Cyber Security Analyst

Location: Canberra
Job Type: Contract
Posted: about 1 month ago
Contact: Param Kaur
Reference: 260985

Our Federal Government Client is seeking an IRAP / Cyber Security Analyst

This is a long-term contract role for an initial period of 12 months with the possibility of extensions up to a maximum of 24 months, located at our client's office in ACT. All work-from-home arrangements will need to be negotiated with the Business area.

As the selected candidate, you will:

* Conduct comprehensive assessments of midrange and desktop infrastructure to identify vulnerabilities and compliance gaps.

* Evaluate adherence and compliance with GRC framework including PSPF, ISM controls, and ACSC Essential 8.

* Coordinate with internal and external stakeholders and advise on security controls and appropriate procedures/policies to maintain and enhance our overall security posture.

* Conduct periodic assessments and maintain the agency's security posture up to the protected classification level.

* Create and maintain technical documentation that supports Infrastructure projects and operations.

* Work with subject matter experts to develop work instructions, fact sheets, procedures, user guides, and quick reference guides.

* Maintain version controls to ensure consistency, compliance, and accuracy of technical documentation and knowledge articles.

* Select, adopt and adapt appropriate process definition and management methods, tools, and techniques to deliver technical and business process documentation and specifications.

* Peer and quality review documents.

To be successful in this role you should have:

* Demonstrated in-depth experience with evaluating and implementing cybersecurity best practices of the GRC framework, the PSPF, ISM controls, ACSC Essential 8, audits, reports, and IRAP.

* Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio, and proven technical writing experience.

It is desirable if you have:

* Practical industry experience as a certified IRAP Analyst.

* Demonstrated experience in the design and development of ICT Technical documentation including network/security/midrange and desktop platforms/cyber design documentation, network diagrams, and technical procedures.

* Well-developed writing skills, with demonstrated ability to write in a clear and concise manner, and to convey information effectively to staff of different levels and with different information requirements.

* Demonstrated design skills including the ability to produce well-formatted documents and clear illustrations/diagrams.

* Microsoft Azure Certifications or equivalent experience relating to Security, Networking, Cloud, Systems Administration.

* Experience in planning and developing a System Risk Management Plan (SRMP) and/or System Security Plan (SSP).

* Demonstrated knowledge in midrange and/or desktop infrastructure, operations, and architecture.

Due to security clearance requirements for this role, candidates must be Australian citizens with Negative Vetting Level 1 security clearance.

The applications are due for the role on Tuesday, 12 March 2024.

Apply now for immediate consideration - contact Param Kaur on 0262689781 quoting Job Reference: #260985

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

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.