Internet Gateway Engineer

Internet Gateway Engineer

Job Title: Internet Gateway Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2021-11-08
Reference: V-40258
Contact Name: Connie Bellam
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 09, 2021 09:27

Job Description


One of our Federal Government clients require an Internet Gateway Engineer, who is 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:
  • Assist in troubleshooting and managing Gateway devices and services such as Web Proxy, Email, Firewall, F5 Balancers, IPS/IDS (Intrusion Prevention / Detection), Sandbox.
  • Performing wide range of activities in management and support of network services, secure internet gateway and datacentres.
  • Work collaboratively across multi-disciplinary teams to ensure effective delivery of technical programs and gateway projects.
  • Develop and maintain documentation relevant to the Internet Gateway environment.
  • Assist with maintaining the security of the Gateway environment by performing duties such as patching and hardening of platforms.


  • Demonstrated experience of managing gateway infrastructure such as Firewalls, Proxy, Mail servers, DNS and VPN
  • Demonstrated experience implementing and maintaining IPS/IDS and/or Web Application Firewalls
  • Demonstrated high-level experience of working with load balancing using F5 and working with multiple operating systems such as Windows and Linux
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Cisco networking devices such as Routers and Switches and routing protocols such as BGP and OSPF.
  • 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
  • Experience with one or more of the following: Bluecoat ProxySG, Cisco ESA/SMA, Fortigate, FortiSandbox, Infoblox DNS
  • Experience implementing cloud-based secure web gateway (SWG) solutions
  • Experience with Microsoft IaaS/PaaS/SaaS services that may be applicable to an Internet Gateway service.
  • Working knowledge of cyber security frameworks and standards, specifically the Information Security Manual (ISM) and IRAP process
  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline, and/or relevant industry certifications

Location and Contract Term:
This role is based in ACT, with an estimated start date of 1 December 2021 to 30 June 2022, with a further 2x12 month extensions possible.   

Security Requirements:
Must be Australian citizens and have current negative vetting level 1 clearance.

How to Apply:
Please upload your resume to apply. Please note you will be required to complete a selection criterion to complete this application process. We will be in touch with instructions for suitably skilled candidates.

Call Connie Bellam on 1300 944 936 for any further information.  Applications close Sunday 14 November 2021 at 6pm.