Security Service Advisor

Security Service Advisor

Job Title: Security Service Advisor
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2021-01-18 00:00:00
Reference: V-38402
Contact Name: Joanne Finchett
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 19, 2021 10:51

Job Description

Seeking a Security Services Advisor (SSA) is to aggregate security, vulnerability, and threat data, analyze unusual and interesting patterns, and then communicate the information to the managed services customer, providing actionable intelligence and recommendations based on the threat and vulnerability data.

The Role:

Your goal is to develop and maintain the client relationship, ensuring client satisfaction with the security solutions, operations, quality and assurance the department is providing to the client. The SSA drives greater value towards the Managed Security Service (MSS) customers through delivering services described in the MSS Service Description, providing additional security analysis, risk advisories, vulnerability assessment reporting, and service reporting over the lifecycle of the contract.Primary functions will include but are not limited to security incident trending analysis and reporting, security gap analysis, executive reporting, vulnerability assessments and reporting, and keeping abreast of industry trends.

Skills and Experience Required
Essential criteria

  • 5-7 years in the Information Security field in a client-facing security threat advisor or
    experience as a security threat analyst
  • Experience analyzing log data, threat data, and threat intelligence information,
    interpret, and communicate derived meaning to client with recommendations for risk mitigation strategies
  • Experience with networking and network security technologies such as Firewalls,
    IDS/IPS, Proxies, Content Filtering, Application security, SIEM and Log,
    monitoring/management, Vulnerability Management, Risk and Compliance
  • Experience in an operations, engineering or other technical role within networking,
    network security, IT and/or telecommunications field, particularly in a client facing
  • Ability to travel as required – Travel demand may include external functions including visits to Customers, Sales offices, industry events; estimated at less than 25% overnight travel
Desirable criteria
  • Ability to understand and communicate technical issues to various levels of personnel, including analysts, engineers, management and “C” level executives
  • Reporting experience requiring strong skills with MS Office suite
  • Strong analytical skills, technical writing skills, and communication skills
  • Understands ITIL, service management and quality management practices; ITIL certification required before or after hire.
  • Works well in team environment and as a sole contributor – a self-starter who does not need daily direction
  • Possess excellent crisis management skills and set customer expectations where applicable
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in the Information Technology, Information Assurance, or related fields
  • Network Security certifications (CISSP, C|EH, Security+, SANS, ISACA, Vendor Certifications)
  • Project Management training/certification
Location and Contract Term:

Canberra Based - 12 Month Contract

Security Requirements:

Must be an Australian Citizen. NV1 Security Clearance is required

How to Apply:

Applications close 29 January 2021

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 Mo Samsam or Jo Finchett 1300 944 936 for any further information