Cyber Security Manager (All flex considered)

New South Wales, Australia

April 17, 2020
Security specialist

#Closer #Braver #Faster

The role of the Cyber Security Manager is to provide expert knowledge and leadership around predicting, preventing, detecting and responding to cyber security threats, as well as designing and operating the core technologies used by the Cyber Threat Detection and Response team. You will be leading the Defence & Threat Disruption team.

This is a Permanent Full Time Opportunity based in Sydney.

Key Responsibilities

  • Managing the prevention of cyber security incidents through proactive:
    • Continuous threat analysis;
    • Countermeasure deployment coordination;
    • Security policies, architecture and control design advisory for the CDAR services 
  • Managing the detection and analysis of potential intrusions in real time and through historical trending on security relevant data sources 
  • Ensure detection and response services are fit for purpose and delivering expected outcomes to stakeholders
  • Ensuring the function is efficient in responding to confirmed cyber security incidents, by coordinating resources and directing use of timely and appropriate countermeasures 
  • In collaboration with the Adaptive Response & Engineering team provide design input to the Cyber Defence Centre technologies –
  • In collaboration with the Threat Analytic Cell, provide insights on the threat landscape and how IAG should react to it.


Qualifications, Skills & Experience


  • 10 years of experience in large and complex organisations, with 3-5 years of experience working in a threat management, SOC or Threat Intel capability. 
  • Lateral thinker / curious / positive mind set / systematic approach to troubleshooting
  • Proficiency on networking skills and comfortable reading / working at the network layer.
  • Comfortable to work as an incident responder and dealing with cyber incidents
  • Penetration testing skills & experience.
  • Experience working as a Security Operation Centre leader
  • Knowledge of scripting and programming languages (e.g. bash, perl, python, C)
  • Knowledge of Splunk & ServiceNow
  • Experience performing pro-active cyber hunting
  • Experience in leading a team of highly skilled security professionals
  • Experience in managing relationship with IT senior stakeholders/service providers and presenting technical security reports providing meaningful business context.


About Us

At IAG, we believe that everyone has a unique point of view to share, shaped by their life experiences, cultures & passions. We celebrate and commit to:

#Proud to be me – we value difference, not sameness
#Together – harnessing our collective wisdom enables us to be our best for our customers & each other
#No boxes – it’s not about labels, boxes or categories. It’s about building a diverse and inclusive mindset into everything we do

IAG is the largest general insurance group in Australia and New Zealand. IAG owns some of the region’s most trusted brands, including NRMA Insurance, CGU, SGIO, SGIC and WFI.

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In addition to a diverse and inclusive culture, some of our benefits include 13% superannuation, 50% insurance discounts, flexible work and leave options, generous parental leave and return to work program, recognition and reward program, and various corporate partner discounts.

At IAG we strongly believe to achieve success we must create a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from all backgrounds and communities. IAG have committed to the reconciliation movement in Australia for First Nations people and focus on building a diverse culture by creating a safe and supportive work environment for all our employees. More information on our Reconciliation Action Plan can be found on our website: https://www.iag.com.au/reconciliation.


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If you think this role might be for you, we want to hear from you. Please express your interest, making sure your Puffling profile is up to date with your current CV, ideal criteria for flex and salary expectations.