Data Security Controls Lead

Melbourne Docklands


As one of the world’s largest toll-road operators, everything we do works to get people where they want to go, as quickly and safely as possible – from designing and building new roads to researching new vehicle and road safety technology.

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Working at Transurban is different; it’s a place where you can see the benefits of your work play out in real life, every day. We create city-sized solutionsbuilding and operating safer, smarter, and more sustainable roadsto solve pressing transport challenges that are slowing cities down. 


About the role 

We’re seeking a Data Security Controls Lead to to provide pragmatic advice, guidance and governance on the implementation and operation of data security controls inline with the cyber security risk framework, data governance framework, and aligned with our Information Security polices, standards and procedures.


You’ll join an innovative team


As our Data Security Controls Lead, you’ll contribute to lasting and positive changes that shape the future of our cities and communities. It’s meaningful, challenging and exciting work. 


Day-to-day, you will: 

·         Lead development and improvement of data security policies, procedures, standards and guidelines across the organisation, in line with industry relevant regulatory requirements and recommended practise (e.g. PCI-DSS, NIST Cyber Security Framework)

·         Contribute to and drive effective data security risk discussions and processes, to manage cyber and data risk

·         Support third party security risk assessment processes to ensure data security requirements are included

·         Contribute to the delivery of data security education and awareness programs across the enterprise

·         Develop timely and informative data security posture insights and metrics, to inform effective cyber reporting and decision making

·         Lead various data security control assessment and operational activities

·         Collaborate cross-functionally across corporate boundaries, and provide active support to other areas within cyber and data governance teams

·         Lead and develop strategy and roadmaps related to data security controls, including data loss protection and encryption


This role will suit someone with a curious mind and transferrable skills and experiences, including: 

·         Strong problem solving skills and can conceptualise complex computer systems

·         Self-motivated with excellent organisational skills

·         Excellent interpersonal skills (written & oral) with the ability to deal effectively with personnel at all levels

·         Experience specialising in aspects of Information Security

·         Knowledge of Information Security governance, risk and compliance

·         Computer Science or related tertiary degree (desirable)

·         Certification in Information Security (i.e. CISSP, CISA, CISM etc.) desirable

·         Strong knowledge of PCI DSS

·         Development and implementation of cyber metrics and cyber reporting approaches

·         Familiarity with security/industry standards (e.g. NIST etc.)


If you meet some of these requirements, but not all, we encourage you to submit your application. 


With a career at Transurban, you’ll enjoy a range of benefits, including:  

·         A range of flexible working and leave options, including the option to purchase an additional six weeks of leave each year  

·         16 weeks paid parental leave (regardless of gender or carer status), with no waiting period, with Superannuation paid during unpaid leave as well

·         Learning and development opportunities to support your career interests 

·         Health and wellbeing supportaccess to Headspace and our EAP program, wellness facilities, and more 

·         Share offers and insurance benefits 

·         Social activities, community give-back programs and paid volunteer days 


We offer a range of flexible working and leave options, so you can balance your work and life commitments and interests. Have a conversation with us about how this could work for you.  

We embrace diversity with a foundation of safety, wellbeing and inclusion; where everyone belongs. We treat everyone with fairness, consideration and respect, regardless of gender, gender identity, marital or family status, sexual orientation, age, ethnicity, religious beliefs, cultural or socio-economic background, perspective, and experience – whether they work for us or not. We want to ensure everyone feels comfortable and safe to express ideas, questions and concerns. 


We strongly encourage applications from candidates of diverse backgrounds and lived experiences, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people living with disability. If you require any adjustments or support during the recruitment process, please contact us on 


Ready to help us keep cities moving? Apply today. 

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Closing Date:

01-Dec-2023 0:00

Please note: The closing date reflects the time zone of the Primary Location for this job posting.

Primary Location:

Melbourne CBD & Inner Suburbs Melbourne VIC
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Country: Australia
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