ICT Network Security Engineer

Location: Canberra
Job Type: Contract
Posted: about 1 month ago
Contact: Archna Singh
Reference: 261863

Our Federal Government Client is looking for ICT Network Security Engineer

This is a long term contract for 12 months with 2 x 12 month extention options. Located at our clients Canberra office

There is an expectation that successful candidates will work 5 days per week (estimated 40 hour week). The positions are predominantly based in Canberra, with the exception of potentially 1 position in Melbourne and Perth each. On boarding is in Canberra, noting there is be a requirement for short term occasional travel (once every 6-8 weeks for 1 week) within Australia.

The role will be responsible for, but not limited to:

The ICT Network Security Engineer's major responsibilities include:

  • Test and maintain network infrastructure including software and hardware devices
  • Provide feedback on network requirements, including network architecture and infrastructureProvide feedback on maintaining network infrastructure devices and network backup and recovery procedures
  • Integrate new system's into existing network architecture
  • Diagnose network connectivity problem

    To be successful in this role you should have experience in:

  • Computer networking concepts and protocols, and network security methodologies
  • Communication methods, principles, and concepts that support the network infrastructure
  • Information Technology (IT) security principles and methods (e.g. firewalls, demilitarised zones, encryption)
  • Network security architecture concepts including topology, protocols, components, and principles (e.g. application of defense-in-depth)
  • In implementing, maintaining, and improving established network practices
  • In configuring and utilising computer protection components (e.g. hardware firewalls, servers, routers, as appropriate)
  • In using network management tools to analyse network traffic patterns and interpreting the information collected
  • In securing network communications

    It is Desirable if you have:

    • Experience with both public (Azure, AWS, GCP) and private (VMware, Nutanix) cloud environments.
    • Tactical, operational, and strategic level cyber threat intelligence skills.
    • Understanding of current challenges and opportunities in uplifting the cyber maturity of OT and ICS environments.

    Due to security clearance requirements for this role, candidates must be Australian citizens with a ,current negative vetting 1 clearance.

    Apply now for immediate consideration - contact Archna Singh on 02 6245 1708 quoting Job Reference: # 261863

    The closing date for this role is on 26th April , 2024.

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

Diversity and inclusion are strongly supported at Peoplebank. People of all nationalities, gender identities, and cultural backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, are encouraged to apply.