Senior Cyber Security Tester Level 6, $102,966 - $113,590 pa, PS CSA A 2019 Position Number: Pool Ref DPC21003 Work Type: Permanent - Part Time, Permanent - Full Time, Fixed Term - Part Time, Fixed Term - Full Time Closing Date: 2021-03-15 4:00 PM Attachments: - You can view and print these PDF attachments by downloading . The Department of the Premier and Cabinet (DPC) is seeking qualified applicants to help establish the WA Government’s first centralised Penetration Testing Function. The Office of Digital Government, Cyber Security Unit’s role is to lead, coordinate and support whole-of-government cyber security efforts to protect the WA Government’s information, assets and service delivery from cyber threats. We are establishing a Whole-of-Government Penetration Testing capability to improve the WA Government’s cyber security capabilities by providing testing services and advice to all State Government organisations.There is currently one (1) position available for immediate filling. Suitable applicants will be placed into a Whole-of-Government Pool which permanent and/or fixed term appointments may be made throughout DPC and across other Public Sector agencies. The pool will operate for a period of 12 months from when the breach claims period has been finalised. By applying for this pool, you agree for your application to be shared amongst multiple Public Sector agencies.About the Role: As a member of the Penetration Testing team, you will: Perform a variety of meaningful penetration tests and vulnerability assessments against State Government networks that address risk and create maximum value, not just meet compliance requirements. Including but not limited to: External penetration tests against both traditional and cloud environmentsInternal penetration tests against enterprise environments, large and smallWeb and thick client application assessments Provide actionable advice to defenders on how to better secure their networks, systems, and applications, including working with the Whole of Government Cyber Security Operations Centre (SOC) to continuously improve their detection and mitigation strategies.Contribute to the improvement of testing methodologies by performing research into adversary tools, techniques, and procedures to ensure that penetration tests are representative of the threat environment. Who we are looking for: We are looking for applicant with some of the below: Minimum 2 years’ experience performing Penetration Testing in a corporate (in-house or consulting) setting, beyond just performing testing with automated tools.A strong interest in Penetration Testing/ethical hacking, vulnerability research, and cyber security in general.Demonstrated experience working both as part of a collaborative team, or independently with limited supervision.Demonstrated experience writing reports on penetration testing, vulnerabilities, and risk for business and executive audiences.Experience with scripting and automation of common penetration testing tasks.An appreciation for working in a secure environment, to defined methodologies and standards. A relevant tertiary qualification or industry certification is desired but not required.For further information, please refer to the attached Job Description Form (JDF) or contact Mr Daniel Meakins, Manager Cyber Security, on (08) 6552 6687 (not to be contacted for assistance with lodging your application).Benefits of working for the Department of the Premier and Cabinet: Ongoing training and development, including opportunity for certification.Work with our SOC, Government agencies, and other partners to leverage threat intelligence information and keep up with the tools and techniques of current threat actors.Three additional days of leave per year (public service holidays).Flexible work arrangements (flex time), flexible start/finish times.9.5% superannuation contribution, increasing to 12% by 1 July 2025.Salary packaging opportunities.Wellness program promoting a healthy work-life balance including vaccinations, on-site fitness classes and employee assistance programs.Contemporary office space located opposite Kings Park, with end of trip facitilies and easy access to bus services. Applicants are required to submit: A written application in no more than two (2) pages (minimum 10-point size font), detailing how your qualifications and experience meet the requirements of the advertised position; andA current and detailed resume/curriculum vitae. Suitable applicants will be required to provide: Proof of identity based on a 100-point identity check.Undergo a Baseline Personal Security Clearance (details will be advised after selection). Substantive Equality: The Department of the Premier and Cabinet is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and encourage applications from a diverse field, including Indigenous Australians, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, youth, and people with a disability which is supported by our Workforce and Diversity Plan.Eligibility: To be eligible for appointment, applicants must have a valid working visa (for fixed term appointments) or be an Australian citizen or permanent resident (for permanent appointments) at the time of application.How to Apply:Click 'Apply for Job' at the bottom of this advertisement to submit your application.If you experience technical difficulties applying online, please contact the RAMS Helpdesk on 1300 733 056 in the first instance. For information about the selection process, you can contact People Services on (08) 6552 2222. Applications are to be received no later than 4:00 pm, Monday 15 March 2021. Please ensure you allow sufficient time to submit your application, as late and pro-forma applications will not be accepted. Subsequent vacancies: Applicants who are found suitable, but not recommended for the vacancy, may be considered for subsequent acting opportunties in accordance with Part 5 (General Appointment) of the Commissioner's Instructions No.2: Filling a Public Sector Vacancy.
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