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Network Engineer

Level 3 - Advanced Practitioner

12 month contract

The Commonwealth requires the services of a LCSSE Network Engineer to supplement the contractor workforce within the Land Network Integration Centre (LNIC). This proposal seeks to engage a Level 3 Advanced Practitioner to help mature and maintain the various networks that exist within LNIC’s ICT Environments.


Daily rate negotiable

Contract Extensions

2 x 12 month extension options

Security Requirements

Minimum NV1


Job Overview

Find out what you'll be doing

Service Benefits

Competitive salary packages

Job satisfaction

Work-life balance

Training & development

The Role

The role’s responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Assist with the day to day management of the LNIC Data Centre and associated support environments

  • Develop, document and maintain the network design and configuration documents

  • Develop and maintain technical and procedural documentation, and configuration records for the Land Combat System Support Environment (LCSSE)

  • Contribute t

  • o and help control the design and implementation of infrastructure extensions and upgrades through provision of written and oral feedback and management of changes

  • Follow Change Management and Configuration Management processes as defined by the LNIC Engineering Team

  • Assist with the maintenance of ongoing security accreditation of the environment through monitoring, vulnerability assessments, configuration management, patching of operating systems and applications, and providing subject matter expertise into security threat risk analysis

  • Provide advice to ADF, APS, and contractor staff on the LCSSE, and undertake employment category specific tasking from the LNIC Executive as required

  • Other duties as directed

Your Background & Experience

The role requires demonstrated experience in:

  • Core Switching and Routing technologies

  • Enterprise Firewall implementation and management

  • Virtualised networking technologies, including VMware vCenter version 6.5 (and later)

  • Hyper-converged Infrastructure Technologies

  • Understanding of DEVOPS and associated technologies/processes

  • Automation/Orchestration of network device configurations

  • 8+ years’ experience managing enterprise ICT networking environments

  • Extensive experience with virtualised environments and virtualised networking

  • Industry Qualifications in line with the above technologies

  • Understanding of in-service integrated battlefield telecommunication network equipment

  • Engineering documentation creation and development

  • Public Cloud technologies (Azure)

  • VMware NSX/NSX-T or equivalent Software Defined Networking technologies

  • NVidia Cumulus

  • CCNA or equivalent certification

  • Experience with Network automation and segmentation

Anthony Mora

Dora Zhang

Lead Partner





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