IT Security Manager


About the role:

As the leading telecommunications and information services company, we offer a full range of services and compete in all telecommunications markets throughout the country. Telstra is currently evolving through a $3billion transformation and our support for key Government clients remains critical to our future success. The Managed Government Services team is dedicated to providing solutions to Federal Government via a secure government certified platform that hosts a number of services.

This role exists to set the security services assurance agenda and ensures the services are established and managed according to contractual obligations, including the customer’s information security policy, standards and guidelines. You will be a member of the security leadership team of the account and provide guidance and direction on all matters relating to Information Security, including Security Service delivery, risk, compliance and governance.

Your key responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

  • Ensure compliance with relevant standards and regulations, notably the Australian Government ISM and PSPF.
  • Facilitate annual IRAP certification of the Telstra MSNG environment, and manage any resultant non-compliance.
  • Work with Telstra Data Centre management to ensure compliance with relevant Australian Government physical security standards and certification processes.
  • Provide security advice to Telstra Operational and Project teams.
  • Perform regular auditing of procedures and configurations in use within the Telstra MSNG environment.
  • Create and maintain security documentation for the Telstra MSNG environment, including Statements of Applicability, Threat and Risk Assessments, Security Risk Management Plans and System Security Plans.
  • Co-ordinate (and participate in) the security incident response process followed by Telstra personnel working within the Telstra MSNG environment.
  • Develop and manage a program of security work, including stakeholder engagement and reporting to senior management.

What we are looking for:

To be successful in this role, you will have the following experience and qualifications: 

  • Experience in  IT security manager or IT security advisor role preferably in federal government
  • Be familiar with the Australian Government Information Security Manual (ISM)
  • Proven experience working as an Information Security Manager with strong knowledge of information Security Service management and delivery
  • Demonstrate an understanding of security governance, risk and compliance as applied to information security services management
  • Must have an understanding of information security solutions and services and the technologies underpinning them including: Vulnerability Services and Security Incident Management
  • One or more of the following: CISM, CISA, CRISC and CISSP; ISO 27001 and ITIL Foundations are desirable

Due to the nature of the role, successful candidate must currently hold minimum NV1 level security clearance.

A job at Telstra is like no other you've had. You'll be challenged, you’ll be inspired and you'll be proud. Because whatever your job is here, you'll always be part of something bigger.

Interested? Apply now! If this role sounds like you, then we would love to hear from you to discuss this great opportunity.

We’re committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce. To enable everyone to participate, we’ve developed an ‘All Roles Flex’ policy to consider flexible ways of working for every role. To learn more, visit our Telstra Careers Website: tel.st/allrolesflex 


About the role:

As the leading telecommunications and information services company, we offer a full range of services and compete in all telecommunications markets throughout the country. Telstra is currently evolving through a $3billion transformation and our support for key Government clients remains critical to our future success. The Managed Government Services team is dedicated to providing solutions to Federal Government via a secure government certified platform that hosts a number of services.

This role exists to set the security services assurance agenda and ensures the services are established and managed according to contractual obligations, including the customer’s information security policy, standards and guidelines. You will be a member of the security leadership team of the account and provide guidance and direction on all matters relating to Information Security, including Security Service delivery, risk, compliance and governance.

Your key responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

  • Ensure compliance with relevant standards and regulations, notably the Australian Government ISM and PSPF.
  • Facilitate annual IRAP certification of the Telstra MSNG environment, and manage any resultant non-compliance.
  • Work with Telstra Data Centre management to ensure compliance with relevant Australian Government physical security standards and certification processes.
  • Provide security advice to Telstra Operational and Project teams.
  • Perform regular auditing of procedures and configurations in use within the Telstra MSNG environment.
  • Create and maintain security documentation for the Telstra MSNG environment, including Statements of Applicability, Threat and Risk Assessments, Security Risk Management Plans and System Security Plans.
  • Co-ordinate (and participate in) the security incident response process followed by Telstra personnel working within the Telstra MSNG environment.
  • Develop and manage a program of security work, including stakeholder engagement and reporting to senior management.

What we are looking for:

To be successful in this role, you will have the following experience and qualifications: 

  • Experience in  IT security manager or IT security advisor role preferably in federal government
  • Be familiar with the Australian Government Information Security Manual (ISM)
  • Proven experience working as an Information Security Manager with strong knowledge of information Security Service management and delivery
  • Demonstrate an understanding of security governance, risk and compliance as applied to information security services management
  • Must have an understanding of information security solutions and services and the technologies underpinning them including: Vulnerability Services and Security Incident Management
  • One or more of the following: CISM, CISA, CRISC and CISSP; ISO 27001 and ITIL Foundations are desirable

Due to the nature of the role, successful candidate must currently hold minimum NV1 level security clearance.

A job at Telstra is like no other you've had. You'll be challenged, you’ll be inspired and you'll be proud. Because whatever your job is here, you'll always be part of something bigger.

Interested? Apply now! If this role sounds like you, then we would love to hear from you to discuss this great opportunity.

We’re committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce. To enable everyone to participate, we’ve developed an ‘All Roles Flex’ policy to consider flexible ways of working for every role. To learn more, visit our Telstra Careers Website: tel.st/allrolesflex 

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