Cyber Security Engineer

We are looking for a Cyber Security Engineer for our client - a well-established, multinational company that works across a range of different sectors. They are a leading provider of systems, products and services in the defense, security, and civil markets within Australia and throughout the world.

Reporting to the Security Program Manager, the cyber security engineer will be responsible for contributing and developing and managing security risks across the program against the security architecture and solution developed by the project engineering teams. 

It is a contract job for 9 months with a view for another 6 months extension. The job offers excellent daily rates.

Other roles and responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Tailor the Security Engineering process to ensure compliance to all Security Standards applicable to the project, such as, at minimum, the ACSC ISM and PSPF.
  • Be a strong contributor to the project cyber security architecture and solution required under the contract and guidance from ISM and PSPF.
  • Work closely with the System engineering team to ensure alignment and understanding of the ISM guidance and security industry best practice and PSPF.
  • Engage with the project IRAP assessor team to ensure awareness and potential issues are raised and dealt with on a timely manner.
  • Be across the System Engineering artefacts and engage regularly all the engineering team as it pertains to the Security Engineering applicable scope, including System Engineering, Safety engineering, support system and services engineering.
  • Provide guidance to technical teams on cyber security technical, process, and configuration matters relating to the system architecture that effectively and efficiently meet customer requirements.
  • Identify and review risks and issues and propose effective solutions; execute mitigation actions and report on outcomes or cost savings and residual risks.
  • Participate in other technical reviews, workshops, peer reviews and project reviews as appropriate.
Skills and Experience required for the role:

  • A tertiary qualification in Engineering, Computer Science, IT, with solid experience of managing the development of high availability, high assurance and distributed systems in rail, traffic, marine, aviation, or other safety-critical discipline.
  • CISSP and CISM or similar Cyber security certifications are highly desirable.
  • Experience in the e2e life cycle of engineering complex systems, including processes and responsibilities at each stage in the cycle
  • Must have experience in risk assessment and GRC.
  • Must have worked in SDLC V shaped model
  • Experience of leading and working in multi-skilled engineering teams within a matrix environment
  • In-depth understanding of cybersecurity and its application in the engineering of complex systems.
  • Advance experience of relevant security standards applicable to government and military, including recent versions of the Australian Government ISM.
If you are keen and available, please email latest version of your CV to Otherwise, kindly refer someone for the role and win a referral fee.
Melbourne (Melbourne)
I.T. & T
Suresh Malepati