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Senior Cyber Security Advisor


Job Description

As a Senior Cyber Security Advisor, you will be critical in the ongoing development and delivery of Comunet’s cybersecurity advisory capabilities and delivery.  You will work across a range of different teams and clients and you will be able to balance conflicting priorities while maintaining focus on quality delivery and clients being our first thought.

The role itself focuses on formal risk assessments against frameworks, recommendations around designing technical solutions, overseeing implementation ensuring a quality focus and development of contemporary policies and practices for Comunet and our clients.

Although formally reporting to the Head of Cyber, we expect you to be able to show leadership by working with client managers, consulting, services, and development teams to develop and drive excellent client outcomes.  You will also need to build and manage opportunities with new and existing clients. As part of an open, cross-organisational team we will look for you to put thoughts and ideas forward in a constructive way.

You will need to hold an appropriate formal qualification such as CRISC, CISSP, CISM, ISO 2700 Lead Auditor or similar and have 10+ years' experience delivering professional IT services.

Additionally you may hold other technical certifications such as CCNA, CompTIA Network+ / Security+ and relevant AWS and Microsoft certifications.

This is a permanent fulltime position. 

Competitive Salary, Mobile and Internet Allowance, City Car Park, Bonuses.

Flexible working arrangements, including work from home.

 Key responsibilities:

  • Engage with clients providing advice on areas such as cloud computing governance and risk, mobile device threats and management, third party security and identity management for example.
  • Undertake detailed risk assessments, including liaising with and reporting to senior business and IT and executive board level management
  • Stay abreast of contemporary cybersecurity related threats and associated controls at the people, process, and technology levels
  • Recommend, assess, and utilise best practice, industry standard and regulatory requirements for information security, such as those prescribed by 27001, the NIST Cybersecurity framework and the Australian Government Information Security Manual (ISM) as appropriate
  • Assist on projects to provide Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery advisory services and develop organisation-wide plans and procedures to meet business requirements
  • Work across multiple client engagements in your core areas of capability and identify further consulting opportunities both within Cyber and across Comunet’s capabilities.
  • Liaise with technical and solution vendors and partners on behalf of customers
  • Act as an outsourced CISO as a Service to our strategic clients
  • Perform Cloud Security Risk Assessments