Technical Security Specialist

Ignite is working with our Federal Government Client to find a Technical Security Specialist on a 6-month contract. 

  • Reference #356996
  • 6-month contract with possible extension
  • Canberra Location
  • NV1 clearance 
  • August start date
  • Ignite pays weekly

The Technical Security Specialist will have a strong understanding of ICT security policy within Commonwealth Government and a background in large and complex IT environments and projects. This Specialist will undertake technically complex work that will include IT security analysis and compliance assessments of systems.

Your duties will include: 
  • Supporting the agile development of systems as an embedded security resource.
  • Contributing to the secure development of systems, infrastructure and functional designs based on best-practice security frameworks, federal government security requirements and internal controls.
  • Identifying and evaluating alternative designs to address security vulnerabilities detected early in a system’s development.
  • Producing evaluation reports and security designs for systems.
  • Supporting project management teams and the ITSA to deliver governance and management plans for systems during their design phase. (SOA, SRMP, SSPs) 
  • Supporting a change program or project through the preparation of technical plans and application of design principles that comply with enterprise and solution architecture standards (including security).
This role will suit a Specialist who has a desire to define and deliver real outcomes and who is comfortable working with ambiguity. You will have the drive to make an impact and contribute to a program that is making real change! You will thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic team and demonstrate integrity whilst achieving results.

The successful candidate will have: 
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to influence, negotiate outcomes and manage complex stakeholder relationships
  • Significant experience working as a Security Specialist with large scale ICT projects in Federal Government
  • Experience in undertaking ICT security compliance and risk assessments
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver information security solutions that meet business requirements and align with risk and compliance obligations
  • A sound knowledge of Federal Government security policy
  • Tertiary and/or Industry qualifications in ICT Security Operations and/or Cyber Security or related field will be highly regarded

For more information please get in touch with Jessica on 02 6113 7542 or APPLY NOW!
Canberra (Canberra)
I.T. & T