ASD EL2 – Director
We are seeking experienced individuals who can drive strategic vision and prioritise competing business requirements while establishing strong working relationships.
Intelligence Division (IDiv), within SNO Group is responsible for the delivery of intelligence outcomes for a variety of domestic and international partners. The division operates in an exciting, challenging and often high tempo environment, as such the EL2 Director roles require individuals with strong management and leadership skills. The key attributes needed for the roles include the ability to think strategically, make decisive resource decisions, inspire the workforce, and lead through change. Demonstrated resilience and high-level interpersonal skills are critical attributes.
Network Operations and Access Division (NOADiv), within SNO Group, is responsible for ASD’s access and offensive cyber capabilities. Whilst NOADiv has a strong technical cyber force, the advertised EL2 Director roles are not necessarily technical and place strong emphasis on management and leadership skills. The key attributes needed for the roles include strategy, making decisive resource decisions, inspiring the workforce and demonstrating exceptionally strong interpersonal skills.
ASD EL2 – Technical Director/Deputy Director
NOADiv is seeking highly technical individuals to fill roles of EL2 Technical Director/Deputy Director roles within the division. The Technical Director/Deputy Director will be responsible for planning, leading, managing and delivering very complex technical outcomes across the signals intelligence mission. As the division has a strong technical cyber focus, the ability to lead a technical workforce is essential. The Technical Director/Deputy Director will provide technical guidance, mentoring, advice and assistance on the selection of technologies and method of task completion to technical teams. This position does not have direct reports but does have a very large span of control across a wide domain of business activities.
They will have extensive experience and comprehensive knowledge in one or more of the following areas:
- Systems Engineering
- Electrical Engineering
- Software Development
- Firmware/Operating System
- Business applications
- Network Engineering
- Penetration Testing
- Technical Project Management
- Information Security
Applications close 21 October 2019.
• Are you looking for a challenge?
• How would you like to be part of a team that manages enterprise networks and helps defend Australia from global threats and advance our national interests?
You will come to work knowing you are making a difference. The Communications Services section, within the Australian Signals Directorate is looking for an EL1 Network Engineer. You will be responsible for the design, build and support of the organisations IP based Wide Area Networks, Local Area Networks, firewalls, Data Centre Switching capabilities and supporting Network Management systems in a period of technological change. As part of the section’s technical leadership group, you will provide leadership, technical and planning skills ensuring the overarching network architecture meets the business objectives and requirements. As an employee of Enterprise Technology Division you will play a critical role in one of the largest organisations within the Australian Intelligence Community. If you enjoy a challenge and have the technical and leadership skills in managing this critical capability then this job may be for you.
Applications close 30 October 2019.
The Australian Signals Directorate collects and analyses foreign signals intelligence, and provides advice and assistance on information and communications security. ASD also helps defend Australian networks from sophisticated cyber threats, and develops offensive cyber capabilities to deter and respond to cyber-attacks against Australia. ASD has a high demand for technical specialists to secure our systems and develop unique solutions for challenging problems. We are looking for Cyber Security specialists with a range of experience levels from university graduates to experienced professionals. As a Security Engineer or Security Analyst, you will contribute to critical ASD capabilities through the defence, protection and assurance of operational systems and networks.
In this role, you may be required to undertake the following:
- Assist with the design and implementation of systems and networks, and provide security assessments and architectural advice to project staff;
- Design, install, configure and support security systems such Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS), Deep Packet Inspection (DPI) and Log Aggregation/Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) capabilities;
- Monitor networks for intrusions using skills in Network Security Monitoring, Threat Hunting and Network Forensics;
- Identify and integrate Threat Intelligence sources to develop bespoke Security Analytics and Monitoring capabilities;
- Triage alerts for security issues, develop playbooks to automate processes and lead Incident Response activities to investigate and respond to security issues;
- Develop supporting tools and scripts using languages such as Python and contribute to existing software capabilities.
This position involves working in a team of ICT professionals in the engineering and operation of ICT infrastructure. You will receive training in using our specialised systems and often have a role in developing those systems into the future. You will enjoy working in multidisciplinary teams. You may have opportunities to travel. You will be encouraged to develop and redevelop your skills to keep pace with evolving priorities. We are committed to the growth of our most important resource – our staff. The job offers 15.4% superannuation in addition to the salary.
Applications close 4 November 2019.
A role as a Foreign Language Analyst (Signals Intelligence Analyst) within the Australian Signals Directorate (ASD), involves much more than translating or interpreting. We are looking for analysts who can use their skills in languages other than English (LOTE) in conjunction with other skills, to make sound judgements about the material they encounter, conduct follow-up research, synthesise material from different sources, add value and provide context.
Foreign language analysts work as part of diverse teams acrosss a range of missions to directly support counter-terrorism efforts and Australian Defence Force operations, ensure the security of Australian Government networks, and inform the decision-making of ASD's intelligence assessment and policy customers. We are looking for people who have skills in a wide range of LOTE, with particular focus on languages of the Asia-Pacific and Middle-Eastern regions.
As an ASD employee, you will be able to take advantage of flexible and family-friendly working arrangements. Applicants will undergo LOTE skills evaluation as part of the selection process. Successful candidates may be offered a position at the ASD4, ASD 5 or ASD 6 level. Positions may be filled on a full time or part time basis.
Applications close 5 November 2019.