Research Systems Security Compliance Analyst position at Defence Science & Technology

  • Defence Science and Technology (DST)
  • Edinburgh, South Australia, or, Fisherman’s Bend, Victoria
  • 26/09/2018
Full time - Flexible Government

Job Description

  • Apply your ICT Security skills to scientific innovation and research
  • Contribute to world-class research covering the spectrum of defence capability
  • Be a part of one of Australia’s largest employers of scientists and engineers

Position Classification: S&T 3 through to S&T 4 level position

Salary Range: $66,436 - $91,238 plus 15.4% superannuation

Position Locations: Edinburgh, South Australia, or, Fisherman’s Bend, Victoria

Security Clearance: NV2

Enquiries: Marcus Belder, (08) 7389 5595

Defence Science and Technology (DST) is the Australian Government’s lead agency responsible for applying science and technology to safeguard Australia. Our vision is to be a world leader in defence science and technology, indispensable in transforming the Australian Defence Force and Australia’s national security.

DST’s Information Management & Technology Branches (IM&T) provide specialised and advanced scientific computing solutions to keep DST at the forefront of Australian Defence innovation. They provide valuable research ICT services to Defence and National Security operations. IM&T are an integrated, multidisciplined, eResearch capability, fostering a culture of excellence, as well as strong client partnerships dedicated to supporting the research needs of DST.

The Research ICT Security, Risk Management & Compliance Directorate are seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Research ICT Security professional. The successful candidate will administer, operate and provide continuous operational improvements toDST’s scientific computing security.

Experienced candidates looking to enhance their skills and develop a career in Research ICT Security with strong technical skills are encouraged to apply. You will be required to have: 2 or more years industry experience; demonstrated experience in ICT security; and have (or be eligible to gain) relevant industry accreditation.  The position range allows for applicants in the early stages of their career at the S&T level 3, through to experienced ICT Security professionals at the S&T level 4.


At DST you will have the privilege of working with some of Australia’s most talented and world leading scientists and engineers. Our staff enjoy the benefits of Australian Public Service conditions with competitive salary/non-salary packages including lucrative superannuation, as well as flexible, family-friendly working arrangements. We are committed to helping employees balance work and home life with a range of effective policies, practices and social networks.  We also provide on-the-job training, access to advanced scientific computing learning opportunities, development prospects to grow your scientific computing skill and experience, as well as mentoring to develop your emerging leadership skills and further expand your capability.

For more information and to apply, please follow this link to the position descriptions on the DST website: Research Systems Security Compliance Analyst - Position Description DST/01482/18