Information Security Documentation Specialist

We are seeking a highly motivated Information Security Documentation Specialist to document systems, services, and assets with a view to developing out better-understood Security processes and practices.

Job Summary

  • The IT Security Documentation Specialist will be responsible for assisting in maintenance and development of the documents library.
  • Generate and maintain security documentation for client assets such as system hardware and software, to include System Security Plans, equipment lists, and practices and procedures.
  • Assess and update documentation for Center for Internet Security (CIS) security controls within the IT infrastructures.
  • Prepare documentation such as Risk Assessment Reports (RAR), System Security Plans (SSP), Security Assessment Reports (SAR), and Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&Ms) to ensure compliance with client security policies and procedures.


  • Coordinate with various Heads of Departments and Systems Administrators to develop and maintain documentation of processes, including Standard Operating Procedures, process flow diagrams, Work Instructions, and related items.
  • Maintain all required IT Security documentation; additionally, ensure all documents are maintained and managed in accordance with applicable Security Guides.
  • Manage the documentation for the information assurance aspects of multiple complex Software/Application, Engineering and IT infrastructure projects.
  • Help develop, maintain, and execute IT Security Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M) in collaboration with Head of Information Security and Assistant Director, Strategic Planning, Architecture & Policy.
  • Support focused improvement initiatives such as current and future state process mapping as well as maintaining CIS Controls documentation for Cyber Essentials Certification and GDPR compliance activities.
  • Communicate effectively with internal client customers, program owners, and between teams within IT departments.

Must Have:

  • Demonstrated ability to expedite, multitask, and prioritize while delivering high-quality products and services.
  • Strong analysis capability demonstrated through tasking to independently analyse, summarise, and make recommendations on process, procedures, and project-related activities.
  • Committed team player with solid / excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Highly organized and process oriented.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Desired Qualifications:

A minimum of 5 years of related experience in technical writing and documentation experience pertaining to all aspects of Information Security, including 2 years of specialized experience in Higher Education or Public Sector technical documentation.

Job Category: Development
Job Type: contract
Job Location: Anywhere

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