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Information Technologist and Cyber and Information Security Specialist duty statement and selection criteria
Graduate APS Level 4
Position number: Several
State: Australian Capital Territory
Division: Australian Signals Directorate
Under supervision as to the method of approach and requirements, undertake the following:
- Perform engineering work requiring individual judgement and initiative in the application of engineering techniques and methods
- Participate in the preparation of standards, briefs, procedures and designs for systems and equipment.
- Participate in engineering studies and evaluation of systems and equipment designs and novel concepts.
- Undertake programming and / or elements of systems analysis design.
- Install and configure computer systems and networks and provide specialist technical advice.
- Monitor performance, investigate and remedy failures in computer and software systems and networks.
- Analyse, develop and implement ICT security measures.
- Participate in the management and development of ICT systems.
The ability to meet each selection criteria will be assessed throughout the recruitment process.
Communicates with influence
- Communicates clearly and concisely
- Keeps self and others informed
- Listens, understands and adapts to audience
- Negotiates and works to reconcile diverse views
Supports productive working relationships
- Develops and maintains effective internal and external relationships, partnerships and networks
- Values difference and diversity
- Listens to, understands and recognises others
- Promotes and shares learning and supports and guides others
Contributes to strategic thinking
- Supports shared purpose and direction
- Thinks strategically and maximises work linkages, opportunities and solutions
- Contributes to planning and decision making
- Applies judgement, intelligence and commonsense
Displays personal drive and integrity
- Behaves professionally and ethically, and accepts responsibility for own actions
- Promotes and adopts a positive and balanced approach to work
- Shows initiative and resilience in managing work outcomes, opportunities and challenges
- Seeks and applies ongoing improvement and learning
- Takes responsibility for managing work projects to achieve results
- Identifies and uses team and individual resources wisely
- Adapts to, supports and manages change
- Applies and builds appropriate professional and technical expertise
Problem solving and innovation
- Is able to identify problems and generate possible solutions independently and quickly and accurately analyses and synthesises information and /or data from a variety of sources
- Identifies key issues, trends and interrelationships between issues and understands the broader context of problems / findings and possible implications
- Is able to generate novel and creative approaches to work issues and practice
Academic achievement / knowledge in a discipline relevant to the role
- Employment with ASD is subject to satisfying the requirements of a Psychological Assessment and a Top Secret - Positive Vet security clearance. All applicants must be Australian citizens and must have at least 10 years checkable background.
- A degree from an Australian tertiary institution, or a comparable overseas qualification, which, in the opinion of the Secretary, is appropriate to the duties.