Senior Systems Engineer - Fixed Term Full Time - Jun 2019

Who We Are:

Telstra is Australia's leading telecommunications and information services company employing over 37,000 staff, being the most well known brand in the technology and communications industry.

We offer a full range of services and compete in all telecommunications markets throughout Australia, providing more than 9.6 million Australian fixed line and 12.2 million mobile services.

Our Vision:

Adding to Telstra's portfolio of well-known Australian organisations, Defence has signed a $1.1 billion agreement with Telstra for the provision of telecommunications services.

The agreement will enable Defence to transform its communications technology including better integrating fixed telecommunications with satellite and tactical networks.

Telstra’s aim is to deliver technology that can become the backbone of Australian Defence for the next decade and beyond. The agreement represents the largest customer undertaking in Telstra’s history and will support military operations at home and abroad.

We are seeking the most talented people to transform the Defence communication network and take it into another dimension.

We need you to come on board as Senior System Engineer for a fixed term, to support and coordinate the End to End Solution engineering management activities. You will participate in developing system requirements and solutions, translate complex domain and solution architectures into platform specific requirements and designs & define system interfaces and processes as well as deliver quality end-to-end systems that meet the user needs.

So, what are we looking for? The right person for this role will have proven experience in designing, defining and delivering complex Networking projects for Large Enterprise and Service Providers. You will be able to demonstrate experience in:

  • Systems engineering and analysis (e.g., per the Systems Engineering Handbook by the International Council on Systems Engineering).
  • Test and Integration experience in a communications environment.
  • Data, IP and Transport Networks;
  • IP Protocol and Standards (MPLS, IPv6, VoIP, Optical Ethernet etc.);
  • Network Management and OSS (Operational Support Systems)
  • Engineering tools (DOORS, DMS, etc.)

Candidates must have current NV1 clearance minimum to be considered. This role will require you to hold and maintain an Australian Government NV1 security clearance.

Benefits and Career Path:

Working for the most successful Telco Company in Australia also brings with it some great benefits, including: Working with the top IT Specialists in the APAC Region who provide support and mentoring, Substantial discounts on a range of Telstra products (including FOXTEL), Financial benefits such as Telstra Share Options, Great Salary Packaging Options and discounts on various retail, health and fitness and entertainment areas, Excellent work/life balance that allows you to have an excellent divide of personal needs and work commitments and performance bonuses*. Check out our website for more information and testimonials from our Employees.

*Fixed Term Full Time Positions are not eligible for Performance Bonuses but are still eligible for all other features included in our Rewards and Benefits program.

We’re committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce. To enable everyone to participate, we’ve developed an ‘All Roles Flex’ policy to consider flexible ways of working for every role. To learn more, visit our Telstra Careers Website:

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