M365 Engineer

Date: 9 Sep 2023

Location: Melbourne, Victoria, AU

Company: QinetiQ

QinetiQ employs more than 8000 people in more than 50 locations around the world, offering our customers premier expertise in advice, services and creative technology-based products.


QinetiQ Australia, part of the global QinetiQ group, provides technological and scientific expertise to help customers protect and advance their vital interests. As an innovative science and technology company, we help solve some of our customers' most challenging problems. Our determination to deliver and improve today and anticipate and shape tomorrow, makes QinetiQ a very exciting, rewarding and respected place to work and learn.


Due to exciting growth of the business, QinetiQ are recruiting a M365 Engineer to join our ICT team, with the flexibility to be located out of Melbourne, Canberra or Adelaide offices.


As part of QinetiQ’s IT group, the M365 Engineer will have a deep understanding on M365 and will play a key role in the realisation of QinetiQ Australia’s digital ambitions through the development and sustainment of all aspects of Azure/M365 application and services deployed within QinetiQ Australia’s M365 and Azure Platform


As a M365 Engineer your responsibilities will include:


  • Designing, building, configuring and supporting cloud infrastructure using M365 services such as Azure AD, Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, and OneDrive for business
  • Support all M365 installations, problem solving and testing to ensure the availability, validity and reliability of QinetiQ’s Azure Platform environment;
  • Troubleshooting and resolving assigned incidents.
  • Daily monitoring and maintenance of the M365 environment;
  • Liaising and maintaining working relationships with key staff, projects and third party partners to drive solution outcomes;
  • Reporting and communicating with IT management on key issues and task outcomes;
  • Actively participating in regular operational meetings.


To be successful in the role of M365 Engineer you will need to bring with you:


  • Experience in planning, designing, configuring, implementing and supporting the Azure/Microsoft 365 environments
  • Experience deploying, administering and managing M365 environments.
  • Experience with configuring and administration Azure Endpoint Management;
  • Knowledge of working with Microsoft 365 Information Protection and Compliance frameworks
  • Demonstrated experience with Azure Active Directory and associated processes and configurations;
  • Experience with scripting languages such as PowerShell, Bicep or Python
  • Proven experience with ITIL framework and processes;
  • Display high level of personal integrity and professionalism;
  • Displays Initiative, discretion and judgement in the performance of relevant duties and maintains confidentiality;
  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail; and
  • The ability to work effectively as part of a team


Whilst not essential, a tertiary qualification would be advantageous.


Candidates will need to be eligible to obtain an Australian Government Security Clearance.


As the successful applicant, you will join an experienced, innovative and supportive tight-knit team. You will work across a diverse range of projects and products in and will be exposed to different technologies and tools, allowing you to grow in your career and feel fulfilled in your work.


If you enjoy diverse work, flexibility, career growth and making a meaningful contribution to your team – this is the role for you!


Whilst applications must be made online, confidential enquiries are welcome and may be directed to Roz Byrne, Talent Acquisition Specialist via email: rbyrne@qinetiq.com.au


Looking for an Employer with Benefits?


At QinetiQ, our competitive remuneration and benefits package supports your evolving needs throughout your career. You’ll share in the company’s success, and be rewarded for your own. We’ll invest in your professional development and provide an inclusive environment for you to succeed.


Some of our benefits include:

  • Individual professional development fund
  • Flexible work
  • Purchased leave program and loyalty leave
  • Up to 18 weeks paid parental leave
  • Annual incentive scheme
  • Complimentary salary continuance insurance
  • Annual volunteering leave with Operation Give Back
  • Relaxed dress code


A full list of our employee benefits and further information can be found here: 






As the defence industry in Australia grows, it is an exciting time to join QinetiQ. What the company looks like today will be different to that of tomorrow as we navigate an ever changing world. To innovate for our customers' advantage we value the need for diversity of thought in everything we do. We provide a flexible and inclusive environment where our people can bring their whole selves to work, meaningfully contribute and have equal opportunity to succeed. We actively seek applications from people who come from diverse backgrounds and experiences. Aligned with our Diversity and Inclusion Strategy and Reconciliation Action Plan, we also encourage applications from women, veterans and First Nations people. 

QinetiQ conducts pre-employment screening, including but not limited to identity verification and police checks, for all preferred candidates.