Security SpecialistSecurity Specialist

  • Highly respected Financial Services company
  • Flexible working arrangements, including remote working
  • Sydney CBD

In this role your main focus will be on completing software due diligence (risk assessments) for new software (on prem, cloud - SaaS, PaaS, IaaS etc) and due diligence on companies proposed for mergers and acquisitions (M&A).

  • Highly respected Global Financial Services company
  • Flexible working arrangements, including remote working
  • Sydney CBD

Utilise your extensive security and risk assessment experience that covers architecture, networking, threat management, Infrastructure, policies standards and human threats, for this Internationally recognised high-profile Enterprise level financial services client.

  • Lead the risk assessment of security posture for identified opportunities, software, cloud services, initiatives and partners
  • Lead Cyber risk related activities for mergers and acquisitions (M&As)
  • Lead and facilitate cross-functional teams to accomplish a balance between business and security strategy goals
  • Participate in business strategy planning activities and contribute thought leadership and advice on cyber threats, regulatory obligations and mitigation approaches
  • Collaborate with Security Enterprise Architecture & Governance teams to feedback potential strategic, governance and enterprise architecture improvements and changes
  • Chief Security Officer Support
  • Assist in preparing reports for the CISO to present to the Board and the CRO regularly on consulting and advisory activities and outcomes


  • 4+ years strategic-level security consulting with proven executive and SME stakeholder engagement skills, with at least another 4 years in technology overall.
  • Extensive security and risk assessment experience covering a broad range of concepts including enterprise security architecture, networking, threat management, IT infrastructure, policies and standards, vulnerabilities and human threats.
  • A strong understanding of NIST and practical experience developing assessments against the framework.
  • Ability to understand the broader business context and provide strategic advice for achieving a balance of business and security objectives (as opposed to solution-specific advice).
  • Experience with partner assessments including contractual reviews.
  • Demonstrated vendor management, cross-cultural listening skills with strong influencing and negotiation experience.
  • Excellent research and writing skills.


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Ben Sawyer
Cyber Security & Cloud Architecture
Principal Consultant
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