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Network Architect (with IP Voice Specialty)

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Network Architect (with IP Voice Specialty)

Job title: Network Architect (with IP Voice Specialty)
Contract type: Contract
Industry: ICT
Salary / Rate: $130p/h (commensurate on experience)
Minimum security clearance: NV1
Job start date: ASAP
Job expiry: 2021-06-30
Reference: NAVoIP
Contact name: Ryan Naughton
Contact email:

Job description

Are you a Network Architect with expertise in IP Voice? This is a great opportunity for you!

Vertical Scope Group (VSG) are seeking experienced Network Architects (with IP Voice Specialty) to join our client and work as part of a team delivering multi-cloud and infrastructure projects for a federal Government department.

You'll get to work within a collaborative and productive environment. You’ll be supported in your exploration of new ideas and novel ways to deliver the broad scope of work.

You will be a great fit for this role if you have:

  • Relevant Qualifications such as a Degree/Diploma in Engineering or Science

  • Demonstrated experience in a similar role in design and engineering

  • Demonstrated consulting skills and ability to translate verbal requirements into requirements documents, statements of work, and proposals.

  • High level stakeholder and client engagement skills

  • Ability to translate technical details into concise and easy to understand written form appropriate for varying target audiences.

  • Ability to write relevant components of a proposal document (e.g. answer specific RFP/RFQ questions).

  • Ability to work with a team to provide written responses to technical proposals and/or reports/documentation for delivery to tech lead/project manager.

  • Strong problem resolution and decision-making abilities

  • Solid Understanding of SRE principles and DevOps principles.

  • Ability to write and execute in a scripting language

  • Knowledge of:

    • Rest APIs

      • IP Voice speciality

      • Voice

      • Cisco Unified Comms

    • Network

      • Cisco enterprise routing and switching

      • Cisco DNA-C

      • Cisco FirePower

      • SDN

      • Cisco ACI

      • Check Point Firewalls

      • VMware NSX

      • F5 BIG-IP LTM/GTM and DNS

      • Cisco Data Centre network technologies

      • Ansible network automation

  • Data Centre & Internet Gateway network solution design

  • Enterprise Scale Network Management systems & automation

  • Network Security (firewalls and other policy enforcement devices)

  • Symantec Proxy (Bluecoat) infrastructure

  • Email Security (IronPort)

Key responsibilities/tasks:

  • Work with Gateway and Network Team to establish basic security principles, review Departmental policies, and develop and implement network security controls.

  • Responsible for producing part or all of the technical solution, in accordance with an agreed technical design.

  • Responsible to make sure that the project deliverable is completed accurately and on time

  • Responsible for escalating the issues, problems, risks, and constraints to the appropriate parties for clarification and resolution

  • Responsible for design and engineering solutions based on Department patterns, best practices and configuration items (CI).

  • Responsible for keeping abreast of new & emerging technology

  • Responsible for design, development, implementation using the Department’s Network and Security Engineering specifications, and methodology

  • Responsible for the practical application of ITIL practices and processes within the Network and Security services domain under guidance of Gateway and Networks Team.

  • Responsible to participate in defined review process as per Departmental standard processes

Security clearance: NV1 (minimum)
Estimated start date: ASAP
Location of work: Sydney, New South Wales
Length of contract: 12 months
Contract extensions: The organisation may extend
Rate: Up to $130p/h (commensurate on experience)
Application Deadline: Friday 28-5-2021

To take the next step in your career, APPLY NOW!
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​Vertical Scope Group encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and people with disabilities.

Know someone who is suitable for this role? VSG have a $1,500 referral program! Head over to our website for further details. Referrals welcomed and rewarded!

About Vertical Scope Group

VSG provide end-to-end security cleared recruitment services to corporate clients, government departments, and professionals. It’s our business to know the market, and we do this by working with our trusted network of consultants, senior government officials, subject matter experts, industry leaders, academics, Department of Defence, Australian Intelligence Community (AIC) and Australian Public Service (APS) members.

Over the past 10 years, we have been entrusted to assist 6000+ registered, security cleared (Baseline, NV1, NV2, PV) professionals, including our direct network of 600+ PV cleared individuals to finding meaningful permanent and contractor employment.

VSG take your privacy seriously and will always treat your information in accordance with the Australian Privacy Principles, we will never release your personal details without your explicit written consent.

If you are a veteran or serving member in the Australian Defence Force looking to transition, or a security cleared professional from any industry, contact us to learn about current opportunities available to you.

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