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IT Security Specialist



Sydney, NSW, Australia
Posted on Thursday, January 4, 2024
At SafetyCulture, we help businesses get better everyday. As the operational heartbeat of working teams, our technology gives workers a voice and leaders the visibility to make smart decisions. We’re constantly evolving our platform, expanding into sensors/IoT, Scalable and Event-Driven Architecture to name a few, but we believe there’s more to be done.
Recently valued at AU$2.7Bn, we’re investing our resources into creating and shaping a better workplace for all. We are growing fast and looking for talented, self-motivated people that value collaboration, growth and learning to join our team.
We have a newly created opportunity for an IT Security Specialist to join our dynamic IT team. In this position, you will play a vital role in supporting our IT team's mission to ensure the robust security of our systems, applications, and processes. We are looking for a proactive individual who can contribute to the security aspect as well as assist with day-to-day IT responsibilities, gaining a comprehensive understanding of our organisational structure and practices.

How you will spend your time:

  • Design, implement, and manage IT infrastructure systems to support business operations
  • Collaborate with different business stakeholders to identify and prioritise infrastructure requirements and implement solutions aligning with SafetyCulture's strategic objectives
  • Collaborate with HR, Legal and Security team members to improve automation efficiency, security posture, and vulnerability management
  • Ensure compliance with relevant regulations, industry standards and cybersecurity frameworks (ISO27001, NIST, SOC2)
  • Collaborate with security teams to coordinate SafetyCulture Standard Identity and access management policies
  • Manage security and access controls, including system-level and user-level permissions, to ensure data protection and compliance with industry standards and regulations
  • Monitor and maintain IT systems, networks, and other enterprise-level applications to ensure optimal performance and availability
  • Conduct troubleshooting and root cause analysis of issues and coordinate with other technical teams as necessary to resolve incidents and maintain system uptime
  • Evaluate, design and document new technologies, hardware, and software to assess their appropriateness and usability for SafetyCulture’s infrastructure environment
  • Monitor network traffic and logs for suspicious activities and proactively respond to protect SafetyCulture assets

About you:

  • Knowledge of Okta, Mac OS and Google Workspace experience is essential
  • Knowledge of MDM systems Apple (Kandji or JAMF) & Microsoft (Intune) and Endpoint protection (CrowdStrike) is highly desired
  • Solid knowledge of IAM concepts, including Federation and MFA life-cycle management (currently has two ands)
  • Knowledge of troubleshooting Endpoint protections and performing basic SaaS management and administration
  • Strong communication skills and ability to explain complex systems in simple terms
  • Self-starter attitude, resourcefulness and professionalism
  • Strong ability to identify, analyse and solve problems

More than a job:

  • Equity with high growth potential, and a competitive salary
  • Flexible working arrangements, we encourage you to create the best work blend while working from your home and the local SafetyCulture office
  • Access to professional and personal training and development opportunities
  • Hackathons, Workshops, Lunch & Learns
  • We encourage involvement in the community, open source work, attending talks and events, and experimenting with new technologies

Office Benefits:

  • In-house Culinary Crew serving up daily breakfast, lunch and snacks
  • Barista coffee machine, craft beer on tap, boutique wines and a range of non-alcoholic beverages
  • Wellbeing initiatives such as subsidised fitness programs, EAP services and generous parental leave policy
  • Quarterly celebrations and team events, including the annual Shiplt global offsite
  • On-site gym, Table tennis, board games, books library, and pet-friendly offices
We’re committed to building inclusive teams and cultivating a sense of belonging so our people can bring their whole authentic selves to work each day. We seek to make reasonable adjustments throughout our recruitment process to create an even playing field for all candidates. Thanks to the tireless efforts of the entire SafetyCulture team we’ve built an incredible culture which has seen us recognised as a Best Place to Work in Australia, the US and the UK.
Even if you don't meet every requirement listed in the ad, please consider applying for this role. We prioritise inclusion and value individuals with potential over a checklist of qualifications. Don't rule yourself out, hit that apply button if this job resonates with you You can find out more about life at SafetyCulture via Youtube, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.
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