The Public Transport Authority’s (PTA) vision is to be recognised as a leader in providing world-class public transport services and solutions. As a fast growing economy, Western Australia’s public transport system is recognised as the best in Australia and is one of the most efficient, clean and safe networks in the world. Rail transport is vital for our continued success and growth through our many projects including METRONET to meet the public’s needs and expectations. Moving millions of people needs the skill and commitment of a talented workforce.
The Security Operations Centre Analyst safeguards access to all IT managed systems across the Public Transport Authority (PTA). It ensures access is authorised, registered and controlled to prevent accidental or malicious damage to data and equipment.
Importantly, this role is also responsible for supporting security standards, policies and ensuring all current practical security measures are implemented, tested and are kept current and fully documented.
Who are we looking for?
The successful candidate will possess an Information Security related qualification or extensive recent experience in an IT Security role. They will have experience of system administration, maintenance, support and design of network, server operating systems, software and hardware in a Windows / UNIX servicer environment.
Substantial knowledge and experience in the below areas will be essential to your success in this role:
- Client service delivery and practices within an ITIL service delivery framework
- Security administration, monitoring and reporting in Microsoft Windows and UNIX environments
- The creation and maintenance of technical documentation
- Current Web data security protocols, standards and practices.
The ideal candidate will also have well-developed leadership skills, including the ability to engage people and generate support towards effective IT security principles and also achieve agreed targets and timelines through the use of effective people management.
The PTA is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and persons from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.
This selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy. Applicants assessed as suitable during this selection process may be considered for other similar vacancies that occur for up to 12 months.
Please refer to the attached Job Description Form (JDF) for full details about the position, including any special requirements relevant to appointment.
Applicants are advised of the WA Government’s recently announced mandatory vaccination policy for various occupations and workforces in WA (including Public Transport). Applicants may be required to be vaccinated to be eligible for employment. More information can be found at Mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for WA workforces.
Please contact David Taylor, Manager Security and Network Controls on (08) 9326 5841 for specific information about the role.
For more information about the PTA, please visit www.pta.wa.gov.au.
How to Apply
Applicants are requested to provide the following:
- A comprehensive current CV, with two work related referees;
- A written application addressing Selection Criteria 1,2,3 and 4 from the JDF, in no more than 3 pages;
- Core Competencies
- Conceptual, Analytical and Problem Solving
- Leadership and Management
- A completed Integrity and Qualification Consent Form (attached) as all PTA positions are subject to ongoing integrity screening.
Please note: It is intended that interviews for this position will be held during the week of 10 January 2022.
Applicants are requested to apply online using the ‘Apply for Job’ button at the top/bottom of the screen. Please note the closing date and time, as no emailed, late or pro forma applications will be accepted.