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IT Security Architect

More flexibility, less one-size-fits-all

This is an exciting opportunity to work in one of the best cyber security teams in Australia. This role sits within the Solutions and Consulting team in Security Services and it has twofold responsibilities. First one focusing around evaluation, design of security architecture and implementation of security technologies. Second one is technical consulting on IT and business projects. You will also:

  • Evaluate and recommend security technologies to enhance the Bank’s infrastructure
  • Provide expert advice to projects on information security architecture, solutions and controls
  • Develop and maintain security patterns and guidelines to promote reuse of security services

Your team

You will work with the team of incredibly smart people, who are very passionate about information security. The security team consists of 30 people with diverse skills in the security area. It is challenging, fast paced and team oriented environment with a great culture.

Your background

We are looking for IT Security Architect who has proven experience in consulting on security solutions with the ability to identify and communicate current and emerging security threats. You will be working on a number of strategic projects including enterprise wide projects.

To be successful in this critical role you will possess:

  • Experience in conducting security risk assessments and advising on risk mitigation strategies.
  • Ability to document superior security architectures and security risk assessments.
  • Knowledge of IT security principles associated with networks, operating systems, firewalls, databases and Identity and access management with specialisation in one or more of the above fields.
  • Demonstrated expertise in 2 or more emerging technologies such as Cloud Security (Azure and Office365), Containers, DevOps, Application Security and Operational Technology or Industrial Control Systems (ICS)
  • Development of security patterns and guidelines to promote reuse of security services
  • You will have, or are working towards a security certification such as CISSP or SABSA or similar

What’s on offer?

  • Work for an organisation that truly makes a difference to the Australian people.
  • Develop your career in a collaborative environment with a world class security team
  • Access to a wide-range of benefits.

Be More

Why RBA?

The RBA makes an important contribution to the Australian economy through the pursuit of national economic policy objectives and associated activities in financial markets and banking. We also issue Australia's banknotes and operates infrastructure critical to the payments system, all of which contribute to the welfare of the Australian people.

Made up of specialists across a wide range of fields, our people have a critical role to play in achieving these objectives. Our people conduct themselves with a high degree of integrity, while striving for excellence in the work they perform and the outcomes they achieve. We encourage intelligent inquiry and we treat one another with respect while promoting the public interest through our efforts.

We know it is the growth and success of our people that drives the Bank forward. Come and make a bigger contribution while you build and develop your own skills too, because being more means you can do more, for yourself and for Australia.

The Reserve Bank of Australia is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace and encourage applications from experienced candidates seeking workplace flexibility.

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