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Internet Gateway Engineer

Apply before 6PM (AEDT) on: Sunday, January 23, 2022

Australian Capital Territory


Agency / Department

Department of Education, Skills, and Employment

Experience Level


Employment Type


Expected Rate (inc. Super)

$130 per hour***

Overview and Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be a passionate IT professional with demonstrated experience in key areas of a secure internet gateway or similar context. The Security of the department’s systems is a priority and the successful candidate will have a deep understanding of how to manage network devices in a secure manner, and to take initiative to rectify any issues, where appropriate. Key duties of the position include: 1.Assist Internet Services team (Gateway) in troubleshooting and managing Gateway devices and services such as Web Proxy, Email, Firewall, F5 Balancers, IPS/IDS (Intrusion Prevention / Detection), Sandbox. 2.Performing wide range of activities in management and support of network services, secure internet gateway and datacentres 3.Work collaboratively across multi-disciplinary teams to ensure effective delivery of technical programs and gateway projects 4.Develop and maintain documentation relevant to the Internet Gateway environment 5.Assist with maintaining the security of the Gateway environment by performing duties such as patching and hardening of platforms 6.ISM/ IRAP knowledge would be preferable

Essential Criteria

1. Demonstrated experience of managing gateway infrastructure such as Firewalls, Proxy, Mail servers, DNS and VPN
2. Demonstrated experience implementing and maintaining IPS/IDS and/or Web Application Firewalls
3. Demonstrated high-level experience of working with load balancing using F5 and working with multiple operating systems such as Windows and Linux
4. Demonstrated knowledge of Cisco networking devices such as Routers and Switches and routing protocols such as BGP and OSPF.
5. Well-developed communication skills with a proven ability to communicate both orally and in writing with management and technical stakeholders across business and technical areas

Desired Criteria

1. Experience with one or more of the following: Bluecoat ProxySG, Cisco ESA/SMA, Fortigate, FortiSandbox, Infoblox DNS
2. Experience implementing cloud-based secure web gateway (SWG) solutions
3. Experience with Microsoft IaaS/PaaS/SaaS services that may be applicable to an Internet Gateway service
4. Working knowledge of cyber security frameworks and standards, specifically the Information Security Manual (ISM) and IRAP process
5. Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline, and/or relevant industry certifications

Security Clearance

Must Have current negative vetting level 1 clearancecurrent nv1 clearance

Contract Extensions

2 x 1 year extension options

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