IT Security Specialist


  • Minimum NV1 Security Clearance required
  • Contract to December 2020 with extension options
  • Strong understanding of ICT security policy in government
About the Role
As an IT Security Specialist you will be:
  •  Conducting security architecture reviews for solutions within the scope of the program architecture.
  • Development and/or review of the Statement of Applicability for solutions
  • Development and/or review of Security Risk Management Plans including the documentation of implemented security controls.
  • Development and/or review of System Security Plans including the documentation of information security threats, vulnerabilities and risks.
  • The development and/or review of technical security documentation to support procurement.
  • Participation in procurement evaluation activities, which may include the conduct of light-weight information security risk assessments.
  • Undertake compliance assessments of proposed designs and/or technology solutions to ensure alignment with the Program architecture principles and standards.
  • Provide analysis and judgement on complex issues and make significant contribution to the management, preparation and coordination of Program deliverables.
  • Develop and actively manage key internal and external relationships.
  • Liaising with vendors, ICT, and system integrators in relation to information security matters to facilitate Program outcomes.
  •  Provide high quality and timely advice internally and externally, including guidance and reporting to Program leadership

Skills and Experience

  • Experience working as a Security Specialist inside complex and large scale ICT projects/programs within Federal Government.
  • Experience in undertaking ICT security compliance and risk assessments Security documentation for both current-state and target-state.
  • Ability to deliver information security solutions that meet business requirements and align with risk appetite and compliance obligations.
  • Strong communication skills, with the ability to translate between business and technical terminology.
  • Proven ability to communicate with influence, negotiate outcomes and manage complex stakeholder relationships.
It is a requirement of this position that the successful candidate must be an Australian Citizen and hold a minimum NV1 Security Clearance.

How to apply
Please submit your resume to Blake at Talent International by clicking the "APPLY NOW' button. Alternatively, you can contact Blake on 02 6129 6*** or ***************@talentinternational.com for further information.