Position Title /

Senior Network Engineer

Position Number / 39830 / Designation / Band 3
Reports To (Position Title) / Service Delivery Manager
Organisational Context
Territory Generation is a Government Owned Corporation that was formed in 2014 as part of the Northern Territory Government's reforms to the electricity market. We are a Northern Territory Government entity that produces more than 2000GWh of electricity a year using gas, diesel and solar technologies to power Territory towns and cities. Our vision is to safely, reliably and efficiently generate electricity to meet the needs of our customers and to sustainably contribute to the lifestyle and development of the Northern Territory.
Our actions, words and behaviours are guided by a core set of Values that form the foundation of everything we do. Our Values are Focus, Integrity, Respect, Safety, and Teamwork. “FIRST”
Employee Responsibilities
You work as part of a team to safely and efficiently meet your agreed objectives which contribute to the shared vision for Territory Generation. You actively demonstrate the organisation’s values and take accountability for your performance and behaviour. Key responsibilities :
Focus /
  • Demonstrates an awareness of the Vision and objectives of the Corporation.
  • Develops individual objectives and, where requested by direct supervisor, adjusts priorities to the needs of the business.
  • Tracks own performance in line with objectives on a regular basis.
  • Actively participates in performance reviews and feedback processes.
  • Remain self-disciplined and calm under pressure.

Integrity /
  • Demonstrate the organisation’s values.
  • Conduct business in line with the values and high ethical standards – considers values in business interactions;
  • Ensures compliance with legal, governance and policy requirements;
  • Deliver on commitments – where commitments cannot be delivered on, communicates openly and honestly and sets new timelines for delivery.

Respect /
  • Takes accountability and responsibility for own actions;
  • Readily shares knowledge and expertise with others;
  • Actively supports the team and organisational goals;
  • Treats change and new situations as opportunities for learning and growth.

Safety /
  • Demonstrates safe working behaviours in order to achieve an incident free and safe workplace;
  • Develops personal safety objectives;
  • Challenges unsafe behaviours from team mates;
  • Monitors and takes ownership of own safety performance.

Teamwork /
  • Helps team mates feel valued and included in discussions;
  • Places higher priority on team than individual goals;
  • Shares important or relevant information with team or other affected stakeholders in a timely manner;
  • Speaks positively of team mates and other employees;
  • Focuses on personal growth and addresses development gaps which will help the achievement of performance goals.

The Senior Network Engineer provides specialist network communications advice and services in relation to the development, installation, management and maintenance of the Territory Generation’s CISCO network across the Territory.
Specific Duties include:
1)Providing advice for capacity planning and upgrades in relation to the CISCO network across the Territory.
2)Design, configure and implement CISCO network solutions in accordance with customer requirements.
3)Maintain the Territory Generation’s WAN (Wide Area Network) and LAN (Local Area Network) switching environment, including planning and installing enhancements, upgrades and hardware.
4)Diagnose and resolve complex technical problems (i.e. requiring a high degree of specialist knowledge) in consultation with clients, staff, external service providers and vendors, Liaise with vendors to determine solutions for problems.
5)Identify new ways of operating and procedures to improve efficiency and cost effectiveness and client service. Identify, develop, recommend and implement improvements in consultation with other stakeholders.
6)Work closely with Territory Generation stakeholders and system owners on multi-disciplinary teams to determine requirements and identify technical and operational issues.
Participate in skills sharing and cross training with other members of the team.
Selection Criteria
1)In depth knowledge of specialised software and hardware relevant to CISCO networks including the design and configuration of CISCO Network solutions.
2)Sound knowledge of CISCO switching, routing and firewalls.
3)Good working knowledge of SCADA systems and their network requirements.
4)Extensive knowledge of Local and Wide Area Network communications, protocols, topology, design and architecture.
5)Highly developed oral and written communication skills, with an ability to modify information delivery to suit particular groups including end users, stakeholders and IT contractors.
6)Good skills in systems analysis, including user requirements, technical specifications, constructions, implementation and maintenance.
7)Sound understanding of Information Management Infrastructure Library (ITIL).
8)Proven ability to make sound judgements and to exercise initiative, discretion, confidentiality and problem solving at the delegated level of responsibility.
9)Strong ability to liaise with stakeholders to identify system needs and problems and develop and appropriate response to those needs and problems.
1)Territory qualifications in business, information technology, public sector management or similar
2)Industry accreditation in relevant software and associated systems and technologies.
3)Members of appropriate professional organisations
HR Review: / Rachel Turvey / Date / 07/11/2017
ICT Manager: / Stewart Stacey / Date / 07/11/2017
Pre-Employment medicals are a requirement for all Territory Generation positions
Northern Territory Government
Information for Applicants / Applications must be limited to a one-page summary sheet and an attached resume/cv. For further information for applicants and example applications see:
Information about Selected Applicant’s Merit / If you accept this position, a summary of your merit (including work history, qualifications, experience, skills, etc.) will be provided to other applicants to enable transparency and understanding of the decision. For further information see:

Service Delivery Coordinator – Position Description