2 X EL1 Cyber Security Operations Platform Engineer

Location: Canberra
Job Type: Contract
Posted: 29 days ago
Contact: Archna Singh
Reference: 262835

Job Title: EL1 Cyber Security Operations Platform Engineer
Location: Canberra/ Open for hybrid work
Duration: 12 months with possible extension

The EL1 Platform engineer will be lead the development of complex cyber security technologies and processes to with a lens on continual improvement. The candidate will lead the development of core and emerging cyber security technologies including SIEM, SOAR, Vulnerability Management and Threat Intelligence.

A key part of the role is collaboration with internal stakeholders to ensure agency objectives are met. The platform engineer will work closely with the Cyber Security Operations Centre (SOC) to continually enhance platforms based on feedback received. The agency adopts a cloud-first approach, and candidates will demonstrate experience with Azure, M365 and AWS technologies.
Responsibilities of the role include but are not limited to:

  • Interpret business strategic direction and functional requirements and develop corresponding technologies to enhance the agency's defensive posture
  • Working collaboratively with internal project teams and stakeholders to develop and deliver key cyber technologies
  • The introduction and development of orchestration and automation technologies
  • Design, develop, and introduce detection mechanisms, algorithms, and search queries to proactively identify cyber threats
  • Continual refinement of processes, methods, and technologies to enhance the cyber security posture of the agency
  • Translate technologies into simple processes and mentor junior staff wherever required
  • Provide and maintain high quality documentation - including the development of architectural designs, Standard Operating Procedures and Service Design packs
  • Participate in procurement activities and provide specialist advice

    Essential criteria (please address these points in your response):
    1. Demonstrated familiarity with log aggregation and Security Incident and Event Management (SIEM) systems
    2. Demonstrated experience developing and implementing cyber security capability and systems
    3. Knowledge of the Information Security Manual (ISM) and cyber security concepts
    4. Formal tertiary qualifications or industry certifications in a cyber security related field (e.g. Azure/AWS, Splunk Certified)
    5. Highly developed written and verbal communication skills
    6. Sound stakeholder relationship skills

    Due to security clearance requirements for this role, candidates must be Australian citizens and ability to obtain Security clearance.
    If this role aligns with your skills and aspirations, apply now for immediate consideration. Contact Archna Singh at 02 6245 1708, quoting Job Reference: #262835
    The application deadline for this position is on 5th July 2024.
    Please note that only candidates meeting the specified criteria will be contacted. Your interest in the position is greatly appreciated.

Diversity and inclusion are strongly supported at Peoplebank. People of all nationalities, gender identities, and cultural backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, are encouraged to apply.