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Information Security Officer (CCC)

Job Details

Location
Brisbane
Salary
$650.00 - $850.00 per day
Job Type
Contract
Ref
JO-1908-533428
Contact
Mats Rorvik
Posted
26 days ago
We are currently looking for an Information Security Officer with a government department based in Brisbane CBD. This is a 6 month contract based in Fortitude Valley, Brisbane.

The department is an independent agency combating major crime and reducing corruption for the benefit of the Queensland community. Our functions and powers are set out in the Crime and Corruption Act 2001. They:
  • investigate organised crime, paedophilia, terrorist activity and other serious crime referred to it for investigation
  • receive and investigate allegations of serious or systemic corrupt conduct
  • have a statutory function for crime and corruption prevention
  • help recover the proceeds of crime
  • provide the witness protection service for the state of Queensland, and
  • conduct research on crime, policing and other relevant matters.
The Information Security Officer is responsible for:
  • Undertake an assessment to determine the information classification and understand the threat profile (business risk) of CCC hosted applications and information holdings to inform the as-a-service program of work that is currently assessing where IT workloads are able to be hosted.
  • Provide expert information security advice and practical solutions to ICT and project staff, senior management and key stakeholders.
  • Implement an Information Security framework that addresses audit, risk and issue, and compliance with Australian Signal Directorate (ASD), Queensland State Government Information Standard IS18 and the Australian Government Protective Security Policy Framework.
  • Manage the development procedures, controls and guidelines for multiple platforms and diverse system environments including solutions for ICT network security and ensure their compliance.
  • Undertake detailed ICT security risk assessments on new and existing infrastructure and services (e.g. on premise, IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, BUaaS, Private and Public Cloud) including recommending mitigation strategies and designing practical business process and technical solutions.
  • Manage incident response planning and coordinate ICT security activities for the Program including establish and manage virtual teams, regular security audits, intrusion prevention, vulnerability management, detection systems, border and gateway security, incident assessment and investigation and reporting on serious ICT security breaches, ensuring all identified breaches in security are promptly and thoroughly investigated.
  • Establish strong working relationships and communicate security related concepts to a broad range of technical and non-technical clients, key stakeholders and external consultants in a confidential manner and develop Information Security Awareness Training programs for staff. 
Requirements:
  • Demonstrated sound knowledge and experience in the management of projects.
  • Proven ability to undertake detailed ICT security risk assessments on new and existing infrastructure and services (e.g. on premise, IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, BUaaS, Private and Public Cloud) including recommending mitigation strategies and designing practical business process and technical solutions.
  • Demonstrated skill and experience in providing expert information security advice and practical solutions to ICT and project staff, senior management and key stakeholders
Qualifications/professional registration/other requirements
  • Possession of tertiary qualifications in Information Technology or a related discipline will be highly regarded.
  • An industry recognised certification in a Project management methodology will be highly regarded. 
Preferred knowledge / experience
  • Experience in implementing information security procedures, guidelines and solution designs for multiple Information Technology (IT) platforms and diverse system environments.
  • Strong communication, organisational and activity management skills.
Please apply now or contact Mats Rorvik or Tom Circosta on 07 3221 3333 or mats.rorvik@talentinternational.com