Security Architect

Job Title: Security Architect
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: 30/7/2021
Reference: CR/006123_1626936387
Contact Name: Simmi Vakharia
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 22, 2021 16:46

Job Description

  • Start ASAP | Canberra Location
  • Initial contract for 12 months with extension options
  • Australian Citizen - NV1 cleared, willing to upgrade to NV2

FinXL IT Professional Services is an established innovative Australian company providing technology enabled business solutions and consulting services across a number of industries including Government, Telecommunications, Commercial and Finance. We currently have more than 850 consultants assisting our clients across Australia and are continuing to grow at a rapid pace. Through the delivery of services and implementation of new systems, processes and technology, we assist our clients to gain competitive advantage and reach new heights.

The Role:

FinXL are looking to engage Security Architect having knowledge and experience with Government security frameworks.

The key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Represent Department's Integration Project in workshops with stakeholders to negotiate the processes and plans on achieving security accreditation
  • Produce security documentation required for the IRAP process for test and production Triton systems
  • Facilitate the end-to-end security accreditation process for the Integration Project
  • Participate in project gate reviews and design approvals
  • Ensure relationships with all project stakeholders are developed and maintained
  • Lead and manage the security accreditation process for all Department's Integration Project systems
  • Discuss security implications from high-level and detailed designs with internal and external stakeholders, and develop pragmatic solutions to minimise security risk
  • Assimilate information from multiple sources to develop the following security documentation:
  • System Overview Document (SOD)
  • Statement of Applicability (SOA)
  • Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)
  • Security Risk Management Plan (SRMP)
  • System Security Plan (SSP)

The key skills required for this role are:

  • NV2 clearance is required
  • Experience in facilitating the security accreditation process within Defence
  • Strong background in network security
  • Knowledge and experience with Government security frameworks such as, the Information Security Manual (ISM) and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
  • Ability to establish strong relationships with certification consultants to ensure security documentation is fit for purpose
  • Ability to work in a team environment, participate in project meetings and engage with both business and technical stakeholders
  • Ability to provide outcomes in an environment with limited information and uncertainty
  • Effective planner with efficient time management skills

FinXL fosters a high-performing, inclusive workplace built on a foundation of excellence, respect and dignity. We take corporate social responsibility seriously through our ongoing activities with communities and staff involvement in these efforts. We are committed to environmentally friendly practices in both our own operations and our work with clients.

To be considered please send in your application to Simmi and you can call on 02 6243 6460 to discuss further.

FinXL does not accept unsolicited resumes or appreciate unsolicited calls from recruitment agencies.

FinXL encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.