First listed on: 13 June 2024
Cyber Security Specialist 

Reid - ACT
$83,706 - $89,659 (APS 5) plus Super

The Role
Enthusiastic team centric individuals with an interest in cyber security - this role could be for you!

Our teams are rapidly expanding and we are seeking high performing, outcomes focused individuals to join them. 

You will be a confident verbal and written communicator, self-motivated and able to achieve assigned tasks both independently and as part of a team.  You will enjoy engaging and working alongside others, being able to maintain an outcomes focus, whilst bringing everyone along for the journey.

Additionally, we are looking for time management superstars who will remain calm, agile and are able to pivot quickly to ensure new priorities are promptly completed. 

This role is eligible for an additional remuneration benefit known in Defence as a Building Defence Capability Payment (BDCP). This enables Defence to provide a premium, in addition to the base salary otherwise payable under the Defence Enterprise Agreement (DEA), for positions in occupational disciplines/classifications that are critical to Defence capability. For further information, please contact the contact officer.

About our Team
Within Cyber Command, Joint Capabilities Group (JCG), the Cyber Security Uplift Program (CSUP) is a growing team responsible for the scope, design and implementation of enterprise-wide actions identified within the Defence Cyber Security Strategy. 

The team comprises APS and Contracting members with diverse skills and disciplines. They work together to elevate Defences’ cyber security posture through the development and imbedding of best practice governance, risk, performance management and process improvement. 

These roles will sit within the cyber security-operating model, governance and performance management streams of CSUP and will form part of the teams assigned to deliver the implementation and sustainment of these capabilities to Defence.

The program team has a high performing culture and the successful candidates can expect to be challenged in their roles whilst being supported by an inclusive and considerate team lead cohort and leadership group.

Our Ideal Candidate
Our ideal candidates are confident, approachable and engaged individuals who thrive in a rapidly evolving and complex environment. 

  • They will be proactive, flexible and ideally have broad experience (or ability to acquire) in cyber security frameworks and their interconnectivity with operating models, risk, governance and performance management;
  • They will have excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to work effectively under pressure whilst being accountable for the completion of their assigned tasks;
  • Additionally, the successful candidates will be strong communicators and have excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate with both technical and non-technical stakeholders; 
  • Demonstrated experience in producing clear, concise, and comprehensive materials, sometimes within short timeframes will be highly regarded; and
  • They will be well versed in their ability to anticipate potential issues, identify and assess likely impacts along with possible solutions before escalating to team leads for direction.

Application Closing Date: Thursday, 27 June 2024

For further information please review the job information pack, reference JCG/03751/24 on


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