Security Practitioner

Security Practitioner

Job Title: Security Practitioner
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-09-23
Reference: V-36659
Contact Name: Nicole McCann
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 24, 2019 15:43

Job Description

The Security Practitioner is responsible for liaising closely with the engineering staff and Certification and Accreditation Authorities responsible for describing the cyber security threats and risks with delivery of a solution.


Major Responsibilities:


  • Determine security requirements by evaluating business strategies and leading threat risk assessment activities; research information security standards; conduct system security and vulnerability analyses and risk assessments.
  • Review existing system security measures, recommend and implement enhancements.
  • Develop, deliver and update System Accreditation Plan (SAP), Security Risk Management Plan (SRMP) and other relevant documents to ensure Capability solution architecture/design(s) are able to sufficiently mitigate the identified threats.
  • Analyse, develop, deliver and maintain documentation supporting the security posture of a range of cyber security capabilities
  • Liaise with certification and accreditation authorities, business stakeholders and solution architects to drive a solution/design to an accreditation outcome.
  • Review internal/externally developed security engineering artefacts to ensure that all security requirements are addressed
  • Advise Program Design Authority on system security threats, risks and mitigations.

 Location and Contract Term: The role is based in Canberra. 12-24 month contract.


Security Requirements: Minimum of PV security clearance required.


SFIA security level required: The Specified Person will be expected to demonstrate attributes of SFIA Level of Responsibility 5.


How to Apply:

Please upload your resume to apply. Please note you will need to complete selection criteria to complete this application process. We will be in touch with instructions for suitably skilled candidates.

Applications open until 15 October or until position is filled.

Call Nicole 1300 944 936 for any further information.