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Information Security Specialist

Date: 07-Jun-2022

Location: Macquarie Park, Australia

Company: Singtel Group


Job Summary


The position will be responsible for safeguarding information system assets by identifying and solving potential and actual security problems. The individual must possess a working knowledge of current and developing security threats and technologies to support research and recommendations. They will work closely with management, other team members, and operation teams to ensure data protection for systems used by all areas of Optus.


Key Responsibilities

The individual must possess:

  • Deep knowledge of cybersecurity and protection technologies
  • Having delivered key security governance programs
  • Working knowledge of current and emerging security
  • In depth knowledge of risks assessment process;
  • Knowledge of ISO27001 standard;
  • Strong research and recommendation skills
  • Good skills in preparing and presenting management reports


The position will work closely with senior management, other team members, and operation teams to ensure all segments of Optus achieve compliance.


This role requires initiative to take ownership of issues, work with other support parties both internal and external to Optus.


Experience Required


•             CISSP accreditation

Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or equivalent (or compensating experience).

•             12+  years of experience in Cybersecurity risk assessments, delivery of core security solutions and security compliance management.

•             Requires knowledge of security issues, techniques and implications across all existing computer platforms.

•             Knowledge of information security principles and practices, understanding of security protocols and defense in depth.

•             Demonstrated ability to conduct research into security issues and products as required

•             Knowledge of various IT standards and practices such as:

a.            SANS Penetration testing process

b.            PCIDSS.

c.             ISMS.

d.            OWASP.

e.            Australian Privacy Principles.



Optus is a place where we let you do you.  We offer all kinds of benefits, such as:

Work collaboratively in an open, agile environment with flexible working hours and location

Discounts with over 400 companies Australia wide (Technology, Retail, Home, Fashion and more!)

Mobile & Internet discounts, Novated Car Leasing, and other financial benefits

Onsite facilities at Macquarie Park such as a Gym, GP, Mini-Mart, Cafes

Private bus service to and from Campus to Epping and Wynyard stations

Flexible work arrangements.