First listed on: 18 June 2020
New South Wales Police Force

Manager Cyber Security Operations Centre, Information & Cyber Security, Digital Technology & Innovation

  • Computer Systems Officer 6
  • Ongoing Full Time
  • Parramatta

About us

The NSW Police Force (NSWPF) is one of the largest police forces in the western world, with more than 20,000 employees, including more than 4,000 administrative employees who support the sworn officers that provide a range of law and order services 24 hours a day, seven days a week to the socially, geographically and culturally diverse community of NSW.

Our commitment to Diversity

The NSW Police Force is a proud employer of a diverse range of people. We are committed to reflecting the diverse community we serve and creating an inclusive and respectful workplace for all employees. Differences are embraced, contributions are valued, and everyone has a sense of connection and belonging.

We welcome people with diverse skills, experiences, perspectives and backgrounds and encourage applications from Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander peoples, and individuals who may identify as LGBTIQ, with disability, a culturally and linguistically diverse background, and people of all ages.

If you identify as a person with disability or require information or specific arrangements to participate in the recruitment process, please contact Michael Marsden 0448 007 936.

If you identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander and would like assistance with your application, please contact the NSWPF Aboriginal Employment & Engagement team on (02) 9768 4644.

About the role

We have an opportunity for a Manager Cyber Security Operations Centre - Information & Cyber Security, Digital Technology & Innovation team. The Manager Cyber Security Operations Centre will provide direction and support to a team responsible for operational responses to Cyber Security Threats, Events and Incidents. This role will be key to ensure the appropriate policies, procedures and technology are in place to ensure that NSWPF is effectively delivering appropriate policies, procedures and technology are in place to ensure that NSWPF is effectively delivering against Events, Alerts and Actions as a feed for the Security Event & Incident Management (SIEM) process. Through the collation of External Threat Intelligence, Vulnerability & Threat assessments, appropriate Security Benchmarking and Research will assist in Managing & Resolving cyber Events and Incidents.

Essential requirements 

  • Obtain and maintain the requisite security clearances for this position. 
  • Minimum of 5 years in an information security manager role
  • Demonstrated experience in information security strategy and policy management
  • Strategic acumen and problem-solving skills with the ability to turn findings into executable plans

For more information on this role (e.g. key accountabilities, key challenges and capabilities required for the role), click here to view the role description.

What we can offer you

At NSWPF our people have access to a range of benefits that help balance life at work and at home. Some of the benefits available when you join the NSWPF include:

  • competitive salary;
  • flexible work options;
  • opportunity to purchase leave;
  • annual leave loading;
  • corporate wellbeing programs including seminars and the Fitness Passport;
  • free annual influenza vaccination;
  • salary packaging options via superannuation contributions or a novated vehicle lease;
  • convenient location for public transport and to shops etc; and 
  • in-house gym facilities. 
 How to Apply

Applications can only be submitted electronically via the I Work for NSW website.

To be considered for this role, attach a cover letter (2 pages maximum) and an up-to-date resume that clearly details your skills & experience as relevant to this role.

You must also address each of the following Target Questions (300 word limit per question) in the text boxes provided in the online application or attach as a separate document.

Target Question 1:

Describe your experience in managing and coordinating response to cyber security investigations, incidents, changing threats and vulnerabilities across a large and information sensitive organisation.

Target Question 2:

Describe your experience in building capabilities of a cyber security team in both a short term (30-90 days) and long term context (2-4 years).

Your application must stand on its own merits, and the completeness and relevance of your application will determine if you proceed through to the selection process.

Please do not attach copies of qualifications, certificates or documentation (other than what has been requested) - you can bring these if called for interview.

Part of our assessment process may include online and/or telephone capability testing therefore you may be contacted to participate.

Prior to commencement, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a rigorous National Police (criminal history) Check and obtain and maintain a Security Clearance as determined by the NSW Police Force.

This recruitment may be used to create a Talent Pool for similar future roles (ongoing or temporary) that may arise over the next 12 months.

For more information on applying for roles with the NSW Police Force click here

Thank you for your interest in this role. We look forward to receiving your application. 

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