Security Engineer

$159,035 - $177,283 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Sydney NSW, Australia
  • 13 May, 2022

Job Description

Organisation / Entity: TAFE NSW
Job category:

Information and Communications Technology | Security

Job location:

Central & North Coasts - Newcastle & Hunter Valley
Illawarra & South Coast
Regional NSW
Sydney Region

Job reference number: 00008XAD
Work type: Full-Time
Number of positions: 1
Total remuneration package: $177,283. Package includes salary ($159,035), employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.
Contact: - Afrah Saied
Closing date: 29/05/2022 - 11:59 PM


TAFE Manager Level 2

  • Ongoing full-time opportunity
  • Flexible work arrangements and ability to work from a TAFE NSW location across NSW
  • Opportunity to lead and develop key cyber security capabilities in a high-performance Cyber Security engineering and operations team at TAFE NSW


TAFE NSW is Australia’s leading skills and training provider with over 500,000 annual enrolments and a proud history for setting the benchmark for quality service.

As the NSW public provider, it supports the NSW Government's priority to grow skills for the economy and jobs of tomorrow. Join TAFE NSW as we leverage our scale, expertise, passion and reputation to meet the rapidly changing VET landscape.


An opportunity for an experienced Security Engineer to play a key role in TAFE NSW’s Systems Group Security team. Joining a small but specialised team of Security Engineers and Security Analysts, this role is responsible for monitoring and maintaining the Systems Group security environment across TAFE NSW.

In this role you will:

  • Utilise your highly skilled cloud, software and hardware security engineering
  • knowledge, to participate in efforts that tailor the company’s security policies and standards
  • Develop and maintain appropriate security controls and service management frameworks to protect all information as well as systems.
  • Lead and influence multi-disciplinary teams in implementing and operating Cyber Security controls
  • Conduct vulnerability assessments and pen testing of both applications and infrastructure and perform susceptibility scans in order to manage the resolution of threats.
  • Lead forensic cyber security interventions to correctly gather and analyse digital evidence and ensure identified breaches in security are promptly and thoroughly investigated.

This role will require availability and participation in on-call rosters to support Cyber Security Operations team and manage highly complex or high priority incidents.

For further information regarding the role please review the Position Description and Information Package


We are looking for Security Engineers with robust cloud security knowledge and demonstrated ability to resolve problems in a large scale complex organisation.

As a highly skilled security engineer, you have demonstrated significant experience monitoring, analysing and addressing technology systems, security threats and incidents and implementing protective controls.

You will utilise your expertise in Cloud infrastructure, security architectures, and standards to respond to security risks (potentially never seen within the TAFE NSW environment) and enact innovative resolutions.

In addition the successful applicant will have;

  • Degree qualification in related field or equivalent significant experience.
  • Experience in cloud security technologies like CASB (Cloud Access Security Broker), Cloud Security Posture Management (CSPM), Cloud Workload Protection Platforms (CWPP), and Secure Web Gateways (SWG)
  • Deep technical knowledge of Azure and Amazon Web Services.
  • Able to demonstrate clear understanding of current threats to Cloud infrastructure and/or IT infrastructures at technical and managerial levels
  • Flexible communication skills – you will be a Security ambassador to other teams, partnering to add security to their delivery pipelines.

Don’t miss this opportunity to join a supportive, specialist team where your growth and personal development is valued. Apply below!


For your application to be considered, please ensure you:

Attach your current resume (max 5 pages) detailing and suitability in the role
Click the apply button where you will be required to answer the 2 targeted questions (300-word limit each)

Please ensure all attachments are uploaded in PDF format

CLOSING DATE: Sunday 29th May 2022 at 11.59pm

General Enquiries: Please contact, Talent Acquisition Officer Afrah Ahmed Saied, via email

Technical issues: Please contact I Work For NSW Support Team on 1800 562 679 (Mon-Fri) or