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Staff Enterprise Tech Engineer - Network

Staff Enterprise Tech Engineer - Network

  • Location Australia - Docklands
  • Travel required No travel is expected with this role
  • Job category IT&S Group
  • Relocation available This role is not eligible for relocation
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code RQ073288
  • Experience level Senior
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Job summary


Innovation & Engineering

Job Family Group:

IT&S Group

Job Summary:

Job Description:

At BP, we are playing to win!

Join us in creating, growing, and delivering innovation at pace, enabling us to thrive while transitioning to a net zero world. All without compromising our operational risk management. Working with us, you can do this by deploying our integrated capability and standards in service of our net zero and safety ambition.

Job description:

As a Staff Enterprise Technology Engineer, you are a digital expert bringing deep specialist expertise to bp and will work on the strategic technology platforms we exploit from the market or come with deep skills in the implementation and integration of market solutions into our overall technology landscape. Showcase your expertise in digital technical knowledge and software delivery principles. Will be leading teams using lifecycle methods, with Agile delivery and the DevOps approach at the core.

What we offer:

  • Your day your way – Hybrid + flexible working + up to 18 weeks of paid parental leave

  • Competitive salary + annual cash bonuses + 12% Super

  • Global share match + discounted fuel + global recognition programme

  • Learning and development + Internal mobility opportunities

In this role you will be:

  • Work as part of evolving multi-disciplinary teams which may include Software Engineers, Enterprise Technology Engineers, Designers, Architects, SecOps, and Product owners to deliver value through the application of specialist skills

  • Ensure operational integrity of what you build, assuring operational compliance with architectural and security standards, as well as compliance and policy controls refined by Strategy

  • Conduct security audits, assessments, and penetration testing to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and industry standards

  • Lead the troubleshooting and resolution of complex network issues and incidents. Conduct in-depth analysis, root cause identification, and implement corrective actions. Coordinate with multi-functional teams and external vendors for timely incident resolution

  • Supervise and analyze network performance, capacity, and utilization. Identify performance bottlenecks, congestion, and latency issues

  • Design and implement network automation and orchestration solutions using tools like Ansible, Python, or SDN technologies, streamline network provisioning, configuration management, and repetitive tasks to improve efficiency and reduce manual errors

  • Lead network-related projects, including network upgrades, migrations, and technology refresh. Define project scope, objectives, and deliverables

  • Develop project plans, prioritise, manage timelines, and ensure successful project execution within budget and timeline constraints

  • Evaluate network equipment vendors, help negotiate contracts, and handle vendor relationships

  • Collaborate with procurement teams to ensure timely and cost-effective procurement of network hardware, software, and services

  • Work with service providers and vendor performance to meet operational integrity needs and act as an escalation point and to provide market solutions that optimizes usage and value be which can be delivered from the appropriate technology platform

  • Build, handle and operate a financial plan including operational and capital budgeting, forecasting, optimizing and tracking of financial spend

What will you need to be successful:

  • Good experience in a senior networking role in large, global enterprise

  • Demonstrable Knowledge in modern Service Delivery methods - Site Reliability Engineering to traditional ITIL, and deep understanding of Product Based delivery

  • Strong Communications skills and a high ‘EQ’ with the ability to operate across complex business environments and customers up to senior executive level

  • Expert-level knowledge of network protocols, including TCP/IP, routing protocols (OSPF, BGP), switching protocols (VLAN, STP), and network security protocols (IPsec, SSL/TLS)

  • Good experience with network design and architecture, including complex enterprise networks, data centers, and cloud environments

  • Extensive hands-on experience with network devices and technologies from leading vendors

  • In-depth knowledge of network security principles and standard processes, including firewall management, VPNs, IDS/IPS, and network access control

  • Expert-level knowledge and experience in network troubleshooting tools and techniques and understanding of network monitoring and analytics tools, such as LogicMonitor, Viavi, and others

  • Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills

Desired skills:

  • Relevant network certifications (e.g., CCIE, JNCIE) are preferred

  • Relevant service management certification (e.g. ITIL) are preferred

  • Bachelor or master’s degree or equivalent experience in computer science, engineering, information systems or a numerate degree

Application process:

We encourage candidates of all backgrounds and experience to apply. Please submit your resume and cover letter explaining your interest for the role.

If you’d like to understand more about working at BP and the exciting work we do in Innovation and Engineering, please have a read through Innovation & engineering | What we do | Home (bp.com)

To be eligible to apply, you must be a citizen/permanent resident of either AU or NZ.

Travel Requirement

No travel is expected with this role

Relocation Assistance:

This role is not eligible for relocation

Remote Type:

This position is a hybrid of office/remote working


Business Acumen, Commercial acumen, Communication, Data Analysis, Data cleansing and transformation, Data domain knowledge, Data Integration, Data Management, Data Manipulation, Data Sourcing, Data strategy and governance, Data Structures and Algorithms, Data visualization and interpretation, Digital Security, Extract, transform and load, Problem Solving

Legal Disclaimer:

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, socioeconomic status, neurodiversity/neurocognitive functioning, veteran status or disability status. Individuals with disabilities may request a reasonable accommodation related to bp’s recruiting process (e.g., accessing the job application, completing required assessments, participating in telephone screenings or interviews, etc.).  If you would like to request an accommodation related to the recruitment process, please contact us to request accommodations.

If you are selected for a position and depending upon your role, your employment may be contingent upon adherence to local policy.  This may include pre-placement drug screening, medical review of physical fitness for the role, and background checks.

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