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Cyber Security Specialist

Ref: BROADBEAN_312101692774758

on 23 August 2023
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Contract Type
  • 12 month + ext contracts
  • Preference is ACT based candidates, but strong candidate based in other states are welcome to apply!
  • Ability to obtain a Baseline Security Clearance is required

If you are passionate about cyber security and eager to make a meaningful impact, these may be the roles for you!

Our large federal government client is seeking to fill two opportunities within their team:

  • Cyber Security Architect
  • Cyber Security Analyst

Role Overviews:

Cyber Security Architect: As a Cyber Security Architect, you will play a pivotal role in designing and implementing robust cyber security architectures to safeguard critical systems. Your responsibilities will encompass:

  • Developing and documenting cyber security architectures aligned with industry standards and regulations.
  • Reviewing architectural and design materials for compliance with security controls and practices.
  • Providing expert guidance on cyber security to Architects and Designers.
  • Identifying and addressing cyber security gaps within the ecosystem.
  • Advising stakeholders on the impact of changes to cyber security policies.
  • Contributing to the enhancement of cyber security policies, frameworks, and processes.
  • Collaborating with key stakeholders to ensure compliance with government security standards.
  • Conducting security and quality assurance reviews of project deliverables and external service providers.
  • Providing proactive advice on cyber security to diverse stakeholders.
  • Assessing technical solution designs against established security baselines.

Cyber Security Analyst: As a Cyber Security Analyst, your role will involve supporting the implementation of robust security practices. Your responsibilities will encompass:

  • Aligning security practices with established frameworks and best practices.
  • Assisting in preparing for assessments and ensuring accurate documentation.
  • Supporting the implementation of IT security strategies and managing cyber risks.
  • Maintaining relationships with stakeholders to ensure adherence to security standards.
  • Contributing to the secure migration of services to the cloud.
  • Providing expert advice on cyber security matters to a wide range of stakeholders.
  • Reviewing security documentation and project deliverables for quality assurance.
  • Utilizing statistical data to enhance confidence in IT system security and privacy.
  • Preparing security reports and evaluating system enhancements.
  • Mentoring staff and contributing to knowledge transfer.

Skills and Experience requried to excel in these roles:

Cyber Security Architect:

  • Proficiency in Security Architecture (SFIA 4, 5, 6) with demonstrated experience.
  • Strong understanding of cyber security controls and practices (ISM, PSPF, Essential Eight).
  • Ability to analyze and adapt to evolving cyber security policies.
  • Effective stakeholder management skills.

Cyber Security Analyst:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of ICT and Cyber Security technologies and best practices.
  • Experience in a similar role within a medium/large size organization.
  • Desirable certifications: CISSP, Security+, CISA, CISM, SABSA, GIAC, or SANs.
  • Strong communication skills for advising and mentoring stakeholders.
  • Familiarity with incident response procedures and frameworks.

Talented, committed, can-do individuals have always been the cornerstone of this dynamic business. If you have what it takes to thrive in this role and want to know more, please reach out to Chelsea Batley on (02) 6103 1816 OR

Joining Akkodis

  • Weekly Pay
  • No payrolling processing fees
  • Upskilling opportunities and training discounts
  • Associate gatherings events
  • AKKODIS SME meet ups/information sessions
  • EAP Support Program
  • Dedicated Account Management support team

About Us

Akkodis delivers cross-industry IT and digital engineering expertise to accelerate innovation and digital transformation. By combining a unique service offering of Tech Consulting, Tech Talent Services and Tech Academy solutions Akkodis enables businesses to progress, scale and perform. Akkodis has a global footprint with 30,000+ consultants in over 20 countries focused on Cognitive Technologies, Digital Transformation, Cloud & Infrastructure, Smart Ecosystem, and Industry 4.0 across the key sectors of Automotive & Transportation, Environmental & Energy, Software, Internet & Communication, Financial Services and Industrial Manufacturing.


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"Akkodis is an Equal Opportunity employer, committed to all forms of workforce inclusion. We actively invite and encourage applications by candidates from diverse backgrounds"

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