Security Risk and Policy Specialist Level 6 (TSPV)

Security Risk and Policy Specialist Level 6 (TSPV)

Job Title: Security Risk and Policy Specialist Level 6 (TSPV)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2020-04-05
Reference: V-37360
Contact Name: Kate Kornsasi
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 06, 2020 10:12

Job Description

The IT Security Specialist is responsible for protecting a large complex Federal Government Department systems and information, meeting domestic and international policies and standards and to mitigate risks.      
Skills and Knowledge required:
  1. Experience in a Security or Risk Assessment role.
  2. Familiarity with Government security frameworks.
Major Responsibilities:
  1. Liaise with capability stakeholders to develop system security controls, including identifying, applying and measuring the effectiveness of security controls to large scale, complex capabilities.
  2. Develop Security policy, guidance, practices, technologies and governance documentation, including Threat and Risk Assessments.
  3. Plan, develop and perform Security education functions Liaise with stakeholders to determine required learning objectives
  4. Work closely with internal and external customers, discussing and advising on appropriate security controls to mitigate risk
  5. Provide leadership in the identification, documentation and mitigation of security related issues
  6. Assist in the continuous improvement process by developing and enhancing procedures
  7. Plan organisation wide processes and tools for identifying and managing risk.
Location and Contract Term: The role is based in Canberra. 12 months contract.
Security Requirements: Current Top-Secret Positive Vetting (TSPV) security clearance is strongly preferred, however candidates who have held a TSPV in the previous 12 month period (which has since been downgraded) may be considered.
SFIA security level required: The Specified Person will be expected to demonstrate attributes of SFIA Level of Responsibility 6.
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 21 April or until position is filled.
Call Kate 0447 199 931 for any further information.