Cyber Security Analyst

BAE Systems

Location: Edinburgh

Job Type: Full time


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We work in a thriving sector – one that puts us at the forefront of exciting and meaningful work. Every day we push boundaries to produce some of the world's most innovative and ground breaking technology. Individually we all contribute to our success. Collectively we make the impossible possible. Recognised for delivering projects of global and national significance that help keep Australia safe, it is our shared passion that shapes our culture, and our people that make it a great place to work.

About the Opportunity
JORN is a state-of-the-art defence system, it provides wide-area surveillance and plays a vital role in supporting the Australian Defence Force's air and maritime operations, border protection, disaster relief and rescue operations.
Due to a period of growth we now have an opportunity for a Cyber Security Analyst on JORN. This role will see you involved with the selection, implementation and production phase of an automated Governance, Risk and Compliance Toolset. This toolset will enable BAE Systems Australia to effectively capture, aggregate, share, and mitigate enterprise and operational risk, regulatory compliance, audit, and third-party risk in a single and centralised environment.
The role will be both GRC (Governance, Risk and Compliance) and Cyber technical in nature. The Cyber Security Analyst is expected to operate with highly technical personnel in the deployment and assessment of Cyber solutions designed to meet both business and compliance objectives.

More specifically, you will:

  • Assist with the management, development of operational risk policies and procedures, governance framework, risk assessment, risk screening and risk mitigation.

  • Introduce gap analyses, business process analyses and strategic process improvements.

  • Provide change management leadership; develop comprehensive internal audit plans including clear scope, objectives, and milestones to evaluate efficiency and effectiveness of the control infrastructure.

  • Strengthen processes, systems, governance controls and frameworks.

  • Assist with security design input in relation to Cloud, Web, Application, IT and OT Infrastructure.

  • Provide specialist technical security support to the Cyber Governance Team.

  • Suggest, and where appropriate, implement improvements to current assessment processes.

  • Comply with legislation and company policies, processes and instructions, including those relating to non-discrimination, safety and duty of care and the quality management system.

  • Where directed provide support with security operations such as vulnerability management, logging and monitoring, data loss prevention, annual penetration testing, auditing and incidents.

  • Support accreditation and compliance activities where directed by the Cyber Governance Manager.

About YOU:

  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent.
  • Certifications are highly desired including CISSP, CEH, CCSP, SANS, etc.
  • Experience working with industry standards and compliance frameworks including PCI, SOX, ISO27001, NIST, CIS, ISM etc.
  • Working knowledge of information systems security policies, standards and practices (e.g., access control and system hardening, system audit and log file monitoring, security policies, and incident handling).
  • Demonstrated experience and security knowledge of one or more of the following platforms: Windows/Unix/Linux/Cisco IOS.
  • Working knowledge / experience of protocols and technologies such as TCP, UDP, and TLS.
  • Excellent stakeholder engagement and management skills, with a sound ability to leverage this into understanding ongoing customer value preferences.
  • Defence security clearance or eligibility to obtain

You can learn more about the JORN program and listen to this exciting Australian story in the podcast Technically Possible – World-leading Tech in the Aussie Outback.
We believe in hiring for potential, we know that some candidate hesitate if they don't tick all the boxes. If this role interests you, but you don't meet all the criteria, we still encourage you to apply.

About US
You will joining a workplace that truly cares about your wellbeing.
Our people are diverse and we value the variety of perspectives this brings, we know that a culture that is inclusive and fosters a sense of belonging is a place we can all make the most of our unique talents and be our best.
As Australia's largest defence company in a rapidly growing sector, you will be connected into a global team and encouraged to explore where your career might take you whether that is a traditional career path or squiggly one, there are infinite possibilities for you at BAE Systems Australia.
We welcome applicants from all people regardless of sex, gender identity, race, ethnicity, disability, pregnancy, age, or other lived experience; and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people for all positions.
We are proud to be recognised as an employer of choice for women by WORK180.
As a member of the Circle Back Initiative we commit to respond to every applicant
To learn more about our competitive employee benefits, flexibility, other employment opportunities and what to expect from our recruitment process please visit:

As a Defence security clearance required for this role, applicants must be Australian citizens and either possess or be eligible to obtain and maintain appropriate clearances.
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