Hunter Orbit / About

Hunter Orbit are the experts you can trust on information security, compliance and payments.

Based in Newcastle, NSW Hunter Orbit is a boutique IT consultancy that can deliver huge wins in the areas of information security, development, AWS consulting and payments. We are an IT partner that can build the close working relationship you would expect from a small consultancy but have the benefit of decades of industry experience and a quality development team that can scale to meet your needs.

How We Staff Projects at Hunter Orbit

Hunter Orbit is a small, dynamic consultancy that can scale development capacity to meet the needs of your project. We have a group of experienced, Newcastle-based developers that we work with on a contract basis to deliver projects of any size.

As part of our commitment to giving back to the Newcastle IT industry we also partner with the University of Newcastle as part of their Work Integrated Learning program to provide Computer Science and Software engineering students with relevant industry experience and mentoring.

Our Directors

Dr Mark Wallis

Mark Wallis is a computer scientist, software and network engineer who specialises in software architectures, security, compliance (ISO27001 and PCI-DSS), auditing, project management and education. With over 20 years of experience in I.T., Mark works with his partners to design and implement secure software, network and integration solutions.

Mark holds a PhD in distributed component-based systems and has lectured at the University of Newcastle and the University of New England. He has been published over 17 times in his research area and presented at numerous conferences internationally.

Sarah Wallis

Sarah Wallis is a payment industry expert with 20 years of experience implementing payment solutions for a wide variety of organisations. With a background in the heavily regulated industries of banking and insurance Sarah has first-hand knowledge of the IT regulation requirements for large enterprises.

Having also worked as a project manager on enterprise level change initiatives Sarah has a track record of delivering large scale change securely and successfully. In 2021 Sarah will complete her Masters of Business Administration at the University of Newcastle.

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