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Director, CT/OT Cyber Security

Organisation/Entity:  Transport For NSW
Job Category:  Projects
Job Location: 

Redfern, NSW, AU, 2016

Job Ref No:  66836
Employment Type:  Permanent Full-Time
Salary Range:  An attractive remuneration package

About us


Transport for NSW keeps our State moving by providing safe, integrated and efficient transport systems. We put our customers at the centre of everything we do – and we do a lot. We connect people, communities and industry and manage how they use our road, rail and maritime networks and services, and even active modes like walking and cycling. The work we do connects the journeys you take every day.


We are a state government organisation made up of more than 28,000 people and we're in the middle of delivering the largest transport infrastructure program in Australia's history. We work across planning, policy and procurement, harnessing data and technology to develop smarter and more adaptive transport solutions.


That means job opportunities in metropolitan and regional areas right across NSW – you have the chance to be part of creating a lasting legacy that will benefit generations to come.



About the team


The team is responsible for leading the engagement with division and internal stakeholders to build technology strategies and road maps with products and services in line with the Future Transport Technology Roadmap. We enable the product delivery, technology architecture, cyber security and governance needed to deliver the best products for customers and operations.



The opportunity


The role is primarily responsible for driving the development, implementation and ongoing management of Customer, Strategy and Technology Division’s cybersecurity program, including but not limited to security and resilience planning, audit management, or consultative development of cyber security capabilities and standards. The role will work with cybersecurity peers across the cluster, and engage heavily within the Division to drive awareness of cyber security related risks and to embed effective risk management strategies, practices, and systems.


The position covers cyber security for operational technology such as traffic lights, gates and sensors and provides advice, assurance and audits of our cyber security within the OT and CT landscape.


Please click here to view a copy of the position description.



About you


You are a tertiary qualified, experienced Customer and Operational Technology Cyber Security Professional looking for an opportunity to build world class cyber security within an organisation that is subject to high levels of public scrutiny:


  • You will have demonstrated experience at a high reliability organisation developing, leading, and driving cyber security advice, assurance and audits across a diverse, complex organisation.
  • You are an influencer and thought leader in delivering cyber security advice.
  • You will have demonstrated experience, knowledge and understanding of IEEE62443 and ISO27001.
  • You are experienced in creating, delivering and maintaining clear outcomes focused cyber security and governance frameworks across a large scale organisation.
  • You will understand the balance of addressing customer requirements whilst adhering to other regulatory, policy, government and operational conditions.
  • You have the ability to articulate complex concepts and put forward compelling arguments and rationales to all levels and types of audiences.
  • You are experienced in building, developing and leading high performing teams.
  • You embrace a delivery mindset as the cluster continues to transform.




Salary and Benefits


This is a Transport Senior Service role offering an attractive remuneration package.


For more information on Employee Benefits at TfNSW please click here.





Joining Transport for NSW, you’ll have access to a range of unique government benefits in a flexible work environment like no other. If you’re ready to step into this meaningful and rewarding role, we want to hear from you!



How to apply


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


Please check the internal role eligibility requirements or policy for your agency before applying for internally advertised roles.



Applications close: 11.59pm, Tuesday 5th July 2022



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. 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 Alexander Burr at ALEX.BURR@TRANSPORT.NSW.GOV.AU.


We’re certified as a Family Inclusive Workplace

Our flexible work practices and policies for parental leave, employee and family wellbeing and family care enable us to provide genuine support for our people to thrive at work and at home.

Working with Transport gives you access to a range of benefits that help you balance work with the things that matter to you. Look through our Employee Benefits Guide to learn more.


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Our COVIDSafe Measures Policy

All Transport for NSW workers are required to have:

  • appropriate evidence of being fully vaccinated with a TGA approved COVID-19 vaccine; or
  • an approved medical contraindication.

You will be required to show proof of your COVID-19 vaccination status or apply for a medical exemption prior to securing this role.

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