Contract Senior Security/ Network Engineer

Category: Infrastructure
City: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Position ID: J1218-0900
Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description

CGI is looking for a Contract Senior Security/ Network Engineer to assist with a number of projects and support work.

The successful applicant will work with a large Queensland Government client undergoing a major technical refresh. The client is planning to replace their core network infrastructure and the Senior Network Engineer will play a key role in supporting this project and providing ongoing operational support. The project work will have a large focus on Palo Firewall Management and having a strong experience with Palo Alto Firewalls is a must.
The role is available for an immediate start with an expected completion date of 30th June 2019.

Your future duties and responsibilities

• Palo Firewall management, including :
o Daily health checks
o Rule and policy configuration
o Configure, monitor and alert sensors and thresholds using PRTG / Python scripting
o Fault and issue investigation - working with customers and IT teams to resolve data flow issues
o Assist project teams with rule and policy creation / changes
o Vulnerability patching / OS upgrades
o Monthly and quarterly capacity reporting

• Design, plan, test, install, upgrade/change, and maintain data centre and WAN infrastructures including firewall, routers, switches, WAN acceleration devices, and other network equipment
• Perform network analysis and diagnostics using network sniffers, NetFlow, and SNMP
• Provide escalated technical support, troubleshooting and fault rectification of complex technical issues related to DNS, IPAM, and NAC platforms.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role

• 5 + years experience working as a networking engineer ideally in an outsourcing environment
• Strong Experience with the following technologies:
o Palo Alto Firewalls
o Cisco Networking
o CheckPoint Firewalls
o VMware and HyperV and other virtualised and server network environment
o Data Centre network environments including Cisco Switches and Routers, Nexus and SAN

• Demonstrated experience in the design, configuration and maintenance of LAN, WAN, and Security infrastructure in a multi-vendor environment, including the ability to support solutions across a variety of technologies
• Advanced knowledge and experience with networking protocols (EIGRP, BGP, HSRP, STP, VRF, and IPSec)
• Advanced knowledge of networking and systems administration; and the ability to troubleshoot problems and/or escalate issues and problems to team manager
• Ability to prioritise tasks and work autonomously
• Clear and personable communication skills
• Due to the nature of this role you may need to provide on call support and work on scheduled off-hours maintenance activities.
• Full work rights for Australia will be required.

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