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Network Engineer – Cyber Security

  • 6 Month contract with view to extend
  • Large Energy Client in Sydney/Melbourne
  • Rate on offer up to $970/day incl super
  • Opportunity for Career growth & work life balance

Job Description:

Position responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage the identification of security engineering approaches to address organisational security objectives, in line with the Cyber Security Strategy and supporting security standards
  • Champion and lead the communication of the value of cyber security throughout all levels of the organization and stakeholders
  • Collaborate with architects and engineering teams to ensure appropriate security controls are applied to non-production and production systems, in accordance with security architecture reference models, designs and security baselines
  • Partner with operational personnel to deploy vulnerability mitigations on IT systems
  • Engagement with Program and Project stakeholders to ensure security requirements are met and all cyber security products meet security baselines and standards and operational assurance standards before delivery into production
  • Work with architecture and engineering teams to determine the security requirements for ICT projects
  • Plan and manage the conduct of security testing for ICT products and solutions
  • Conduct Risk Assessments of current and future ICT inhouse or third party externally developed projects including threat modelling
  • Support the cyber risk governance processes to provide ICT security risks, mitigations, and input on other technical risks, including managing the monitoring of compliance against the security standards
  • Provide insights and interpretation of patterns and indicators of noncompliance to the Cyber Security
  • Manager in order determine their impact on levels of risk and/or overall effectiveness of client’s cybersecurity posture
  • All employees within client are required to have an awareness of, and a commitment to the Principles, Values and Standards as set out in the Code of Conduct and applicable Company policies, procedures and management systems (e.g. for Safety, Environment and Asset Management).



  • Bachelor of Electrical/Mechanical/Computer Engineering or similar or demonstrated capability through past employment experience and/or relevant qualifications.
  • Demonstrated capability through past employment experience and/or relevant qualifications.


  • Post Graduate Qualifications in Information/Cyber Security highly regarded
  • Relevant industry Cyber Security Certifications.


  • A minimum of 3 years relevant work experience in Cyber Security
  • Understanding of security engineering principles, cyber threats, risks
  • Knowledge of relevant information security frameworks and standards to the Critical Infrastructure Sector
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of current and emerging technologies and assessment of their relevance and potential value and risk to the organisation
  • Experience in Windows and Linux environments is an advantage
  • Excellent presentation, analytical, and interpersonal skills with attention to detail
  • the ability to view current processes and procedures as opportunities for enhancement, tuning and improvement.
  • Strong problem solving and conceptual thinking capabilities
  • Ability to create and work in virtual teams to solve business issues

As a Network Engineer

  • Understanding and application of security architecture, network security (secure LAN, WAN, VLAN, MPLS, and secure network zoning and restricted network design) and database, operating system and application security.
  • Understanding of Network and communication protocols common in corporate environments
  • strong understanding of Firewalls (Check Point, Palo Alto, Cisco ASA)
  • Good understanding of IP networking and Internet technologies, in either Cisco or other switch & routing platforms. CCNP or CCIE would be an advantage
  • Experience of designing networks for deployment in Cloud environments such as Azure or Oracle Cloud Infrastructure
  • Strong understanding of Network Based IDS and Host Based IDS and WAF deployment
  • Understanding of network security monitoring and traffic analysis for suspicious behaviour

How to apply:

  • Please apply using the link below or call Nick on 0480 081 934 for further details. Applications closes based on the volume of applications received. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
  • Adaps is an equal opportunity employer that actively embraces diversity in its workforce through accurate community representation of gender, culture; thought and work arrangements.