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Cyber Security Specialist

Cyber Security Specialist

Job Title: Cyber Security Specialist
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Industry:
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2021-09-13
Reference: V-39843
Contact Name: Kym Hinds
Contact Email: kymh@whizdom.com.au
Job Published: September 14, 2021 17:53

Job Description

Our Federal Government client is looking for a Cyber Security specialist to assist with uplifting the cyber security posture of the Department. The successful candidate will be the key resource with deploying new capabilities and uplifting controls related to Essential Eight, cloud security, Antivirus and Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR), email and web security, and Active Directory Remediation and Hardening. You will also need to work in a team and assist with day-to-day activities related to administering and managing security solutions, as well as provide advice to IT and business areas within the department.

To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate detailed knowledge and experience with:
  • Implementing Essential Eight security controls;
  • Microsoft Azure and Microsoft 365 and configuration requirements relevant to the Australian Government;
  • Microsoft Defender and Sentinel in a hybrid and co-managed environment;
  • Implementing public facing web and email security controls such as encryption and SPF, DKIM and DMARC;
  • Using a vulnerabilities scanner and implementing controls to reduce the attack surface of the agency;
  • Experience using Enterprise security solutions such as email gateways, web proxies, and endpoint solutions including application whitelisting.
  • Active Directory remediation and hardening such as cleaning up user right assignments and administrative groups, and disabling vulnerability encryption and authentication protocols.
Essential Experience/Skills
  • Empierce within implementing security within an Australian Government organisation
  • Implementing Essential Eight security controls
  • Experience with Microsoft Azure and Microsoft 365 and configuration requirements relevant to the Australian Government
  • Experience work Microsoft Defender and Sentinel in a hybrid and co-managed environment
  • Experience using Enterprise security solutions such as email gateways, web proxies, and endpoint solutions including application whitelisting.
  • Experience using a vulnerabilities scanner and implementing controls to reduce the attack surface of the agency, including Active Directory remediation and hardening such as cleaning up user right assignments and administrative groups, and disabling vulnerability encryption and authentication protocols.
  • Implementing public facing web and email security controls such as encryption and SPF, DKIM and DMARC;
 Location and Contract Term:
The role is based in Canberra with an approximate start date of 4 October 2021 to 30 June 2022.  1 x 12 month extension option.

Security Requirements:
Applicants must be Australia Citizens with a current NV1 Clearance.

How to apply:
Please upload your resume to apply. Please note you will be required to complete a selection criterion to complete this application process. We will be in touch with instructions for suitably skilled candidates.

Call Kym 1300 944 936 or email kymh@whizdom.com.au for any further information.

Applications close Wednesday 22 September 2021.