The role

We are looking for an Infrastructure Engineer with experience in VMware to maintain and manage our labs environment. This is not a typical VMware environment, our platform creates and manages infrastructure programmatically and exposes networked VMs as “Labs” to our customers inside our portal.

This is a great opportunity to design and implement interesting tech and be part of a new platform that delivers important value to customers in the Cyber industry.

  • Your key responsibilities will be:
  • Maintaining and managing VMware infrastructure
  • Provide guidance and/or design code that works with the VMware REST API and/or terraform
  • Build and/or maintain monitoring/alerting systems, and proactively monitor these systems
  • Document and mentor other technical staff in VMware virtualization
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About us

FifthDomain is a young and ambitious Australian scale-up tackling the global cyber skills shortage. We create cutting edge virtual learning environments that deliver hands-on education and training content to future and existing cyber operators at a time and place that suits them.

Our virtual learning platforms are flexible and agile, delivering critical and up-to-date cyber security content and practical learning exercises in a safe virtual environment with just a browser.

About you

FifthDomain is at the forefront of creating innovative technology in cyber security training. To succeed in this role, you will have:

  • 5+ years experience in Infrastructure
  • Proven experience with VMware Hypervisors ( vCenter, ESX, NSX )
  • Orchestration of infrastructure
  • Strong knowledge and experience supporting, troubleshooting and configuring Windows, Linux, VMware and Windows Servers
  • Thrive in a team environment
  • Have the ability to work both autonomously and as part of a small team in a fast-paced and evolving environment

Applying Expertise & Technology

  • Applies specialist and detailed technical expertise
  • Develops job knowledge and expertise through continual professional development
  • Shares expertise and knowledge with others
  • Uses technology to achieve work objectives
  • Demonstrates an understanding of different organisational departments and functions

Learning & Researching

  • Rapidly learns new tasks and quickly commits information to memory
  • Gathers comprehensive information to support decision making
  • Demonstrates a rapid understanding of newly presented information
  • Encourages an organisational learning approach (i.e. learns from successes and failures and seeks staff and customer feedback)
  • Manages knowledge (collects, classifies, and disseminates knowledge of use to the organisation)

Planning & Organising

  • Sets clearly defined objectives
  • Plans activities and projects well in advance and takes account of possible changing circumstances
  • Manages time effectively
  • Identifies and organises resources needed to accomplish tasks
  • Monitors performance against deadlines and milestones


  • Analyses numerical data, verbal data and all other sources of information
  • Breaks information into component parts, patterns and relationships
  • Probes for further information or greater understanding of a problem
  • Makes rational judgements from the available information and analysis
  • Produces workable solutions to a range of problems
  • Demonstrates an understanding of how one issue may be a part of a much larger system

Adapting & Responding to Change

  • Adapts to changing circumstances
  • Accepts new ideas and change initiatives
  • Adapts interpersonal style to suit different people or situations
  • Shows respect and sensitivity towards human differences
  • Deals with ambiguity, making positive use of the opportunities it presents.


  • Located in a newly refurbished building in Braddon with easy access to public transport
  • Close proximity to the Canberra Centre and an array of high-quality restaurants and bars
  • Fast paced start-up environment
  • Enthusiastic and passionate team
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