Cyber Governance, Risk and Compliance Specialist | Brisbane

Cyber Governance, Risk and Compliance Specialist

Posted on 14-Nov-2019
Application Close Date: 14-Dec-2019
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Do you aspire to help build something better? Would you like to work for. a company that employs the best talent to develop and deliver world class capabilities and systems to protect Australia and its national interests? Would you like to work on cutting edge projects? Then we would like to talk to you.  

As an equal opportunity employer that promotes a diverse and safe workplace environment, one of the country's leading and preferred defence partners, Boeing Defence Australia (BDA) is now recruiting a number of Cyber Governance, Risk and Compliance Specialists based in Brisbane QLD and Williamtown NSW.

The Cyber Governance, Risk and Compliance Specialist for. the Mission Systems Services Capability supports programs within BDA and the CoA such as the Wedgetail AEW&C and Vigilare Air Battle Space Management System. The role is responsible as part of a team for. evaluating computing and information security risks, threats and vulnerabilities. Develops, tests and implements security policies and procedures. Analyses, responds to, mitigates, and documents computing security events. Verifies security parameter placement, provides computing security consultation, education and awareness, and compliance/audit support. Responds to internal/external governing body requests.

The successful candidate would have a developed understanding in a wide variety of technologies with typical responsibilities involving:

  • Work as part of a team responsible for. implementation of information security requirements, policies, standards, guidelines and procedures.
  • Evaluates and responds to emerging security issues. Evaluates capability risk/gaps and takes and/or. coordinates action to meet objectives.
  • Participates in evaluation of process effectiveness and identifies areas for. improvement.
  • Delivers sound and timely information security design advice. Can recommend technological or. procedural solutions to meet security control intent in support of engineering projects.
  • Analyses and documents information security events. Identifies root causes, prioritises threats and recommends and/or. implements corrective actions. Tests and deploys risk mitigation processes and tools. Monitors outcomes and takes action.
  • Performs security compliance monitoring. Participates in the creation of security policies, audits, assessments.

To be successful you will have:

  • Strong working knowledge of Australian Defence security framework under the Defence Security Authority (DSA) and the Australian Signals Directorate (ASD).
  • Experience developing and implementing information security practices in an engineering environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills and the ability to clearly articulate complex security concepts to a broad and diverse audience.
  • Sound information security knowledge across the following environments:
    • Network connectivity and configuration.
    • Windows Client-server systems.
    • Linux Client-server systems.
    • Support and maintenance of in-house hardware/software systems.
    • Engineering Change Management processes.
  • A desire to work as part of a dynamic team supporting a diverse range of technology
  • Industry recognised information security qualification (CISSP, CISM, ISO 270001, IRAP, DRAP, etc.) and or. relevant experience.
  • Ability to obtain a Security Clearance - The preferred applicant will be required to successfully undergo the security clearance vetting process at the TOP SECRET NEGATIVE VETTING 2 level. The preferred applicant MUST be willing to disclose all relevant and required information and MUST have lived in Australia, or. have a checkable background, for. at least the preceding Five years.

More information on the security clearance vetting process is available on the Australian Government Security Vetting Agency (AGSVA) website.  

Applicants must be Australian Citizens to meet defence security requirements. 

BDA is dedicated to providing a diverse and flexible work environment so that we can recruit and retain the best talent. As such, we would welcome applications for Full Time, Part Time and flexible work arrangements.


BDA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages women and people of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Island descent to be part of an organisation that promotes a diverse and safe workplace environment.


If you would like to see your career take off click Apply now.

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