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Network and Systems Administrator - Networks

Location: Sydney CBD

About the Business

Yancoal Australia is Australia’s largest pure play coal producer. It boasts three tier one thermal coal mines in New South Wales together with interests in three other metallurgical and thermal coal mines located in New South Wales and Queensland.  Yancoal Australia also manages five other Australian coal mines on behalf of related parties. Yancoal currently employs over 3,000 people across its operations. At Yancoal our people are our most valuable asset and we invest in developing our management and leadership talent throughout our operations.

Job Tasks and Responsibilities

Reporting to the Senior Networks & Systems Administration – Team Lead, you will be a part of a dynamic and motivated team. The Network and Systems Administrator provides expert technical knowledge in the provision and maintenance to Yancoal Australia’s entire ICT infrastructure. This covers both the hardware and software requirements for Yancoal’s information and network systems. This position ensures Yancoal’s information systems are continually available in accordance with the IT change management policy.

Skills and Experience

Essential Criteria:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in an ICT information and network administration position
  • 5+ years experience in a large corporate or telco IP network communications environment.
  • Experience with LAN and WAN technologies, management and troubleshooting techniques
  • Understanding of network technologies and industry trends, including routing, switching, telecommunications, SDN, NFV, and how to apply them at scale.
  • Experience with advanced NW Technologies (e.g. WAN Accelerators (RiverBed), Content Filters and Load Balancers)
  • Experience with WiFi Tecnologies
  • Experience with Firewall (e.g. Juniper, Cisco, Palo Alto)
  • Familiarity with Mine Site Wireless Technologies (e.g. WiFi, WiFi Mesh, Microwave and eLTE)
  • Knowledge of Dark Fiber and CWDM/DWDM.
  • Knowledge of MPLS, BGP & Internet Exchange Peering.
  • Experience in deploying SNMP based monitoring solutions (e.g. PRTG)
  • Video Conferencing
  • ITIL 3 Foundation
  • Project Management Fundamentals


Desirable Criteria:

  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent
  • Knowledge of IP security implementation, multi-vendor IPS, URL filtering.
  • Knowledge of LTE / VoLTE / 4G network design and configuration
  • Experience with Digital Radio Technologies
  • Control Systems Solutions (e.g. Citect SCADA, Honeywell SCADA)
  • Process Control Infrastructure
  • IP Telephony and AV Solutions
  • Citrix Administration


Yancoal provides a range of benefits to appeal to the diverse needs of our employees.  The following benefits are available to eligible salaried employees:

  • Corporate Subsidised Health Cover Premiums
  • Salary Continuance and Life Insurance Cover
  • Salary Sacrifice Options
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Educations Assistance
  • Service Recognition
  • Paid Parental Leave Provisions

Please note, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.


Applications close 18 April 2021.