Network Security Engineer

Job Title: Network Security Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Eastern Suburbs Melbourne, Victoria
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 179741_1516053777
Contact Name: Mark Mcphee
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 16, 2018 09:02

Job Description


  • We are looking for someone to work on implementation of a new remote access solution as well as facilitate network security BAU backfill duties mostly particularly Netscreen FW, Cisco ASA & Palo Alto FW and Bluecoat proxies but not excluding general firewall rules, web access, SSL remote access, B2B (IPSEC) VPN.
  • Other tasks may require participation in configuration, support, upgrade, audit, monitoring of: firewalls, IPS, web proxy/filtering, IPSEC VPN concentrators, SSL remote access, authentication (2FA / AAA) platforms, email filtering and end-point anti-malware platform.
  • Perform network-centric security risk assessments for submitted requests.
  • Contribute to the cyclical improvement of processes and procedures to assure security enforcement and platform health.


  • Solid hands-on experience in all main network security platforms: Firewalls, Web filtering, email filtering, network access control and in particular VPN (SSL/IPSEC).
  • Strong exposure to 3 or more of the following: Netscreen NSM & ScreenOS, Palo Alto NGFWs, Bluecoat ASG, Cisco ASA, Cisco ISE, Pulse vADC, RSA SecurID, Pulse SSLVPN, Splunk and McAfee ePO will all be valuable.
  • Solid understanding in network security principles, disciplines and infrastructure.
  • Must have had hands-on configuration and troubleshooting experience on data centre-grade Firewalls and web filtering, IPSEC & SSL VPN products.
  • Advantage to have experience in large corporate business environments: encryption protocols, PKI principles, SANS and/or ASD controls, analysis skills, data mining skills.
  • Solid working knowledge and experience in network security audit processes and the ability to perform network-centric risk assessments/recommendations.
  • A solid understanding of general switching fundamentals (trunking, link aggregation etc) and an understanding of routing principals particularly BGP.