ICT Security Specialist

ICT Security Specialist

Job Title: ICT Security Specialist
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-10-07 00:00:00
Reference: V-36720
Contact Name: Joanne Finchett
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 08, 2019 18:18

Job Description

Seeking a ICT Security Specialist

The Role:
Services required:
  • Provide a dedicated information security lead advisory service to assigned ICT program and and/or project(s);
  • Analysis of ICT Program/project technology designs against Information security objectives including the development any supporting Security Management Plan(s) and/or compliance assessments for endorsement by IT Security Advisor;
  • Development of required security assurance documentation for systems certification activities covering technologies such as application interfaces, databases, Infrastructure Services, WAN and LAN networking including Cloud services, Software-Defined infrastructure, and mobility services;
  • Communication within the ICT Program, other Information security peers and ICT teams;
  • Work effectively in a small team environment;
  • Provide knowledge/skills transfer to other team members; and
  • Record and maintain files/information in accordance with the department’s requirements.

Selection criteria
Mandatory criteria
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge in conducting security assurance activities against Australian Government security policy or related information security policy frameworks
  • Demonstrated high-levels of self-motivation and ability to work under limited supervision to achieve assurance outcomes
  • Demonstrably strong written skills with a focus on stakeholder management 
Highly Desirable criteria
  • Experience in planning, analysis, development and maintenance of security plans, pre-certification or interim authority to operate deliverables
  • Formal qualifications from a recognised tertiary institute or relevant industry experience in Engineering or Information Technology that is transferable to the security domain
  • Experience and knowledge of contemporary technologies including external Gateway services, Cloud Assurance, Big-Data platforms, Mobility solutions and Application security reviews
  • Experience in delivering security assurance services within agile-based projects;
  • Well-developed analytical and conceptual skills
  • Strong commitment to achieve stakeholder success
  • Strong interpersonal and executive verbal briefing skills
Desirable criteria
  • Experience in delivery of cyber security advisory services at the solution engineering level to projects and programs of work
  • Experience at developing solutions to complex business problems
  • Experience at conducting threat modelling
  • Experience working within Enterprise technology delivery teams

Location and Contract Term:

The role is based in Canberra, 12 Months Contract with 2 x 12 Possible Extension Options.

Security Requirements:

Applicants must be Australian Citizens. A NV1 security clearance is desirable or the ability to obtain

How to Apply:

Applications close 21 October 2019  

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

Call Jo Finchett 1300 944 936 for any further information