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Looking for Information Security professional @ Canberra

Full Time
NSW, Sydney
Posted on 26.04.2017

Information Security Consultant - to start in April 2017
Work Location - Canberra
The Information Security Consultant will provide consulting services for Australian Government information security requirements.
You will be responsible for the execution of a range of activities and tasks under the direction of a Director and will maintain a close working relationship with stakeholders in a complex Information Security portfolio.
Job Duties:

  • Provision of advice to Government in relation to information security risk assessments, security policy and systems logging analysis.
  • Delivery of systems-generated reports and analysis of security event logging, including the use of logging tools such as SNARE and SPLUNK.
  • Provision of Information Security Risk Assessments to meet client requirements and in line with ISO/IEC 31000, the ISM and PSPF.
  • Creation and maintenance of documentation such as an Information Security Policy (ISP), System Security Plans (SSP), Security Risk Management Plans (SRMP), Statement of Applicability (SOA) and Incident Response Plans (IRP) in line with the ISM.
  • Development and management of Information Security Management Systems in accordance with ISO/IEC 27001 and as they apply to Australian Government.
  • Policy and security advice in relation to Australian Government Security guidelines and standards, the ISM and PSPF.
  • Provision of advice on IT system certification and accreditation processes.
  • Provision of vulnerability assessments.
  • Working with stakeholders to review architectural documentation to maintain system availability, integrity and confidentiality.
  • Identifying and managing relationships and dependencies as they relate to IT Security analysis tasks.
  • Driving and delivering innovation to meet broader Business requirements, and ensure the business IP and knowledge is continuously developed, captured and re-used.
  • Being accountable for defined work assignments often involving immediate action or short term planning of resources.
  • May be required to lead a team of consultants on engagements.
  • Work with Principals & Service Directors to plan and co-ordinate resources necessary to effectively complete assignment.
  • Assist with preparation of proposals, statements of work and other relevant documents.
  • Contribute to building and developing the client base by actively seek new business opportunities within existing client base.
Skill & Experience Requirements:
  • A minimum of 5 years continuous experience working in an Information Security environment with Australian Government (either in-house or as a consultant).
  • Demonstrated Information and IT Security Risk Assessment experience.
  • Demonstrated high level technical writing skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Australian Government Security requirements, the ISM, PSPF, ISO/IEC 31000 and ISO/IEC 27001.
  • High level knowledge and proven experience in security assessment and certification practices as applicable with Australian Government standards and guidelines in accordance with the Information Security Registered Assessor's Program (IRAP).
  • Previous experience with security logging, analysis and reporting tools such as Snare and Splunk.
  • Ability to provide specialised technical services and advisories such as vulnerability assessment on systems.
  • Ability to deliver to tight timeframes with a demonstrated track record of successful delivery of outcomes.
  • Proven ability to engage with senior stakeholders and maintain relationships, particularly in relation to the provision of reports, identification of risks, issues and task dependencies.
  • Proven ability to manage competing priorities.
  • Proven ability to build and maintain ICT and business stakeholder relationships within a challenging environment.
  • Proven ability to lead the development and implementation of strategies and plans for the improvement of processes and related services in a security environment.
Apply now for immediate consideration - or contact Soham Dingare on 02 6245 1707 email: for more information
Due to security clearance requirements for this role, candidates must be Australian Citizens who currently hold or are able to gain an Australian Government security clearance.

Please note: only candidates that meet the above criteria will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in the position.

Please note: only candidates that meet the above criteria will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in the position.

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