Junior Network Consultant

RedBlue Recruitment

Information & Communication Technology
Melbourne, Vic

                                                                                                                                                                                                              Junior Consultant

The Role

We are seeking someone who is a year or two out of uni, who has strong communication skills and a sysadmin background that would now like to develop their networking and consultancy skills and become a high performing, well rounded technical consultant”

Essentials (Mandatory):

  • University Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Engineering or similar. 1-3 years out of university
  • Great attitude essential
  • Excellent spoken communication and interpersonal skills
  • Capacity to create first-rate documentation. Quality of written communication is crucial.
  • Broad technology background, possibly from a stint in managed services. Perhaps a history working in a small company where you have been hands-on with many different technologies i.e. you may have worked at a small company with 5 engineers and had to fix everything!
  • Understanding of sysadmin - linux ideal or strong windows server experience
  • TCP understanding – fundamental networking/application protocols i.e. HTTP
  • Programming and/or Scripting experience

Very-nice-to-haves (higher priority):

  • Scripting/Programming experience (can be from University): Powershell. Bash/Perl/Python (pref). APIs/JSON. REST.
  • Knowledge of LDAP, identity federation. In depth-Active Directory experience highly valued
  • Apache and/or IIS Experience.
  • Knowledge of ‘the application’ – i.e. Enterprise apps like Exchange, SharePoint, SAP. Knows how a N-tier application functions. Understands front end, middleware and DB. You understand the LAMP stack and/or IIS etc.
  • Linux guru/windows guru. MCSE/MCSA and RHCSA/RHCE are valued.

Regular-nice-to-haves (lower priority):

  • Office 365 architecture
  • AWS, Azure, Cloud platforms in general
  • Networking certifications - CCNA, CCENT but not essential.
  • Layer 7 security – penetration testing side. How attacks work, cross site scripting and the OWASP top 10
  • Storage background could be useful, understanding of SAN/NAS, EMC, NetApp
  • Automation – Ansible, Puppet, Chef
  • Knowledge of Load Balancing/Application Delivery (F5, Citrix)
  • Knowledge of WAN Optimisation
  • Knowledge of Network Perf and Diagnostics (Netscout, Riverbed SteelCentral, Extrahop, Gigamon, Solarwinds etc)

What’s on offer:

  • Training, mentoring and guidance to take you to true technical consultant level
  • A junior position in a close-knit team of approximately 16 high performing consulting-engineers, within a wider community of around 120, with the backing and resources of a large organisation. The best of small company and large company in one.
  • You would be joining a sociable team, who often hang out outside of work (optional of course!)
  • The opportunity to achieve deep skills in Application Delivery Controllers, WAN/Cloud Traffic Optimisation, Network Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics, SD-WAN, Network Automation/Orchestration/Scripting, Cloud Solutions, Hyper-converged Branch and more.

To Apply for this role, email your resume to neil@redbluerecruitment.com


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