Network Engineer - Cyber Security

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Network Engineer - Cyber Security

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    Information Technology & Digital Services

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    Daily Rate (Open Market Rate)

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    Aireen Santiago

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  • Published:

    28 days ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months plus 12 months extension

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Job Title: Network Engineer
Category: Cyber security
Estimated start date: 2-08-2021
Location of work: Canberra, ACT
Length of contract: 12 months that includes an initial 3 month probation
Contract extensions: 12 months subject to an Organisational Suitability Assessment and funds availability
Security clearance: Must have current negative vetting level 1 clearance
  • We are currently in need of a Network Engineer to deliver a range of technical capabilities to the Australian Cyber Security Centre in a key capability domain.
  • The successful candidate will need highly developed network design and configuration skills and a proven ability to work with an integrated team of technical and non-technical personnel.
  • You will be adept at complex problem solving, and dedicated to maintaining continuous improvement in your working environment. You must have the ability to work collaboratively across multiple teams and partners.
  • This role will be responsible for designing, building, and implementation a network consisting of Cisco, HPE, Palo Alto and VMware NSX components.
  • The position is full time onsite in our Canberra offices only.
  • Only applications that have responded to the Essential Selection Criteria will be considered.

Selection criteria (Please provide responses to the selection criteria - up to 500 words limit for EACH criteria)

Essential skills:
1. Demonstrated experience in ICT network implementation, configuration, and maintenance including Cisco, HPE, Palo Alto firewalls, VMware NSX components.
2. Demonstrated experience in all aspects of communications infrastructure, with a specific focus on Gateways and Data Centres.
3. Demonstrated knowledge of software defined networking (SDN) used within Data Centres.
4. Produce designs, design patterns, configurations, and documentation is accordance with industry standards.
5. Use network management software and tools to investigate and diagnose network problems, collect performance statistics and create reports.
6. Excellent oral and written communications skills.

Desirable skills:
1. Experience or an interest in automation and/or Infrastructure as Code (IaC).
2. Knowledge of the Information Security Manual (ISM) and how to apply it to infrastructure and networking.
3. Strong administrative and time management skills, with the ability to effectively prioritise work, allocate tasks and to work independently when required.

If this sounds like you and you are up to the challenge, APPLY NOW!

Next Steps 

This is for an immediate start so do not delay APPLY now below, or email for further information.

Aireen Grace Santiago 
Account Manager (Category I)
Direct: 02 8310 8458
1.15, 98 Gloucester Street, Sydney, NSW, 2000

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