Job Details
  • Reference364100A_1602566321
  • LocationVictoria
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted18 days ago
  • ConsultantBharghavi Padmanabhan

Our client AGL are currently seeking Application Security Specialist on a contract basis. This role be for an initial duration of six months with a potential to go for longer and be based in Melbourne CBD. You will display behaviours which reflect and actively demonstrate alignment to the AGL Values of: Care in every action, Integrity always, Better together, Deliver your best and Shape tomorrow.

Key purpose of this role (and team)

The Cybersecurity Specialist - Security Engineering is an expert in engineering security and network security. Highly experienced in getting hands on to create secure digital and mobile platforms and protect system boundaries. They are the Subject-Matter-Expert for all aspects around the security tools to support engineering practices and are comfortable working with the relevant Technical teams on security-based engineering principles.

They operate within engineering security principles for design within platforms and implementing controls and security measures for the protection of computer systems, networks and information

Key accountabilities of this role

  • Regularly perform security checks and troubleshooting to identify problems in a timely manner
  • Work with the development team and testers to support their processes with security defect management tools and techniques
  • Engineer, implement and monitor security measures for the protection of computer systems, networks and information
  • Develop technical solutions and new security tools to help mitigate security vulnerabilities and automate repeatable tasks
  • Operate to standard operating procedures and protocols for security engineering
  • Ensure that the company knows as much as possible, as quickly as possible about security incidents from monitoring that is at the level of application behaviour and system behaviour, combined with the ability to quickly trace anomalous behaviour to its source
  • Suggest and implement solutions for improvement for software, code and automation
  • Write comprehensive reports including assessment-based findings, outcomes and propositions for further system security enhancement

You will have:

  • Proven experience playing a System Security Expert or similar role
  • Familiarity with web related technologies (Web applications, Web Services, Service Oriented Architectures) and of network/web related protocols
  • Experience with scripting and automation and application in a security context
  • Experience with REST API frameworks
  • Basic programming knowledge and knowledge of Agile Development processes
  • Knowledge of potential attack vectors such as XSS, injection, session hijacking, social engineering, and so on
  • Knowledge of networking protocols, such as TCP/IP
  • Knowledge and experience with HTTP, HTTPS, and TLS as well as their underlying implementations
  • An understanding of the latest security principles, techniques, and protocols
  • Knowledge of Content Delivery Networks and associated security services such as Web application firewalls
  • Professional experience in a system administration role supporting multiple platforms and applications
  • Ability to communicate and influence peers and management in relation to security
  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills

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