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Cyber Security Assurance Officer

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Work type: Full Time Permanent
Location: ACT, QLD, Various
Categories: Information Technology, Technology

  • A rewarding opportunity for a Cyber Security Assurance Officer to join the Airservices Australia team.
  • Brisbane or Canberra based with flexible working conditions.
  • Full time position, embrace our passion to deliver outstanding team results.

The Organisation:

Airservices Australia is a government-owned organisation responsible for the safe and efficient management of 11% of the world’s airspace and provision of aviation rescue fire-fighting services at Australia’s busiest airports.

Our people are our greatest asset with a dynamic and diverse team operating from locations across the country - from bustling cities to regional and remote locations, including an island. This team keep Australia’s aviation industry safe every day of the year, both in the air and on the ground.

We connect people with their world safely – linking family and friends, generating economic activity, creating jobs, and facilitating trade and tourism.

Airservices is committed to fostering a culture that is diverse, inclusive, and respectful. We encourage motivated individuals who love what they do, value a service first mindset, and embrace a challenge to explore a career with Airservices. In return you will be a valued team member, be offered flexibility and experience a meaningful career in an exciting, ever-evolving aviation industry.

The Role & The Team:

As the Cyber Security Assurance Officer, you will be an integral and valued team member of the cyber security team providing security assurance and risk assessment services. You will work across an integrated team of internal and outsourced cyber security specialists supporting the business and support with the provision of enterprise cyber risk assurance capability.

Reporting directly to the Air Services Cyber Design & Assurance Lead, you will deliver cyber assurance and risk assessment services, triage and assess certification and accreditation requests and provide general security advice. Additionally you will be responsible for working with internal and external stakeholders to support enterprise wide delivery of secure-by-design process.

 The core objectives and responsibilities shall include:

  • Triage and respond to cyber assurance engagement requests.
  • Provide high level support and consulting service, in order to successfully implement the Secure-by-design-process process.
  • Support with the provision of  security advice and risk assessment service.
  • Investigate and develop new techniques, procedures and processes to enhance and streamline the Cyber Assurance function.
  • Identify and analyze strategic cyber security organizational and sector issues.
  • Support with development of comprehensive policy responses, briefs, submissions. presentations, reports and information papers for leadership as required.
  • Assist in the analysis and development of strategies to mature Cyber Security within Airservices in alignment Whole of Government policy and practices.

People enjoy working in our dynamic and collaborative team because of the sense of purpose and ability to shape our organisational future and to leave a positive legacy.  You will be surrounded by supportive and encouraging Cyber Security experts with vast sector experience who will provide you a genuine opportunity for role diversity and the opportunity to make difference in your role. You will thrive working under a passionate and experienced highly respected industry leader who is determined to continually innovate, exceed and achieve.

Please see the link below to view the full Position Description: 

Download File PD - Cyber Security Assurance Officer.docx

Airservices Australia is a diverse and inclusive employer that recognises the benefits of having a workforce that reflects the communities in which we work. We encourage applications from diverse groups including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.

The Person

Your energy and enthusiasm will see you working within the team to ensure effective delivery of outcomes.

The successful applicant will have:

  • An inherent passion for cyber security and service excellence.
  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills, including writing for a wide range of technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Ability to work independently or as a part of a team to carry security assurance and risk assessment activities.
  • Demonstrated broad knowledge and understanding of the major trends, strategic directions and legislative and governance frameworks related to information security.
  • Knowledge of cyber security best practices and Australian Government security. standards, such as the Information Security Manual (ISM) and Protective Security Policy Framework (PSPF).
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain stakeholder relationships, both internally and externally.
  • Demonstrated capability to work in a team with diverse skill sets to deliver outcomes against competing priorities and deadlines.
  • Ability to suggest business process improvements and ideas for future internal and external education and reporting requirements.
  • Completion of relevant tertiary qualifications and/or industry certifications desirable.

Security Clearance

To be eligible to apply, you must be an Australian citizen as an Australian Government Negative Vetting Level 1 Security Clearance (or higher) eligibility is mandatory for this role.

Should you require any further information please contact Greg Kroll, Talent Acquisition Advisor @  

How to Apply

To apply for this position please lodge an application online via the “apply link” attaching your resume and a cover letter outlining your skills and experience and how they relate to this role.

Applications close 6th October 2023 @ 5.00 pm EST.


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Application close: AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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