Network Engineer

A Bit About Us…

We’re Sky, an entertainment company that has been connecting New Zealanders to the stories and sport they love for over 30 years. We’re proud of what we’ve achieved and are excited about where we’re heading. We’re redefining our boundaries and challenging ourselves to do better. We’re moving fast, listening to our customers, creating solutions and taking calculated risks.   


About the role…


As the Network Engineer you’ll design and monitor network systems and performance, and maintain network equipment.


You’ll need to be an expert problem solver who enjoys working collaboratively and is comfortable seeking and providing feedback to continuously improve the way we deliver to our internal and external customers.



In this role you will be responsible for:



  • Drafting and maintaining procedures and documentation for network solutions and support

  • Implementation plans for complex requests for change

  • Evaluating risks to the integrity of service environment inherent in proposed implementations (including availability, performance, security and compliance of the business services impacted)

  • Seeking authority for those activities and reviewing the effectiveness of change implementation

  • Suggesting improvements to organisational procedures governing change management

  • Leading the assessment, analysis, development, documentation and implementation of changes

  • Taking appropriate action to anticipate, investigate and resolve problems in systems and services to provide preventative measures to limit recurrences. 

  • Ensuring problems are appropriately documented

  • Coordinating the implementation of agreed remedies and preventative measures

  • Analysing patterns and trends


For this role you will need: 


  • Computer Science or Engineering degree or have an equivalent body of knowledge

  • CCNA certification

  • CCNP certification or working towards

  • CCIE or working towards this Qualification

  • ITIL Foundation knowledge preferred

  • Technical Lead experience preferred

  • Working knowledge of BGP is very desirable

  • Preference given to individuals holding Industry Certification in multiple technology capabilities relevant to Sky’s infrastructure i.e. Cisco, Checkpoint

  • At least 7 years’ experience in a complex Network environment

  • Knowledge of VOIP (Teams and video conferencing) environments

  • Exposure to disaster recovery procedures and testing

  • Exposure to network technologies such as Checkpoint, NetScalers and Cisco ACI preferred

  • Knowledge of Cisco technologies, network design and implementation (Including routing and switching, security appliances, advanced IOS expertise, Nexus etc)


The Cherry on the top…

  • An excellent salary package

  • Free Sky and Free Neon

  • Flexible Working Hours and Location



How to Apply

Please apply through Seek.  A full role profile can be provided upon request


Sky is committed to ensuring the safety of our customers, our employees and any third parties working with or on our behalf of our business.   It is for this reason that we now request all new employees to be fully vaccinated before commencing employment.   Sky does not engage in unlawful discrimination, and will consider any applications for an exemption from our vaccination requirements in accordance with the Human Rights Act 1993’​​​​​​​