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Senior Security Specialist

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Permanent Full-time
Aus - Brisbane
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Build a deeper capability

With a global business, we offer diverse and rewarding careers. We are committed to Thiess being a company and a culture where great people can excel and where they are developed and supported to reach their highest potential. Join our team today.

About the role

As our next Senior Security Specialist based in our Brisbane office, you will ensure that appropriate information, cybersecurity controls and measures are in place by continually assessing the security posture, reviewing the internal and external threat landscapes, providing reports and recommendations to Thiess management.

In this role, you will also be responsible for:

  • Delivering approved security initiatives
  • Contributing to the development, documentation, training and marketing of the information security strategic plan and information security management system
  • Assisting with the development of a compliance framework with metrics to establish and improve compliance against standards and targets
  • Ensuring that all approved actions from audits are tracked and reported on
  • Contributing to or facilitating forensic investigations as required
  • Conducting security risk assessments and contributing to vulnerability assessments
  • Reporting on security incidents and ensuring the security register is maintained

About you

This role will best suit someone who possesses:

  • Relevant qualification or certificate in Cyber Risk and Security
  • A minimum of three years’ experience in a global IT team with a high level of exposure to large enterprise applications and solution architecture
  • A minimum of three years’ in a dedicated information security role (security operations, architecture or governance)
  • A high level of exposure to the NIST Cyber Security Framework and ISO27001 standards
  • Strong experience in conducting security risk assessments
  • Experience using software within the Microsoft Azure cloud platform and related services, including Microsoft’s Sentinel (SIEM) and E5 Security Suite expertise
  • A high level of experience with Microsoft, Cisco and Palo Alto technologies, including web and mail security, anti-malware and endpoint protection tools, IDS/IPS, vulnerability scanning and investigation tools

About us

We partner with our clients to deliver excellence in open cut and underground mining in Australia, Asia, Africa and the Americas. For more than 80 years, we’ve operated in diverse commodities, geologies, environments and cultures. Our team uses that insight to optimise solutions for each project and create lasting value for our clients and the communities we live and work in.

We recognise the value of an inclusive and diverse workplace through our vision of everyone matters always. We’re focused on creating an inclusive environment to allow our people to bring their best self to work because they feel safe, included and empowered. 

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How to apply

This role is an opportunity to take the next step in your career. With our culture of recognition, development, and a stimulating and satisfying work environment, there is no better time to join Thiess.

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