Cyber Security Analyst | NSW - Sydney

Job reference number: ALL/EXT/1347847

When you work at Allianz, you’re part of a strong global insurer, helping to protect over 3 million Australians. You’ll have opportunities to grow and drive your career your way, work with people from all different backgrounds, and feel free to bring fresh thinking. And you’ll get the support you need to have an enriching career and enjoy what really matters to you.

Cyber Security Analyst

  • Full Time Permanent opportunity with a Global Insurance leader with great staff benefits
  • Brand new offices located in North Sydney
  • Seeking a talented Cyber Security Analyst

Allianz Australia is looking for a talented Cyber Security Analyst to support the Cyber Security Manager in the continuous improvement of Allianz Australia's security posture through the implementation, running, testing and reporting of security controls and processes that mitigate cyber risk and improve cyber posture.  

At Allianz our Information Technology (IT) Division is located in a state of the art activity based working environment. The design brings our  IT employees together in a spacious North Sydney office and creates a central, sustainable working environment. The new workplace has been designed to promote collaboration, flexibility and efficiency providing employees the freedom and technology to move around to different workstations, collaboration spaces and meeting rooms. 

Your role:

  • Understand Allianz Australia's cyber security posture and apply controls, procedures and actions that are in alignment with the risk appetite. Engage in delivering BAU process activities.
  • Assist with the identification, resolution and management of security threats, vulnerabilities, non-compliances and risks, focusing on cyber security risk analysis;
  • Perform deep dives, analysis and make recommendations proposing tactical and strategic solutions, and influence key stakeholders to delivery necessary control enhancements.
  • Assist with the design and delivery of business wide cyber awareness programs;
  • Coordination and reporting of vulnerability management activities whilst providing visibility of the current state within a security dashboard;
  • Updating the cyber security dashboard, monthly, across a set of core cyber domains;
  • Develop, review and maintain Allianz Australia's Information Security policies, standards and guidance documents;
  • Contribute to the response of security events and incidents (assist in co-ordinating business unit response and remediation);
  • Monitor and test the effectiveness of existing IT security controls and the adequacy of control framework implementation for PCI DSS, ISO and other standards;
  • Collaborate with our Global information community and liaise effectively with IT and Security Operations as well as third party service providers to complete security assessments / questionnaires;
  • Support the delivery of Group programs / target objectives and ensure compliance with Group standards;
  • Track key cyber security initiatives (Group target state, and Allianz Australia Cyber Strategy Initiatives) and provide insights to the team of any impacts, areas of non-deliverables and advise on compliance status.

To be successful in this role, you will need to demonstrate the following experience and skills:

  • Strong interpersonal and consultation skills as wells as strong communication and writing skills;
  • An analytical mindset with excellent attention to detail and a high level of accuracy;
  • Sound knowledge and experience with PCI DSS compliance;
  • Strong understanding of different application and infrastructure technologies
  • Previous experience with cyber governance or cyber advisory role and demonstrable experience in applying cyber security risk analysis methodologies;
  • knowledge of cyber risk management and engaged in cyber risk assessments;
  • Self-motivated, results oriented and driven to improve processes.

It would be highly desirable if you also possess:

  • Experience working within or consulting to the Financial services industry;
  • A professional certification such as CISM, CISSP, ISO27001 or equivalent.

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