Security Administrator Level 4 (TSPV)

Security Administrator Level 4 (TSPV)

Job Title: Security Administrator Level 4 (TSPV)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2020-03-03
Reference: V-37188
Contact Name: Kate Kornsasi
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 03, 2020 16:21

Job Description

The Security Administrator is required to assist the Program area to develop and integrate software employing an Agile Software Development Methodology including developing software, integrating Commercial off the Shelf and Government off the Shelf software, documenting technical processes and assisting with testing and deployment. The successful candidate will need highly developed software development skills and a proven ability to work within an integrated team of technical/non-technical personnel.

Skills and Knowledge required:

  1. Demonstrated experience with network security technologies from vendors such as Palo Alto, Cisco, Sourcefire, FireEye, Blue Coat, Gigamon and Ixia.
  2. Experience in a Security Operations Centre (SOC) including security monitoring and incident response.
Major Responsibilities:
  1. Maintain security administration processes and check that all requests for support are dealt with according to agreed procedures.
  2. Provide guidance in defining access rights and privileges.
  3. Investigate security breaches in accordance with established procedures, recommend required actions and support follow up to ensure these are implemented.
  4. Carry out agreed operational procedures, including network configuration, installation and maintenance and patching of network security systems.
  5. Develop scripts or small programs, in software languages such as Python or Bash, to automate business processes and integrate existing security tool and appliances.
  6. Use network management tools to collect and report on network load and performance statistics.
Location and Contract Term: The role is based in Canberra. 24 months contract.

Security Requirements: Must hold either a current Top-Secret Positive Vetting (TSPV) security clearance OR have held a TSPV in the previous 12-month period (which has since been downgraded).
SFIA security level required: The Specified Person will be expected to demonstrate attributes of SFIA Level of Responsibility 4.
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 18 March or until position is filled.

Call Kate 0447 199 931 for any further information.