Infrastructure and Security Engineer

Location: Canberra
Discipline: IT & Cyber Security
Job type: Full Time
Salary: $AU$100 - AU$120 per hour
Contact name: Phu Nguyen

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Job ref: BBBH8342_1669697139
Published: 2 months ago
Startdate: 06/01/2023

Infrastructure and Security Engineer

  • Agile Federal Government department where you can make a significant impact
  • 6-month contract with 6-month extension. Hybrid working, with 2 day per week remote
  • Technical lead on delivering cyber security and infrastructure projects


  • 6-month contract with several options to extend throughout a major transformation period
  • Lead major cyber security projects with a growing team.
  • Work from several locations across Australia, as well as hybrid wfh arrangements

About the Company

This Federal Government department plays a significant role in marketing Australia as a major trade and tourism hub, and involves the support and creation of legislations and the systems to attract tourists and major international investments into Australia, as well as market and industry insights for Australian companies to go global.
With offices in Canberra, Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, as well as various offices across the globe, this role will give you an interesting insight into Australian federal government on a international scale, as well as the innovation and challenges involved.

About the role

This role is newly created and intended to support this Department through a major digital transformation period, where the uptake of available cloud services, as well as the support and modernization of Microsoft infrastructure and cyber security systems in a technical leadership capacity.
You will be leading the implementation and configuration of wintel systems, as well as documentation of systems and processes in line with current Essential 8 security strategies.
Some of the daily tasks the team are involved in will include

  • Supporting cyber security detection systems
  • Hardware and server administration
  • Disaster recovery and redundancy management
  • Microsoft Directory - including AD/AAD, DNS, DFS, DHCP
  • Certificate and PKI management
  • McAfee, Tenable, Splunk and Secret Server
  • Scripting and automation

Skills & experience

The ideal candidate for this role will be someone who has several years in a Microsoft infrastructure role and has been involved in on premise and cloud projects (design, build and deployments)
As this role will play a significant role in leading Essential 8 and security systems implementation, someone who has worked in a Federal Government department who also embarked on E8 will be a bonus, however not mandatory.

How to apply

If you want to make a real impact for a Federal Government agency then APPLY NOW or email me on to arrange a confidential chat.