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Network Engineer

Job Posting Date:  6 Jun 2024
Function:  Business Systems

Port Pirie, AU

Who we are


Nyrstar is a global multi-metals business, with a market leading position in zinc and lead and growing positions in other base and precious metals. Nyrstar has mining, smelting and other operations located in Europe, the Americas and Australia and employs over 4,000 people. The company’s global operations are located close to key customers and major transport hubs to facilitate delivery of raw materials and distribution of finished products. In August 2019, Nyrstar’s operating business became majority owned by Trafigura, a market leader in the global commodities industry, providing a stable long term platform for its marketing leading operations worldwide. Visit


Overview of the role


Working with the Business Systems team, this role is responsible in providing support for the Network systems and assists the Network and Cyber Security Lead in undertaking cyber security risk assessments, investigations on security breaches and incidents and support business as a subject management expert and project coordinator in the delivery of Network and Security projects.

Based in Port Pirie, South Australia, this is a full-time role delivering capability to the business. 


Key responsibilities of the role include, but are not limited to:


  • Providing technical support, troubleshooting and fault rectification of technical issues related to goods and services of the role using approved processes and within agreed timeframes that reflect business impact and importance
  • Testing, implementing, monitoring and tuning related software/hardware to ensure optimum systems performance and highlight potential issues
  • Manage and Analyse network traffic data and providing recommendations on performance improvements to related services and equipment as appropriate
  • Support the business as an SME and Project coordinator in the development, planning and implementation of small and medium sized regional and group projects
  • Procurement, receipting and reporting of Network and Cyber activities using SAP and associated financial systems


Qualifications/Experience & Abilities:



  • A relevant qualification and at least 3 years' experience in a Networking, Cyber Security, Support or Project Delivery roles
  • Cisco networking qualifications and experience
  • Industry recognised cyber security qualifications
  • HP Server and related Storage qualifications and experience
  • ITIL Certification
  • Relevant Experience in Microsoft Office Client and Server Products including operating systems


  • Microsoft Qualifications
  • SAN Qualification
  • Sound negotiation and communication skills
  • Basic vendor management skills


What does working for Nyrstar mean?


We offer a career of challenge, reward and growth in a company that is focussed on being a leader in our field. Safety, Health, Hygiene & Environment are the foundation of all our values – we live safety by living our values: Respect, Ownership, Excellence, Teamwork and Integrity.


What we offer: 

  • Competitive salary.
  • Subsidised health membership
  • Private Health benefits option (corporate rates)
  • Subsidised Dental Health Care – for you and your family
  • Novated car leasing option
  • Employee Assistance Program




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Please note you must have unrestricted valid rights to work in Australia. Nyrstar is an equal opportunity employer and supports diversity within its workforce. Nyrstar Port Pirie’s Safety Policy requires clean shaven employees and is a non-smoking site. Only applicants who progress to the next stage will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in applying for a position at Nyrstar.


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