Systems Security Architect

Job Title: Systems Security Architect
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Salary: AU$150 - AU$170 per hour
Reference: BBBH43094_1564468912
Contact Name: Ross Webb
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 30, 2019 16:41

Job Description

Enterprise Service SPO within the Australian Signals Directorate has responsibility for DEF103PH1 - a Major Project to deliver Strategic Communications Capability to Defence.

The Project will undertake capital acquisitions to deliver new telecommunications capability services both domestically and internationally.

  • Must hold an active or inactive TSPV clearance
  • Contract through to 30 June 2021
  • SFIA Lvl 5
  • Flexible working arrangements available

The Systems Security Architect/Practitioner responsible for liaising closely with the Certification and Accreditation Authorities responsible for describing the security threats and risks with delivery of a solution.

The Systems Security Architect/Practitioner will develop the security architecture/design for DEF103PH1 capabilities whilst working cohesively and flexibly with DEF103PH1 stakeholders and more widely with the Australian Signals Directorate and industry stakeholders.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Determine security requirements by evaluating business strategies and leading threat risk assessment activities; research information security standards; conduct system security and vulnerability analyses and risk assessments.
  • Review existing system security measures, recommend and implement enhancements.
  • Expert knowledge of and ability to produce architectural solutions that meet the Australian Government Protective Security Policy Framework (PSPF and the Australian Government Information Security Manual (ISM).
  • Develop, deliver and update System Accreditation Plan (SAP), Security Risk Management Plan (SRMP) and other relevant documents to ensure Capability solution architecture/design(s) are able to sufficiently mitigate the identified threats.
  • Analyse, design, develop, deliver and maintain documentation supporting the security posture of a range of cyber security capabilities
  • Liaise with certification and accreditation authorities, business stakeholders and solution architects to drive a solution/design to an accreditation outcome.
  • Review internal/externally developed security engineering artefacts to ensure that all security requirements are addressed
  • Advise Program Design Authority on system security threats, risks and mitigation.

Kinexus are the No. 1 defence recognised supplier with a specialisation in the recruitment of mid to senior level professionals who hold Defence or Federal government clearances across the spectrum of technology platforms. Kinexus are recognised as a top 15 Defence SME in Australia and support various major defence projects

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below and attach your resume as a word document. Alternatively, please contact Ross Webb on 02 9492 7530 quoting the Job Title for this position.
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