Security - Cyber Security Solutions Architect

Cyber Security Solutions Architect 

You'll be responsible for the technical direction and success of a global team who detect and respond to cyber threats at Macquarie, as we build out a world class operation.

As the lead of a team of specialised DevOps engineers, you will utilise at least 5 years of solid experience in security design and architecture to provide strong technical leadership and direction to the programme. Working with key stakeholders within Cyber Security, you will define, evolve and deliver on the technology strategy that supports effective detection and containment of threats. This role is expected to be hands on – your willingness to get hands on when required is key to your success!

You will have an adaptable and dependable character, capable of dealing effectively with colleagues and business users working in a constantly evolving environment, across multiple countries, cultures and time-zones. Your written and verbal communication skills will have been proven to be of a high standard.

This role will participate in and be responsible for:

  • Technology authority and lead architect
  • DevOps delivery lead (player / coach), with a strong focus on mentoring junior members of the team
  • Input to commercial negotiation with new and existing suppliers
  • Technology strategy development and roadmap ownership, with input from the Global Function Lead and CISO
  • Continuous evaluation of new technologies and innovative techniques to solution delivery

Key skills requirements

  • Strong knowledge of IT security principles
  • Solid experience in design/architecture, preferably in a security context
  • Experience building automated tools in any of these languages: Python, Perl, PowerShell and/or Ruby
  • At least 5 years of well-rounded design experience in areas such as systems, network, and/or application security
  • Design experience with SIEM and log management platforms
  • Experience designing and implementing infrastructure and services in AWS
  • Solid understanding of operating systems (Windows, LINUX, UNIX) with an in-depth knowledge of related tools and architecture
  • Experience working with big data technologies, (e.g. Hadoop, Cloudera, Apache Spark)
  • Experience working under Agile methodologies like Scrum.
  • A formal software development background would be viewed favorably

Please apply via the following link with cover letter, and CV. Alternatively to find out more about the position at or please email Nicky Bell @ for further information.

The Corporate Operations Group (COG) brings together specialist support services including workplace, human resources, market operations and technology. COG's purpose is to drive operational excellence through business-aligned services with a focus on quality, cost and risk. COG comprises the following divisions: Business Improvement and Strategy, Business Services, Human Resources, Market Operations, and Technology.

Macquarie understands the importance of diversity and inclusion - our long history of success has come from being different. At Macquarie we value the innovation and creativity that diversity of thought brings. The one thing we all have in common is our focus on high performance. If you're capable, motivated and can deliver, we want you on our team.

We facilitate a range of flexible working arrangements within our teams. Talk to us about what flexibility may be available. Our Technology Returner program is an opportunity for you to re-integrate yourself into the workforce following an extended professional career break. Find out more and apply at

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