System Engineer

We are seeking applications from seasoned systems engineers for a 12+ months contract role for our client - a federal government department, in Melbourne CBD.

As the person reporting to the engineering manager, you will assume the responsibility of carrying out system architecture, administration, hardening, integration, and configuration tasks to support a variety of ICT and engineering projects.

Since the projects fall under the defense category, we require Australian citizens holding an NV1 Security clearance. The job offers excellent daily/hourly rates.

Other responsibilities include but not limited to:
  • Developing custom interfaces to Command and Control applications, APIs and hardware.
  • Design, build, operation, and support of physical and virtual server computing infrastructure.
  • Conduct software capability and concept development.
  • Conduct requirements analysis and development.
  • Conduct testing of systems (inclusive of software assurance);
  • Conduct certification and support
  • Plan and deliver engineering services, regulatory compliance.
Essential Experience and / or Qualifications:
  • A qualified practitioner with higher degree qualifications or relevant industry experience of more than 8 years.
  • Bachelor of Engineering degree from any of the following specializations: computer science/electronics or suitable System administration experience in Linux and Windows environments.
  • Experience working in Agile, DevOps or DevSecOps environments.
  • NV1 Security clearance.
  • Experience hardening hardware platforms.
  • Software configuration management experience; and
  • Software and/or ICT testing experience.
Highly Desirable Experience and / or Qualifications:
  • Previous Defense experience is highly desirable.
  • Experience administrating virtual machines, containers and dockers.
  • Identity and Access Management (i.e. Windows Active Directory / SSO services);
  • Experience interfacing with and controlling hardware and software over APIs, Serial (RS232/422) and TCP/IP;
  • Knowledge of security and encryption.
  • Java programming experience.
  • Network and administration experience.
  • Automation of software and ICT; and Software configuration management.
If you are interested and available, kindly email your updated CV in Word format to Otherwise, kindly refer someone for the role . 

Melbourne (Melbourne C B D)
I.T. & T