Information Assurance (Technical Team Lead) Level 6 (TSPV)

Information Assurance (Technical Team Lead) Level 6 (TSPV)

Job Title: Information Assurance (Technical Team Lead) Level 6 (TSPV)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2020-08-19
Reference: V-37540
Contact Name: Kate Kornsasi
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 21, 2020 09:05

Job Description

Perform as the Technical Lead, guiding the work effort and prioritisation of a multidisciplinary team. Liaise with a large complex Government Department and external stakeholders to understand and communicate requirements, challenges, risks and business impact as they relate to incident response activities. Provide critical subject matter expertise, advice and guidance in order to build in information assurance strategies throughout the incident response lifecycle.
Skills and Knowledge required:
  1. Demonstrated experience in engaging with external stakeholder to support generating and delivering on customer needs.
  2. Demonstrated technical expertise in cyber security analysis and investigation, including application of appropriate cyber security operations principles and practices.
  3. Demonstrated ability to apply strong analytical and critical thinking skills to produce robust and evidence-based reports and recommendations for both technical and non-technical audiences.
  4. Proven ability to prioritise the work effort of large multi-disciplinary teams to assess any residual risk relating to system operation and ability to communicate this risk as an impact statement to strategic level operational and business outcomes.
Major Responsibilities:
  1. Lead technical team, prioritising work effort to achieve objectives set by the Director.
  2. Advise on system and response activity prioritisation, and be able to communicate this at meetings, and in reports, briefs and risk escalation documentation.
  3. Communicate the business impact of technical issues uncovered during incident response activities, in meetings, and in reports, briefs and risk escalation documentation.
  4. Conduct independent assessments of any system, network or gateway, for compliance with the Australian Government Information Security Manual, the Protective Security Policy Framework and other Australian Government guidance, to ensure the safety of government information.
  5. Review documentation produced by the wider project team to ensure technical accuracy.
  6. Engage with stakeholders across a large complex Government Department and our strategic partners in order to achieve objectives set by the Director. This includes participating in verbal updates and presentations to stakeholders to update on progress made and address any challenges.
Location and Contract Term: The role is based in Canberra.  20 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 15 November  or until position is filled.
Call Kate 0447 199 931 for any further information.