IT Cyber Security Analysts

IT Cyber Security Analysts

Job Title: IT Cyber Security Analysts
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Salary: Market rate
Start Date: 2021-09-29 00:00:00
Reference: V-39982
Contact Name: Mohammed Samsam
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 30, 2021 17:44

Job Description

The Role:

One of our Federal Government clients is looking for four highly experienced IT Cyber Security Analysts to deliver the following services within the department’s ICT cyber security environment:
  • Conduct Risk Assessments of ICT systems and applications ahead of security accreditation.
  • Coordinate and assess departmental systems accreditation and documentation requests for certification.
  • Provide advice and collaborate with departmental projects in relation to best security practices.
  • Providing input to regular reports on cyber security status and contribute to ongoing reporting for executive and various government departments (ACSC and ASD).
  • Development and maintain security policy, and relevant guidance and advice.
  • Keep up to date with the latest security and technology developments (Australian Signals Directorate (ASD) Information Security Manual (ISM) with a strong focus on the ability to research/evaluate emerging cyber security threats and ways to manage them with in our current and emerging systems, networks, and zones.
  • Provide ICT security operational support when required.
  • Assist in identifying opportunities to improve the security posture of the department’s network and information.
  • Raising awareness of information security issues with system owners and departmental staff.
  • Providing and transferring expert knowledge to upskill team members.
Essential Skills and Experience:
  • Demonstrated written skills and experience in security accreditation documentation including SOA, SRMP, SSP, and accreditation minutes. (20%)
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate security concepts and controls to technical and non-technical stakeholders. (20%)
  • Demonstrated ability in providing considered security advice to stakeholders, team members and Executive. (20%)
  • Facilitating and negotiating discussions to an agreeable decision (20%)
  • Experience working within a program team and taking direction from the ITSA. (20%)
  • Experience working with a Governance Risk and Compliance tool (such as ServiceNow or RSA Archer).

Location: Canberra

Contract Term: Until 30 June 2022 with 2 x 12 month extension options

Security Requirements: To be eligible for this role, you must be an Australian Citizen.


How to Apply:

Applications close Tuesday, 06 October 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.