Senior Information Security Analyst

Senior Information Security Analyst

Job Title: Senior Information Security Analyst
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Salary: Capped rate
Start Date: 2021-10-20 00:00:00
Reference: V-40127
Contact Name: Mohammed Samsam
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 21, 2021 15:19

Job Description

The Role:

One of our Private clients is looking for an experienced Senior Information Security Analyst to assist them with an exciting project with a large Federal Government Department.


Your responsibilities will include, but not limited to:
  • Provide risk assessments, security advice and guidance to the appropriate teams and customer.
  • Investigate, assess and report on the development or spread of potential information security threats and vulnerabilities that may impact our client and/or their client’s information security.
  • Maintain awareness of trends in the development of Information Security, including through participation in industry forums
  • Maintain compliance program requirements for DSPF/PSPF, Australian ISM and I-RAP Assessments
  • Identification of inefficient procedures or processes and suggesting improvements for implementation.
  • Identify opportunities for business development within the existing client base, either through the creation of new services or through the expansion of delivered services
  • Contributing to pre-sales activities either for the team or as the Security SME for MS bids.  Be prepared and able to lead the Security Services contribution to MS bids
  • Provide support and mentoring to other members of the Security Services team
  • Prepare and review documentation related to services, procedures or clients as required
  • Perform security evaluations of infrastructure changes as the Security stakeholder of the MS ITIL Change Management process
  • Manage as part of the Incident and Problem Management team, the resolution of security incidents.
Essential Skills and Experience:
  • In depth knowledge of security related Network and System infrastructures gained over at least 8 years with a large-faceted organisation preferably IT Outsourcing, Government, or other organisation running mission-critical systems.
  • Demonstrate understanding of IT Security Management principles and delivery within an ITIL-based operational framework.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in a customer facing role
  • Experience working in an environment in compliance with (though not necessarily accredited to) those information security standards
  • Understanding of basic network principals, especially IP networking, and including the nature of common protocols and products (eg, HTTP, SSH)
  • Understanding of the principles of network security technologies, and specific experience with the management of an enterprise-class product
  • Understanding and experience in Cyber related tooling such as Vulnerability management tooling, network protection, modern threat protection.
  • Beneficial domain expertise: Risk and Governance, Cryptology, Forensic, Lead Security Incident Management, Audit and Compliance, Policy, Virtualisation, and Cloud technologies and Application Security
  • Basic system administration skills on supported operating systems (Microsoft Windows, GNU/Linux, Sun Solaris, HP-UX), and a general understanding of the security features of various operating systems
  • Exposure to, and understanding of the role of, key information security standards: ISM, DSPF/PSPF, and AS/NZS27001+AS/NZS27002, or other equivalent documents
  • Understanding of risk management principles, as outlined in AS31000, and the application of risk assessment processes to information security

Location: ACT, NSW or VIC

Contract Term: 6 months

Security Requirements: To be eligible for this role, you must be an Australian Citizen. Due to the work environment, our client has requested that all candidates must hold a current AGSVA NV1 Security Clearance.


How to Apply:

Applications close Tuesday, 26 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.