Location Canberra
Job type Contract
Salary Negotiable
Specialisation ICT
Contact person Priya Leedman
Reference BBBH48129

Calling all Network Security professionals in the ACT!

A Defence agency is looking for an ICT and/or cyber security expert to fill a Network Security Engineer role.

This role is limited to Australian citizens with a security clearance of NV1 or above.


By taking up this opportunity, you will immerse yourself in the Australian Defence Industry, growing connections with leading ICT and ADF experts.



About the Role
We require an experienced Network Security professional to work within a team responsible for driving the cyber security outcomes for critical infrastructure around Australia, with a primary focus on operational technology. The ICT Network Security Engineer will be responsible for planning, implementing, and operating network services/systems, to include hardware and virtual environments.


The person will possess broad knowledge 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)


The person will possess skills:

  • 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


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 infrastructure
  • Provide feedback on maintaining network infrastructure devices and network backup and recovery procedures
  • Integrate new system's into existing network architecture
  • Diagnose network connectivity problem



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For more information, please call Priya Leedman on 02 9492 7571 or email your CV through to pleedman@kinexus.com.au

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