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IT & Telecomms / IT Security

Contract or Temp

Position : Security Lead

Location : ACT

Gateway Synergy is looking for highly experienced Security Lead contractor for a government department. An exciting opportunity is open for exciting roles at a rapidly growing 6-year project. Be part of a team that makes meaningful changes and improves Australian lives. 

The Role:

The role will be responsible for, but not limited to:

  • Lead the design, build, test and operation of security systems within a complex IT network 
  • Lead the security system authorisation process based on NIST 800-37 RMF 
  • Perform threat and risk assessments 
  • Develop and manage security control baselines 
  • Guide technical staff on implementation of security controls 
  • Conduct control compliance audits
  • Plan and supervise vulnerability assessments and penetration testing 
  • Develop a plan for ongoing security actions and milestones 
  • Manage regular security testing and monitoring 
  • Ensure access to IT systems is limited to role and user needs 
  • Establish an incident response plan and supporting playbooks 
  • Manage, develop and implement IT security policies and documentation that meet ASD and Defence requirements
  • Support, plan and conduct test and evaluation activities for deliverable systems and products.
  • As required, undertake any other tasks as requested by the Technical team

The Candidate:
Essential criteria

  • Experience with a similar role, preferably in a government department
  • Possesses an NV1 Security clearance or higher

What the role offers:

  • Up to $2000/day contracting rate for the right candidate
  • A fun, collaborative and productive team
  • Below the line role


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You must submit a CV on application prior to a phone call and be prepared to sign a nondisclosure. Feel free to call thereafter on the following 0482 074 845

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