Threat Management and Security Testing Principal Consultant

Sydney - Eastern Creek, NSW, Australia



  • High performing, diverse, inclusive, and supportive team
  • Proudly making a difference with the transition to renewable energy
  • Access to corporate discounts | Fitness Passport | EAP



The Opportunity


This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated individual to be part of an organisation dedicated to nation-building renewable energy projects that will provide on-demand energy and large-scale storage for many generations to come.  


In this role, you will be responsible for the integration and deployment of Information Technology and security systems. You will design, implement, and integrate Threat Management, Intelligence, and Ethical Hacking Platforms, requiring technical expertise in DevOps and DevSecOps. Additionally, you should have experience in architecting and automating solutions and deploying Cloud Infrastructure on Microsoft Azure and/or AWS.


To be successful in this role, you must have a strong understanding of ITIL, ITSM, Incident, Problem, Change Management, and/or Risk Management, as well as an understand of Cyber Security Frameworks. You will also be responsible for providing cyber security advisory services and maintaining Transgrid’s security posture.


If you are a technically-driven professional with a passion for security and experienced in a broad range of systems engineering experience, we encourage you to apply now.



About you


  • Tertiary qualifications at degree level in an appropriate discipline, or equivalent industry relevant experience. (Minimum of 5 years engineering experience in an information security and/or technology capacity)
  • Strong understanding of Threat Management, Threat Intelligence and Ethical Hacking platforms.
  • Broad understanding and knowledge of various technologies such as Azure Active Directory, Microsoft 365, Microsoft Advanced Threat Protection, and Microsoft Windows Server configuration hardening.
  • Familiar with network protocols such as TCP/IP, DHCP & DNS
  • Experienced implementing automated release management systems with built-in validation checks and code static analysis as part of the deployment pipeline.
  • Experience utilising a threat monitoring platform supporting intelligence and/or security requirements.
  • Familiar with cyber threat landscape including threat actors, Tactics, Techniques and Procedures (TTPs)
  • Familiar with penetration testing remediation and configuration hardening.
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to explain security concepts to system users and stakeholders.
  • Experienced in conducting e-Discovery and investigations.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • On-call after-hours responsibilities and escalations.
  • Strong analytical and research skills
  • Ability to operate in a safe and secure manner.



  • Familiar with Scrum, Kanban, Agile
  • Awareness of Australian Energy Security Cyber Security Framework (AESCSF), NIST, SABSA, ISO27001, ISO31000 Risk Management and/or related Risk frameworks



Recognition & Reward


In return for your hard work, we have numerous benefits and initiatives to support you personally and professionally including but not limited to private health insurance discount, motor vehicle lease plan, career development support, study assistance program and workplace flexibility.


Continue to make it happen for your career, and for the millions of Australians who rely on our services every day.



Who we are


At Transgrid, our work improves the lives of millions – from lighting up sports fields, schools and homes, to powering the wheels of commerce and everything else in between. Now it’s your turn to make it happen. 


This is an exciting time in the energy industry with the transition to renewable energy. Recent government policy documents outline plans to facilitate increasing transmission interconnection between states and development of renewable energy zones.



Applications close on Sunday 18 February 2024 



Please note, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change, we will assess applications as they are received. We do not accept agency introductions as Transgrid operates a direct sourcing model. 


Transgrid is committed to Health and Safety, the Environment, Equal Employment Opportunity, Diversity and Ethical Practices. All applicants are expected to demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to these areas


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Tags: Active Directory Agile AWS Azure Cloud DevOps DevSecOps DNS Ethical hacking ISO 27001 ITIL Kanban Monitoring NIST Pentesting Risk management Scrum TCP/IP Threat intelligence TTPs Windows

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Region: Asia/Pacific
Country: Australia
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