IT Security Specialist

We have been engaged by a major client in the Federal Government space who is looking for a talented IT Security Specialist to join a team responsible for protecting Client's information and technology assets and environments, providing an IT security advisory service for Client and managing a security framework which applications and systems are measured in terms of compliance against government requirements.

In this role, you will be responsible for contributing to BAU tasks including;

  • Executing any IT Security related Commissioning or Decommission Tasks
  • Assisting in development of appropriate technical rules/policy for Whitelisting, Firewalls, Proxy, and other gateway devices
  • Investigation and Management of IT Security Incidents
  • Managing SSL Certificate, Proxy and other Whitelisting Requests
  • Assisting with design, implementation, upgrade and support of IT Security Infrastructure
  • Development of Documentation and Processes for managing IT Security Infrastructure


  • Demonstrated knowledge of Information Security principles and practices.
  • Demonstrated technical knowledge relating to:
  • Networking
  • Network perimeter security technologies (firewalls, IPS/IDS and web content filters).
  • Windows Host based security Technologies (Windows Firewall, Applocker, Group Policy and Operating System Hardening)
  • System Hardening across a range of Operating Systems and Applications
  • McAfee Endpoint Security including HIPS and AV
  • Other Security Technologies including SIEM, Web Proxies, Email Gateways etc
  • Awareness of current frameworks applicable to the Australian Government, such as Protective Security Policy Framework and Information Security Manual.
  • Demonstrable skills in assessing, analysing and resolving complex client and stakeholder related queries, utilising all relevant sources of information, media and stakeholder channels, data, reporting, systems and/or databases.
  • 5 + years of experience in an information technology role, with experience in information security for at least 3 of those years.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Australian Government information and communications security requirements and methods (Information Security Manual, Protective Security Policy Framework).

Modis is a national professional services company with global capability. Our committed and talented professionals have delivered world-class IT and business consulting services across a wide range of industries. As a member of the global professional services group Adecco, we offer world-class employment opportunities.

If you think you have what it takes to thrive in this role and want to know more. Please reach out to me - Kieran Goldsworthy |

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