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Cyber Security Manager

Apply now Job no: 608872
Work type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Categories: Oceania, People Manager, IT

At Cochlear we are passionate about hearing

 Around the world, more people choose a Cochlear-branded hearing implant system than any other. Our employees tell us that the number one reason they enjoy working for Cochlear is the opportunity to make a difference to people's lives.

 We Offer Challenging Work with Real Meaning

The work we do at Cochlear helps people with hearing loss to connect to others and live full lives. To help us grow we have created a new role for a Cyber Security Manager within our IT department.

In this role you will help Cochlear to realise its mission by providing thought leadership and technical support across all threat management security services to ensure Cochlear's information assets are appropriately protected and information owners are kept informed of increasing cyber security threats. Working within a global organisation as part of a multi-disciplined team, you will be charged with designing and implementing pragmatic but effective cyber security defences for the organisation. You will be an experienced and hands-on penetration testing specialist who is looking for the next step in their career by managing a cyber security team.

In this role you will have the opportunity to:

  • Support the Chief Information Security Officer in establishing Cochlear's overall IT risk and information security strategy.
  • Conduct external and internal network and application vulnerability scanning using specialist tools and applications.
  • Prepare and execute penetration testing assessments on Cochlear IT systems.
  • Maintain up to date knowledge on potential threats, trends and relevant events that may threaten the organisation's IT risk position.
  • Ensure Cochlear Management and individual business units remain fully briefed in relation to the organisation's cyber security posture and the risks posed from emerging threats.
  • Design and implement an information security awareness program across Cochlear's global business units to help reduce organisational risks to an acceptable level.
  • Ensure all staff and contractors are educated in information security good practices.
  • Engage with IT staff in their day-to-day activities to help educate them in information security best practices and standards.
  • Manage all information security incidents, including investigation, reporting and recommendations for improvement of controls.
  • Run global security incident drills and conduct post drill reviews to identify areas of improvement.
  • Monitor the release of new vulnerabilities and conduct risk assessments as to their likely impact on Cochlear's IT systems.
  • Conduct periodic information security assessments, including penetration testing, of third-party hosting providers.

You Bring Your Skills and Experience

As we grow, we are looking for people with highly specialised skills who share our passion for changing the lives of our customers.

To add value to Cochlear in this role you'll be able to demonstrate the following skills, experience and attributes:

  • Minimum of 10 years commercial experience in Information Technology, with at least 5 years specialising in information security penetration testing.
  • Applicable industry certifications (e.g. CISSP, CISA, CISM, CREST, GIAC, OSCP).
  • Significant hands-on experience undertaking application & infrastructure penetration testing.
  • Experience in mobile Apps and cloud-based security assessments and penetration testing.
  • Familiarity with vulnerability scanning tools including Nessus and QualysGuard.
  • Proven track record and ability in leading technical staff, using wide-ranging skills (including planning, organising and interpersonal skills).
  • Exposure to industry standard security frameworks (e.g. HIPAA, PCI DSS, NIST, ISO, ISF).
  • Proven track record in analysing complex technical situations, articulating technical security issues and associated risks, making recommendations and influencing outcomes.
  • A strong technical knowledge and security principles including regulatory, legislative and industry practices gained through practical experience and professional qualifications.
  • ITIL certification or experience of working within an ITIL oriented organisation.

 We Reward Performance and Offer Flexible Benefits

To help us attract and retain people with the right skills we aim to pay competitively in the health science and technology markets. We offer flexible and adaptable benefits that you can tailor to suit your individual needs.

Take the first step towards a career with Cochlear. A career you can be proud of. Apply online today.

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