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Network Security Architect - Government, based in Sydney CBD

Posted 3 days ago by Clicks IT Recruitment
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A government organisation is looking for an experienced Network Security Architect. This is a 6-month contract with possible extension and it is based in Sydney CBD.

The role is responsible for the design and implementation of technical controls derived from the NSW Cyber Security Policy, ACSC Essential 8 and recommendation from other sources such as Penetration Tests, Vulnerability Assessments, etc. The role also supports identification of risks and monitors and reports on compliance with security policies and procedures.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Accountable for High Level Design and Detail Design of multiple projects to implement ACSC Essential 8 controls in the network.
  • Accountable for High Level Design and Detail design of Network Access Control (NAC) and 802.1x for wireless and wired networks.
  • Responsible for configuration and troubleshooting of Firewalls, Switches and Routers, Proxy Servers, SSL VPN Concentrators, F5 Load balancers, etc.
  • Provide input and help tune current policies for End Point Protection (EPP) and End Point Detection and Response (EDR) technologies.
  • Support security investigations including review of security events from by Security Operations Center (SOC), Intrusion Detection Systems, Windows Auditing logs, etc.
  • Solid understanding of network, hardware, virtualisation (vSphere, Nutanix), operational software and applications as they relate to security policies, industry trends and business needs.
  • Document and updated existing network diagrams as well as audit of current information. Responsible to correct when files do not reflect current status.
  • Ensure compliance to current NSW Government Cyber Security Policy.
  • Undertake investigations and report on security breaches and events. Guide the refinement of practices and processes and reduce the likelihood and impact of security related incidents.
  • Perform regular security reviews to identify ICT vulnerabilities and coordinate remedial action.
  • Manage communication and reporting on security to compliance bodies and to inform stakeholder benefits statements.

Requirements:

  • Relevant experience as a Cyber Security Architect
  • Demonstrated experience in the design of Network Access Control and 802.1x for wireless and wired networks.
  • Demonstrated experience in Firewalls, Switches and Routers, Proxy Servers, SSL VPN Concentrators, F5 Load Balancers, etc.
  • Understand NSW Government Cyber Security Security Policy
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Able to start ASAP

If you wish to apply for this position, please submit your resume by clicking the 'Apply Now' button. For further information please contact Freda Kwok at Clicks IT Recruitment on 02 9200 4404.

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