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Senior Network Engineer

Job title: Senior Network Engineer
Contract type: Contract
Industry: ICT
Salary / Rate: $130hr
Minimum security clearance: NV1
Job start date: 2021/03/01
Job expiry: 2021-12-31
Reference: 716
Contact name: David Jam
Contact email:

Job description

Vertical Scope Group (VSG) is seeking highly skilled and experienced Senior Network Engineers. This is a critical role for the ongoing development of a Federal Government Department’s technical cyber security projects.

The Senior Network Engineer will provide specialist advice to network architects and assist with the design and implementation of network security controls, network upgrades and configuration, and providing third level support for network related incidents as appropriate.

Join us and you'll be working with the latest technology in a collaborative and productive team. You’ll be supported in your exploration of new ideas and novel ways to deliver our broad scope of work.

Mandatory Requirements:

  • Demonstrated understanding in providing network engineering services for the design, implementation, development, documentation, testing and maintenance of local and wide area networks including routers, switches and firewall solutions.

  • Advanced routing, switching and security skills, and experience in supporting large enterprise networks in Juniper and Cisco products, and specialised encryption devices across a complex global network.

  • Applied experience in enabling cyber security teams to detect, deter and mitigate cyber security threats.

  • Demonstrated highly developed oral and written communications skills, including effectiveness in negotiation, consultation, and communication with relevant internal and external stakeholders

  • Demonstrated experience working on complex projects, providing network engineering design and implementation, while managing competing priorities with effective time management.

  • NV1 Security Clearance

Desirable Requirements:

  • NV2 Security Clearance

Location: Canberra

Anticipated Start Date: March 2021

Initial Contract Length: to June 30th 20201

Extension Option: 1 x 12 months or 2 x 12 months (at client’s discretion)

Application Close: 6:00pm Tuesday 16th February 2021

To apply or register your interest, please hit the apply button and attach your CV and details (strictly in confidence).

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