ICT Security Architect

Location: Canberra Posted Date: November 22, 2019
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Employer Job Id: 564991 Careermine Job Id: 1820660
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Who We Are:

Downer is the leading provider of integrated services in Australia and New Zealand. Through trusted relationships and world leading insight we work closely with our customers to design, build and sustain assets, infrastructure and facilities.

Position Summary:

Downer Defence Systems is seeking to engage the services of a Security Architect who will undertake analysis and development activities to ensure a system capability strategy meets the requirements of the business. The Security Architect will assist with the development of detailed requirements for the future Support and Sustainment system, and will identify processes and improvements. The Security Architect will also ensure information security and assurance is maintained in the system design. Strategies will be developed to manage risks and vulnerabilities of the system and associated support model, and will be aligned with Defence policies and standards.

Responsibilities Include:
  • The selection, design, justification, implementation and operation of controls and management strategies to maintain the security, confidentiality, integrity, availability, accountability and relevant compliance of information systems with legislation, regulation and relevant standards;
  • Provides advice and guidance on security strategies to manage identified risks and ensure adoption and adherence to standards;
  • Obtains and acts on vulnerability information and conducts security risk assessments, business impact analysis and accreditation on complex information systems;
  • Investigates major breaches of security, and recommends appropriate control improvements;
  • Contributes to development of information security policy, standards and guidelines;
  • Conduct capability and concept development in context with technical security;
  • Conduct security requirements analysis and development;
  • Conduct security design and implementation;
  • Conduct V&V;
  • Conduct security certification/accreditation and support;
  • Plan and deliver engineering services, regulatory compliance, resource management and project outcomes; and
  • Conduct reviews of contract deliverables.

About You:
  • At least 8 years of Security Architecture experience
  • Experience in vendor & stakeholder engagement and review contract documentation and reports;
  • Experience in Defence environment (preferably)

  • Tertiary undergraduate degree (Mandatory),
  • Tertiary postgraduate degree (desirable),
  • ICT Security Certifications

What we offer:
  • A diverse and challenging work environment
  • A growing business where opportunities are favourable
  • A great team where you are empowered to lead
  • Salary Sacrifice and Novated Leasing
  • Referral bonuses
  • Leave Purchases
  • Access to monthly Professional Development Sessions (including specialist forums)


Candidates must be Australian citizens, ideally with a minimum NV1 security clearance, or be eligible to obtain an Australian Government Security Clearance prior to commencement of engagement. Applicants residing outside of Australia or non-citizens will not be considered.

To apply please click " Apply For This Job " or contact Recruitment Team on recruitment@agisgroup.com.au for further details.

(Please note: Downer Group does not accept applications via email).