Cybersecurity Program Architect

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Melbourne, VICTORIA
Deadline: 28 May 2024

Job no: 0054081
Location: Parkville
Role type: 
Full-time; Continuing
Department: Cybersecurity
Senior Manager 1

  • Shape and guide the design and implementation of cybersecurity program initiatives, bridging strategic objectives with practical implementation and ensuring technical excellence
  • Opportunity to champion the adoption of new security solutions and best practices, fostering a positive cybersecurity culture and enhancing the organisation's cybersecurity posture in a rapidly evolving digital landscape
  • Brilliant benefits and a flexible hybrid work environment! 

About the Role
As the Cybersecurity Program Architect, you will lead the charge in shaping and implementing cutting-edge security initiatives. Collaborate with Solution Architects and cybersecurity teams to ensure top-notch technical solutions. Plus, champion new security practices, fostering a culture of cybersecurity excellence. Join us in building a safer digital environment!

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Provide strategic direction and leadership to the Cybersecurity Program team, ensuring alignment with University's objectives
  • Guide Cybersecurity Solution Architects in developing tailored security solutions aligned with University goals
  • Foster collaboration between Security Engineering teams and the Cybersecurity Program for successful technology deployment
  • Optimise existing cybersecurity capabilities to maximise risk mitigation and ROI

Who we are looking for
You will have robust technical expertise in cybersecurity solutions and technologies. You should demonstrate exceptional collaboration and communication skills, driving technical excellence and ensuring smooth transitions for deployed technologies. Your commitment to enhancing cybersecurity posture through aligning technology solutions with operational requirements is crucial.

You will also have:

  • Minimum of 8 years of relevant experience in similar role thereafter, or demonstrated extensive expertise and leadership in the field of Cybersecurity
  • Proven experience in overseeing and managing technical aspects of cybersecurity program initiatives, with a track record of successful delivery

For further information regarding responsibilities and requirements please refer to the attached PD.

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. This role requires current valid work rights for Australia.

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What we offer you!
In addition, we offer the opportunity to be part of a vibrant community and enjoy a range of benefits including generous leave provisions, salary packaging, health and well-being services, and discounts on graduate courses. For more information check out our benefits page!

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We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require reasonable adjustments, please contact Kim Groizard at [email protected] , with an email containing your name and contact details for a confidential discussion. Please ensure your email is titled "Reasonable Adjustments Request".

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Join Us!
If you feel this role is right for you, please apply with the following documents: 

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter outlining your interest and experience

Please note that you are not required to respond to the selection criteria in the Position Description.

If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please feel free to contact Alex Spezza via email at [email protected] , ensuring that you include the Position Number and the Job Title as the subject. Please do not share your application to this email address.


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