Cyber Security Engineer

Posted 20 May 2024
SalaryCompetitive Market Rate
Job type Contract
DisciplineInformation Technology

Job description

Client: Federal Government
Duration: 12 months (with potential extension of 12 months)
Start Date: June 24
Security Clearance: Minimum NV2 Clearance

DFP Recruitment
is partnering with the Federal Government to seek a highly skilled Cyber Security Engineer for an exciting opportunity within the Cyber Security and Networks Branch of the Management and Technology Division. This role focuses on delivering engineering and administrative services for security infrastructure tools and platforms. The successful candidate will specifically serve as a Splunk SIEM Engineer, enhancing Cyber Security monitoring services and technology to support the Security Operations Centre.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Deliver engineering and administrative services for security infrastructure.
  • Provide Cyber Security monitoring services.
  • Support the Security Operations Centre with advanced Splunk SIEM capabilities.
Essential Criteria:
  • Splunk Foundations Training: Minimum Foundations 2.
  • Experience: At least 2 years in a high-volume enterprise environment with Splunk.
  • Linux Expertise: Minimum 5 years, preferably with RHEL.
  • Virtualisation Technologies: Experience in an enterprise environment.
  • Cloud Technologies: Knowledge of IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS.
  • Global WAN: Experience in the context of Splunk SIEM.
  • Splunk Products: Proficiency with Splunk SOAR and UBA products.
  • Security Clearance: NV2 clearance.
Desirable Criteria:
  • Splunk Cloud Offerings: Familiarity with Splunk cloud services.
  • Coordination & Organisational Skills: Strong capability to manage tasks and teams.
  • Communication: Excellent verbal and written skills, with the ability to convey complex technical issues to non-technical personnel.
  • Interpersonal Skills: Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Problem Solving: Capacity to analyse and resolve complex hardware and software issues.
  • Pressure Management: Ability to perform under pressure.
  • Independence: Self-driven with the ability to work without supervision.
  • Liaison & Negotiation: Strong negotiation skills and sound judgment.
  • Cyber Security Knowledge: In-depth understanding of current techniques, threats, and vulnerabilities to mitigate cyber security risks.
Why Join Us?
  • Be part of a crucial Federal Government project.
  • Opportunity to extend the contract beyond the initial 12 months.
  • Work with cutting-edge cyber security technologies.
  • Collaborate with a dynamic and professional team.
If you meet the above criteria and are ready to take on a challenging and rewarding role, we would love to hear from you. Apply now to join a team dedicated to protecting and enhancing national security infrastructure.

To Apply:

If you are ready to take on a rewarding challenge and contribute to the success of this organisation, we encourage you to click on "apply now" button with your updated CV in MS Word/ reach Madhuri directly at / 02 9200 3674.

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