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Lead Specialist, Cyber Intel and Red Team

Organisation/Entity:  Transport For NSW
Job Category:  Information & Communication Technology
Job Location: 

Macquarie Park, NSW, AU, 2113

Job Ref No:  35284
Employment Type:  Permanent Full-Time
Salary Range:  $172819.0-$192578.0

About us


Transport for NSW (TfNSW) is the lead agency of the NSW Transport cluster. Our role is to lead the development of a safe, efficient, integrated transport system that keeps people and goods moving, connects communities and shapes the future of our cities, centres and regions. We work with several government agencies to coordinate metro, train, bus, ferry, light rail, road and maritime services, always keeping the safety and comfort of our customers at the heart of what we do.




About IT at TfNSW


TfNSW’s IT group provides the tools, information and services that enable 30,000 employees to deliver a smart and efficient transport network. We bring the future to our people by delivering innovative solutions and minimising business disruptions, building an engaged and connected workforce through tech-enablement. This is an exciting time to join the team, with a committed annual investment of $700m for progressive technology projects including bots, apps, AI solutions, autonomous 3D mapping drones, cybersecurity and transforming cameras across our network.



The opportunity


A permanent, full time Lead Specialist role is now open to applicants.


Transport are building their Red Team capability and you will be involved with the architecture and testing of web and network applications. The role will deliver, monitor, and evaluate cyber defence, risk and resilience services in order to reduce cyber and technology risk across the Transport cluster and support achievement of organisational objectives.  


This will involve discovering vulnerabilities within in-house and externally created applications, testing and verifying security controls, interacting with other teams to respond to discovered vulnerabilities and taking ownership of project tasks until completion. 


There is also a Threat Intelligence component to this role, with dedicated time to vulnerability research on certain high-value applications


You will:


  • Undertake regular red team exercises to identify gaps in people, processes, and technologies 
  • Identifying and advising on security requirements for business processes, applications, and products to ensure that Transport continues to be protected against current and emerging threats 
  • Dedicate time to vulnerability research on certain high-value applications or systems 
  • Identifying and undertaking complex research and analysis of relevant cyber threat actors 
  • Using analytical tools and techniques to analyse cyber intelligence and threats. Preparing and delivering briefs and cyber threat intelligence reports 
  • Consult relevant internal and external expertise, research and analysis, in order to measurably reduce cyber and technology risk within agencies and across the cluster      
  • Manage relationships with internal and external partners in the provision of services to support the achievement of organisational objectives  


For more information please view a copy of the role description



About you


You are an engaging and consultative senior-level professional able to demonstrate knowledge of existing and emerging technologies and the ability to practically apply them to achieve targeted business outcomes.  You will work across the Cyber Defence Team as well as the Infrastructure teams and traditional IT groups within TfNSW.


You will have a skill set that is as broad as it is deep, the ability to problem solve is important and you will have a curious nature. This is an opportunity to join a developing, high performing team.


At your core you are a person with passion – for working with people, for innovating, for solving problems and for emerging technology!



Salary and Benefits


This is a Transport Senior Service Manager role. An attractive remuneration package will be determined with the successful candidate.


For more information on employee benefits please click to view a copy. 



How to apply


To apply for this position, please answer all questions within the online application process and submit a resume. 



Applications Close: 11.59 PM Wednesday 27th October 2021.



We are the community we serve

We are committed to being an inclusive, diverse and flexible workplace where differences are valued. We welcome people of all backgrounds, experience and abilities.

We enable our people to work in ways that work for them and their teams. Working virtually and from different locations including regional locations, staggering work hours and job sharing are just some of the ways our people can work flexibly.

Please contact the Talent Specialist below if you require any adjustments to be made to how you interact with us throughout the recruitment process or would like to discuss flexible work options.

For any enquiries, please email Kenneth Stewart at KENNY.STEWART@TRANSPORT.NSW.GOV.AU.

Find out more about Transport for NSW at https://www.transport.nsw.gov.au/about-us ​


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