Security Specialist | NSW - Sydney

Job reference number: ALL/EXT/1353923


When you work at Allianz, you're part of a strong global insurer, helping to protect over 3 million Australians. We value diverse thinking, so your ideas and innovative mindset will be warmly welcomed. You'll experience a friendly environment working with talented people, where you'll be included and have your capabilities recognised. And you'll be supported to reach your full potential and enjoy an enriching career.


Security Specialist

  • Manage, maintain and administer IT security systems
  • Technologies include firewalls, IPS, ACS, APT, AVM, DBM, 2FA, AppScan, SIEM, etc.
  • Full Time Temporary opportunity
  • Based in North Sydney

Allianz is looking for a Security Specialist to join our IT Security team based in North Sydney on a Full Time Temporary basis.

This position is responsible for managing, maintaining, administering and monitoring security systems to ensure the integrity of the network. Provide overall support to resolve security related issues / incidents where required and provide technical input and analysis.

The key skills & experience desired for this position are as follows:

  • Experience with Cisco ASA Firewall and Checkpoint Firewall.
  • Experience with and understanding of public key infrastructure (PKI) and cryptographic protocols (e.g. SSL/TLS).
  • Knowledge of OSI model, VPN, routing, and packet filtering.
  • An analytical mind with excellent problem-solving ability
  • Experience with network service protocols - DNS, DHCP, TACACS, NTP, SNMP, SSL

It would be highly regarded if you also have experience such as:

  • Good understanding of security operational processes and controls as well as a broad knowledge of security risks and preventative controls
  • Exposure to Identity based Firewalls.
  • Exposure to Cisco Wireless Networks.
  • Experience with IPS, WAF, SIEM, Vulnerability Management tools
  • Experience with Cisco Routers and switches

In return, at Allianz you can expect to be ‎recognized for your commitment and rewarded for high performance with excellent employee ‎benefits and opportunities for ongoing career development.

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