Information Security Analyst
Ministry of Justice
Wellington City, NZ
5d ago

Te āhuatunga a te tūranga / About the Role

The Ministry of Justice is growing its ICT Security team and has an opportunity for a passionate security team player and self-starter to be part of this exciting journey.

The ICT Security team is critical to maintaining the Ministry's ICT security strategy, standards and processes. We are responsible for the security of the Ministry's data and information systems and services.

We ensure these are deployed, innovated, maintained and operated in line with industry best practice standards to meet the security requirements of the Ministry.

We provide security operations, product and architecture expertise and support to our workstream and business stakeholders.

The Information Security Analyst will be responsible for a range of operational tasks aligned to the Ministry's security policies and standards to keep the Ministry's data and information secure.

This role will offer you the opportunity to work with a variety of stakeholders and build your cyber security experience in a fun and supportive environment.

Ngā kawenga matua / Key Responsibilities

  • Manage, investigate and action day-to-day tasks relating to security requests and incidences in accordance with the Ministry's standard operating procedures
  • Troubleshoot and participate in security incident response activities
  • Maintain security operational and administration processes
  • Provide best practice guidance to Ministry users requiring security advice
  • He pūkenga tōu / Skills and Experience

  • Previous experience working as an IT Security Analyst or similar role
  • Broad experience and knowledge in IT security with a focus on : Security operationsSecurity incident management and resolution
  • Good understanding of latest cyber security principles, standards, frameworks, guidelines, techniques and threats
  • Ability to troubleshoot security incidents to resolution
  • Ability to create and run test scripts to identify security risks and vulnerabilities in the Ministry's software and systems
  • Ability to write and communicate well and build effective working relationships with a wide range of business and technical stakeholders
  • A team player and self-starter with a strong desire to learn
  • Experience in the following areas is beneficial : Experience with Azure SentinelExperience with security testing tools such as Qualys, OpenVAS and BurpKnowledge of security standards such as NZISM, PSR, PCI-DSS or ISO27001
  • He whai painga mōu / Benefits

  • Opportunities for professional development and ongoing coaching
  • Te reo and tikanga Māori development opportunities
  • The chance to be part of a growing team and the job variety that brings
  • Competitive Salary
  • Mō te tīma / About our Team

    At Tāhū o te Ture - the Ministry of Justice, we're committed to working together for a fair and safe Aotearoa.

    Joining Tāhū o te Ture - the Ministry of Justice means you will become part of an inclusive organisation that values you and the communities we serve.

    It's important to us that our workplace is one where our people feel healthy and safe, supported and able to be themselves at work.

    We value respect as the foundation for building a positive workplace culture where diversity is welcomed and celebrated.

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