IT Security Advisors
New Zealand Government Jobs
Wellington, Wairarapa, New Zealand
28d ago

Job Description

  • Make a real difference in protecting the Information Technology (IT) services and assets that are important to keeping New Zealand safe and secure
  • Permanent Wellington
  • The New Zealand Intelligence Community (NZIC) is currently recruiting for IT Security Advisors in Wellington. Working across the NZIC, you will play a vital part of a dynamic and agile team responsible for improving the protective security capability.

    As an IT Security Advisor, you will be balancing our IT security compliance with national security information requirements, providing advice on projects, mitigating security risks and ensuring Certification and Accreditation of systems is managed by working with system owners and / or their representatives.

    You will be a trusted advisor to designated security title holders such as IT Security Managers, Chief Information Security Officers and Chief Security Officers.

    Provision of ITSEC education and awareness is a key component of the role to ensure members of the NZIC are well informed of how they can help to protect our information assets.

    To be successful in this role you will have knowledge and experience in the following areas :

  • Sound experience in large scale and complex IT systems design, implementation and maintenance;
  • Experience in developing security policy and standards, undertaking security assessments / audits, providing security awareness;
  • Experience in AS / NZS / ISO 31000 : 2009.
  • Information Systems or Computer Science degree, or Information Assurance and Security (Level 7) Graduate Diploma;
  • Excellent communication and relationship management skills;
  • Ability to multitask, deliver to tight deadlines;
  • Sound judgement and decision making skills, professionalism, integrity and discretion are required.
  • As well as interesting work and a fulfilling career, we offer a range of benefits including professional development, free health insurance and on-

    site gym and fitness facilities.

    Whether you are early in your career, or an industry expert, we have a position for you and these positions sit across 3 levels (depending on experience) :

  • Level 1 $58,500 $87,750
  • Level 2 $77,711 $116,567
  • Level 3 - $90,366 $135,548
  • How to apply

    Applications must include a completed application form, a current CV and cover letter. These should be sent to careers nzic. quoting reference number D2 / 18 / 33 in the subject line of the email. Only completed applications will be progressed.

    Please direct any enquiries regarding this role to careers

    To be eligible for employment within the NZIC you must have been a NZ citizen for at least 10 years. Alternatively you must hold NZ Permanent Residence / a current NZ Residency Class Visa and have been a citizen of UK, USA, Canada or Australia for at least 10 years.

    You must be able to obtain and maintain a high level security clearance. Ordinarily to obtain this level of clearance candidates must have a 15 year checkable background in countries where meaningful and reliable checks can be undertaken.

    Where requisite checks are unable to be made, the candidate application may not be able to be progressed.

    Applications close Tuesday 7 August 2018.

    The NZIC treats all applications for employment in the strictest confidence and we ask that you maintain a similar level of confidentiality.

    You are expected to exercise discretion during the recruitment process and throughout your career.

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