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Cyber Security Advisor

Parliamentary Service
Job Category:
IT & computing
Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Our highly engaged Cybersecurity team operate at the heart of New Zealand's democracy and support the security of information systems in the Parliamentary Precinct and out-of-Parliament offices. Our team are responsible for keeping abreast of the latest cyber threats, hunting for them in the network, and protecting the network from harm, while ensuring our diverse user base continues to receive a world-class, highly-mobile digital working environment.

As a key member of our newly formed team, you will work within an exciting and unique organisation. Enjoy a high trust relationship and work in a collaborative, driven and fun environment with great development opportunities.

Responsibilities include the following:

  • Support the development of cyber security policy and procedures
  • Plan and deliver a work programme supporting certification and accreditation - including risk assessment, control selection and audit programmes
  • Engage with business units across Parliament to understand their requirements and security challenges - and come up with solutions
  • Coordinate with domestic and international Parliaments and cyber security partners
  • Develop the user education and awareness programme

What you will bring to the role:

  • Proven experience in an information security role
  • A solid understanding of infosec risks and mitigations
  • Familiarity with the NZISM and PSR
  • The ability to turn technical concepts into plain English
  • A professional approach, a good attitude, and great relationship-building skills

Why work for Parliamentary Service?

  • We offer a unique working environment, excellent conditions and the opportunity to support the functioning of our government
  • We are a collaborative and high performing team committed to improvement and excellence - and we love what we do!

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To apply for this job, please go to our job site and enter the job code 20502GJ.

Applications close midnight Monday, 22 April 2019.

For any queries, please email

Parliamentary Service appoints on merit and is committed to EEO and good employer principles.

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