Cyber Security Specialist

at New Zealand Police
Location Wellington, New Zealand
Date Posted October 22, 2020
Category Other
Job Type Full-time
Send Resume at Lauren.Gennills@police.govt.nz

Description

Cyber Security Specialist New Zealand Police location Wellington.

About the role we have an opportunity for two senior cyber security specialists who have the drive and determination to ensure that Police operates safely and successfully. These positions are within the Cyber Security Team, based at the Royal New Zealand Police College, Wellington. You will provide expertise in the security standards, monitoring and processes used to keep Police information safe.

We are looking for experience and technically skilled Windows and/or linux engineers and administrators who have a real interest in cyber security and are looking to make the step up to a dedicated cyber security role within a growing security focused team. Ideally we are seeking technology professionals with at least 3 years of cloud platform experience in administrating the security aspects of Microsoft 365, Azure or AWS.

You will have led the technical response to cyber security within your existing role and would like to make the move to an organisation with the focus and resources to allow you to progress your career in cyber security.

You may be a developer with a strong cyber security career interest and have lead secure code practice. You will already be familiar with a wide range of cyber security applications and platforms over and above malware protection and patching. Able to demonstrate advanced management of security software and appliances. You will also understand the importance of constant monitoring and visibility to protect our information assets.

Key accountabilities commitment to continuous improvement – Having the experience to apply creative and diverse thinking and share innovative approaches in an ever changing cyber environment. Creating an adaptive operating environment – working across different systems and services with a strategic mindset, and coordinating teams and resources. Planning and Prioritising – strategically managing time, priorities and responsibilities within projects.

Writing and preparing written documents to a high standard, whilst applying lateral thinking to our security approaches. Upholding integrity – Ensuring the highest ethical standards are applied and upheld. Enabling through leadership – Developing the capability of our people by ensuring the have the correct tools and technology to safely deliver Our Business.

Special requirements to apply for this role you must be a NZ or Australian Citizen or NZ permanent resident. Have top secret security clearance or the ability to obtain it. The successful applicant will be required to undergo a full reference and security check prior to any offer of employment being made. As a part of the selection process applicants will be required to undergo a psychometric test.

What you’ll bring being part of the Police whānau is about being our best to ensure our communities are safe and feel safe. Our Core Competencies provide a shared understanding of the behaviours, leadership and technical competence required for success at each level of Police. Whilst we are looking for skills, knowledge and experience relevant to the role, we also place high importance on your state of mind, the alignment of your values with ours, your ability to contribute to and build high performing teams, and the way that you lead yourself or others

We are looking for experience and technically skilled Windows and/or linux engineers and administrators who have a real interest in cyber security and are looking to make the step up to a dedicated cyber security role within a growing security focused team.

Working knowledge of cloud platform experience in administrating the security aspects of Microsoft 365, Azure or AWS, have lead secure code practice. Familiar with a wide range of cyber security applications and platforms over and above malware protection and patching. Understand the importance of constant monitoring and visibility to protect our information assets.

You will have led the technical response to cyber security within your existing role and would like to make the move to an organisation with the focus and resources to allow you to progress your career in cyber security. You may be a developer with a strong cyber security career interest and have lead secure code practice. You will be able to comfortably hold and contribute to technical discussion across a wide range of technical disciplines such as networks, servers, storage applications and developers.

About us our mission is to be the safest country by delivering services that ensure New Zealand communities are confident, safe and secure.