Cyber Security Architect

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Permanent Part Time
Melbourne - Docklands
Information Technology

Our Organisation

We love water and love life. What we do makes a vital contribution to Melbourne’s famous lifestyle. We achieve this by supplying high quality drinking water, providing outstanding sewerage services, integrating drainage systems, building resilience to flooding and by enhancing our waterway and land for greater community use. It’s a pride we share in helping to make greater Melbourne a fantastic place to live. Reporting to the Chief Architect, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference and add to our work environment, within a place where you can learn and perform to your fullest potential.

The Role

As Cyber Security Architect you will provide security architecture leadership, including planning and governance, implementation and use of digital technology. You will work closely with the business at a senior level to facilitate Architecture options analysis and decisions to ensure solutions are designed to meet business security needs, project and program requirements as aligned to the Digital Strategy.  This role is key to engagement and communication between the Business and technology Stakeholders to ensure solutions are secure, are consistent with the architecture principles and support the Digital Strategy.

Make an Impact

Become part of a talented and passionate team dedicated to enhancing life and liveability in Melbourne and beyond. Doing truly meaningful work in a supportive and inclusive culture that encourages you to make the most of your talents.We provide a range of employee benefits that will make your experience working at Melbourne Water both professionally and personally rewarding.


Melbourne Water is committed to flexible working. We offer a variety of flexible arrangements to suit our employees varied needs and the business, including purchased leave, varied start and finish times, working from alternative locations, part time work and 9-day fortnights. We understand that Melbourne Water and our customers benefit from enabling our employees to achieve balance in work and life.

Growth & Development

We’re a curious bunch at Melbourne Water and relish any opportunity to learn something new. We are in the business of enhancing life and liveability, which lends itself to re-imagining what’s possible and challenging the status quo. We offer a variety of learning opportunities; from formal development programs, digital learning content and lunch & learns; to visiting our sites and getting to see our initiatives and projects first hand. We believe that learning happens every day, so we support our people to continuously learn and experiment in the flow of their work, designing their own development path.


Our people are passionate, welcoming and inclusive. We welcome applications from everyone, including people with disability, mature age and young job seekers, members of the LGBTI+ community, and people from culturally diverse backgrounds. Melbourne Water welcomes and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Your Skills and Experience

  • Experience of developing security architectures across operational technology and information technology.
  • Experience with regulatory compliance and information security management frameworks such as IS027001, SABSA,  NIST 800, and Australian government frameworks like the Protective Security Policy Framework and the Information Security Manual.
  • Experience developing security solutions working across a range of security domains and technologies including cloud, data protection, identity and access management, vulnerability management, encryption endpoints, network, and perimeter controls.
  • Appreciation of all phases of standard IT project methodologies (Waterfall and Agile.
  • Sophisticated conceptual analysis and problem-solving skills with the ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Your ability to establish and maintain collaborative working relationships with internal and external stakeholders is required together with a Relevant tertiary qualification or demonstrated equivalent professional experience.

For more information, please see the attached Position Description:Download File PD - Cyber Security Architect.pdf

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Closing date: 1 August 2021 at 11:55pm AEST

Please note a Police Check / Health Assessment is required for this position.

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