IT Security Specialist

Job Title: IT Security Specialist
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Sydney, New South Wales
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: 16/03/2020
Reference: JO-2002-99396_1581036686
Contact Name: Jenny Vaz
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 07, 2020 11:51

Job Description

About the Company
I am working with a Federal Government client looking to add an IT Security Specialist for a period of 12 months, with a potential extension to six months. This is a Sydney-based role.

About the Role
As part of the IT Security team, you will be primarily involved in:

  • Managing & Investigating Security Incidents including infrastructure - email, proxy and firewalls and responding to system alerts
  • Managing the Security Request from IT Security customers
  • Performing commissioning and decommissioning tasks pertaining to IT Security
  • Managing SSL Certificate, Proxy and other Whitelisting Requests plus regular security infrastructure health checks; assisting in the development of appropriate technical rules/policy for Whitelisting, Firewalls, Proxy, and other gateway devices
  • Developing Documentation and Processes for managing IT Security Infrastructure
  • Deliver business and information protection needs, including ICT security program management, gateway security operation
  • Developing the guidance and training advice for users

About You
To be successful for this role, you will have:

  • Experience in Network perimeter security (Firewalls, IPS/IDS and Web Content Filters) plus Windows host based security technologies
  • Demonstrable knowledge in system hardening
    Experience in McAfee Endpoint Security including HIPS and AV
  • Proven experience in other security technologies including SIEM, Web Proxies, Email Gateways etc.
  • Experience with Information Security

To apply for this role, you must be an Australian Citizen and will be required to have (or be able to obtain and maintain) a Baseline clearance. Click the link and upload your current resume in Microsoft Word format only (.doc or .docx). If you would like to have a confidential discussion, please contact Jenny Vaz on 02 8093 0620, quoting ref no. JO-2002-99396. Want to know more about Davidson? Visit us at