security platform engineer in Parramatta

kayla hogan, randstad
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parramatta, new south wales
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  • Initial 6 month contract
  • Parramatta location
  • Well established Government agency
  • Rate up to $750/day + super

Randstad is seeking an experienced Security Platform Engineer to be responsible for the technical leadership, facilitation, analysis and design tasks required to implement and maintain IT security solutions across multiple platforms.

Key accountabilities:

  • IT security, governance and risk management processes are observed.
  • Assist with design, assessment and implementation of security IT requirements.
  • Provide oversight to all security activities identified by ICT.
  • Undertake problem determination and root cause analysis for IT security.
  • Work with the team to translate and understand IT security.
  • Actively participate in projects.
  • Design architect infrastructure solutions.
  • Monitor and manage SophosX end-point protection, PaloAlto next-gen firewalls, O365 ATP and logs, security incident responses.
  • Prepare summary reports for management review.
  • Establish security roadmap and recommend solutions.
  • Provide support and guidance to ICT teams.
  • Pilot, drive implementation and testing of technical implementations.
  • Work with the team to define ongoing IT security operations.
  • Perform routine admin tasks on switches, routers and firewalls.
  • Create technical specifications and processes using structured analysis and data modelling techniques.
  • Manage assigned tasks to meet time, service and quality objectives.

Essential requirements:

  • 5 years relevant IT industry experience with at least 3 years in a highly technical security role.
  • Certifications such as CCNP, CISSP, CISM and ITIL.
  • Experience in a complex IT infrastructure environment incorporating IT security.
  • Proven experience implementing an IT security action plan.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong stakeholder management and able to navigate cross functional roles.
  • Advanced technical proficiency in Cisco ASA and PaloAlto firewalls.
  • Experience with SophosX endpoint protection.
  • Recent implementations to address IT security vulnerabilities.
  • Demonstrable experience in designing, piloting, assessing and implementing IT security solutions.
  • Familiar with current security concerns (two factor authentication, SSL, VPN etc).

If you wish to be considered for this role, visit the Apply button now. You can also get in touch with Kayla via email on Due to the large volume of applicants we receive daily, please be aware that only suitable candidates will be contacted.

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.





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Bachelor Degree