Senior Network Administrator

timbre Digital is on the hunt for an experienced and driven Senior Network Administrator to join our growing Auckland CBD based team.


about us

timbre Digital is a full-service technology agency, successful at creating strategic software solutions who:

  • are all about teamwork. we know the foundation of success is having an excellent team
  • are confident. we know what we bring to the table and we are not afraid of failure
  • have a great culture. status, rank and hierarchies are not what we’re about. we love our jobs, we like each other – and we have good time
  • resonates. timbre Digital resonates with its employees, because it is our employees who are creating and building timbre Digital


the role

  • oversee network production changes and peer review changes
  • act as a key resource in troubleshooting any network related issues that may arise, working with vendors where required
  • technically support development based projects, offering assistance and recommendations where required
  • participate in the design of scalable and secure networking solutions
  • play a key role in the implementation of new networks and upgrades to existing infrastructure
  • maintain detailed network documentation
  • play a key role in the design and implementation of tools and processes to proactively monitor network availability, performance, and security
  • work with vendors and purchasers to procure network products and services
  • stay on top of network technology advancements to provide recommendations for the ongoing improvements to our network


about your technical skills

  • 6-9 years’ network engineering related experience
  • CCIE accredited
  • expert operating knowledge of common LAN and WAN technologies
  • expert operating knowledge of the OSI stack particularly Layer1-4
  • excellent operating knowledge of Cisco IOS and NX-OS CLI
  • experience with Cisco ISR and ASR routers and their common routing protocols (BGP, OSPF and EIGRP)
  • +5 years’ experience as a network administrator in a multi-location Cisco-oriented LAN and WAN
  • strong experience with load balancing technology, specifically F5 BigIP LTM
  • operational familiarity with common network management tools (Cacti, Icinga, Cisco Prime, APIC-EM)
  • experience with DMVPN
  • must be available to work outside of office hours and weekends and participate in an on-call rota
  • strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work within a geographically dispersed team environment


 more about you

  • strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team environment
  • must be able to communicate fluently in written and spoken English


nice to have

  • experience with intelligent path control using Cisco Performance Routing (PfRV3)
  • linux systems administration experience
  • secondary languages such as Spanish
  • familiarity with Cisco ACS and WLC
  • experience with WAN optimization using Riverbed Steelhead a significant asset as well as experience with NetFlow analysis tools
  • undergraduate degree in Computer Science or equivalent education and experience


the timbre Digital employee is

  • a team player who realizes that the best teams are built by unique individuals sharing a common goal
  • ready for the opportunity to grow and excited to take the next step
  • isn’t looking for status, but rather to work in a great atmosphere with like-minded colleagues
  • someone who adds to the company culture
  • all about taking ownership, when stuff goes right we take a bow, but if something isn’t so great, we own and we fix it
  • authentic. be yourself. be you!


 the timbre Digital personality

  • works with you. is a real team player. listening, sharing and making time to help without hesitation or ego
  • fearless. takes smart risks, is not afraid of failure or speaking its mind
  • intelligent. eager to learn new things and think creatively to find simple solutions to complex problems. understands the market, its customers and clients
  • believes in itself. knows what it brings to the table. believes in our team. respects and trusts their abilities


 timbre Digital offers the following to its employees

  • a company culture that treats everyone equally
  • the opportunity for growth and additional learning
  • a tight knit team without many management layers
  • for every employee to be equal and have their voice heard
  • health and wellness benefits that help you to always feel your best
  • an exciting and different kind of work
  • fun team outings and great in-office energy
  • a home in our awesome space with views over the Waitemata Harbour


please note that you must be eligible to work and live in New Zealand to apply for this role


if you’re reading this and thinking ‘that’s me in a nutshell’ then please apply below

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