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Senior Cyber Security Advisor - Brisbane

Date: 09-Aug-2018

Location: Brisbane, QLD, AU

Company: Origin Energy Services Ltd

  • Join a successful high performing, fun and collaborative team
  • Looking for flexibility in your work week? It's part of our culture here at Origin
  • High profile area, influence outcomes and change
  • Location: Brisbane, QLD
  • Application close date: 23rd June 2018

Origin - Australia's Leading Integrated Energy Company

An integral part of Australia’s energy future, we explore, produce, generate and sell energy to power millions of Australian homes and businesses every day, keeping them going and growing.
Origin offers exciting and rewarding career opportunities – from project management and leadership, to technical and engineering. Working for Origin can take you all over Australia – in the field, as well as in the office – or around the world. With global energy demand growing, Origin is looking for new ways to meet that need and create tomorrow’s energy solutions. It’s an exciting time to be a part of Origin.

The Role

Business trends and emerging risks in the Energy industry has Origin strongly focused on cyber security risk management. The IT Risk and Security team has a key focus on protecting Origin from Cyber-attacks and risks to its information and business assets.

Reporting to the Senior Manager – Business Solutions Security, your role as the Senior Cyber Security Advisor is to partner with and support the business with identifying key information assets and potential high-risk areas. You will perform security design/architecture reviews of traditional IT solutions, Digital, Cloud and Operational Technologies such as Smart Meters.

Working as a true business partner, you will provide security guidance and recommendations to the business on implementing appropriate business process, people or technology controls to manage information risk effectively.

Key accountabilities will include:

  • Triage organisational change activity and identify areas that require IT risk and information security assessments.
  • Identify and map the data flows of critical information assets to identify risk exposure and to recommend commensurate controls
  • Perform IT risk and information security assessments on selected projects and BAU activity.
  • Perform security design reviews that allows for the rapid assessment of security risks and controls.
  • Develop and maintain a process for performing security threat assessments for any given solution.
  • Partner with and enable the Business to implement secure solutions

Is This You?

  • You are an experienced cyber security professional who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment.  You are an organised individual, a self-starter and are outcomes orientated.
  • You have strong security architecture skills - You have extensive experience in security architecture, designing, building and running technology services in alignment with security best practice, risk and assurance management.
  • You maintain high standards of professionalism and quality of work.  Your strengths include understanding the business context and providing reasonable and pragmatic security guidance.
  • You have an agile approach to your work and are able to build strong business relationships with a variety of different internal stakeholders.
  • In addition, you have proven technical experience across a wide variety of technologies such as networks, applications, platforms, cloud and Digital.
  • You enjoy working as part of a team or autonomously with minimal supervision.

We embrace the diversity of our people and flexible working arrangements to ensure our workforce is representative of the communities that we serve.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples are encouraged to apply.


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For more information contact Nada Vidakovic at

Job Requisition: 64982

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