Cyber Threat Manager | NSW - Sydney

Job reference number: ALL/EXT/1398421


When you work at Allianz, you're part of a strong global insurer, helping to protect over 3 million Australians. We value diverse thinking, so your ideas and innovative mindset will be warmly welcomed. You'll experience a friendly environment working with talented people, where you'll be included and have your capabilities recognised. And you'll be supported to reach your full potential and enjoy an enriching career.


About Us:      

When you work at Allianz, you're part of a successful global insurer, helping to protect over 3 million Australians.

You'll have opportunities to grow and drive your career your way, the opportunity to work with people from diverse and exciting backgrounds and your fresh thinking and ideas will be encouraged and welcomed.

You'll get the support you need to develop your learning, educational opportunities and your career.

Reporting to the Head of Cyber Security Solutions and Enablement and located in our North Sydney state-of-the-art offices in our Operations Division, the exciting role of Cyber Threat Manager is now available to be appointed.

About the Role:

This newly created role will provide cyber threat management capability to ensure Allianz prepares and responds to internal/external threats and threat factors as well as adding the required capacity and capability to engage on business projects, technical change and velocity in our operations.

Establishing a mature security threat capability to adequately service Allianz Australia, meeting internal, external and Group requirements, across the operating environment and eco-systems, will be a major focus and role objective.

The successful candidate will deliver the following role objectives and deliverables:

  • Build structure and processes to mature the cyber threat management function
  • Proactively gather threat intelligence, assess the threat landscape and provide visibility to internal stakeholders
  • Work closely with the Cyber Protection and Resilience team and Security Operations team to identify and respond to identified threats
  • Drive remediation and investment strategies to improve Allianz Australia's security posture and resilience
  • Advise operational teams on limiting exposures and vulnerability remediation
  • Identify unknown or ongoing threats within the environment while developing a deep understanding of the organisation's technical landscape
  • Implement threat modelling capabilities for BAU and project initiatives
  • Provide regular reporting on the status of cyber threats to the CISO and other senior management
  • Identify and advise business units on new and emerging cyber threats

About You:

You will have worked previously for at least three years or more within a similar role focused on driving and delivering a cyber threat intelligence program and strategy.

You will also be a subject matter expert with solid knowledge and work experience within cyber security operations and able to work within an advisory and consulting capacity, including providing reporting, advise and recommendations to senior management and stakeholders.

Essential attributes, skills and experience:

  • Advise operational teams on limiting exposures and vulnerability remediation
  • Identify unknown or ongoing threats within the environment while developing a deep understanding of the organisation's technical landscape
  • Identify and advise business units on new and emerging cyber threats
  • Experience with Cloud technologies (Azure/AWS)
  • A professional certification such as CISSP, CISM and/or relevant technical certifications such as GCTI and CCTIM 

About the Offer:

At Allianz you can expect to be ‎recognized for your commitment and rewarded for high performance with excellent employee ‎benefits and reward and recognition.

You'll be able to take charge of your own career development with opportunities to work across different areas of the business, including great learning pathways via internal secondments and projects.  An exciting learning and development program will assist you to realise and discover your true potential and achieve your career goals.

A competitive remuneration package is also on offer.

 

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