Security Engineer

Posted 19 January 2022
SalaryAU$600 - AU$800 per day
LocationNorth Ryde
Job type Contract
DisciplineIT General

Job description


  • Seeking a skilled System Administrator turned Security Engineer who has experience in implementing effective and sustainable security controls to reduce the risk of cyber-attack on systems.
  • This role will coordinate & execute the requirement review, technical analysis and change implementation
  • The information security uplift project aims to implement additional information security controls such as increased monitoring and network segmentation as well as expand existing capacity in logging and monitoring systems.
  • The project also involves the hardening of a wide range of infrastructure types across a broad range of business units

Skills Required:

  • System administration experience ideally in a University Environment.
  • solid Unix, Windows, firewall and network technology experience and a sound understanding of applicable security controls.
  • Security engineering knowledge/background would be preferred.
  • Applicable certifications that demonstrate technical knowledge.
  • Strong experience in upgrading and hardening legacy operating systems and web applications.
  • Preferably experienced supporting information security initiatives, large-scale transformational projects, ideally in a University Environment.
  • Good interpersonal and communication (verbal and written) skills with the ability to have effective & efficient conversations with system owners and application owners.
  • Collaborate with clients and internal teams to deliver results on deadlines.

*This position requires a criminal history check.

Ref : 200206165

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Paxus values diversity and welcomes applications from Indigenous Australians, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people living with a disability. If you require an adjustment to the recruitment process please contact me on the above contact details.