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WA - Perth


Cyber Security Advisor

Apply Now Job no: 994356
Work type: Contract / Secondment, Permanent full time
Location: Perth CBD & West
Categories: IT / Technology, Cyber Security


Reporting to the Manager of Cyber Security Advisory in the Digital Protection Group, the Senior Cyber Security Advisor role will be responsible for providing both thought and people leadership on the subject of Cyber Security throughout the organisation. This extends to all security assets, including those outside of the Digital Protection Groups ownership, where influence on both tactical and future direction is required.

This role includes service management responsibilities, strategic input and program management.

The objectives of the role include:

  • Provide thought leadership and innovation into security trends and products;
  • Ensure the successful implementation of the Group Cyber Security framework and design patterns in BAU and Project engagement.
  • Assist in the definition of a security enterprise architecture framework that is used to direct future investment;
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with business and Executive groups to effectively service their needs and ultimately are invited to assist in strategic direction;
  • Embed cyber security principles in the Group’s project management lifecycle and solution development lifecycle processes;
  • Communicate to business proposal sponsors the implications of their initiatives with respect to cyber security;
  • Ensure the successful delivery of services from both internal and external service providers;
  • Intervene to resolve security issues which are critical to the maintenance of Bankwest’s documented risk profile or to the resolution of critical project issues;
  • Participate in thought leadership activities and attend industry events, where required;
  • Provide management visibility across projects and services; and
  • Ensure the demands of cyber security service consumers is realised.


Essential skills required

  • Demonstrated experience in IT risk governance and Process Improvement
  • Detailed knowledge of security standards and tools, including SABSA, cryptography, penetration testing techniques
  • Strong understanding of regulations relating to IT risk, compliance and security
  • Industry qualifications (CISSP, CISM)

Applications close 22/10/17

If you'd like further information or need assistance please contact us on 1800 989 696.
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