Microsoft 365 Engineer

Location: Canberra
Job Type: Contract
Posted: about 1 month ago
Contact: Maria Lastierre
Reference: 261166

Our Federal Government Client is seeking for a Microsoft 365 Engineer.

The M365 Engineer will be responsible for configuring and implementing the M365 stack for the Client department. The Engineer will play a pivotal role in managing and maintaining the Client's critical Azure and M365 environments, ensuring optimal performance, security, and user experience.

Primary Technologies: Windows Server, Windows Desktop, Applications Packager, Rapid 7, Broadcom Data Centre Security Engineer.

Key Tasks/Duties/Requirements

  • Manage and maintain the day-to-day operations of the Client's Azure and M365 environments.
  • Perform user provisioning, de-provisioning, and access management in M365.
  • Monitor system performance and troubleshoot issues proactively
  • Implement and maintain security best practices for both Azure and M365.
  • Provide technical support to users.
  • Document configurations and procedures for future reference.


Mandatory Criteria

  • Minimum 3 + years knowledge and experience implementing Essential Eight and the applicable Information Security Manual controls to achieve Maturity Level One in a complex ICT Environment, and/or Significant knowledge and experience implementing the Microsoft 365 product suite or similar digital transformation projects in a complex ICT Environment.

  • Minimum 3 + year's experience and knowledge in delivering Cyber Security and assurance projects, including managing project scope, schedule, budget constraints and providing support to clear issues blocking delivery.

Weighted Criteria

  • Experience collaborating with Microsoft support or other vendors for escalations and assistance with critical problems.
  • Strong understanding of security concepts and how to implement them across server and end user environments.
  • Strong scripting and infrastructure automation background is highly desirable.
  • Working knowledge and experience with the entire 365-product suite.
  • Ability to take ownership of a problem and follow it through until completion.
  • Highly developed communication and organisational skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, managing conflicting priorities with key business stake holders.

The role has an initial 12-month contract with possible 12-month contract extension. The services will be performed by the Specified Personnel on site from the Client's Canberra office.

Candidates must be Australian citizens with active AGSVA NV1 Security Clearance.

Apply now for immediate consideration - contact Param Kaur by sending your resume to indicating Job Reference: # 261166

The closing date for this role is on Wednesday, 20 March, 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.