Security Engineer

Job posted: 11/07/2024
Applications close: 28/07/2024 (Midnight)
10 days remaining

10 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Victorian Electoral Commission

Salary: $117,718 - $128,897

Occupation: IT and Telecommunications

Reference: VG/VEC/308722296/180690

Reference: VG/VEC/308722296/180690

Occupation: IT and Telecommunications

Salary Range: $117,718 - $128,897

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

  • Full-Time, Ongoing
  • VPS Grade 5.2 ($117,718 - $128,897, plus superannuation)
  • Hybrid working arrangements available

Why join us

At the Victorian Electoral Commission (VEC) we are not just about elections, we are about enabling all Victorians to actively participate in their democracy.  The VEC conducts State and local council elections and is responsible for promoting public awareness and understanding of electoral issues in the Victorian community. Our goal is to be change ready and responsive to legislative changes and community expectations in a dynamic and complex operating environment.

Our vision is for all Victorians to actively participate in their democracy. Apply now to make a meaningful contribution to the democratic process.

We provide a values driven workplace culture with a passion for excellence and innovation in the services we provide. We offer a supportive environment that encourages professional development and provide opportunities to broaden your experience though internal working groups and committees across VEC branches.

What you will be doing

We're looking for an IT Security Engineer to join our dynamic team. With a focus on safeguarding VEC's data and infrastructure, you'll play a crucial role in maintaining our security posture.

Reporting directly to the Security and Cloud Engineering Manager, this role will be responsible for:

  • Leading activities in support of continuous compliance with Australian and Global Cyber Security standards and frameworks
  • Ensuring the ongoing maintenance and compliance of ICT security systems and standards, including submitting recommendations to improve non-compliant security controls
  • Providing expert advice surrounding ICT security through the development of procedures, manuals, and user guides for business-wide use
  • Conducting readiness reviews to ensure projects have the appropriate level of maturity before proceeding to production.

 What you will bring to the role

  • Proven expertise and experience in cyber security best practices and controls gained through relevant qualifications or certifications and / or relevant industry experience
  • Demonstrated ability to employ sound investigation and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated capacity to identify and improve processes and procedures
  • Strong stakeholder management skills partnered with effective communication skills 
  • Commitment to the VEC's core values

How to apply

All applicants must submit:

  • a current CV and
  • a separate document with responses to Key Selection Criteria (KSC) 6.1, 6.2, 6.4, 6.5 and 6.8 as listed in the position description.
  • Applications should be lodged online via the Apply Now button (below). The VEC can only accept applications lodged via Victorian Government Careers website.

Applications close at 11:59pm on Sunday, 28 July 2024.

We highly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and culturally and linguistically diverse people to apply.

We are committed to diversity and inclusion in our workplaces with the people we employ, and at the ballot box with the people we serve. We aim to create a workplace that is inclusive, equitable, and safe for all.

We understand that candidates may need adjustments in the recruitment process and/or workplace. For any questions or request for accommodations, please e-mail PeopleMailbox@vec.vic.gov.au

Successful applicants will be required to satisfy character clearance requirements, including but not limited to national police check and working with children check.

In accordance with Section 17A of the Electoral Act 2002, the VEC may ask applicants to disclose specific political activities that could compromise the perceived independence of the organisation. Learn more about disclosing political activities.

VEC contact details

For further information please contact Alex Meehan on alex.meehan@vec.gov.au.

Security Engineer

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Alex Meehan | alex.meehan@vec.vic.gov.au

Security Engineer