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Senior Business Analyst - Cyber Security

2XM Technology

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6-12 months

ASAP start

*Senior Business Analyst - Cyber Security*

6-12 month contract


Sydney - WFH

ASAP start

Join an exciting cyber security inititive in one of the larger government agencies which looks to increase cyber security across the cluster, reporting for the Essential 8. Your main focus will be Application Control and Vulnerability Management.

The Role

Manage the identification and determination of complex and diverse business requirements; undertake detailed analyses, evaluation and facilitate the development and implementation of improvements to business systems, processes and workflows in Group IT and across the cluster, ensuring alignment with the overall business requirements and to reduce risk by addressing gaps identified within the Australian Signals Directorate (ASD) Essential 8 Cyber controls, predominantly application control and patching/vulnerability management.

Key accountabilities

Manage investigations to identify and define diverse business requirements and specify effective solutions for ASD Essential 8, particularly application control and patching/vulnerability management, through improvements in information systems, information management, practices, procedures, and organisational change.

Assess, define and implement the governance required for patching/vulnerability management across IT and OT.

Coordinate the development and testing of technical specifications for Essential 8 solutions, in collaboration with relevant IT and OT specialists to ensure specific user requirements are clearly communicated in technical terms for submission to systems development project teams and are tested as part of the delivery.

Provide specialist technical advice and guidance to business managers to assist with defining their specific requirements and keep senior management fully informed on current and projected operational requirements and emerging issues for delivery of Essential 8 solutions.

Key challenges

Driving Cyber Security control improvements across the Divisions/Branches & Agencies with varying levels of technical & process maturity and availability of cyber skills.

Developing, maintaining and managing relationships and communications with senior stakeholders, meeting the challenges with confidence, and dealing with frequently conflicting and/or competing objectives and drivers of stakeholders.

Ensuring the implementation of new Essential 8 solutions occurs with minimal disruption, downtime and detrimental effect to business operations.

Reducing technical complexity where significant technical interdependencies exist.

Designing and implementing effective Essential 8 solutions that reduce risk, meet business objectives and are successfully integrated into Cyber Defence.

You must have

Essential 8 reporting and delivery experience

Implementation of application control

Excellent communication skills

Strong stakeholder management and influencing skills

Testing experience with the ability to minimise disruption

Investigative BA with the ability to come up with solutions


Agile scrum boards

If this sounds like you, please hit APPLY or better yet send your CV to and outline in a few bullet points why you'd be a good fit for this role.

I look forward to hearing from you!