure and implement network solutions. You’ll also support complex projects initiated by local and Group Technology teams and will also be responsible for implementing changes, as well as maintaining, supporting and improving the network infrastructure of AIA Australia & New Zealand.

As a Network Engineer, you’ll be able to provide technical leadership, exercise industry best practices and re-engineering of existing processes and / or the establishment of new processes to enhance the current environment.

About the role :

Core Network Infrastructure Responsibilities (Projects & BAU)

Design, configure and implement network solutions, working together with external vendors

Maintain availability and stability of network infrastructure including Routers, Switches, Video Conferencing, Wi-Fi devices etc.

Support Cisco Telephony platform working closely with 3rd party service provider to ensure availability and stability of all call centres and call queues

Analyse, develop and implement improvements / optimisation to existing network infrastructure

Perform monitoring of network, configure appropriate alerting and create network reports

Review and raise firewall and proxy changes based on business requirements


Work with technology risk / local risk teams to perform maintenance and patching of existing enterprise network infrastructure vulnerabilities

Perform regular audits to ensure license compliance and maintenance contract renewals for network & telephony platforms

Documentation and Reporting

Generate and maintain knowledge base and technical documentation on network infrastructure and projects

Ensure network inventory and licensing information is valid and up to date

About you :

5+ years of network engineering experience with strong enterprise routing, switching and troubleshooting skills

Strong technical understanding of TCP / IP, DHCP, DNS, NAT, routers, switches, firewalls, load balancers, server environments, virtualization, proxies, cloud services, telephony services, LAN and WAN technology, network design concepts, network security concepts

Proven experience with routing protocols such as EIGRP, BGP

Experience in managing and administering networks across LAN and WAN

Cisco IP Telephony and Unified Communications experience (Cisco Call Manager, UCCE, Unity Connection, Workforce Optimization)

Experience with network monitoring, alerting and reporting tools

Experience in dealing with and mitigating high-severity network incidents

Experience working on and delivery of technology enabled projects

Experience in Disaster Recovery process, planning and testing

Have worked in a corporate / enterprise environment

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, both oral and written

Solid understanding of business needs and customer focus beyond technical / technology aspects

Experience coordinating vendor tasks & priorities in a managed service environment

Able to provide after-hours support as required

Why choose AIA :

At AIA, we’ve made a promise to help people live healthier, longer, better lives. And it starts with our own people.

We invest in training and development to build on your current skills

Career development through internal mobility opportunities

Work for a business helping make positive health and wellbeing changes to the lives of New Zealanders

Access additional leave days to recharge and refresh yourself

Enjoy wonderful Health and Wellbeing initiatives that support you

Work with supportive and inclusive managers

Flexible working arrangements

What’s next?

If you’re passionate about making a difference then click the Apply Now’ Button!

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