Cyber Security Architect

Cyber Security Architect

Job Title: Cyber Security Architect
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2020-01-30
Reference: V-37053
Contact Name: Joanne Finchett
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 30, 2020 12:47

Job Description

Seeking a Cyber Security Architect to develop and lead the overall security architecture across a large program of work

The Role:

A unique opportunity has become available for experienced Lead Security Architects to develop and lead the overall security architecture across a large program of work. This is a high-profile role within the department working closely with the Program Manager and will engage with a number of key project stakeholders to deliver high quality security architecture in accordance with department standards.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Experience developing modern multi-layered security architecture using various sets of technologies and utilising existing sets of frameworks across one or more of the following technologies; Networking and Internet Gateway, Microsoft Midrange environments, Online Platforms, Public/Private Cloud, Mobile and Data Warehouse;
  • Deliver defined Security Architecture outcomes, such as security, reuse, duplication-identification, security, optimisation, scalability, maintainability, development best practises, reliability and reduced operational complexity;
  • Implement the department IT strategy, policy, architecture, data and IT applications, taking an enterprise approach to system design and technology use
  • Provide structure, coherence and cohesiveness;
  • Enable business-to-security alignment;
  • Ensure that all models and implementations can be traced back to the business strategy, specific business requirements and key principles;
  • Apply high level communication skills, including the ability to understand people, processes and technologies that comprise the enterprise system, and translate technical details to staff with all levels of IT understanding;
  • Conduct design review of applications/capabilities in order to identify technology debt, duplication, opportunities for reuse, compliance with organisation’s architecture principles and deliver recommendations;
  • Prepare tailored, audience-specific views of proposed solutions or concepts in order to generate ideas, form consensus and obtain requisite buy-ins from stakeholders;
  • Take solution concepts and design artefacts through the internal architecture review group bodies in order to obtain formal signoffs, and;
  • Write position papers, solution overviews, policies, and application design documents    

Location and Contract Term:

Canberra based. 12 Month Contract, with 2 x 12 months possible extensions

Security Requirements:

Must be an Australian Citizen.

How to Apply:

Applications close 3 February 2020  

Please upload your resume to apply. Please note you may need to complete selection criteria to complete this application process. We will be in touch with instructions for suitably skilled candidates

Call Jo Finchett 1300 944 936 for any further information