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Senior Cyber Security Analyst - Risk & Controls

Date: 08-Aug-2022

Location: Melbourne, VIC, AU, 3000

Company: Australian Unity

What makes us, us


Established in 1840, we’re Australia’s first member-owned wellbeing company, delivering health, wealth and care services to more than 700,000 Australians. Today, while we’ve grown to a company of more than 7000 employees, our focus remains the same as it was 180 years ago — to deliver Real Wellbeing for our customers, members and the community.


We support your Real Wellbeing so you can better support our members’ and customers’ wellbeing journey


There are four key attributes that set us apart:


  • Good people: We strive to set ourselves apart through the capability, warmth and expertise of our people.
  • Wellbeing experts: Our breadth of capability enables us to provide smart solutions and services across all domains of wellbeing.
  • Long-term commitment: As a member-owned company, we’ve been focusing on long-term outcomes and single-minded dedication to our members and customers since 1840.
  • Driving positive impact: Everything we do is focused on making a positive difference at a personal, community and societal level.


These pillars are infused with our values of boldwarm and honest


Our Opportunity


Reporting to the Head of Cyber Security - Technology Risks and Controls, in this role you will assist with the implementation and operation of the cyber security practices to ensure reliability, resilience and compliance of Australian Unity technology systems against external and internal threats. These threats may impact information confidentiality, integrity and service availability, in turn you will ensure protection of mission critical systems and information assets, management of technology risks, thereby enhancing operational resilience.


Key to this role will be your collaboration with internal stakeholders to translate risk appetite, risk metrics and mitigation controls into business discussions, reporting KRIs, risk appetite metrics and business decisions. You will act as a subject matter expert to define, implement, maintain and ensure consistency of end to end information security controls and solutions. Act as audit liaison, oversee information security arrangements in third party arrangements, lead control testing.


What we are looking for


  • Demonstrated information security control and program framework experience including risk management, security controls design and implementation.
  • Thorough understanding of cyber security analysis and delivery in addition to knowledge of IT security best practice and solutions.
  • Knowledge of PCI DSS, ISO27001, APRA CPS 234, NIST Standards (800-53, CSF), OWASP Top 10, CWE/SANS Top 25 and WASC.
  • Experience in the selection and systematic application of appropriate indicators/metrics to evaluate and measure information security management program effectiveness.
  • GWAPT, CEH, OSCP, CISSP certifications or equivalent.
  • Good understanding of IT infrastructure.
  • The ability to work independently and prioritise work to manage conflicting deadlines.
  • Excellent communication skills and stakeholder management capability. 


Our Benefits

You will enjoy a range of great employee benefits and rewards including:

  • Competitive Remuneration and variable bonus
  • A range of attractive product and service discounts from Australian Unity’s Retail and Wealth Management portfolio – including health insurance and banking products
  • Flexible Working Arrangements including Work-From-Home days with a real work-life balance
  • Available access to LinkedIn Learning courses through our great Learning platform
  • Additional paid Wellbeing and Volunteer leave days yearly


Where to from here?


Please contact Richard Maher, Talent Acquisition Practise Lead, for a confidential discussion or more details –

Please note that all Australian Unity employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID 19. Australian Unity is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we encourage applications from all members of the community, including people of Aboriginal and Torres strait Islander descent, culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and, mature aged people.