Network Engineer

Job Title: Network Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 209722_1613371011
Contact Name: Carissa Burgos
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 15, 2021 17:36

Job Description

Our Federal Government Client is seeking a Network Engineer with a particular focus on network security operations.

This is a long-term contract role for until 30 June 2021 with possible extension options until 2024, located at our Client's Canberra City location.

As the selected candidate, you will:

  • Design, development, implementation, documentation and transition services between firewall and network security products across multiple environments - working with other technical and business resources as required.
  • Ensuring the ongoing stability, availability and optimised performance of PM&C's multi-vendor firewall environment.
  • Performing regular security reviews and auditing of implemented firewall rules, and consolidating as required.
  • Participation in on-call activities as required.
  • Building and maintaining stakeholder relationships - including executives, business representatives, project managers and PMC staff.
  • Where required - incident and problem resolution.

To be successful in this role, you should have:

    • Demonstrated capability to scope, plan and execute on small projects - including managing technical requirements, risks and issues, approvals and the balancing of multiple competing priorities.
    • Demonstrated capability to work within a high-performing multi-disciplinary team, in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.
    • A thorough operational knowledge of the Information Security Manual (ISM), the Protective Security Framework Policy (PSFP), and other International Standards (ISO's).
    • Ability to perform daily interactions with peers and senior staff in relation to firewall rule implementation, review and troubleshooting.
    • Solid generalist skills in network engineering - including configuration, trouble shooting, service and security management tools for routing and switch platforms.
    • The resource will demonstrate advanced skills in the following technologies:
      • Experience with a range of vendor firewall solutions, including Cisco ASAs
      • Applying firewall and route/switch policy as applicable to a multiple security classification environment
      • Centralised management and monitoring tools for firewalls and network devices
      • Government firewall and routing policy, such as interoperating with GovLINK and other Government agencies
      • IDS/IPS solutions
    • Experience in some or most of the following network technologies is highly desirable:
      • VMware NSX
      • FireEye

Due to security clearance requirements for this role, candidates must be Australian Citizens who currently possess NV1 Federal Government Security Clearances.

Apply now for immediate consideration - contact Carissa Burgos on 02 9137 8700 quoting Job Reference: # 209722

Please note: Only candidates that meet the above criteria will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in the position.