Senior Cybersecurity Specialist

Canberra, Australia
$132,245 pa + market loading + 17% super
17 Nov 2022
End of advertisement period
04 Dec 2022
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Utilise your Cybersecurity knowledge to improve the maturity level across the university
  • UC Level 10, Salary Range $132,245 pa + market loading + 17% super
  • Full-time, Continuing Opportunity

The University of Canberra is a dynamic university with great ambition. The University partners with government, business and industry locally and internationally to challenge the status quo through the pursuit of best practice in teaching, learning and research. UC’s place-based identity ensures that it exists to serve Australia’s capital community and its surrounding region with a strong impact on the nation. The university’s continued success has resulted in UC being recognised as number one in the world for our activities aimed at reducing inequalities in the Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings (2021), and as Australia’s fastest rising university and one of the fastest rising in the world in the most recent QS Rankings, 2021.

Working within a small team of professionals, this role provides cybersecurity management, auditing advice and governance across the University to ensure best practice is applied.

Lead change activities across the University by providing advice and business solutions, providing input into the design and specification of IT systems, whilst managing processes that include Vulnerability management, network detection, endpoint detection, email security, Micro segmentation, firewall rules and server workload.

This role will suit someone with a min of 5 years’ experience, who shows an eagerness to learn, possess a methodical approach to problem solving and are approachable, diligent, proactive and a trouble shooter at heart.

With a stakeholder focus, you will work across the university with your collaborative approach and work autonomously with areas to design solutions that may not be a one size fits all approach. 

To be successful in this opportunity you will need to demonstrate your experience with cybersecurity audits & reviews, experience with frameworks and your knowledge of maturity models.

If you are seeking flexible work arrangements, work life balance and autonomy this role offers you all this and more.

The University offers excellent conditions and benefits such as flexible, family-friendly policies, on site gym, on site medical services, a supermarket and childcare facilities.

UC’s Strategic Plan 2018-2022 sets a goal to be the national sector leader in equity, diversity, inclusion and access, and the ambitious goals of our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Strategic Plan are designed to ensure that our Indigenous students and staff flourish in a welcoming and culturally safe environment. UC encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse groups.

To be considered for this position your application must include your resume demonstrating your skills and experience in line with the key capabilities outlined in the position description. That’s right, we are only asking for your CV at this stage, no other documentation will be considered at application stage.

Working Rights: Applicants who wish to apply for this position should have valid working rights or eligibility to obtain a work visa for Australia.

For job specific information: please contact Mr Stef Batts-Cirilli, Director, Information and Technology Management on 02 6201 5551 or email

Recruitment and application questions: please contact the Talent Acquisition team on 02 6206 3867 or email

Closing Date: 11:55 pm, Sunday 4th December 2022