Internet Gateway Engineer

Job Title: Internet Gateway Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: 28-02-2022
Reference: 242644_1642567522
Contact Name: Pragna Katta
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 20, 2022 17:36

Job Description

We are seeking an Internet Gateway Engineer in Canberra. Apply now for a great opportunity!

About the Role

This is an initial contract untill June 2022 with 2*12 months extension option based in Canberra. Requires NV1 clearance.

The successful candidate will be a passionate IT professional with demonstrated experience in key areas of a secure internet gateway or similar context. The Security of the department's systems is a priority and the successful candidate will have a deep understanding of how to manage network devices in a secure manner, and to take initiative to rectify any issues, where appropriate.


  • Assist Internet Services team (Gateway) in troubleshooting and managing Gateway devices and services such as Web Proxy, Email, Firewall, F5 Balancers, IPS/IDS (Intrusion Prevention / Detection), Sandbox.
  • Performing wide range of activities in management and support of network services, secure internet gateway and datacentres
  • Work collaboratively across multi-disciplinary teams to ensure effective delivery of technical programs and gateway projects
  • Develop and maintain documentation relevant to the Internet Gateway environment
  • Assist with maintaining the security of the Gateway environment by performing duties such as patching and hardening of platforms

You must have:

  • Demonstrated experience of managing gateway infrastructure such as Firewalls, Proxy, Mail servers, DNS and VPN
  • Demonstrated experience implementing and maintaining IPS/IDS and/or Web Application Firewalls
  • Demonstrated high-level experience of working with load balancing using F5 and working with multiple operating systems such as Windows and Linux
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Cisco networking devices such as Routers and Switches and routing protocols such as BGP and OSPF.
  • Well-developed communication skills with a proven ability to communicate both orally and in writing with management and technical stakeholders across business and technical areas

Desirable Skills:

  • Experience with one or more of the following: Bluecoat ProxySG, Cisco ESA/SMA, Fortigate, FortiSandbox, Infoblox DNS
  • Experience implementing cloud-based secure web gateway (SWG) solutions
  • Experience with Microsoft IaaS/PaaS/SaaS services that may be applicable to an Internet Gateway service
  • Working knowledge of cyber security frameworks and standards, specifically the Information Security Manual (ISM) and IRAP process
  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline, and/or relevant industry certifications
  • ISM/ IRAP knowledge would be preferable

For more information or to apply, please contact Pragna Katta on 02 6245 1706 quoting Job Reference: 18526