Internet Security Specialist / Analyst

Job No: APNIC67
Location: South Brisbane

About the Role

APNIC is a critical organization in the global Internet ecosystem, responsible for accurately delegating and registering IP addresses throughout the 56 economies in the fastest growing region in the world — the Asia Pacific.  We are a member-based organization and our members can be any organization with a need for significant network infrastructure.

We are looking for a Internet Security Specialist who can be a practitioner, advisor, researcher, educator, and consultant in the area of Internet security.

There are three main aspects to this role:

Engagement: You will be able to engage the security and APNIC member community to advise and work with them on a wide range of security issues and challenges.

Content development: You will have knowledge and expertise that you can develop into training content for either face-to-face or on-line use.

Training: Working and travelling with the APNIC training team, you will provide technical face-to-face training to the APNIC community and particularly those involved in security.

These activities will see you travel extensively and interact with a variety of stakeholders from around our region and sometimes beyond. This role will be responsible for supporting the development and implementation of security-related strategies to the benefit of the APNIC community. Engagement will focus on collaboration within the Secretariat and, externally, with the technical community.

About You

Ideally your background should include these essential skills:

  • Suitable formal qualifications in information systems, management information systems or computer science
  • Minimum of 3-5 years experience as an internet / IT security practitioner
  • Proven technical expertise in use of network defence technologies and forensic tools
  • Suitable professional certification (CISSP, CISM, CISA, PCI DSS QSA, ISO27001 Lead Auditor, MSCE, CCNA)


  • Experience in providing consultancy, advice and training services
  • Experience in developing and delivering training materials
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including formal reporting, and ability to communicate effectively with non-technical audiences

Content development:

  • Ability to produce and translate technical material for use in workshops and tutorials (e.g. PowerPoint slides)
  • Knowledge of different formats to present information to a range of audiences
  • In-depth knowledge of security concepts, principles and technologies


  • Ability to command relationships as a trusted advisor as well as communicate on a detailed technical level with security analysts and engineers
  • Proven presentation skills, and experience as presenter or participant in technical/specialist security and/or law enforcement industry events

And it would also be nice if your experience and skills included:

  • Experience within, or working directly with, Law Enforcement Agencies related to network security and/or cybercrime
  • Experience working within security community circles of trust, such as FIRST, NSP-SEC or CERT
  • Work experience in an international organization
  • Work experience in a multicultural environment
  • Experience in building professional networks
  • Ability to speak an Asian language

Sound Interesting?

The APNIC office is based in Brisbane, Australia. To apply, please complete the application form below.

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