Closed – ICT Security Specialist

Thomas Peer Solutions Pty Ltd

Unit 2 / 5 enterprise drive Rowville 3178

ICT Security Specialist – Client Projects – Vulnerabilities, System Design/architecture

Full Time

A$ 80,000 to A$ 85,000 annually

Join our professional services team as an ICT Security Specialist based at our Head Office. In this full-time role, you’ll drive our commitment to cyber security excellence. Leverage your passion for problem-solving, innovation, and customer support to make a meaningful impact while expanding your knowledge and expertise.

As an ICT Security Specialist, you’ll play a pivotal role in securing our clients critical infrastructure. Your responsibilities will extend beyond solving security issues to designing, auditing, and implementing security architecture of our clients, encompassing a diverse range of security challenges. You will be an integral part of our team responsible for identifying and fortifying any security risks a client may face and ensuring the overall security of all IT-related hardware/software across our client’s systems as well as our own.

Join us in this essential role and help us fortify our cyber defences.

The accomplished ICT Security Specialist will undertake the following key responsibilities:

  • System Security Analysis and Reporting: Delve into the intricacies of our system security, providing insightful analysis and comprehensive reports.
  • Security Control Validation: Ensure the effectiveness of our security controls through rigorous validation procedures.
  • Security Assessment and Gap Identification: Conduct thorough security assessments, meticulously identifying any gaps or vulnerabilities in our security architecture.
  • Cybersecurity Control Evaluation: Evaluate our security controls in alignment with established cyber security principles and standards, including but not limited to the ASD Information Security Manual, CIS CSC, NIST SP 800-53, and NIST Cyber Security Framework.
  • Security System Design Proficiency: Demonstrate a deep understanding of security system design tools, methodologies, and techniques to fortify our digital defences.
  • Cybersecurity and Privacy Mastery: Possess a firm grasp of cyber security and privacy principles, along with organizational requirements related to confidentiality, integrity, availability, authentication, and non-repudiation.
  • Countermeasure Design Expertise: Develop effective countermeasures to address identified security risks, bolstering our resilience against potential threats.
  • Comprehensive Threat and Vulnerability Awareness: Stay vigilant in identifying and comprehending evolving cyber threats and vulnerabilities, contributing to our proactive security strategy.
  • Analysing, installing and maintaining software security applications.
  • Liaising with security vendors, suppliers, service providers and external resources.
  • Taking responsibility for the processes, procedures and operational management of system security and disaster recovery planning.

Qualifications & Attributes (Essential)

Educational Background:

  • A bachelor’s degree in a relevant field such as Information Technology, Computer Science, Cybersecurity, or a related discipline is often preferred.

Professional Certifications:

Having one or more from below will be an added advantage.

  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM
  • Certified Information Security Auditor (CISA)
  • CompTIA Security+: Entry-level certification covering foundational security concepts.
  • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)

Technical Skills:

  • Proficiency in network and system administration.
  • Strong knowledge of operating systems (e.g., Windows, Linux, Unix).
  • Familiarity with network protocols and security technologies.
  • Understanding of encryption, firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention systems (IDS/IPS), and access control.
  • Hands-on experience with cybersecurity tools and software.
  • Ability to conduct vulnerability assessments and penetration testing.

Cybersecurity Expertise:

At least 5 – 7 years of experience in ICT field of which 2 -3 years are related to cyber security and data protection.

  • In-depth understanding of cybersecurity principles and best practices.
  • Knowledge of industry standards and frameworks, such as NIST Cybersecurity Framework, CIS Controls, and ISO 27001.
  • Experience with risk assessment and management.
  • Understanding of Network Security Control

Others (Preferred)

  • Car Licence
  • Knowledge & skills in;
    • Networking
    • Microsoft Windows
    • Hardware/Computer Station set-up
    • Legacy systems

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