Head of Cyber Security

Location: Sydney
Discipline: IT & Cyber Security
Job type: Permanent
Salary: $$215000 per annum
Contact name: Kristen Brinker

Contact email: Kristenb@thenetworkit.com
Job ref: BH-9251
Published: about 2 months ago
Startdate: 2024-04-12
Head of Information Security
  • Lead & Shape the Information Security Practice  
  • Join an esteemed Australian IT Solutions Provider
  • Lucrative Compensation Package & Clear Path for Career Progression 

About the Company

Take on a pivotal role as Head of Information Security at one of Australia's leading Technology Solutions and Services Providers. 

This firm specialises in crafting, implementing, and overseeing IT solutions tailored for highly secure and regulated settings - from Strategic Consulting to meticulous Project Delivery and ongoing Support & Managed Services, they provide a full spectrum of professional services.

About the Role

As a key member of the leadership team, you will have the opportunity to lead and shape the Information Security Practice while collaborating closely with the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and other stakeholders.

This role offers the potential for career growth, with the opportunity to transition into the role of CISO within a few years. The Chief Operating Officer (COO) will provide oversight and support as you progress in your career journey.
  • Lead and grow a team of 4 information security professionals, fostering a culture of collaboration, innovation, and continuous learning.
  • Collaborate with the CISO on product/service lines, risk management, internal frameworks, and other strategic initiatives.
  • Drive change and adaptability within the organization, staying ahead of emerging threats and industry trends.
  • Manage the technical aspects of security services, with a focus on SecOps, Vulnerability Management, Incident Response, GRC, and technical operations.
  • Engage with clients and board-level stakeholders on a quarterly basis, providing insights, recommendations, and market trends.
Skills & Experience
  • 5+ years of experience in information security, with a background in professional/managed services preferred.
  • Proven experience in team management and leadership, with a track record of driving results and fostering a positive team culture.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to engage effectively with clients and stakeholders at all levels.
  • Customer-centric mindset with a passion for delivering exceptional service and value.
  • Certifications such as CISSP, CISM, GIAC, or equivalent are highly desirable.
  • Diverse Cyber background with knowledge across a broad range of technologies, including:
    • Network Security
    • Microsoft EDR Stack
    • SecOps & GRC (APRA CPS234, PCI-DSS, ISO 27001, SOC 2, and NIST)
    • Cloud Platforms (M365, Azure)
    • Application/Infrastructure Security Concepts (OWASP)
    • Email Security (SPF, DKIM, DMARC)
    • Database Security (SQL server)
    • Orchestration/Virtualisation (Ansible, VMware)
    • Cryptography and PKI (Microsoft Certificate Authority)
    • Firewalls, Intrusion Prevention Systems, and Management/Review Systems (Fortinet & Tufin)

How to Apply

Click APPLY below. For a confidential chat, contact Kristen Brinker on 0423 406 570 or via email at kristenb@thenetworkit.com.