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Cloud Security Engineer

Apply before 6PM (AEDT) on: Saturday, January 29, 2022

Australian Capital Territory


Agency / Department

Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources

Experience Level


Employment Type


Expected Rate (inc. Super)

$130 per hour***

Overview and Responsibilities

The role: The Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources (DISER) requires an Azure Cloud Security Engineer to carry out a range of security initiatives for our Microsoft cloud-based digital platforms. The candidate will be responsible for:
•Ensuring that cloud-based architecture is implemented as designed from a security perspective and Microsoft blueprints.
•Ensuring cloud-based systems are, compliant and effective from a security perspective.
•Providing advice and support to the Cloud Capability Team and departmental ITSA on cyber security matters.
•Educate teams on the implementation of new cloud-based security initiatives, providing associated training as required.
•Continually improving cloud-based security capabilities. Skills required: Applicants will need considerable ingenuity and have strong technical skills and extensive experience with:
•Cloud-based technologies and architectures, in particular Microsoft Azure and Office 365
•Azure DevOps, in particular infrastructure as code pipelines
•Implementing Azure platform services such as Azure Defender, M365 Security, Privacy and Compliance, Conditional Access Policies etc
•Configuring gateway services such as Palo Altos and Microsoft services
•Cloud-stretched on-prem networks
•RBAC and information protection for Azure and M365
•Strong understanding of DevSecOps and Cyber Security practices
•Assisting in the architecture and development of CI/CD pipelines
•Work with Cyber Security teams and System Owners to seek alignment between information security and business objectives

Essential Criteria

1. Demonstrated experience in relation to the detailed skill set (outlined above)
2. Excellent attention to detail, demonstrated initiative and serve as a project leader
3. Demonstrated strong problem-solving skills to quickly and creatively deal with threats or flaws in the network.

Desired Criteria

Not Applicable for this opportunity

Security Clearance

Must Have current baseline clearance

Contract Extensions

1 x 12 months option may be available

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