Network Engineer

The Role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Network Engineer to join our Technology team and the everchanging world of hospitality. The role sits in our Technology Operations team which is responsible for delivery of several IT services across Merivale. The role of the Network Engineer is to work within the IT Operations team to support, manage and administer the entire network infrastructure and services across all Merivale venues, offices and properties.


Some core responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for maintaining and administering all switches, routers and firewalls
  • Responsible for installing new and replacing existing network hardware as required
  • Responsible for backup and recovery of network devices
  • Responsible for technical support and troubleshooting any network related issues
  • Work with external service providers to ensure Merivale network service are operating at optimal levels
  • Responsible for reviewing system alerts and taking appropriate course of action
  • Receiving and responding to ServiceDesk requests
  • Liaising with 3rd party vendors and suppliers when necessary
  • Contribute to ongoing service improvement of IT operations
  • Contribute to planning and implementation of new systems and network infrastructure
  • Some on-call support
  • Other relevant duties as required, as determined by the Technology Operations Manager, including some VIP support


We are after someone with multiple years’ experience, and someone who has had exposure to working in a fast paced, high pressure environment. As our industry is quick to react and adapt, we need someone who has troubleshooting skills and the ability to think outside the box.


To be successful in this role you will have strong experience in:

  • Cisco Switch & Firewalls
  • SDWAN – preferably Velo Cloud
  • Palo Alto & Forcepoint Firewalls
  • OSPF and EIGRP routing
  • Layer 2 & 3 routing
  • VPN technologies – Preferably Palo Alto
  • Creating and managing ACLs


The Reward

As part of our Merivale Family you’ll be joining a team where individuality means everything – we want you to bring your authentic self to work. In return, you will be provided with fantastic personal development opportunities, a strong and supportive team environment and incredibly generous discounts and benefits – including free lunch in our venues and discounts for you and your mates when you’re not working.


If you’re looking to excel in your career in Technology, please apply today by submitting your resume for review and we will be in touch.


Merivale is looking forward to a strong and bright future, this includes being a registered ‘COVIDsafe’ organisation. Keeping the health & safety of our guests and employees is at the forefront of how we operate, and under the directive of the Government, we will continue to maintain a ‘COVIDSAFE’ environment for all.


(Please note only suitable applicants’ that have the right to work in Australia will be contacted)

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