Senior Network Operations and Security Specialist

Metro Trains Melbourne

Location: Melbourne

Job Type: Full time



Metro is a multi-award-winning organization, and we pride ourselves on our team of honest, high performing professionals who are talented, inclusive and safety focused and who are at the core of our success.

Metro Trains Melbourne (MTM) takes pride in “Moving Melbourne” and aims to provide a world class railway.

This is your chance to be part of an organization working on multiple projects in Victoria’s Big Build, which is delivering 165 major road and rail projects, including Metro Tunnel, a second underground railway for Melbourne with 5 new stations, removal of 85 level crossings across Melbourne and more.


The Senior Network Operations and Security Specialist has responsibility for performing ongoing maintenance, administration, configuration, and operation of MTM’s Operational Technology security systems to ensure our protection, detection, and response services.


  • You will be responsible for providing technical support and technical delivery capabilities to both internal and external stakeholders and supporting the Networks & Infrastructure Manager to maintain the effective operation of MTM’s Operational Technology Security Systems.
  • Collaborate closely with a team of engineers to ensure alignment across all OT networks
  • Respond to, and analyse Security Operations Centre (SOC) alerts and escalations to ensure Metro’s infrastructure is secure.
  • Maintain OT host device firewalls and intrusion detection systems
  • Engage and work with MTM OCMS Security Architecture to ensure holistic security solutions are implemented, integrated, monitored and aligned with operational continuity and efficiencies.


  • Tertiary qualifications in Engineering (Telecommunications, Computer Systems, Software Systems) or equivalent recognised by Engineers Australia
  • At least seven years of Network Engineering/Operations or related experience
  • Demonstrated experience in Cyber Security, with respect to Network Engineering/Operations
  • Experience with Anti-Malware solutions and vulnerability management tools and processes
  • Experience in the management, configuration, administration and tuning of Juniper Firewalls, Junos Space

and Security Director will be advantageous


  • Full time permanent opportunity
  • Receive a free MYKI pass that allows free public transport in Victoria.
  • Metro supports work life balance, and we would like to hear from you about what flexibility means to you.
  • Corporate discounts – retail, gym memberships, health insurance and more.

Metro Trains is an equal opportunity employer and embraces diversity. We encourage all interested applicants to apply.

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