IT Security Specialist

Job Title: IT Security Specialist
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 204756_1595573669
Contact Name: Carissa Burgos
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 24, 2020 16:54

Job Description

Our Federal Government Client is seeking a skilled IT Security Specialist to implement and build automated security checks into the code pipeline. Facilitates independent validation, verification of applications. Enforce strong, comprehensive principles-based secure software development practices. Review code artefacts for security defects and vulnerabilities. Assist with preparation and review of security accreditation documentation.

This is a long-term contract opportunity or 12 Months + Possible Extensions of up to 36 Months, located at our Client's Barton, Canberra Location.

As the successful candidate you will demonstrate:

  • Previous exposure to DevOps, containerisation and automated code build pipelines.
  • Technical skills in establishing automated dev pipelines, code review, and security testing automation.
  • Provision of advice and guidance on security strategies to manage identified risks; and ensure adoption and adherence to standards.
  • Obtaining and acting on vulnerability information and condsecurity risk assessments, business impact analysis and accreditation on information systems.
  • Relevant tertiary or comparable qualifications in IT, Software Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field will be highly regarded.

Due to security clearance requirements for this role, candidates must be Australian Citizens who currently possess or are able to gain a NV2 Federal Government Security Clearance.

Apply now for immediate consideration - contact Carissa Burgos on 02 9137 8700 quoting Job Reference: #204755

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