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Security Architect Sydney - Eastern Creek MT NSW Australia Job at Transgrid

  • Flexible and dynamic working environment

  • Competitive salary and great benefits

  • Based at Sydney – Eastern Creek


Who we are


At TransGrid, our work improves the lives of millions – from lighting up sports fields, schools and homes, to powering the wheels of commerce and everything else in between. Now it’s your turn to make it happen. 


TransGrid offer fulfilling careers for driven people who can help ensure that our business and the essential services we provide to consumers, the community and key stakeholders are continually improving. With us you will thrive in a collaborative environment where new ideas and knowledge sharing are encouraged, and where you’ll be supported through opportunities to develop and achieve your full potential.


The Opportunity


The Security Architect is responsible for the design and implementation of an integrated cyber security strategy framework and operating model for TransGrid. The role is a direct report to TransGrid’s Security Architecture and Engineering Manager.


The role will enhance and support cyber security architecture and solutions across the enterprise and the future-state operating model for renewable energy services, encompassing IT/OT convergence transformation programs.


Provide security assurance and governance functions to ensure that the requirements for data protection, security integration with existing and strategic tooling and processes to occur.


As the Security Architect you will:


  • Lead and support the design and implementation of an integrated information security strategic framework and operating model across all domains within TransGrid

  • Manage and participate in security and project forums

  • Contribute to process improvement in the provision of information to external requestors

  • Define and document the conceptual and logical data flow models for systems within TransGrid and to cloud or externally hosted services

  • Responsible for developing the standards, architectural patterns and business rules to be followed

  • Responsible for defining, documenting and enhancing the information security flows between major information systems within TransGrid

  • Contribute as a subject matter expert to the definition of information security

  • Actively participate in projects to ensure alignment of the architecture and solution


Skills & Experience


What we expect from you:


  • Tertiary qualifications at degree level in an appropriate discipline, or equivalent relevant experience

  • Extensive knowledge and experience in information security architecture applied in a complex commercial environment

  • Extensive working experience in large enterprise, telco or critical infrastructure environments

  • Excellent competence in information security management in cloud platforms (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS)

  • Strong understanding of identity access management, data protection and all-encompassing digital workplace experience

  • Lengthy experience in endpoint security, threat modelling and security analytics

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to influence senior stakeholders

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills

  • Demonstrated ability in the production of required security architecture deliverables using accepted standards and notations, leveraging well known industry protocols and methodologies

  • Sound leadership and management skills to facilitate delivery of work by self and others

  • Experience with industry security frameworks, including:



•    NIST 800-53

•    ASD Essential Eight

•    ISO27001

  • Security qualification / certification e.g. CISSP, GDSA, TOGAF, SABSA, SANS SEC530 etc.


Recognition & Reward


What you can expect from us:


  • Structured leadership and development programs

  • Flexible work arrangements

  • 14 weeks Parental Leave (includes adoption)

  • 2 weeks Other Parent Leave

  • Annual picnic day (additional day off)

  • Salary sacrifice options for superannuation and motor vehicles (subject to ATO requirements)

  • Moving leave

  • Emergency/disaster leave


In return for your hard work we have numerous benefits and initiatives to support you personally and professionally including but not limited to private health insurance discount, motor vehicle lease plan, career development support, study assistance program and workplace flexibility.


Join us and make it happen for your career, and for the millions of Australians who rely on our services every day.


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This is a two year fixed term position.


Applications close on Thursday, 27 May 2021


Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions in place, the successful candidate may be required to commence their employment working from home. TransGrid actively promotes flexible working arrangements within our teams. We have strong team structures, culture and communication tools in place to ensure all employees remain actively connected to each other and the broader organisation.


  • Our vacancy close dates may be subject to change, we will assess applications as they are received.

  • Please note that we do not accept agency introductions as TransGrid operates a direct sourcing model.


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Security Architect Sydney - Eastern Creek MT NSW Australia Transgrid


Join TransGrid and you will thrive in a highly collaborative environment where creativity and knowledge sharing are valued, and where every person is encouraged to take advantage of on-going opportunities to develop their skills.

Our people come from a broad range of backgrounds that reflect the communities we serve, and bring different perspectives to different challenges. Together they play a critical role in our continued success.As such, we cultivate a workplace that promotes performance and recognition, and that develops, empowers and values employees at all levels and in all locations.

We believe that people who make an extra effort to help us meet our goals and who live our values on the job should be celebrated. Our CHARGE program recognises the many achievements of individual employees and teams by incorporating reward and recognition into every day practice.

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