Information Security Specialist (Multiple Positions)

Location: Canberra Posted Date: November 22, 2019
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Employer Job Id: 565366 Careermine Job Id: 1820669
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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 Information Security Professionals to develop and communicate corporate information security policy, standards and guidelines. You will contribute to the development of sub-program strategies that address information control requirements. Leads the provision of authoritative advice and guidance on the requirements for security controls in collaboration with experts in other functions such as legal, technical support. Ensures architectural principles are applied during design to reduce risk and drives adoption and adherence to policy, standards and guidelines.

Responsibilities include:
  • Document information flow of documents entering the project space from external stakeholders.
  • Work with ASD to define threat models based on IM.
  • Create a Security Classification Grading Document for the project
  • Create frameworks for IM for the project and sub-projects as required.

About You:
  • At least 10 years of experience in Information Security within a government organisation
  • Experience in vendor & stakeholder engagement and review contract documentation and reports;
  • Experience in Defence (desirable)

  • Tertiary undergraduate degree (Mandatory),
  • Tertiary postgraduate degree (desirable),
  • Information 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.

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