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ICT Security Analyst

Abt Associates
  • Great opportunity for a committed individual to be responsible for cybersecurity across the Australia and UK business
  • Become a valuable member of a close-knit ICT team in the Brisbane Head Office
  • Ability to work with global stakeholders and develop meaningful relationships

The Opportunity

The ICT Security Analyst is responsible for coordinating cybersecurity across all Abt Associates Australia and Britain hybrid on-premises and cloud-based technology platforms and processes. This role ensures policies, procedures, technology solutions and security education and training are fit for purpose.

Key Duties

The ICT Security Analyst will be expected to fulfil the following duties (but not limited to):

Security Operations

  • Coordinate critical incident response and recovery
  • Coordinate effective system security hygiene

Stakeholder Engagement

  • Key Stakeholders Include: US, Australia and Britain based executive and senior ICT leadership; international and domestic program leadership, Abt staff and users, vendors and contractors
  • General security awareness compliance training

Risk Management

  • Coordinate vulnerability, risk and incident analysis and remediation
  • Coordinate risk, compliance and assurance management activities

Security Governance

  • Coordinate alignment with key frameworks and standards E.G.: NIST, ASD essential 8 and Australian government ISM, UK government CyberEssentials, ISO27001, etc.
  • Coordinate CyberMetrics maturity program and utilise this framework to drive continuous improvement

Key Requirements

The preferred candidate should have:

  • Relevant industry certification, Bachelor's Degree or related technical discipline
  • 3-5 years of relevant work experience implementing technical security policies and practices
  • Understanding of networking, system administration, architectures and security elements to include firewalls, intrusion detection systems, virtualization technologies, encryption, and
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification, SANS or other InfoSec related certifications (highly desirable)
  • Knowledge and experience working with Active Directory, Access Control, AWS/Azure, O365 security, OS hardening (highly desirable)

Further Information & Application Details

For a full list of duties and requirements for this role, view the Terms of Reference attachment below.

This position does not have a closing date however, we strongly encourage interested candidates to apply as soon as possible.

Applications should be submitted online via the Careers page of the Abt Associates’ website and must include a cover letter, current CV and responses to the Key Requirements listed in the Terms of Reference attachment. Any incomplete applications will not be considered.

You must have full Australian working rights to be eligible for consideration for this role.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply.

We welcome and thank all applicants; however, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Abt Associates – Who We Are

Abt Associates is a recognised leader in the international development sector. Working with our many partners, Abt Associates implements bold innovative solutions to improve the lives of the community and deliver valued outcomes for our clients. We provide a comprehensive range of services from policy to service delivery in the public and private sectors contributing to long term benefits for clients and communities. Operating in remote and challenging environments, we offer innovative solutions, extensive experience in the region, strong technical capacity, and a proven project management track record. We are committed to gender equity in our employment strategies and encourage applications from capable women. Abt Associates is a child safe organisation and promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children. For more information about our company and what we do visit our website at www.abtassociates.com.

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