Cyber Security Specialist

Posted 04 July 2024
SalaryDependent on experience
Job type Casual
DisciplineInformation Technology

Job description

Join our state government client's team as a Cyber Security Specialist! This is your chance to lead and contribute to a pivotal cyber security initiative.

Rate: Candidates to propose their rate
Hours: Full Time
Start Date: 15th July 2024
Location: Leederville
Duration: Approx. 5 months (until 20th December 2024)
Type: Temporary Casual Contract

About the Role:
As a versatile cyber security professional, you will be the primary contact for a significant cyber security project. Your expertise will guide project teams to deliver high-quality results, focusing on researching, scoping, and implementing solutions in line with the latest cyber security standards. This role offers exposure to advanced technologies and diverse project requirements.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Collaborate with various business areas to address gaps and weaknesses in cyber security controls.
  • Support the Cyber Security Capability Improvement Manager in delivering projects aimed at enhancing control maturity and mitigating risk.
  • Ensure full implementation of security controls in accordance with established cyber security policies and standards.
  • Align projects with the cyber security strategy, evolving threat landscape, business direction, and relevant legislation.
  • Work with other departments to build seamless organizational functionality.
Key Skills and Experience:
  • ensuring security controls are implemented in full while adhering to established cyber security policies and standards
  • ensuring projects remain aligned to the cyber security strategy, changes in threat landscape, business direction and legislation
  • collaborate with other work areas to build seamless end to end organisational functionality.
  • experience in planning and delivery of cyber security projects
  • knowledge of NIST Cyber Security Framework (CSF)
  • knowledge of related legislation, standards, and best practices.
  • strong customer service and stakeholder engagement skills.
  • excellent communication (written and verbal), negotiation and relationship management skills.
  • high level of personal responsibility and accountability with strong focus on results delivery.
  • well organised with attention to detail
Why Apply?
Be at the forefront of a major cyber security initiative.
Work with cutting-edge technologies and methodologies.
Engage in a dynamic and supportive environment.
Make a meaningful impact on cyber security practices within the state government.

Please apply via the link, or call (08) 9287 9814 for more information.

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