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Principal Consultant - Technical

  • LocationCanberra, ACT
  • Work TypeFull time
  • Positions1 Position
  • Applications Close AtClosed a month ago
    Published on 25 Nov 2021
  • Job no: JR-10056696

About You and the role:

As a Principal Consultant, you play a critical role contributing to a leadership, delivery, pre-sales and strategic capacity. You leverage deep subject matter expertise and extensive consulting experience across multiple domains to explore and drive strategic opportunities; and identify solutions in line with your understanding of the customer’s business and ICT requirements.

Your inter-personal and strategic influencing skills enable you to maintain strong relationships across our portfolio of strategic customers and provide them with strategic technology leadership to help shape the future direction of their business. Your ability to deal with ambiguity, leverage lessons-learned and identify new opportunities and leads are critical to success in the role.

We are particularly interested if you are a cyber security and/or cloud security specialist, we relevant deep technical skills, knowledge and experience in the Government sector.  


In this role, you will:

  • Utilise your inter-personal and strategic influencing skills to enable you to maintain strong relationships across our portfolio of customers.
  • Provide Government customers with strategic technology leadership for future directions.
  •  Deal with ambiguity and leverage on lessons-learn and past case studies.
  • Can identify new opportunities and leads across critical business portfolios.
  • Ability to influence senior stakeholders and experience in developing customer presentations.
  •  Provide technical leadership to a team of Senior Technical Consultants across multiple domains.  
  • Be a recognised cyber security expert, we will look to provide high level and our professional services offerings guiding advice from compliance and risk to suggesting architectural approaches and overseeing deployments.
  • Or if you consider yourself a hybrid security cloud expert, we will look for your leadership in these areas


To be successful in the role, you must:

  • Australian citizenship and have current/or can hold a minimum NV1 clearance. 
  • Knowledge of Government security best practice, as it applies to enterprise network and security infrastructure
  • Proven extensive experience in delivering projects or services to large and medium-sized enterprise organizations
  •  Canberra based position to support customer-facing requirements
  • Industry certifications or relevant experience in designing and/or delivering technical solutions, as well as an in-depth knowledge of technology vendors and the offerings they provide

Our perks & benefits:

  • Work-life integration - we understand life happens when you're busy making other plans, so we offer flexibility around where, and when you work.
  • 16 weeks paid parental leave for primary and secondary carers.
  • Professional development opportunities. Gain that cert or take some time to upskill on a latest technology – leaving your annual leave intact.
  • A brand new, free mobile phone and plan.
  • New laptop / Device.
  • An extra Telstra day off and Volunteer day off.
  • Salary sacrifice / packaging. Set aside part of your salary to pay for things like extra toolkit, short term incentive to Super.
  • Opportunity to earn T Points, through our internal recognition program
  • Purchased Annual Leave scheme.
  • 25% discounted Telstra products and services.


We fully embrace flexibility and choice at Telstra and it’s as unique as you. We believe every role can flex in some way and encourage you to work where, when, and how you are most engaged, safe, and productive. Talk to us about how a role could be flexible for you!

 On the cusp of the next technological transformation in the digital world, Telstra has and continues to be at the forefront of local and global innovation. Come disrupt and lead the industry as we build the networks for the future and push the boundaries of what’s possible with technology.

We're after the right blend of experience and enthusiasm and look for cultural add, rather than cultural fit. We benefit from the unique gifts and backgrounds of each person in our business and push for diversity of thought in all we do.

  • Closed a month ago - 08 Dec 2021
  • Published on 25 Nov 2021, 12:58 AM