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Senior Cyber Security Architect

Job Title: Senior Cyber Security Architect
Location: Sydney
Reference: 3281069
Contact Name: Reece
Job Published: June 09, 2021 12:16

Job Description

We're working with a Globally Recognised ASX Listed Business who are looking for a Senior Cyber Security Architect to provide expert level knowledge and support to assist in achieving the vision and strategy of the new cyber security services. This person is passionate about security, technology, and innovation to form an integral part of our Cyber Security practice. You will assist with the development, implementation and maintenance of technology, controls and processes necessary to cost effectively ensure the safety of information systems assets and to protect systems from intentional or inadvertent access, disclosure or destruction, including identification of appropriate legislative/regulatory compliance. Interfaces with the user community to understand their security needs and provide secure recommendations with clear implementation paths. Ensures that the user and Digital community understand and adhere to necessary procedures to maintain security.

You will conduct accurate evaluation of the level of protection required commensurate with the information asset value.
Must be able to weigh business needs against security concerns and articulate issues to management. Is expected to be fully aware of the enterprise’s security goals as established by its stated policies, procedures, and guidelines, and to actively work towards upholding those goals.

Your mission is to contribute to enhancing the security and resilience of the information infrastructure by employing technologies, tools and techniques combined with a culture and capability to enable the business to defend, mitigate and secure current and future systems, networks and infrastructure against cyberattacks.

What you are responsible for:
  • Participate in strategic security planning to achieve business goals by prioritizing initiatives and coordinating the evaluation, deployment, and management of current and future security technologies using a risk-based assessment methodology.
  • Assist with security strategies and plans to staff, partners, customers, and stakeholders.
  • Assist with the design and implementation of disaster recovery and business continuity plans, procedures, audits, and enhancements.
  • Draft, implement, maintain, and oversee enforcement of policies, procedures, and associated plans for system security administration and user system access based on industry-standard best practices.
  • Enforce security and compliance policies and standards and has a clear exemption criteria.
  • Classify and valuate enterprise data assets.
  • Identify and deploy standard risk assessment models or frameworks.
  • Assist with deployment of appropriate best practices governance frameworks, such as COBIT.
  • Assist with strategies for risk mitigation.
  • Ensure that facilities, premises, and equipment adhere to all applicable laws and regulations.
  • Maintains a central Cyber Control Library.
  • Recommend changes in security policies and practices in accordance with changes in local or federal law in each region.
  • Creatively and independently provide resolution to security problems in a cost-effective manner.
  • Assess and communicate security risks associated with purchases or practices performed by the company.
  • Assist with strategic security relationships between internal resources and external entities, including government, vendors, and partner organizations.
  • Remain informed on trends and issues in the security industry, including current and emerging technologies and prices.
  • Advise, counsel, and educate management on their relative importance and financial impact.
  • Liaise between internal and external audit teams.
  • Remain informed on trends and issues in the security industry.
  • Provide security assessments for new business systems aligned to the Cyber Security architecture.
  • Undertake researching and identifying security trends that may present a risk to the business.
What experience you will need to be successful:
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • A bachelor's degree in information systems
  • Cloud security certification
    Enthusiastic, driven security professional with 5-10 years’ experience in Solution Architecture, Solution Design, Implementation, Network Security and/or minimum 8 years of Cyber Security Operations experience.
  • Experience delivering IT Security technical services in large enterprise environments and/or developing security designs and architectures - including SIEM and Log Management solutions, malware detection and analysis, network taps and visibility technologies, traffic capture and deep packet inspection capabilities, or similar.
  • Well-developed writing skills and experience creating and maintaining technical documentation.
  • Experience working within relevant standards such as ASD ISM, ISO27001, ISO27002, ISO27017, ISO27018.
  • In addition to a solid IT Security background, the candidate will be an exceptional communicator – both written and verbal with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build long-lasting relationships.
If you are interested in hearing more about this role, apply now!