IT Security Advisor

Contact: Aparna Vadakkoot
Location: Canberra
ID: 584
Closing date: 12/07/2018

IT Security Advisor

A Federal Government Department in Canberra is seeking the services of an experienced IT Security Advisor. 

Contract period : ASAP to 31 Dec 2018 (with possible extension option of 6 months)


  •  comprehensive knowledge of the standards which govern the security of government ICT systems as detailed in the Australian Signals Directorate’s publication the Australian Government Information Security Manual (ISM)
  • technical proficiency in ICT security and the application of ICT security measures
  • security risk assessment and management
  • developing and delivering ICT security awareness training
  • ICT systems audits to detect security incidents and recover evidence for security investigations
  • producing high level and detailed documentation of new security requirements;
  • engaging effectively with business users, service providers and other key stakeholders;
  • assist, and where necessary, coach and mentor other team members; and
  • perform other ITSA related duties as necessary

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate experience in the following: 

  • Ability to critically analyse and advise the department on security vulnerabilities.
  • Ability to review and advise whether information in electronic form is stored, processed and/or communicated in accordance with the law, Australian Government policies, and the information security requirements detailed in the agency’s security plan.
  • Ability to develop ICT security plans, policies and procedures for the department.
  • It is highly desirable that the ITSA hold suitable tertiary qualifications in ICT security and ICT management or have equivalent demonstrated on the job experience.

The client requires the applicants to hold Australian Citizenship for this role. 

Applications for this role are to reach us before 5 pm, Wednesday, 11th July 2018.