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Senior/Lead Information Security Officer


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Senior/Lead Information Security Officer

As an ASC employee you will enjoy experiences that you simply won't find with any other organisation. You will work alongside our diverse, multi-skilled team who are dedicated to protecting Australia through the sustainment of Australia’s Fleet of Collins Class Submarines.  Your work will be valued and have true purpose.

Due to continued growth we are currently seeking a Senior Information Security Officer with leadership capability to join our specialist IT Security team.  As the Senior/ Lead Information Security Officer you will be accountable for the management of all infrastructure operations as well as ensuring all security risks are identified and actions are taken to mitigate them. You will lead a small team as well as manage relevant vendors to ensure the alignment to contractual and regulatory obligations, and also influences user behaviour via advice and education. 

To be considered for this permanent full time opportunity ideally one must display expertise across the following competencies:

  • Demonstrated expertise in maintaining the Essential Eight, ISO 20001 or NIST in a corporate environment
  • Demonstrated experience in assessing and managing cyber risks
  • Proven experience in handling cyber incidents
  • Demonstrated leadership experience in a similar environment
  • Strong grasp of IT Infrastructure and knowledge sharing in a team environment
  • Demonstrated experience in the development of cybersecurity strategy under the direction of the CISO
  • Experience in Risk Management and utilising Risk Management frameworks
  • Proven experience in incident management
  • Experience in implementing and maintain IT Security tools
  • Tertiary qualifications in computer science ore a related field as well as CISSP, CISM or similar information security certification.

This position requires an enthusiastic, self-motivated and organised individual who has the ability to communicate effectively and lead from the front.  Our ideal candidate will have dynamic leadership capabilities and will also thrive on adding value by assisting with continuous improvement strategies. To be considered for this opportunity, one must also demonstrate exceptional planning and organisational capabilities coupled with effective problem resolution skills.

About our offer

We offer more than just a challenging and rewarding career.  We have put together a range of programs, initiatives and benefits that help empower our employees to reach their personal and professional goals to ensure their career with us is both challenging and rewarding.

  • Staff training and leadership development programs
  • Paid parental leave
  • Salary sacrificing options
  • Paid defence reservist leave
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Onsite cafeteria & parking

About ASC

ASC is Australia’s only established sovereign naval industrial capability, committed to delivery of the world’s best submarine sustainment and capability support services for Australia’s sovereign submarine programs, namely the Collins Class submarine fleet, whilst simultaneously delivering Hobart Class Air Warfare Destroyers and Arafura Class Offshore Patrol Vessels.

With more than 1,300 employees at two facilities in South Australia and Western Australia, ASC has naval engineering, design, construction, maintenance and project management resources unparalleled within Australia’s defence industry. 

At ASC we offer more than just challenging and rewarding work on Australia’s submarines and ships, we offer programs, initiatives and benefits that help our people reach their true potential.

This role requires a current National Police Clearance. Eligibility for an Australian Defence Security Clearance and to access protected US Defence Technology may be taken into account in assessing an applicant's suitability for this role.

ASC is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunities employer that provides an environment that encourages diversity and inclusion in all of its forms.

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