Security Platform Engineer

Parramatta City Council Full Time Temporary 10/01/2020

About the role


An exciting and demanding technology leadership opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic individual to join the City of Parramatta Council’s Information Technology team.

Your main responsibilities will be to ensure Council’s IT environment is secure in line with the IT Security Plan. You will achieve this by maintaining and improving the cyber security environment for the Council; establishing an understanding of the existing environment and developing the processes and procedures to maintain currency. In addition you will be required to provide input to the broader cyber security program in relation to evaluating the existing environment, monitoring rends in the industry and proposing changes to improve the cyber security environment.

On a day-to-day basis, you will be expected to:

  • Develop and action the Cyber Security operations plan Identify the key priorities and projects for the plan.
  • Monitor security status and alerts, respond as necessary and make recommendations to improve overall system proficiency.
  • Maintain and update the IT Cyber Security Plan and associated policies.
  • Develop and deploy security awareness training to ensure staff and partners remain alert to potential cyber security risks.
  • Ensure Council’s IT environment is secured in line with the requirements of the IT Security Plan; and Accurately report issues, risks and performance metrics to the IT Management Team.

To achieve this, you will be working as part of the cohesive Technical Solutions team. Your work will enable Council to ensure cyber security technology is kept up to date and relevant to the organisation.

What’s on Offer
We are offering an attractive salary from $108,999 p.a. plus Super. City of Parramatta also offer excellent employee benefits which can be accessed by the successful candidate.

Want to Know More?
Further information regarding the requirements of this role can be found in the attached Position Description, alternatively for a confidential discussion please contact Mark Rugless on (02) 9806 5900. 

How to apply
Candidates MUST apply online at and answer the position selection criteria. Applications close 11:30pm, Friday 24 January 2020 and will not be accepted through any other medium.

This position requires the preferred candidate to undergo a Criminal History Records check. A criminal history does not necessarily disqualify a prospective candidate from selection.

The City of Parramatta supports a Drug and Alcohol free working environment and employees may be subject to random testing as a result.

The diverse culture at City of Parramatta is a source of strength. We have an inclusive working environment with employees from a variety of backgrounds. We acknowledge that diversity in our workforce increases the effectiveness of teams
and our capacity for innovation.

We welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, workers of all ages, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. 

Please note you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or a permanent resident or have unlimited working rights in Australia to apply for this position.