Cyber Security Adviser

Job Title: Cyber Security Adviser
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 242228_1640240214
Contact Name: Carissa Burgos
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 23, 2021 17:16

Job Description

Our Federal Government Client is seeking a Cyber Security Adviser.

This is a long-term contract for 6 months with a 12-month extension option, located at our Client's Canberra location.

As the selected candidate, you will be:

  1. Provide specialist ICT Security advice with a focus on Risk, Compliance, Assurance and Reporting. Provide guidance on security strategies to manage identified risks.
  2. Conduct Security Risk Assessments that contextualise cybersecurity risks to organisational frameworks and appetites, with a focus on transparent risk engagement and veteran-centric outcomes.
  3. Evaluating/identifying areas of risk, and analysing the need for, and suitability of, security controls.
  4. Support the section in various tasks, including the provision of ICT Security advice, high quality ICT security reports, including Risk Assessments, Forward Work Plans and System Security Plans.
  5. Liaise with internal and external stakeholders, including contracted entities, other Departments and Agencies, service providers and other interest groups.
  6. Provide pragmatic risk based advice to their projects and programs of work delivered by Shared Services to them.
  7. Assist in the development of key cyber security artefacts, including strategy policy, and procedures.
  8. Coordinate communication with the Cyber Security team via management of the shared mailbox.

To be successful in this role you should have:

  • Tertiary/ Industry or Security Certifications such as CISSP, CISM, CRISC or others
  • Achieves Results
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Excellent written and interpersonal skills

Due to security clearance requirements for this role, candidates must be Australian who have Federal Government Security Clearances.

Apply now for immediate consideration - contact Carissa Burgos on 02 88807642 quoting Job Reference: #242228

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