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Telecommunications Interception Specialist
Job Type: Ongoing - Permanent
Job Reference: 01920132014
Salary: $64,429 - $94,830 (plus superannuation)
Closing Date: 08-Sep-2013
Description:

ASIO Central Office, Canberra

 

Telecommunications Interception Specialist

 

Information Technology Officer Grade 1 (ITO1) or

Information Technology Officer Grade 2 (ITO2)

 

Salary range            ITO1 $64,429 - $74,848 (plus superannuation)

ITO2 $83,137 - $94,830 (plus superannuation)

 

Canberra Based Position

 

ASIO's main role is to gather information and produce intelligence that enables us to warn the government about activities or situations that might endanger Australia's national security. Our Technical Professionals play a critical role in supporting this mission.

 

Applications are sought from appropriately qualified individuals interested in helping ASIO work with the Australian telecommunications industry for the development of lawful interception systems and solutions.

Successful applicants will undertake the following duties:

- Liaison with telecommunications carriers for the development of lawful interception systems

- Liaison with industry for the development of specialist systems

- Compliance testing of interception solutions

- Trouble-shooting system faults

- Development of in-house lawful interception solutions

Mandatory Qualifications and skills

Advanced Diploma or higher in Electrical/Electronic/Telecommunications Engineering or Information Technology, or 2-3 years experience in a carrier network engineering environment.

Applicants must have good interpersonal skills, including an ability to work in a tight-knit team with demanding deadlines. Applicants must also have good communication skills and be able to represent the organisation in external meetings with industry and law enforcement agencies.

Desired Qualifications/Experience

Experience, background or understanding of any of the following would be highly regarded:

- Previous experience with carrier networks and/or interception systems

- Project management in an ICT environment

- Understanding of IP networks (architecture, systems and related protocols)

- Understanding of the architecture of mobile telephony networks, including SMS, GPRS and LTE

- Understanding of carrier-level VoIP implementations

- Exposure to international ICT standards and specifications

- Knowledge of mark-up languages such as XML and ASN.1

- Ability to perform and analyse IP captures and perform protocol analysis and network-level problem-solving

 

Applicants that have applied for this position in the last 12 months need not reapply.

 

How to Apply: Please go to asio.gov.au to apply online.

 

Closing date:Sunday, 8 September,2013

 

Eligibility:  Applicants must be Australian citizens.

 

Working conditions:  Employment is under the ASIO Act 1979. Conditions of service are similar to those applying in the Australian Public Service.   Salary packaging arrangements are available.

 

Enquiries:  If you have any other enquiries please telephone 02 62574916.

 

ASIO thanks all applicants for their interest and time spent completing their application. 

 

All employment decisions and selection processes within ASIO are based on merit principles. The duties of the appointment require a national security clearance. Preferred applicants will be required to undergo psychological assessment and intrusive security and personal checking/assessment.

 

In accordance with ASIO policy, no feedback on any aspect of the selection process or security vetting assessment will be provided to unsuccessful applicants.

 

ALL APPLICATIONS FOR EMPLOYMENT WITH ASIO ARE HANDLED IN THE STRICTEST CONFIDENCE. IT IS ESSENTIAL THAT YOU DO NOT DISCUSS YOUR APPLICATION WITH OTHERS AS DOING SO MAY ADVERSELY AFFECT YOUR APPLICATION.

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