Information Security Analyst

Victoria Police is a large organisation employing police, public servants and protective services officers. Victoria Police provides support to the community 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year.

At Victoria Police our goal is for our workforce to reflect the diverse community we serve. We continually seek to attract and retain a diverse workforce which includes people of all genders, ages, religions, disability, sexual orientation, family and caring responsibilities and cultures including people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage.
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Department: Victoria Police
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: IT and Telecommunications
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/20001082B
Closing Date: 04-Mar-2018
Salary Range: $81,354 - $92,304
Job Duration: Ongoing
Attachments: C3059.docx (Word, 447KB)
Job Specification

Victoria Police VPS Application Form.docx (Word, 635KB)
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Contact: Kulwant Sekhon
9628 7321 or

Position Details


  • VPSG4 range $81,354 - $92,304 p.a. + super + leave loading
  • One (1) full time, ongoing position available
  • Working within the Information Management Standards and Security Division, Information, Systems and Security Command located at the Victoria Police Centre, 637 Flinders Street, Docklands*

About the role

The main responsibilities of the position of Information Security Analyst are to co-ordinate Victoria Police's information technology security incident response.  This includes, but is not limited to, working with the IT Service Provider to limit the impact of security incidents as well as providing oversight and guidance to ICT service areas on security incident responses.

Some of your duties will include:

  • Respond to IT security incidents affecting Victoria Police technology systems and environments to minimise the impact to Victoria Police services and systems
  • Maintain security incident processes and threshold matrices with applicable stakeholders to enable swift and transparent incident responses
  • Provide technical capability in security monitoring and incident response, analysing event logs, security alerts and performing statistical analysis in order to efficiently respond to security incidents
  • Liaise with ICT service areas (and IT service providers) to make sure appropriate logging information is captured and effective monitoring processes are active in order to detect adverse activity
  • Provide subject matter expertise on information systems security to the Security Incident Registry
  • Conduct post incident reviews in order to optimise incident response processes
  • Participate in the development and management of advanced threat modelling activities
  • Manage investigation audit request provisioning procedures
  • The Information Security Analyst reports to the IT Security Manager in the Information Management, Standards and Security Division

As the successful applicant you will have:

  • 3 years minimum experience as an IT Security Analyst
  • Relevant tertiary qualification or industry certifications (CISSP, CEH) highly desirable
  • Technical experience in systems administration, network administration and/or security engineering
  • Demonstrated experience being part of a team in a rapidly changing information, systems and security environment
  • Demonstrated experience in analysis and problem solving within a complex multifaceted environment, with the ability to identify and implement innovative solutions and improvements
  • Highly developed conceptual, analytical, interpersonal and written communication skills, with experience in identifying and effectively communicating themes and issues within information management models to a non-expert audience
  • Proven ability to monitor client and stakeholder satisfaction, and constructively manage stakeholder issues to ensure positive outcomes for the stakeholder and the Command

Requirements and relevant information:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification(s) would be highly desirable
  • Certificate IV in Government (Protective Security) or security and risk management would be an advantage
  • The successful candidate must be prepared to undergo and successfully obtain and maintain a National Security Clearance to the level determined by the Department Head. To obtain this clearance applicants must be an Australian Citizen
  • The incumbent will be required to complete the OHS requirements of the organisation, which may include local level training relating to equipment usage and Hazardous Chemicals

*Your usual place of work will be within the Information Management Standards and Security Division, Information, Systems and Security Command; however you may be required to work at any other division within the Information, Systems and Security Command as required.

How to Apply

Please click the “Apply Now” button at the bottom of this advertisement. Please view the full Position Description attached to this advertisement before applying. If you are experiencing accessibility issues, please open the Position Description through Acrobat Reader.

When opening the Application Form which is attached to the advertisement, please ‘save' a copy to complete.  Please note that applicants are not required to respond to each key selection criteria listed in the position description. 

Applications must include:

  • Resume
  • Completed application form

If you would like to discuss the role further, please contact Kulwant Sekhon on (03) 9628 7321 or via email

If you have a disability/medical condition and require a copy of this advertisement and attached documentation in an accessible format or would like to discuss an access requirement/adjustment for the recruitment process, please contact the VPS Recruitment Team via email





Please note: No applications will be accepted via email, applicants must click on “Apply Now” to submit an application.

Closing date for applications is midnight, Sunday 4 March 2018.

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