IT Security Practitioner (SOC Analyst and Incident Response) level 3 (TSPV)

IT Security Practitioner (SOC Analyst and Incident Response) level 3 (TSPV)

Job Title: IT Security Practitioner (SOC Analyst and Incident Response) level 3 (TSPV)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2021-09-01
Reference: V-39745
Contact Name: Kate Kornsasi
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 02, 2021 13:32

Job Description

Skills and Knowledge:
  1. Demonstrated experience in performing the functions of a Security Operations Environment; performing system monitoring for security incidents and assisting in incident response activities.
  2. Experience applying Govt IT security policies (e.g. ISM, PSPF and E8) and developing internal security policies or procedures.
  3. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, including concise writing skills.
  4. Experience in sustaining IT security systems, including vulnerability analysis tools. (Desirable)
  5. Demonstrated technical aptitude in secure system design (including cloud and Windows environments). (Desirable)
Major Responsibilities:
  1. Primary role is to support the client IT Security section in the Incident Response and Security Operations Centre function.
  • Collaborate with System Admins to generate logs and develop incident use cases.
  • Using existing SIEM tools, build alerts, dashboards and automated reports.
  • Provide day-to-day monitoring of SIEM data.
  • Initiate Incident Response activities as required.
  1. Support the IT Security section in preparing information briefs and reports.
  2. Support the maintenance of IT security guidelines and procedures; identify gaps and prepare updates as needed. Aid in modernising security awareness material.
  3. Contribute to IT system accreditation activities, as required
Location and Contract Term: The role is based in Canberra. 12 months.
SFIA security level required: The Specified Person will be expected to demonstrate attributes of SFIA Level of Responsibility 3.
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.
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 29 September 2021 or until position is filled.
Call Kate 0480 002 456 for any further information.