System Engineer

System Engineer

Job Title: System Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2020-03-03
Reference: V-37196
Contact Name: Kelly Shockley
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 03, 2020 16:12

Job Description

The System Engineer will be responsible for the design, integration, testing and documentation of engineering subsystems under general direction and guidance. They will require an understanding of the Departments environment, processes and procedures and are required to take this into account when designing subsystems. The system engineer will be required to work across a variety of disciplines including mechanical design, thermal design and modelling, ICT infrastructure, ICT security and embedded systems development. They will be required to take broad customer requirements and develop the appropriate project documentation.

Skills and Knowledge required:

  1. Demonstrated experience creating and updating technical documentation and operating procedures.
  2. Demonstrated experience working with virtualisation technologies
  3. Demonstrated experience monitoring and actioning security alerts and incidents.
  4. Ability to maintain and upgrade device software, firmware versions, racking, cabling and labelling of current and new infrastructure.
Major Responsibilities:

  1. Implement network design on Cisco and Juniper platforms.
  2. Linux development, which may include developing and configuring a Linux environment, installing operating systems and maintaining a Linux system.
  3. Using Puppet and Ansible, enhance and support automation and continuous deployment for existing systems. Recommend/design new structures and tools which meet business requirements and take into account the target environment. Implement and maintain automated testing.
  4. Monitor systems and infrastructure. Provide assistance with support requests, fix and troubleshoot issues.
  5. Provide feedback to implementation and design aspects. Translate logical designs into physical designs. Assist in the continuous improvement process by developing and enhancing procedures. Design, support and update documentation including standard operating procedures and detailed design documentation. 

Location and Contract Term: The role is based in Canberra. Contract term - 12 - 24 months will  be considered.

Security Requirements: Current Top Secret Positive Vetting (TSPV) security clearance is strongly preferred, however candidates who have held a TSPV in the previous 12 month period (which has since been downgraded) may be considered.

SFIA security level required: The Specified Person will be expected to demonstrate attributes of SFIA Level of Responsibility 4.

How to Apply:

Please upload your resume to apply. Please note you will need to complete selection criteria to complete this application process. We will be in touch with instructions for suitably skilled candidates.

Applications open until 17 March or until position is filled.

Call Kelly 1300 944 936 for any further information.