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Security Compliance Analyst: Canberra, ACT

Specialisterne Australia offers an alternative pathway for people on the autism spectrum to connect with employers who recognise and value the contributions and talents that individuals on the spectrum can bring to their organisations.

We are excited to partner with Accenture in their search for a Security Compliance Analyst from our community of autistic candidates.

About Accenture

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all these services. We combine unmatched experience and specialised capabilities across more than 40 industries.

Powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centres. With 513,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture brings continuous innovation to help clients improve their performance and create lasting value across their enterprises. Visit us at

About the team

Take your career to the next level by joining our passionate Security team and work on challenging projects that have immediate business impact. Accenture Security helps organisations prepare, protect, detect, respond, and recover along with all points of the security lifecycle. Cybersecurity challenges are different for every business in every industry. 

Our team of the security sector’s brightest people use the coolest tech to out-hack the hackers and help clients build resilience from within. We blend risk strategy, digital identity, cyber defence, application security and managed service solutions to rethink the entire security lifecycle. 

Role title

Security Compliance Analyst


This is a full time role (8 hours/ day) with some flexibility of work hours (between 8am – 7pm)

Location of role

Canberra. This role will be based at the client site approximately 3 days per week (negotiable) and includes flexibility to work from home.  

Travel requirements: may involve minimal interstate travel in future


Leveraging our global resources and advanced technologies, we create integrated, turnkey solutions tailored to our client’s needs across their entire value chain. Whether we’re defending against known cyberattacks, detecting and responding to the unknown, or running a whole security operations centre, we will help companies build cyber resilience to grow with confidence.

What you will do

The Security Compliance Analyst will perform security review and assessment in accordance with the client’s security assurance process. Execute governance, risk, and compliance functions. Develop and maintain key security documents and artefacts.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assist in executing governance, risk, and compliance functions
  • Develop and maintain key security artefacts required as part of Security Assurance Process i.e., Information Security Policy, Incident Response Plan, Vulnerability Management Plan, Cryptographic Key Management Plan
  • Support Continuous Improvement of security process & controls uplift
  • Assist with Security Risk Assessment as required
  • Ensure quality and timeliness of delivery of documentation suite, as part of security assurance i.e., System Security Plan, Standard Operating Procedure   
  • Ensure standards and procedures are adhered to in accordance with client’s assurance process 
  • Assist with the development of security documentation required under the Australian Government Information Security Manual (ISM)
  • Identify opportunities for process improvement
  • Support and collaborate with other teams as required

Specialisterne Australia exists because autistic candidates are being overlooked for employment, largely due to the many barriers that autistic candidates come up against when competing for employment in typical recruitment practices.

Specialisterne has created an end-to-end recruitment and employee support framework that removes those typically found barriers, and replaces them with practical, demonstrative assessments and activities whereby candidates, over a patient process, have the opportunity to:


  • better understand the requirements of the roles they are competing for to assess if they are the right opportunities for them
  • meet team members and managers throughout the process
  • connect with others who have previously gained employment via this program
  • demonstrate through practical assessments and activities their motivation and suitability for the available roles over a patient process
  • ‘show’ what they can do (not just tell someone what you can do)

At Specialisterne Australia our values are Respect, Clarity, Accommodation, and Accessibility. We keep these in mind in all that we do.  We work with our partner employers to promote and sustain a diverse and inclusive workforce.  To support you further throughout your journey, we provide a mentor and buddy, and we work with you to tailor an individual plan to accommodate your needs in the workplace, also providing a period of support for both you and your future employer, ensuring a successful transition into your new role.


Please Note: All applications must go through Specialisterne Australia. Our partner employers do not handle applications directly for these opportunities.

Location of roles

This role is offered in Canberrra, ACT only, however applicants prepared to relocate for employment are encouraged to apply.

Applicant Requirements

Must have

To apply for these roles, these things are essential:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Must have a diagnosis of autism (including autism spectrum disorder; Asperger’s Syndrome; Autistic Disorder or PDD-NOS).
  • Australian citizenship required and Security Baseline required
  • Must live within a daily commutable distance to Canberra

Should have

These things are important to have:

  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent time management and report writing skills
  • Excellent technical writing / documentation skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Proactive in following the assurance process
  • Understanding of Security Risk and Compliance i.e., PSPF, ISM controls at the PROTECTED level
  • Understanding of Security Compliance Frameworks
  • Knowledge of Cloud Security Architecture
  • Understanding of Application Security Fundamentals
  • Understanding of Infrastructure Security Management
  • Knowledge of Secure Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)
  • Understanding of the cyber security threat landscape i.e., prevalent vulnerabilities, threats, attack methods
  • Understanding of computer and network security
  • The ability to communicate clearly at all levels, demonstrating strong verbal and written communication skills

Nice to have

These things are not essential, but if you have them that’s great:

  • Passion for cyber security, learning, and knowledge sharing
  • Tertiary certificate or qualification in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Cyber Security, Information Security, or related discipline would be well regarded (although not essential)
  • Previous experience in governance & compliance or cyber security role would be desirable

Application Process

Before you can apply for jobs through Specialisterne Australia, you must first register with us as an eligible candidate using the form below.  You only need to do this once, existing candidates already registered using this form can proceed to login at the candidate portal.  To commence the registration process, please make sure you have the required documents stated below:


  1. Evidence of an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) diagnosis. Evidence could be a Diagnostic Assessment or a letter from a treating medical practitioner.
  1. Proof of Australian Citizenship or Permanent Residence Visa. Accepted documents are one of the following:
  • Australian Birth Certificate
  • Current Australian Passport
  • Certificate of Australian Citizenship
  • Permanent Residency Visa in Australia (excluding bridging visas)


Upload your documents using the form provided on this page below.  A member of our team will check your eligibility and you will then be sent a link to complete an online registration form with Specialisterne Australia.  After you have completed your registration form, you will be sent a link to the candidate portal to upload supporting documents and apply for our jobs.


If you have already registered as an eligible candidate with Specialisterne Australia using the form below and have an account, you can login to your account in the candidate portal to apply for the jobs or opportunities you are most interested in. A link to the candidate portal is contained in the form provided on this page below.

Shortlisted applicants will be invited to participate in a 1-day practical screening workshop where they will find out more about the roles and undertake activities and assessments to determine their suitability for the various opportunities.

Following the 1-day workshop, Specialisterne will select a number of candidates to advance to the final stage of the recruitment process, the Talent Program. Candidates will be involved in a range of activities and assessments delivered by Specialisterne and our partner employers.

At the conclusion of the Talent Program activities, successful candidates will be offered employment. If you are unsuccessful, you may be considered for other Specialisterne opportunities.

Both the Screening Workshops and Talent Program activities will be delivered online in a virtual assessment centre environment and therefore candidates are expected to have use of their own computer with a webcam and microphone, and have access to the internet for the duration of the program.

Please Note: All applications must go through Specialisterne Australia. Our partner employers do not handle applications directly for these opportunities.




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