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IT Security Certification Assessor

NZ Security Intelligence Service (NZSIS)
Job Category:
IT & computing
Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

We have an exciting new opportunity within our team for an experienced IT security practitioner – is this you?

In this new role, your experience in conducting IT security assessments, audits and applying security risk management practices will be key to your success.  Your previous experience in large scale and complex IT systems design, implementation and maintenance will also ensure success when assessing systems against government standards to ensure compliance.  Your experience in this field will ideally be supported by one of the relevant qualifications we are looking for, along with proven knowledge and application of AS/NZS ISO and ISO/IEC risk management and IT guidelines/best practice.

Your self-motivated, dynamic personality, coupled with your high level of accuracy and attention to detail will ensure that in this new role, system certification within the business will achieve successful outcomes. 

Supported by your technical expertise, your ability to successfully interact with a wide range of people at all levels of the NZIC and externally; will quickly see you becoming the certification subject matter expert we are looking for.  It will also ensure that as a member of a successful team, you are able to provide expert guidance and advice on certification matters to colleagues. 

Possessing excellent planning and organisational skills, along with strong analytical skills and problem-solving skills will be further attributes you possess and crucial to your success.

We are looking for someone who applies sound judgement, is pragmatic, impartial and uses their initiative in all areas of their work.  If this sounds like you, don't delay – apply today!

A copy of the position description can be found on this page.

Salary range:  $48,221 - $82,983 circa.

How to apply

Applications must include a completed application form, a current CV and cover letter.  These should be sent to quoting reference number D2/17/90 in the subject line of the email.  Only completed applications will be progressed.

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To be eligible for employment within the NZIC you must have been a NZ citizen for at least 10 years.  Alternatively you must hold NZ Permanent Residence or hold a current NZ Residency Class Visa and have been a citizen of UK, USA, Canada or Australia for at least 10 years.

You must be able to obtain and maintain a high level  security clearance.  Ordinarily to obtain this level of clearance candidates must have a 15 year checkable background in countries where meaningful and reliable checks can be undertaken.  Where requisite checks are unable to be made, the candidate application may not be able to be progressed.

Applications close at 5pm on Monday, 27 November 2017.

The NZIC treats all applications for employment in the strictest confidence and we ask that you maintain a similar level of confidentiality.  You are expected to exercise discretion during the recruitment process and throughout your career.

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