Technical Officer (Radio and Networks)

Location: Perth
Job Type: Contract
Posted: 7 months ago
Contact: Irene Yam
Reference: 258898

Technical Officer (Radio and Networks)

  • Initial 4-month contract with a chance for permanent employment
  • Location: Perth
  • Experience in IT network planning, development, installation, and configuration

About the company:

Our client is an influential entity dedicated to environmental conservation and management.

The role:

We are seeking a Technical Specialist (Radio and Networks) to join our client's team for a 4-month engagement, with potential for a departmental contract and permanent placement.


  • Assist in planning, development, installation, and configuration of IT networks.
  • Monitor network performance, conduct audits, and ensure optimal corporate network operations.
  • Contribute to telecommunications support for marine, aerial, and terrestrial operations.
  • Undertake routine and complex installation and maintenance of telecommunications networks.
  • Provide technical support, troubleshoot issues, and drive continuous improvements.

Key experience:

  • Work experience in complex, geographically diverse IT environments.
  • Familiarity with IT service management practices, such as ITIL.
  • Possession of a valid "C" class driver's license within Western Australia.

Desirable experience:

  • Tertiary qualifications and/or industry certifications in a related IT/Security discipline.
  • Working knowledge of industry standard security frameworks (e.g., ASD Essential 8, ASD ISM, NIST Cyber Security Framework, ISO/IEC 27000-series) and IT service management practices (e.g., ITIL).
  • Understanding of occupational safety, health, equity, and diversity principles.
  • Willingness and ability to travel to department sites in Western Australia, including isolated areas.
  • Demonstrated Level 4 capabilities according to the Public Sector Commission's WA Public Sector Capability Framework.
  • Ongoing willingness and ability to participate in fire management activities and maintain required skills and capabilities for 24/7/52 support of IT systems and services.

Technical Experience Required:

  • Troubleshooting, deployment, configuration, and planning experience in a complex environment.
  • Exposure to Meraki, Cisco, Microsoft Azure, and Unifi technologies is ideal.
  • Proactive and quick learner, with radio experience as a nice-to-have.
  • Familiarity with WAN technologies such as Microwave, MPLS, NBN, fiber, 4G, 5G, and satellite.
  • Strong documentation skills for network diagrams and upgrades planning.

How to apply:

If you are interested and possess the right experience, please apply now via the link to be considered.

Contact: Irene Yam - (08) 9423 1416 - (Job reference: 258898)

Diversity and inclusion are strongly supported at Peoplebank. People of all nationalities, gender identities, and cultural backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, are encouraged to apply.