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Saab Global
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Infrastructure Engineer

Adelaide, Australia
Closing date: 9 April 2023

Infrastructure Engineer (Automation)

About us

Saab Australia is a security, defence and cyber solutions provider, specialising in the development and integration of command and control systems. For over 30 years in Australia, we have built a reputation for achieving complex systems integration projects that deliver proven and advanced capabilities to keep us ahead of today’s complex challenges.

From combat, communications and security systems, to mixed reality, cyber security and deployable health solutions, our extensive portfolio of products and services provide high-technology solutions for civil industries and defence forces across the globe.

Apply today to join our crew and deliver solutions with purpose.

The role

As part of the Infrastructure team within our Civil Solutions group, the Infrastructure Automation Engineer will play a key role in assembling, deploying, configuring, commissioning, and delivering complex ICT infrastructure systems to meet requirements for current and future Electronic Security projects, centred around Saab’s OneView physical security information management system.

Further, the successful candidate will:

  • Become a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in the deployment of discrete ICT infrastructure components with a focus on automation, utilising COTS software and bespoke hardware.
  • Provide advice and technical reviews as a SME for designs, documents, configurations and other artefacts as needed.
  • Travel to sites locally, interstate and overseas as needed
  • Create and review documentation to ensure key design decisions and implementation details remain consistent for the business
  • Estimate plan and proactively status progress on allocated work, and contribute to and coordinate with others to ensure the successful delivery of services as required

About you

Your skills and experience will include:

  • Professional experience in an ICT or technical role, dealing with customers, end-users and contractors
  • Experience in the following:
    • Scripting in languages such as PowerShell and Python
    • Configuration tools such as Ansible, Chef, and SaltStack
    • Infrastructure as Code tools such as Terraform
    • Version control such as Git, including release and branching strategies
  • Experience with enterprise software or production infrastructure as code highly regarded
  • Technical experience in any of the following tools and technologies is desired:
    • Operating systems including both Linux and Windows
    • High availability & redundancy solutions
    • Public and hybrid cloud such as Azure, AWS, VMWare, and Nutanix
    • Server and container based virtualisation solutions
    • Windows workstation configuration & management i.e. Dell
    • Enterprise networking such as HP, Aruba, Dell, Moxa, Cisco, and Fortigate
    • Physical and cyber security principles including vulnerability management and risk assessments

Culture and benefits

We employ over 700 Australians and are committed to fostering a culture of excellence and enriching the employee experience.

By joining Saab, you’ll be a part of a collaborative and supportive organisation, where your professional growth and work-life balance are emphasised.  You’ll work within an innovative and vibrant workplace, while having the opportunity to develop a long-term, fulfilling career.

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Click ‘Apply’ to submit your CV and cover letter in support of your application. You may contact our careers team at for a copy of the full position description.

Saab Australia is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to apply. We also welcome applications from individuals with culturally diverse backgrounds.

Saab Australia is a proud supporter of the Veterans’ Employment Program and welcomes the interest of ex-service members, veterans and their families.