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Lead Architect - Information security


Job Description

Open to: Australian citizens only

Location: All stated and remote or WFH

The Role
In order to support the Data Standards Chair (Chair) in the creation and review of Data Standards, the Technical Team collectively researches, consults on, develops, and drafts Data Standards.
The Lead Architect reports to the Technical Team Leader and is responsible to the General Manager for managing the Data Standards for the Banking Sector, and the overall information security architecture.
The Lead Architect leads the development of Data Standards for the Banking Sector, and any and all information security architecture design, with the intended outcome of aiding participant implementations.
Primary areas of focus include designing and maintaining architectures that enable economy-wide
usability, interoperability (with relevant national and international regimes and standards), and support for participant implementation. All aspects of which are evolving and require continuous maintenance.

Essential Selection criteria
  • A minimum of 5 years relevant API design and/or development experience,
  • 5 years relevant information security experience, especially including related standards, such as FAPI, NIST and OWASP.
  • Mmust have, or be willing to obtain within the first year of the contract, a relevant industry-recognised security certification, such as a CISSP, CISM, or equivalent, such as a demonstrably relevant SANS certification i.e. GIAC Certified Web Application Defender (GWEB), or GIAC Defensible Security Architecture (GDSA).
  • Must also have, or obtain within the first year of the contract, a relevant industry-recognised architecture certification, such as for TOGAF.
Willingness to comply with relevant policies and procedures as expected of, and by, Treasury employees.