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Senior Cyber Security Officer

Williamtown, New South Wales, Australia
Location:RAAF Base WilliamtownCategory:MIS / ITPosition Type:PermanentJob Reference:BOE/No File AttachedShare This:
Do you aspire to help build something better? Would you like to work for a company that employs the best talent to develop and deliver world class capabilities and systems to protect Australia and its national interests? Would you like to work on cutting edge projects? Then we would like to talk to you.

As an equal opportunity employer that promotes a diverse and safe workplace environment, one of the country's leading and preferred defence partners, Boeing Defence Australia (BDA) is now recruiting a Cyber Security Lead based at RAAF Base Williamtown, Newcastle.

This position will be instrumental in supporting the Wedgetail project, hold a position on the BDA Wedgetail program leadership team, and work hand in the hand with the RAAF to help support and deliver operational requirements. In addition to the Wedgetail role, you will also have a key role influencing cyber strategy across the wider BDA programs and campaigns.

The successful candidate would have a developed understanding in a wide variety of technologies with typical responsibilities involving:
  • Interfacing with the RAAF customer on all matters relating to information security and cyberworthiness for the Wedgetail capability
  • Oversees a team responsible for implementation of information security requirements, policies, standards, guidelines and procedures.
  • Evaluates and responds to emerging security issues. Evaluates capability risk/gaps and takes and/or coordinates action to meet objectives.
  • Participates in evaluation of process effectiveness and identifies areas for improvement.
  • Delivers sound and timely information security design advice. Can recommend technological or procedural solutions to meet security control intent in support of engineering projects.
  • Analyses and documents information security events. Identifies root causes, prioritises threats and recommends and/or implements corrective actions. Tests and deploys risk mitigation processes and tools. Monitors outcomes and takes action.
  • Participates in the development and execution of the BDA cyber strategy and provides input to the broader BDA business.
  • Mentors, guides and provides technical leadership for a team of senior and experienced staff in the Cyber Security Domain.

  • To be successful you will have:
  • Working knowledge of Australian Defence security framework and associated policies and procedures including familiarity with the Australian Cyber Security Centre Information Security Manual.
  • Understanding of developing and implementing information security practices in an engineering environment.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills and the ability to clearly articulate complex security concepts to a broad and diverse audience.
  • Sound information security knowledge across the following environments is desirable:
  • Network connectivity and configuration.
  • Windows Client-server systems.
  • Linux Client-server systems.
  • Support and maintenance of in-house hardware/software systems.
  • Engineering Change Management processes.
  • A desire to work as part of a dynamic team supporting a diverse range of technology
  • Industry recognised information security qualification (CISSP, CISM, ISO 270001, IRAP, DRAP, etc.) and or relevant experience.
  • MUST have a Security Clearance at the SECRET NEGATIVE VETTING 1 level - The preferred applicant will be required to successfully undergo the security clearance vetting process at the TOP SECRET NEGATIVE VETTING 2 level. The preferred applicant MUST be willing to disclose all relevant and required information and MUST have lived in Australia, or have a checkable background, for at least the precedingFive years.

  • Applicants must be Australian Citizens to meet defence security requirements.

    BDA is dedicated to providing a diverse and flexible work environment so that we can recruit and retain the best talent. As such, we would welcome applications for Full Time, Part Time and flexible work arrangements.

    BDA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages women and people of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Island descent to be part of an organisation that promotes a diverse and safe workplace environment.

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