System Integration Network Engineer

Job Title: System Integration Network Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: CR/009067_1640215144
Contact Name: Chins Christopher
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 23, 2021 12:19

Job Description

ASAP Start | Canberra Location

Initial contract for 6 months with 24 months extension

NV1 clearance with ability to upgrade to NV2


A federal government client is seeking a Network Engineer to develop and deploy a Disaster Recover (DR) capability to support their Unified Gateway, that enables secure reliable information exchanges between the secret environments and external networks.

The required personnel should have the right expertise and experience, to

  1. design, test and implement a fit for purpose Software Defined Gateway as a Proof of Concept (PoC) for DR Capability;
  2. deploy the PoC, as high availability, auto fail-over system, with all necessary interfaces, development, test, pre-production & production environments, with the required controls (security, monitoring, logging) and back-up requirements; and
  3. augment the existing Gateway Sustainment team to manage ongoing business as usual engineering & ICT support (obsolescence management, change and configuration management).

The key responsibilities include:

  • Design and document the DR Capability, ensuring the design requirements for capacity, bandwidth, memory and storage, space and power constraints (at identified locations) effectively and efficiently support the operation of the DR Capability;
  • Obsolescence management for operating systems, gateway servers and hardware;
  • security hardening;
  • logging and security monitoring;
  • introduction of new gateway Services;

The successful applicant would be required to have:

  • Technical writing experience for complex ICT capability projects;
  • Network engineering experience;
  • Systems engineering experience;
  • Experience or qualification across Aruba, Windows servers, Red Hat Enterprise Linux compute and storage, BlueCoat, Oracle Unified Communications, PKI/certificates/HSM, F5 Firewalls, VMware and HP Hyper Converged computing
  • Engineering background in any ITC engineering discipline;
  • Information technology Information Library (ITIL) Foundation or practitioner study of ITIL methodology;
  • Knowledge or experience of through life support of IT;
  • Understanding of client's Technical Assurance Framework; and
  • Understanding of strategic network architecture and information systems security (one or more of accreditation, anti-virus, firewalls, security enclave segregation, vulnerability identification, cryptographic requirements).

About the Company:

FinXL fosters a high-performing, inclusive workplace built on a foundation of excellence, respect and dignity. We take corporate social responsibility seriously through our ongoing activities with communities and staff involvement in these efforts. We are committed to environmentally friendly practices in both our own operations and our work with clients.

To be considered please send applications or contact Chins on 02 6243 6409 to discuss further.

FinXL does not accept unsolicited resumes or appreciate unsolicited calls from recruitment agencies.

FinXL encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.