Senior Cyber Security Officer

Parramatta, NSW, AU, 2150

Department of Communities and Justice

The NSW Department of Communities and Justice is the lead agency in the new Stronger Communities Cluster. The new Stronger Communities Cluster brings together, and replaces, the Family and Communities and Justice Clusters.

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  • Join a close-knit team with the NSW Reconstruction Authority!
  • Ongoing full-time opportunity
  • Role based in Parramatta with flexible/hybrid working environment.  
  • Clerk Grade 9/10, Salary relative to experience, and ranges from $120,859 to $133,183 + super


About the role


Join our team as a Senior Cyber Security Officer, you will work closely with internal and external stakeholders to ensure the security is appropriately considered. These will include business initiatives, solution designs and vendor assessments.


The role will report into the Manager, Cyber Security and Compliance. You will have a strong sense of responsibility and autonomy in the delivery of the work assignments and projects on time, ensuring expectations in terms of quality, deliverables, and outcomes.


The role would be ideal for an individual to be having a deep understanding of cybersecurity principles, strong analytical skills, and the ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders at all levels of an organisation.


What we’re looking for

  • You will have a minimum of 3-4 years of experience in cyber security or IT, and 1-2 years of experience in cyber governance and knowledge of cyber risk frameworks, e.g., NIST, ISO 27001.
  • Able to provide advice, guidance, and accurate information to ensure business needs and priorities are securely met.
  • Identify and address potential systemic issues and themes by analysing data collated to provide input into changes to relevant procedure and/or policy.
  • Lead the implementation of security programs and standards across the Authority to ensure compliance.

For more information read the full Role Description:  Senior Cyber Security Officer.


About the Agency
The NSW Reconstruction Authority is a statutory corporation that will improve how NSW plans for disasters and ensure that we recover from them faster.

To reduce the severity and impacts of disasters, the NSW Reconstruction Authority will complete critical planning and preparation with communities, businesses and government. When disaster does strike, we will get recovery started swiftly and coordinate reconstruction efforts across agencies, communities and other stakeholders.

Joining our team with a rewarding job in a community-driven agency is just the start. The Authority also offers:

  • Flexible working practices
  • Contemporary workspaces and technology
  • Access to learning and development opportunities
  • Employee assistance and wellbeing program (with a cool app)
  • Workforce that values inclusion
  • Competitive pay and conditions
  • Fitness Passport with a choice of 200+ gyms and pools across NSW

To Apply

If excited by the information above, we look forward to receiving your application, including a copy of your resume and cover letter expressing your interest and suitability for the role.


Applications close Sunday 23rd June 2024 at 11:55PM.


Should you require further information about the role please contact Thomas Zhou, Manager, Cyber Security and Compliance on


A recruitment pool may be created for ongoing and temporary opportunities of the same role or role type that may become available over the next 18 months.


Looking for more information or assistance in applying?

Great people come from all walks of life. At NSW Reconstruction Authority we are committed to creating a diverse, inclusive and flexible environment which reflects the community and customers we serve. We actively promote gender diversity in our workplaces, the employment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and the employment of people with a disability. We welcome and encourage applications from all people regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, cultural background or sexual orientation. 

Please contact if you would like an adjustment to assist you in your application. 

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Tags: Compliance Governance ISO 27001 NIST

Perks/benefits: Career development Competitive pay Flex hours

Region: Asia/Pacific
Country: Australia
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