Security Architect

Swinburne University of Technology
March 17, 2024
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Contract Type:Fixed Term for 2 yea
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  • Prime opportunity to support Enterprise Architecture and Information
  • Fixed Term for 2 years position in a central Hawthorn location
  • Staff benefits include discount study fees and options for hybrid work
  • About the Role This position reports to the Director of Enterprise Architecture and Information in the Information Technology department. This key purpose of this role is the development and maintenance of the security architecture required to provide the strategic direction for new and existing technologies used to support the operation of the university, and the subsequent adoption of this architecture throughout IT and associated projects. The successful applicant will also be responsible for the oversight of the security aspects of systems implementation across the organisation.

    As a key role in Swinburne's Cyber Security Program, the Security Architect will be embedded within the Cyber Security Team, led by the Chief Information Security Officer. The role is pivotal in creating robust security structures to protect the institutions data, systems, and networks from cyber threats and breaches.

    This successful applicant will need to quickly develop a deep understanding of the universitys IT systems. Using this, the Security Architect must be able to anticipate potential security challenges and develop proactive solutions to mitigate risks.

    About You To be suitable for this role you will need to have experience in the below key accountabilities:

  • Proven experience in cybersecurity architecture and risk management.
  • Knowledge of network infrastructure, including cloud-based services.
  • Experience in shaping and leading the end-to-end development of a solution architecture for security and controlling the conformance of its implementation by system integrators and internal teams.
  • In-depth understanding of cybersecurity principles, frameworks, and standards.
  • Familiarity with data privacy laws and compliance requirements.
  • Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or a related field.
  • Professional certifications such as CISSP, CISM, or equivalent.
  • Architectural certifications, such as TOGAF, would be a plus.
  • About Swinburne University of Technology Swinburne Horizon 2025 draws upon our understanding of future challenges. With this new strategic plan, we choose to build Swinburne as the prototype of a new and different university – one that is truly of Technology, of Innovation and of Entrepreneurship, and proud of it. We are committed to a differentiated university proposition in education and research, so that:

  • Every Swinburne learner gets a work experience
  • Every Swinburne graduate gets a job
  • Every Swinburne partner gets a tech solution
  • Swinburne is the prototype of global best practice
  • The achievement of our 2025 moon shots depends on our capacity to work collectively, always, as One Swinburne.

    To Apply Please submit your CV and cover letter addressing your suitability for this position.

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    For more information about this role, please contact Eve at [email protected]

    Please Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children Check.

    If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Swinburne Talent Acquisition Team on [email protected].

    Applications Close: Sunday March 17th at 11PM

    Swinburne offers flexible working options, leave and parenting/carer policies to support work life balance.

    Equity and Diversity Swinburne is a large and culturally diverse organisation and we are proud of our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion through key initiatives. For further information on all our initiatives visit our Equity & Diversity website.

    We welcome and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

    We are committed to making the recruitment process fair and equitable for all our candidates. If you have specific accessibility or support requirements please contact [email protected]

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants We welcome and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

    For any support please contact [email protected] or for more information on our Indigenous strategies please follow the link to our RAP Reconciliation Action Plan.

    Victoria's Commitment to Action: Improving international student employment outcomes As a signatory to Victoria's Commitment to Action, Swinburne seeks to remove barriers to international graduate employment. We welcome and encourage applications from international graduates.

    We are a 2023 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant

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