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Cyber Security Analyst - Digital Research

Apply now Job no: 497657
Work type: Full time
Location: Hobart
Categories: Information Technology

  • Full time fixed term position until December 2026
  • Based in Hobart
  • Develop your skills and experience

­­­­­­­­­­­­­Your New Role

We are seeking to appoint a Cyber Security Analyst, with a focus on digital research. In this newly created role, you will benefit from being mentored by all team members both within the digital research team and the cyber security team. This position is responsible for implementing cyber security initiatives across Digital Research infrastructure and services.  Including the development and implementation of procedures and standards and integrating Digital Research within the wider UTAS Cyber Security Framework. You will lead the deployment of initiatives, identify and implement necessary security improvements and monitor effectiveness.

About the University

The University of Tasmania is building a vision of a place-based University with a mission to enhance the intellectual, economic, social and culture future of Tasmania, and from Tasmania, contribute to the world in areas of distinctive advantage. We work in a unique setting and actively partner with the communities in which we live, in support of a healthy, civil and sustainable society. We subscribe to the fundamental values of honesty, integrity, responsibility, and trust.  The role is within our IT Services portfolio and part of Digital Research which is responsible for the infrastructure and service delivery of our eResearch enabling platforms, including high-performance computing (HPC), research data storage, cloud solutions and cybersecurity. 

What You’ll Need to Succeed

Your ability to successfully engage with a highly focused team of specialists will lead to successful outcomes in this role. Experience with Linux ecosystems and the research landscape will be highly regarded.  You will bring to the role technical expertise in system and network security, authentication and security protocols, cryptography, and application security. As an inquisitive and active learner, your demonstrated ability to acquire new skills will enable you to further progress and develop your knowledge in this role.

What’s on Offer?

The University of Tasmania is one of the largest employers in the State and people are at the heart of everything we do. We strive to create nurturing, inclusive and collaborative working environments, enabling us to nurture a vital & sustainable community.  The University recognises that achieving this vision is dependent on the people we employ as well as creating a people-centred University that is values-based, relational, diverse, and development-focused.

On offer is a full-time fixed term opportunity, with a competitive remuneration package including 17% superannuation and assistance with relocation.

We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people and are committed to inclusive principles. We celebrate the range of diverse assets that gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability, age and life course bring. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community. Tell us how we can make this job work for you.

How to Apply?

If this role is of interest, we look forward to hearing from you. Please provide your up-to-date resume and a cover letter outlining your suitability and motivation for the role. For further information about this position, please contact Jac Charlesworth, Associate Director Digital Research, or +61 3 6226 4607.

Applications close 11:55pm Wednesday, 10 August 2022

Download File Position Description - Cyber Security Analyst - Digital Research.pdf

COVID-19 Update: The University of Tasmania recognises that this is critical for the workforce at the University to protect the safety of our workforce and vulnerable Tasmanians. Applicants for this role must be prepared to provide evidence of Covid-19 vaccination as a condition of employment.

To be eligible for this position, you are required to have Australian citizenship, permanent residence or a current valid visa that allows you to fulfill the requirements of this role.

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