Cyber Security Architect

Job Title: Cyber Security Architect
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney CBD, New South Wales
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 180406_1516592845
Contact Name: Meg Geronimo
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 22, 2018 14:47

Job Description

  • Full-time permanent Cyber Security Architect position
  • Provide security input, guidance and architectural oversight of transformational IT programs and projects
  • Develop the group's cyber security capabilities and the broader information security architecture
  • Definition of group security requirements and security systems designs

About the company

This is an award winning ASX listed leading financial services provider for clients that include government, health and corporate sectors. We pride ourselves on excellent customer service, employee engagement and are continuously looking to improve and grow. Our systems are modelled on the principles of Lean and Agile - reducing the processes that offer no value to our clients, and ensuring the flexibility to respond quickly to opportunities and challenges.
We have won several awards for Service Excellence and recently ranked in the top 50 Most Innovative Companies.

About the role
Join our dynamic, growing IT security team looking after a group of 22 subsidiaries - where you can bring your knowledge and previous expertise to drive a company-wide security transformation. Use your security architecture skills to define, design and review program deliverables that will drive outcomes across the entire organisation.
You will:

  • Gather and document security architecture requirements relating to identified business process and/or IT system changes
  • Provide in-depth analysis of current state architecture to deliver insights at both a strategic and operational level
  • Create and maintain up-to-date system documentation including process flows, functional and design requirements, acceptance criteria
  • Design secure implementation and administration of Microsoft products
  • Assist the Group Manager, Infrastructure and Security in building the group's cyber security capabilities
  • Ensure production of all architecture artefacts are completed to satisfaction
  • Facilitate stakeholder meetings and workshops to ensure best results
  • Obtain a deep understanding of the company, its holdings, internal infrastructure and security systems to achieve optimal goals for the business

Skills and Experience:

  • Computer Science or Software Engineering degree preferred
  • 3+ years post-qualification experience in developing and refining security solution architectures
  • Proven ability to work in complex Microsoft-based IT environments with focus on Cloud and Infrastructure Security
  • Prior Systems Administration experience on the Microsoft platform
  • Experience adapting to different development processes including Agile and waterfall methodologies
  • Sound negotiation skills with demonstrated success at building relationships with both highly technical and non-technical business stakeholders
  • Critical thinking, problem solving and high attention to detail
  • SABSA and GIAC certifications preferred and will be highly regarded
  • Azure IaaS & PaaS architecture experience preferred


  • Potential annual bonus
  • Career development opportunities
  • Social club - monthly, quarterly and yearly events