Cisco Network Engineer (Intern) - Australia in St Leonards, Australia

Network Engineer (Intern) - Australia

  • Location: St Leonards, NSW, Australia

  • Area of Interest Engineer - Network

  • Job Type Intern

  • Technology Interest Internet of Everything, Networking, Service Provider

  • Job Id 1240285

Program Start: January 2019

6-12 month full-time internship opportunity

Why You'll Love Cisco

Everything is converging on the Internet, making networked connections more relevant than ever before in our lives. Our employees' revolutionary ideas impact everything imaginable - from entertainment, retail, healthcare, and education, to public and private sectors, smart cities, smart cars, and everyday devices in our homes. Here, that means you'll take creative ideas from the drawing board to powerful solutions that have real world impact. You'll interface with Cisco leaders, partner with experienced mentors, and develop incredible relationships with colleagues who share your interest in connecting the unconnected. You'll be part a team that cares about its customers, enjoys having fun, and you'll take part in changing the lives of those in our local communities. Come prepared to be inspired.

Team Description

Let's change the world together. Work directly with our customers and gain hands on experience and exposure into their networks. Be immersed in a small close knit group of cohorts, to collaborate on a variety of projects that have a real impact. You'll learn from industry experts. We value your ideas, perspective on how to get things done. Work on network infrastructures. Deliver business solutions and technology solutions from data, security, mobility, and the cloud.

What You'll Do

  • Hands-on experience with next-generation technology in Cisco's Advanced Labs

  • Create services that help customers manage their networks while providing strategic and tactical support

  • Build networks consisting of a variety of Cisco equipment every day

  • Monitor and track network recreate requests

  • Support the lab infrastructure

  • Collaborate with peers and mentor new co-ops

  • Receive in-depth training and build your skills as you earn industry-leading certifications (expected to receive CCNA by the end of the intern term)

Based on the business need, your skillset, and your preference, you may also take the following route:

  • Gain knowledge and experience with various Cisco solutions aimed at Service Providers

  • Provide support in the demonstration of Cisco technology and solutions

  • Participate in some customer engagements under the guide of a local Systems Engineer

  • Assist the local SE team in the delivery of a POC engagement

  • Provide admin support as needed


  • Currently enrolled in a bachelor's or master's degree in a technical field, such as Networking, Computer Science, Electrical/Computer Engineering, Information Technology or a similar field

  • Fluent in English (verbal and written)

  • Passionate about networking, information technology or computer science

  • Knowledge of adjacent technologies, holding Cisco Certifications (e.g., CCNA, CCNP) or industry recognized certifications and ability to script (Python or Java) is a plus

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with ability to troubleshoot technical problems

  • Ability to multi-task, self-start, work in a fast-paced team environment and work independently * Willing to take on new challenges and develop new skills

  • Must be an Australian Permanent Resident or Australian or New Zealand Citizen

About Cisco

The Internet of Everything is a phenomenon driving new opportunities for Cisco and it's transforming our customers' businesses worldwide. We are pioneers and have been since the early days of connectivity. Today, we are building teams that are expanding our technology solutions in the mobile, cloud, security, IT, and big data spaces, including software and consulting services. As Cisco delivers the network that powers the Internet, we are connecting the unconnected. Imagine creating unprecedented disruption. Collaborate with like-minded innovators in a fun and flexible culture that has earned Cisco global recognition as a Great Place To Work. With roughly 10 billion connected things in the world now and over 50 billion estimated in the future, your career has exponential possibilities at Cisco

Cisco is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis.