Current vacancies

The Australian Signals directorate (ASD) is looking to fill a number of positions in the Intelligence Division. The positions provides broad exposure to ASD operations with staff directly supporting ASD’s purpose to Defend Australia against global threats and advance our national interests and security.

ASD operates in incredibly challenging and dynamic technical and operational environments. Your work will provide direct support to the delivery of information and security advice to assist Federal and State government agencies, industry and the community.

We are looking for applicants with a mix of skills such as critical thinking, analytical skills and problem solving, resilience and good communication. The successful applicants will build relationships with stakeholder engagement and be motivated to learn and develop your skills.

ASD will monitor, develop and train you and help build strong foundations for a diverse and rewarding career. We will support you with on-the-job training and given opportunities to attend relevant courses and conferences to develop your skills.

ASD strives to support its workforce and this includes being part of a team. We recognise the value of diversity and support families with flexible working arrangements and parental outreach programs.

ASD commits to a respectful and inclusive workplace and encourages and promotes different ages, backgrounds, cultures, physical abilities and religions.

The job offers 15.4% superannuation in addition to a competitive salary.

Applications close 3 February 2019.

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ASD is looking to fill specialist corporate roles in the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC). These roles encompass activities across the ACSC cyber remit and provide a unique opportunity to join the Australian Government’s lead agency on national cyber security. The ACSC brings together cyber security capabilities from across the Australian Government to improve the cyber resilience of the Australian community and support the economic and social prosperity of Australia in the digital age. ASD operates in incredibly challenging and dynamic technical and operational environments. As a member of the ACSC, you will out-think and out-imagine some of the most testing adversaries and problems imaginable. Your work will provide direct support to the delivery of information and cyber security advice and assistance to federal and state government agencies, industry and the community, and will directly impact Australia’s national security and the protection of critical assets and information. We are seeking committed corporate professionals with a range of experience, from graduates to seasoned experts, to fill roles in:

  • policy
  • strategy
  • finance
  • administration
  • governance
  • communications
  • media
  • event management
  • international programs
  • contracting and procurement.

We are looking for applicants who have that rare mix of skills, adaptability and imagination. You will be able to think critically and be motivated to learn and develop your skills. A background in cyber security is advantageous, but not essential. ASD will mentor, develop and train you and will help you build strong foundations for a diverse and rewarding career. We will support you with on-the-job training and you will attend relevant courses and conferences to develop your skills. ASD strives to support its workforce to succeed and this includes being part of a great team. ASD recognises the value of diversity, supports families with flexible working arrangements and parental outreach programs, enables mentoring and coaching and provides dedicated psychological support services to ensure an environment that can achieve the best outcomes for its workforce and its mission.

The job offers 15.4% superannuation in addition to a competitive salary.

Applications close 27 January 2019 (extended).

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ASD is looking to fill specialist technical roles in the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC). These roles encompass activities across the ACSC cyber remit and provide a unique opportunity to join the Australian Government’s lead agency on national cyber security. The ACSC brings together cyber security capabilities from across the Australian Government to improve the cyber resilience of the Australian community and support the economic and social prosperity of Australia in the digital age.

ACSC operates in incredibly challenging and dynamic technical and operational environments. As a member of the ACSC, you will out-think and out-imagine some of the most testing adversaries and problems imaginable. Your work will provide direct support to the delivery of information and cyber security advice and assistance to federal and state government agencies, industry and the community, and will directly impact Australia’s national security and the protection of critical assets and information. Any and all information technology experience is valuable so we are seeking committed technology professionals with a range of experience, from graduates to seasoned experts to fill such roles as:

  • software developer
  • enterprise architect
  • business analyst
  • system or network administrator
  • penetration tester
  • project manager
  • engineer
  • control systems specialists
  • malware analyst
  • security operations
  • technical writer
  • incident responder.

We are looking for applicants who have that rare mix of skills, adaptability and imagination. You will be able to think critically and be motivated to learn and develop your skills.

ASD will mentor, develop and train you and will help you build strong foundations for a diverse and rewarding career. We will support you with on-the-job training and you will attend relevant courses and conferences to develop your skills.

ASD strives to support its workforce to succeed and this includes being part of a great team. ASD recognises the value of diversity, supports families with flexible working arrangements and parental outreach programs, enables mentoring and coaching and provides dedicated psychological support services to ensure an environment that can achieve the best outcomes for its workforce and its mission.

The job offers 15.4% superannuation in addition to a competitive salary. Subject to meeting eligibility criteria, some roles may attract additional salary / bonus dependent on skills and qualifications. The majority of positions will be located in Canberra, with some located in Melbourne.

Applications close 27 January 2019 (extended).

Apply now

ASD is looking to fill specialist corporate roles in the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC). These roles encompass activities across the ACSC cyber remit and provide a unique opportunity to join the Australian Government’s lead agency on national cyber security. The ACSC brings together cyber security capabilities from across the Australian Government to improve the cyber resilience of the Australian community and support the economic and social prosperity of Australia in the digital age.

ASD operates in incredibly challenging and dynamic technical and operational environments. As a member of the ACSC, you will out-think and out-imagine some of the most testing adversaries and problems imaginable. Your work will provide direct support to the delivery of information and cyber security advice and assistance to federal and state government agencies, industry and the community, and will directly impact Australia’s national security and the protection of critical assets and information. We are seeking committed corporate professionals with a range of experience, from graduates to seasoned experts, to fill roles in:

  • policy
  • strategy
  • finance
  • administration
  • governance
  • communications
  • media
  • event management
  • international programs
  • contracting and procurement.

We are looking for applicants who have that rare mix of skills, adaptability and imagination. You will be able to think critically and be motivated to learn and develop your skills. A background in cyber security is advantageous, but not essential.

ASD will mentor, develop and train you and will help you build strong foundations for a diverse and rewarding career. We will support you with on-the-job training and you will attend relevant courses and conferences to develop your skills.

ASD strives to support its workforce to succeed and this includes being part of a great team. ASD recognises the value of diversity, supports families with flexible working arrangements and parental outreach programs, enables mentoring and coaching and provides dedicated psychological support services to ensure an environment that can achieve the best outcomes for its workforce and its mission.

The job offers 15.4% superannuation in addition to a competitive salary.

Applications close 27 January 2019 (extended).

Apply now

ASD is looking to fill specialist technical roles in the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC). These roles encompass activities across the ACSC cyber remit and provide a unique opportunity to join the Australian Government’s lead agency on national cyber security. The ACSC brings together cyber security capabilities from across the Australian Government to improve the cyber resilience of the Australian community and support the economic and social prosperity of Australia in the digital age.

ACSC operates in incredibly challenging and dynamic technical and operational environments. As a member of the ACSC, you will out-think and out-imagine some of the most testing adversaries and problems imaginable. Your work will provide direct support to the delivery of information and cyber security advice and assistance to federal and state government agencies, industry and the community, and will directly impact Australia’s national security and the protection of critical assets and information.

Any and all information technology experience is valuable so we are seeking committed technology professionals with a range of experience, from graduates to seasoned experts to fill such roles as:

  • software developer
  • enterprise architect
  • business analyst
  • system or network administrator
  • penetration tester
  • project manager
  • engineer
  • control systems specialists
  • malware analyst
  • security operations
  • technical writer
  • incident responder.

We are looking for applicants who have that rare mix of skills, adaptability and imagination. You will be able to think critically and be motivated to learn and develop your skills. ASD will mentor, develop and train you and will help you build strong foundations for a diverse and rewarding career. We will support you with on-the-job training and you will attend relevant courses and conferences to develop your skills. ASD strives to support its workforce to succeed and this includes being part of a great team.

ASD recognises the value of diversity, supports families with flexible working arrangements and parental outreach programs, enables mentoring and coaching and provides dedicated psychological support services to ensure an environment that can achieve the best outcomes for its workforce and its mission.

The job offers 15.4% superannuation in addition to a competitive salary. Subject to meeting eligibility criteria, some roles may attract additional salary / bonus dependent on skills and qualifications. The majority of positions will be located in Canberra, with some located in Melbourne.

Applications close 27 January 2019 (extended).

Apply now

These positions are designated shift work roles and the occupant is required to perform duties on a 24/7 rotational roster, including days, nights, weekends and public holidays. Conditions will be in accordance with the ASD Determination. Shift penalties and relevant allowances will be payable. Strong critical thinking, engagement and written/oral communications skills are essential. Experience in the preparation of briefing materials at short notice is highly desirable.

Candidates should display maturity and personal initiative, sound judgment, strong open source research skills, an awareness of and interest in cyber security, and be motivated to contribute to our mission to protect Australia’s interests online.

To be successful in a role with the 24/7 Global Watch Team it is preferable you have experience in call handling, cyber incident triage, preparation and delivery of written and verbal briefs, and/or coordination of fast-moving events with senior staff and across multiple stakeholders.

You must be comfortable communicating with both technical and non-technical audiences, and translating effectively between the two. You will be able to think on your feet, and operate in fast-paced environments. You will have a demonstrated capability to build and nurture collaborative relationships and demonstrate high levels of initiative and judgment.

Applications close 27 January 2019 (extended).

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