System Engineer - Multiple positions

Location:: Canberra
Sectors: ICT
Employment type: Contract
Salary: Negotiable
Contact name: Jack Carmelo

Contact email:
Job reference: BBBH2162_1715649802
Published: about 1 month ago
Startdate: ASAP

System Engineer - Multiple positions

Start Date: ASAP

Application closing date: 03/06/2024

Duration: 12 Months

Security Clearence: Top Secret Positive Vetting clearance or have held a TSPV in the previous 12-month period. (Australian Citizen)

Location: Canberra

Company: ASD (Australian Signals Directorate)

SFIA Level of Responsibility: SFIA Level of Responsibility 5

Role Description

The System Engineer will be responsible for undertaking responsibilities to deliver a range of hosting platforms fit for customer use cases. The system engineering's role will include stakeholder engagement to establish use cases, systems design, configuration management, orchestrated deployment, monitoring, system upgrade and sustainment. A degree of mentoring of peers throughout this scope of work.

The system engineer will also provide architectural advice as a subject matter expert to guide customers on the best practice use of the hosting platforms. Occasionally they will be required to assist troubleshooting with customers where expert knowledge is required.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop systems engineering documentation, system designs, and systems maintenance plans and configuration management plans. Contribute to project plans ticketing systems and project timelines.
  • Deploy hosting platforms in a scale-able and sustainable and method. Control source code and maintain consistency in standards across the portfolio of platforms.
  • Patch and upgrade existing hosting platforms to improve security standards and provide new feature to customers which are available to the wider industry.
  • Undertake stakeholder engagement to identify business needs. Share knowledge with stakeholder including giving architectural overviews, presentation and responses to requested architectural advice.
  • Work with industry partners under direction of the team lead to guide and integrate external packages into the environment.
  • Conduct system monitoring and UAT testing to forecast expansion and provide fore-warning or rapid response to system failures.

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