ITS Security Officer - Tenders Global

ITS Security Officer

Federation University Australia

Job no:851993
Campus:Mt Helen Campus
School/Area: Information Technology Services

  • Information Technology Services – Ballarat Campus
  • Full-time, continuing appointment with flexible work arrangements available
  • HEW 7 – $90,899 p.a. plus up to 17% superannuation

About the role

You will work collaboratively within the ITS Security team to ensure the protection of information assets, systems and services. Your position purpose will be to search for vulnerabilities and risks in hardware and software, and contribute to the management and monitoring of cyber security attacks and intrusions. 

Flexibility will be required regarding work hours, ensuring a timely response to problems as they arise.

You will:

  • monitor day-to-day activities, identifying and responding to security events by analysing logs and other data sources and initiating investigations;
  • conduct regular vulnerability assessments of University information assets;
  • implement the University’s security framework, reviewing existing security infrastructure and practices and making recommendations for improvements and enhancements; and
  • monitor security alerts and traffic for both on premise and cloud-based services.

About Federation University

At Federation University, we are driven to make a real difference to the lives of every student, and to the communities we serve.

Across our University and TAFE campuses in Ballarat, Berwick, Brisbane, Gippsland, and the Wimmera, we deliver world-class education and facilities. With the largest network of campuses across Victoria, as well as a growing Brisbane base, we are uniquely positioned to provide pathways from vocational education and skills training at Federation TAFE through to higher education.

Federation University’s Strategic Plan 2021-2025 outlines our ambition to be Australia’s leading regional university. Our University and TAFE provide integrated lifelong learning, skills, and impactful research enabling people and communities to prosper locally, regionally, and globally.

We are the number one ranked university in Australia for First Generation Student Enrolments (Good Universities Guide 2022). Along with top rankings in Victoria around student support, social equity, skills and employment.

About you

You will understand and address security issues associated with modern network systems, including Firewalls, IDP’s, VPN’s, anti-virus products, a variety of operating systems. You will have previous experience with using Microsoft event and security logging, log management systems, SIEM (Security Information and Event Management) systems and good documentation skills.

You will possess:

  • ability to analyse detailed and complex log files to identify possible anomalies and unusual activities;
  • experience in programming skills in languages including perl, python, powershell and bash;
  • ability to develop written reports, guidelines, policies and procedures and the ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical staff; and
  • ability to translate complex business requirements into effective technical solutions.

How to apply

Please apply by Sunday, 19 February 2023.

Applicants are required to submit a resume and cover letter.

To view the position description, please click here: 851993.pdf

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please email the Recruitment team or phone 03 5327 9756.  Our position descriptions also list a contact person for job specific enquiries.

A workplace for remarkable people

For 150 years we have been reaching out to new communities, steadily building a generation of independent thinkers united in the knowledge that they are greater together.
We are committed to attracting, retaining and developing the best talent in the regions in which we operate. From our academic and research staff to those working in student experience, we are all part of a collaborative culture that inspires the highest levels of excellence, innovation, integrity and respect. We are proud of our SAGE Athena SWAN Bronze accreditation in 2019 for recognising our commitment to advancing the careers of women, trans and gender diverse individuals in STEM disciplines in higher education and research.

At Federation University Australia we value diversity, embrace difference and nurture a connected, safe and respectful community. We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people of all cultures, abilities, sexualities and genders. Should you require additional support please email Organisational Development and Diversity .

Find out more about our Aboriginal and Torres Islander Employment Strategy . For support or queries relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment please email Organisational Development and Diversity .

What we offer

We foster a positive culture shaped by our values of inclusion, innovation, excellence, empowerment and collaboration as outlined in Federation’s Living Values Charter .

You will be able to take advantage of our Health Sports and Aquatics Centre in Mt Helen, in addition to benefits such as purchased leave, annualised hours, flexible work options, salary sacrificing options, on-campus childcare (Mt Helen, SMB and Gippsland), discounted private health insurance, affordable parking, wellness programs, professional development programs and many other benefits. For further information visit our LinkedIn Life page or our leave and work-life balance webpage.

For more information on a career with us, please visit our website or let our staff tell you more .

Federation University is committed to The Circle Back Initiative program, whereby we will respond to every applicant.

Advertised:02 Feb 2023 4:00 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close:19 Feb 2023 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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