First listed on: 21 February 2024

Senior Lead Cyber Security Systems 

At Ambulance Victoria we are proud to share our commitment to save and improve lives by providing outstanding care for our patients. It is our promise to every patient, and it sits at the heart of everything we do. No matter what corporate or support role you play in delivering our critical services to Victorians, you join a team dedicated to bringing our vision of ‘Outstanding emergency health care every time' to life. 

We are seeking a Senior Lead Cyber Security Systems to provide the NIST functions to Detect, Identify, Protect, Respond and Recover from any potential or real Cyber threats in the Information & Cyber Security team, Digital and Technology Services department.   This role will provide strategic and authoritative advice on all aspects related to Cyber Security Operational capabilities to maintain and continuously improve Cyber Security controls to keep Ambulance Victoria, its staff, patients, systems, and information secure.  

This is a full time, permanent position based in our Blackburn North office, with hybrid working arrangements available.  The successful application may be expected to participate in the rotating security incident response roster.   

About the role 

Reporting to the Senior Manager Information & Cyber Security, responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Management of the Cyber Operations team, ensuring effective analysis and assessment of Cyber Security advisories, alerts, and event detections
  • Supports Information Security Operations budgets, financial management, resource planning, and identifies opportunities for savings and efficiencies
  • Supports development of Information Security Operational Strategy including Strategy Management, Service Portfolio Management and Business Relationship Management
  • Actively leads incident response activities with key focus to keep Ambulance Victoria protected while ensuring minimal operational impact
  • Build strong working relationships with staff and senior management across all areas of the organisation 

About you 

As a passionate Cyber Security professional and natural leader, you work collaboratively with your team and stakeholders across the organisation and have a deep knowledge of Information Technology including networks, infrastructure, cloud, and applications.  Further to this, to be considered for this position you will possess:

  • Postgraduate degree or relevant industry certification with extensive relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of training and high-level relevant Cyber Security experience (preferably in an Information Technology related discipline focussed on Cyber Security)
  • Significant experience in leading Operational Cyber Security Teams, and experience in monitoring, detecting, and responding to incidents and threats
  • Familiarity with Privacy Principals and Cyber Security frameworks including ACSC E8, ISM, CIS, NIST, Department of Health 32 Cyber controls, ISO27001, VPDSF or others
  • Experience in a large or complex organisation in the areas of incident response, security operations, security compliance, security auditing, security and privacy risk assessment, and vulnerability mitigation and remediation with capability to lead any of these activities across the division
  • Experience with and working knowledge of IDS/IPS, DNS, VPN, SIEM, Firewalls, Network Security, Data Loss Prevention, Whitelisting, Encryption, PKI, Advanced End Point Protection, Cloud Access Security Brokers/Cloud filtering tools, vulnerability management, PIM/PAM, DLP and other common Security tools 

Working at AV 

As a valued member of AV, you will enjoy a professional working environment that recognises the importance of work/life balance. We offer salary packaging options, generous personal leave entitlements, accrued days off for full time roles, and other benefits including free on-site parking and flexible work options.

We believe our people are our greatest resource and the sustainability of our workforce depends on how well we utilise our people's skills and abilities and whether our staffing reflects the diversity of the Victorian community.  If you are ready to be an integral part in bringing our values of Care, Accountable, Respect and Excellence to life at AV, we want to hear from you! 

Successful applicants will need to have received the three mandated COVID-19 vaccinations and be willing to complete pre-employment screening including references, misconduct, and Police Checks. 

By applying for this position with Ambulance Victoria, you agree to undertake an assessment of any Secondary Employment or outside interests, in line with AV's Secondary Employment procedure. This is required to ensure there is no perceived or actual conflict of interest for AV should you be successful and commence in the role. 

This position is graded at AV6 under the Ambulance Victoria (Management and Administrative Staff) Enterprise Agreement 2021.  

Hybrid working options are available however it is essential that the successful applicant maintains a presence at our Blackburn North office. 

The Position Description for this role can be found at the AV Careers website

How to apply 

Your application will form an integral part of the selection process and should be of a high quality including: 

  • Cover letter outlining your experience and interest in the position
  • Current Resume
  • Separate document addressing the selection criteria (detailed under ‘Key Selection Criteria' in the position description) 

Applications must be submitted by 11.59pm on Sunday 3 March 2024 by clicking ‘apply'Applications must be submitted via the AV Careers website to be considered. Emailed applications will not be accepted. 

Refer to the ‘Applying for a position with Ambulance Victoria' document for further information. For any queries, please email or contact us on 03 9840 3653.

At all levels of our organisation, a diverse and inclusive workforce allows us to deliver Best Care to the Victorian community, and helps create a healthier, more productive workplace for our people. 

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