Cyber Security Specialist

Cyber Security Specialist

Job Title: Cyber Security Specialist
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2021-02-03
Reference: V-38521
Contact Name: Joanne Finchett
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 04, 2021 16:35

Job Description

Seeking a Cyber Security Specialist to contribute to the cyber-aspects of a whole of government Permissions solution.  

The Role:

We are looking for applicants who have the ability to think critically and to communicate with both technical and non-technical people, and who are motivated to learn and develop their technical and leadership skills. Successful applicants will liaise with technical cyber operators, undertaking complex research, analysis, certification and operational tasks in support of the development of a cloud-based environment for use in up to Protected environments. The role will involve considerable stakeholder engagement, including managing stakeholder expectations and ensuring the delivery of appropriate services to meet whole of government requirements. You are likely to work closely with an external team of technical cyber operators, and take responsibility for setting priorities and ensuring quality of outputs. The candidate should provide a one-page pitch outlining their ability to meet the requirements of the role

Skills and Experience Required
Essential criteria
  • Demonstrated ability to oversee cyber security aspects of a whole of government solution including approaches for cyber incident response, cyber incident monitoring and capability, internet services (Firewall, IPS/IDS, Sandboxing, Proxy Server, network) infrastructure support and security capabilities in that environment and provide cyber related advice into the overall program.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyse, plan and review operational activities, to undertake objective, systematic analysis and draw accurate conclusions based on all available evidence. You will provide technical, operational, professional and procedural cyber-security advice and input into the design and assessment of a new, cloud based platform.
  • 5+ years experience in government cyber security
Desirable criteria
  • A technical background and an understanding of hybrid (on premise and virtualised) environments is desirable, focussing on the cyber security considerations of communication pathways and gateway infrastructure for such environments.
Location and Contract Term:

Canberra Based – 4 Month Contract with 2 x 6 Month extension options.

Security Requirements:

Must be an Australian Citizen. Ability to obtain a Baseline Security Clearance is required

How to Apply:

Applications close 10 February 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 Jo Finchett 1300 944 936 for any further information.