Cyber Security Lead

ACT, Australia


The Singtel Group, Asia's leading communications group provides a diverse range of services including fixed, mobile, data, internet, TV, infocomms technology (ICT) and digital solutions.

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As a Cyber Security Lead, you will play a pivotal role in providing comprehensive governance, risk, audit, and compliance services tailored to the unique needs of Federal Government departments. You will be responsible for conducting risk management activities, participating in audits, ensuring cybersecurity compliance, and contributing to the development and updating of cybersecurity plans, policies, and procedures.

This position can either be based in Canberra or Sydney.


The day to day

  • Conduct risk assessments and create risk treatment plans.
  • Participate in audits, including IRAP assessments.
  • Develop and update cybersecurity plans, policies, and procedures.
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Provide cybersecurity support and related duties.
  • Track and manage security calendar activities.
  • Assist in the delivery of projects or activities.
  • Participate in security incident response process and red team exercises.

Why you are our next Cyber Security Lead

  • Baseline security clearance.
  • Hands-on experience within cyber security governance, risk, compliance in the Federal Government environment or experience with cyber security audits in the private sector.
  • Sound knowledge of one or more cyber security frameworks such as PSPF, ISM, Essential Eight, NIST, ISO 27001.
  • Experience with developing processes, procedure, and work instructions.
  • Knowledge of incident management, security monitoring, threat and vulnerability management.
  • Familiarity with common security technologies (IDAM, SIEM/SOAR, IPS/IDS, XDR, Endpoint Protection, etc.).
  • Prior technical experience in any of IT Infrastructure, Cloud, Networks, Applications will be a plus, but is not mandatory.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience with IRAP Assessments is desired but not essential.

What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive salary and performance incentives
  • Discounts to Optus products and services, and to over 400 retailers Australia-wide
  • Training, mentoring and development opportunities (ask us about OptusU!)
  • Up to five days of Volunteer Leave per year
  • A “connected” day for you to use to connect to something you are passionate about
  • Hybrid ways of working
  • Dynamic and collaborative work environment.

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At Optus, we are strengthened by others and that means valuing diversity and saying ‘yes’ to embracing individual differences. We are committed to ensuring that our application process provides an equal employment opportunity to all job seekers, including individuals from diverse gender, cultural and linguistic backgrounds, individuals with a disability, individuals identifying as being part of the LGBTQIA+ community, individuals who may have served in the armed forces or who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander.

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Tags: Audits Clearance Cloud Compliance Governance IAM IDS Incident response IPS ISO 27001 IT infrastructure Monitoring NIST Red team Risk assessment Risk management Security Clearance SIEM SOAR Vulnerability management XDR

Perks/benefits: Competitive pay

Region: Asia/Pacific
Country: Australia
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Category: Leadership Jobs

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