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IT Security Analyst - Eight Mile Plains - Australia

IT Security Analyst - Eight Mile Plains - Australia

Jul 11,2017


Key Responsibilities


  • Be a champion of effective security best practices and promote their acceptance, adoption and socialisation of security standards
  • Monitor and provide advice on security technologies such as firewalls, web and mail gateway filtering, AV, IDS/IPS, WAF, SIEM, FIM, IDAM, vulnerability scanning, security monitoring, threat intelligence and security analytics
  • Conduct security risk assessments of IT infrastructure, systems and applications, and make recommendations for improvement
  • Act as the trusted IT Security representative within project delivery teams, providing subject matter expertise throughout project delivery
  • Assist with the development and promotion of a meaningful Security Awareness Program
  • Oversee penetration testing of internal and external infrastructure, systems and applications, analyse the results and recommend effective remediation
  • Be an enabler, demonstrating leadership and help build a successful secure and compliant infrastructure
  • Participate in the implementation and maintenance of IRAP compliance
  • Review logs daily to ensure that breaches or non-compliance is remediated quickly
  • Work with 3rd Party Security Firms to conduct regular reviews to ensure compliance
  • Comply with all WHS procedures ensuring that team members including volunteers and contractors abide by all relevant health and safety procedures
  • Act as a role model by demonstrating safe work behaviours and report all accidents, incidents or near misses immediately.

The Ideal Candidate will Possess the Following Additional Education and Experience:

Personal Attributes


  • Exceptional customer service orientation
  • Ability to deal tactfully with employees and contractors who provide a broad spectrum of services.
  • Ability to handle multiple requests and prioritise
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • The ability to stay focused and organised to achieve set deadlines
  • A team player, able to be both focused on their own project while willing to help the greater team
  • Highly self-motivated.
  • High levels of attention to detail
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.


 Key Skills


  • Confident telephone manner and exceptional communication skills
  • Demonstrate strong customer service skills
  • Demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills required to present department plans and activities to individuals and groups throughout the company
  • Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language
  • Prepare, read, comprehend and analyse a variety of complex forms, reports, spreadsheets, maps, plans, records, documentation and correspondence
  • Speak to individuals or groups of people with poise, voice control and confidence
  • Ability to prioritise and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Perform under stress, deal with persons acting under stress and adapt when confronted with emergency situations
  • Manage multiple high priority initiatives in a fast paced, highly technical environment
  • Successfully perform the planning, directing, reporting and administrative responsibilities of this position
  • Use written and verbal communications skills to present department plans and activities to individuals and groups throughout the district
  • Demonstrable in-depth experience of risk assessment, security best practice and practical application of security controls in an enterprise environment
  • Practical experience with security technologies involving 
    • network-based intrusion detection and prevention systems
    • procedures and resources for maintaining detection signatures
    • procedures and resources for the analysis of event logs and real-time alerts
    • procedures and resources for responding to detected cyber security incidents
  • Comprehensive experience of vulnerability scanning and penetration testing, and the associated tools
  • Appreciation of the need for governance in a heavily regulated environment.


Required Experience


  • A minimum of 3 years IT security experience
  • Experience in working within a highly regulated and audited environment
  • Experience in working high performance environment
  • Solid technical background with an ability to give instructions to a non-technical audience
  • Customer-service oriented with a problem-solving attitude
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.




  • Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or relevant field
  • Requires three or more years of related experience in an environment supporting a large multi-site Desktop environment.


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