What you’ll be doing...

Verizon is a Fortune 500 company providing services to Enterprise and Government clients. Our Australian business is spread across Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra offices.

A key business unit in Australia is our Government Security Operations Centre (GSOC) that operates out of Canberra. We are seeking a mid-level Network Security Engineer to join this elite team. You will be responsible for performing system upgrades and undertaking complex troubleshooting activities to ensure that our Global Network Operations Center (GNOC) services are maintained as per contracted service level agreements. You will also be responsible for mentoring, training and providing guidance to junior staff within GSOC.

  • Network administration (including backup, Linux, security management, user account management, e-mail systems, webservers, internet access and applications support).
  • Support network and server hardware, software and applications.
  • Resolve internally detected and client initiated service incidents in a quality manner and within client SLA.
  • Implement and complete client initiated service and change requests in a quality manner and within client SLA.
  • Ensure consistent and effective communication with internal & external clients and stakeholders including updating Service Desk within required response times.
  • Ensure documentation are correct and up-to-date (includes Procedures, Knowledge Base articles, Networks Diagrams, etc.).

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor's degree or relevant work experience.
  • Active Australian Government Security clearance.

Even better if you have:

  • IT degree and industry certifications in Cisco, Checkpoint, Juniper and ITIL.
  • Three or more years of experience working with Linux, DNS Servers, Firewalls (Checkpoint preferred), F5, VMware, Web Gateway and Email Gateway appliances.
  • Ability to interact with technical and management staff to develop and problem solve technical requirements.
  • Experience in monitoring tools such as Nagios or Cacti.

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.